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Comprehensive Greenbriar News Release

Vancouver, British Columbia - Newsfile Corp. - April 15, 2021 - Greenbriar Capital Corp. ("Greenbriar") is pleased to announce a comprehensive update on all of the company's projects and business seg...

US lawmakers suggest letting Taiwan fill void left by Confucius Institutes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Republican lawmakers recently penned a letter to the U.S. Department of Education suggesting it replace the Chinese government-affiliated Confucius Institutes w...

US lawmakers push for free trade agreement with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Twenty-three members of the U.S. Congress penned a letter to President Joe Biden on Monday (March 22), urging him to pursue a formal free trade agreement (FTA) with Taiwan...

Myanmar coup: Mass protests fail to attract global solidarity

Since the military took over power in Myanmar on February 1, the country has seen sometimes deadly mass protests demanding the restoration of the civilian government and the release of political priso...

MOFA mourns passing of pro-Taiwan US lawmaker Ron Wright

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (Feb. 9) expressed grief over the passing of U.S. Congressman Ron Wright, who had been a long-time supporter of Taiwan. ...

Nord Stream 2: Dead in the water despite construction reboot?

The endgame for a project worth billions is underway in the Baltic Sea. But the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline has long since become a political hot potato. Only 148 of the 1,230 kilometers (764 miles) a...

China 'releases' Tibet language advocate Tashi Wangchuk

PEN America said Friday it was "overjoyed" that its lobbying for Tashi Wangchuk's release had borne fruit. However, a lawyer for the Tibetan language advocate said it was unclear whether...

US commission says China possibly committed 'genocide' against Uighurs

China possibly carried out genocide against Uighur Muslims and other ethnic minorities in its northwestern region of Xinjiang, a bipartisan commission of the US Congress said in its report on Thursday...

Opinion: Lumping together the Hong Kong and US protests is absurd

The state-controlled Chinese newspaper Global Times pinned the video to the top of its Twitter feed — to ensure as many users as possible saw its message: A collage of images from the storming o...

Taiwan president congratulates Biden after US Congress ratifies victory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday evening (Jan. 7) congratulated Democratic President-elect Joe Biden on becoming the next U.S. head of state after Congress certifi...

World reaction to the storming of the US Capitol

Reaction from around the world to the storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump: ___ “A fundamental rule of democracy is that, after elec...

World leaders express shock at storming of US Capitol

Leaders around the world condemned the storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump on Wednesday, expressing shock at the chaos unfolding in a country they once relied upon for...

Taiwan thanks US Congress for approving defense bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (Jan. 5) thanked the United States Congress for approving a defense bill containing measures favoring Taiwan, overturning...

China threatens retaliation for NYSE delisting telecom firms

China said Saturday that it would take necessary countermeasures after the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) began delisting securities of three Chinese telecommunications companies. The NYSE announced ...

US Congress passes spending bill with provisions for Taiwan Assurance Act 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Congress on Monday (Dec. 21) passed an appropriations bill for FY2021, which will cover the Taiwan Assurance Act of 2020. The U.S. Senate and House of Represen...