MOFA calls on WHO to include Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Sunday (Sept. 27) once again called on the World Health Organization (WHO) to accept Taiwan's participation in all its meetin...

Visiting US delegation discusses trade issues with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During its four-day trip to Taiwan, the visiting U.S. delegation has discussed bilateral trade issues with Taiwanese officials, touching upon a potential trade pact as wel...

Taiwan has donated 51 million surgical masks worldwide amid coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said on Tuesday (Aug. 11) that the country has donated over 50 million surgical masks to other countries amid the coronavir...

US health secretary attends MOU signing ceremony on historic visit to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Monday (Aug. 10) joined his Taiwanese counterpart, Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中), in presiding ov...

Taiwan president meets with US health secretary, pledges to strengthen collaborations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Upon meeting with the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, the highest-level Cabinet member to have visited Taiwan for over four decades, President Tsai ...

US health chief to visit Taiwan, highest level trip since 1979

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar will be leading a delegation to visit Taiwan, marking the highest-level visit by a U.S. official since 1979, according t...

S. Korean, Hungarian FMs discuss cooperation amid pandemic

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The foreign ministers of South Korea and Hungary met in Seoul on Monday to discuss maintaining bilateral cooperation amid the COVID-19 pandemic, South Korea's Foreign Ministr...

Taiwan's vice president thanks Japan envoy for WHA assistance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) thanked Japan for its vocal support in favor of Taiwan attending the World Health Assembly (WHA) during a meeting at the Presidential Off...

Pompeo says Taiwan's WHO exclusion shows it puts politics ahead of health

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo explained Thursday (July 9) the reasons behind the country's withdrawal from the World Health Organization (WHO), stressing the hea...

Taiwan still seeks WHO participation despite US withdrawal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday (July 8) said Taiwan’s goal of participation in the World Health Organization (WHO) will not change despite U.S. ...

US envoy meets officials in Seoul as Kim honors grandfather

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump’s point man to North Korea met with South Korean officials on Wednesday for discussions on stalled nuclear diplomacy amid the North’s repeated claims t...

N. Korea rejects talks ahead of US envoy's arrival in Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday repeated it has no immediate intent to resume dialogue with the United States hours before U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun was to arrive ...

Taiwanese digital minister shares country’s coronavirus response on CNN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the coronavirus pandemic continues to worsen across the U.S., Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) joined CNN on Tuesday (June 30) to share Taiwan's pandemic...

Photo of the Day: New Taiwan-India Milk Tea Alliance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A meme showing a new online alliance between Taiwan and India is trending on Twitter as both countries have had to deal with aggressive military actions by China. In ea...

Taiwan beat coronavirus without sacrificing democracy: President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a speech at a democracy summit on Friday (June 19), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Taiwan fought off the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) without sacrificing its dem...