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Taiwan receives support at WHO executive board meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple countries have spoken up recently about participation for Taiwan in the World Health Organization (WHO) during that body's 150th executive board meeting, whic...

Czech think tanker calls for 'one Taiwan policy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Czech think tanker on Thursday (Nov. 4) took to Twitter to call for his country to adopt a "one Taiwan policy" and uploaded a map making it clear that Taiwan i...

American senators push for greater Taiwan participation in development bank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Wednesday (Oct. 27) put forward a bill to grant Taiwan a membership upgrade in the Inter-American Development Bank. The group of ...

Foreign ministry thanks WMA for supporting Taiwan's participation in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the World Medical Association’s (WMA) revision of a resolution supporting Taiwan’s participation in all World Health Organization (WHO) health progra...

14 EU, US foreign affairs leaders back Lithuania against Chinese bullying

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of pro-Taiwan legislators in Europe and the U.S. have issued a statement censuring China over its actions to pressure Lithuania for developing ties with Taiwan. ...

US Senate passes bill to support Taiwan’s participation in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Senate passed a bill on Friday (Aug. 6) morning in a move to strengthen support for Taiwan to participate in the World Health Organization (WHO). The bill stat...

Dennis Murphy, co-founder of pro sports leagues, dies at 94

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dennis Murphy, a sports entrepreneur who co-founded professional leagues in basketball, hockey, tennis and roller hockey that featured innovations in marketing, rules and playing st...

Former NHL defenseman Bryan 'Bugsy' Watson dies at 78

Former NHL defenseman Bryan “Bugsy” Watson, who played for Scotty Bowman, with Doug Harvey and coached Wayne Gretzky during his time in hockey, has died. He was 78. A Washington Capi...

G7 summit a landmark moment for Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – Cornwall is a stereotypically English landscape of rugged cliffs and rolling countryside, a land packed with stories of pirates and smuggling, where tourists from aroun...

Japan House of Councilors passes motion supporting Taiwan’s WHA bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an unprecedented move, Japan’s upper house of parliament on Friday (June 11) unanimously approved a motion calling for Taiwan’s attendance at the World Heal...

Taiwan received wave of support in World Health Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple nations called for Taiwan's inclusion in the World Health Assembly during this year’s 74th session, which concluded on Monday (May 31). Though Taiwan...

Taiwan gifts 200,000 masks to disadvantaged in south of France

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has donated 200,000 face masks to France, which will be distributed to disadvantaged groups in the southern part of the European nation, as it continues to struggle...

Germany, Japan, allies voice support for Taiwan on 2nd day of WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Countries like Germany, Japan, and New Zealand, as well as diplomatic allies, voiced support for Taiwan’s case for observer status on Tuesday (May 25), the second da...

Taiwan health minister consults with EU office on COVID developments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The EU held a video conference with Health Minister and Central Epidemic Command Center head Chen Shi-chung (陳時中) to discuss recent coronavirus developments. The Taipei...

In a time of danger, US should help its family and friends first

U.S. to share more vaccines President Joe Biden announced on May 17 that the United States would increase its commitment to provide other countries with COVID-19 vaccines with an additional 20 mill...