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US bill calls for Taiwan's inclusion in UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bill designed to counter China's aggression includes sections calling for Taiwan's participation in the United Nations as well as three other major international...

US envoy calls for Taiwan's 'full participation' in UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Ambassador to the UN Kelly Craft on Tuesday (Sept. 29) posted a tweet calling for Taiwan's "full participation at the UN," following a meeting with Taiw...

Activists urge government to join United Nations under ‘Taiwan’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan United Nations Alliance (TAIUNA) on Monday (Sept. 28) suggested that the country should return to the UN under the name "Taiwan" and said it intends to pu...

For North Korea, UN membership is a key link to larger world

TOKYO (AP) — Hermit Kingdom? Not quite. To pay close attention to North Korean diplomacy is to notice the many ways it upends the stereotype of the isolated, nuclear-armed wildcard ...

Eswatini voices support for Taiwan's UN membership

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Swazi Prime Minister Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini on Monday (Sept. 21) spoke up for Taiwan at the UN, calling on the international body to fulfill its promise to leave no one ...

US congressman's bill calls for Taiwan membership in UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the heels of a "historic" meeting between the U.S. envoy to the U.N. and a senior Taiwan official on Wednesday (Sept. 16), a U.S. congressman introduced a bil...

Taiwan 'determined' to play international role, despite Chinese pressure

Two high-level diplomatic visits between Taiwan and allied democracies come as China is ratcheting up military pressure on the self-ruled island. Now Taipei is looking to its informal network of inter...

Taiwan’s unique opportunity to normalize global relations

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – Earlier this week, Taiwan News published a powerful article by the former Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) William Stanton, in which he made an extrem...

Anonymous creates pro-Taiwan page inside UN website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The decentralized international hacktivist group Anonymous has apparently hacked into a United Nations (UN) website and created a page that supports Taiwan, a country whic...

UN membership activists want Taiwan president to hold news conferences

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) should hold international news conferences next May and September to underline Taiwan’s wish to join the World Health Organization (WHO)...

Taiwan should lead calls for new democratic international body to replace UN

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Earlier this week, the Taiwanese ambassador to Turkey, Cheng Tai-hsiang (鄭泰祥), made headlines when he backed calls from Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for the refo...

Taiwan wants UN General Assembly to halt exclusion of its citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – When the United Nations General Assembly convenes in New York on September 17, Taiwan will demand a halt to the exclusion of its people from the UN system while also askin...

Democratic countries should support UN membership for Taiwan: German member of parliament

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ulrich Lechte, a member of the German federal parliament, said on Tuesday (Aug. 6) that democratic countries should support Taiwan, as a fellow democratic country, in join...

The Latest: Envoy says no UN membership for Palestinians now

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Palestinian ambassador at the United Nations says the day will come when "obstacles" in the Security Council to full U.N. membership for Palestinians will be removed "but tha...

Taiwan United Nations Alliance to push for UN membership referendum in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Director General of the Taiwan United Nations Alliance (TAIUNA) Michael Tsai (蔡明憲) said yesterday (Nov. 27) that independent political alliances will work together to push...