US officials promote Taiwan joining WHA, increased Taiwan-US military cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A conference hosted by two U.S. think tanks was held on Thursday, March 14, to discuss the future of Taiwan-U.S. policy on the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act...

S. Korea, US sign deal on Seoul paying more for US military

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea and the United States have signed a deal that would increase Seoul's financial contribution for the deployment of U.S. troops in the Asian country. ...

South Korea: More needed than just end to NKorea tests

GENEVA (AP) — South Korea's top diplomat says an end to North Korea's nuclear and missile tests would be good, but "just the beginning," after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would be "happy" as l...

Taiwan thanks allies, like-minded countries for supporting its WHO bid

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Saturday thanked those allies and like-minded countries that expressed support at the recent World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board M...

US think tank scholar urges US and Taiwan to negotiate free trade deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the trade war between the United States and China continues to intensify, Edwin J. Feulner, Jr., founder of the Washington-based think tank, the Heritage Foundation, co...

#TaiwanCanHelp messages flood WHO FB page supporting Taiwan's participation as observer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In response to an encouraging message on a World Health Organization's (WHO) Facebook page post, Taiwan's representative offices from around the world took to the social...

Global mayor's group voices support for Taiwan's international participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The World Conference of Mayors, Inc. (WCM) passed a resolution Wednesday supporting Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Organization (WHO) and other internati...

Three allies rally for Taiwan participation in WHO alongside US, Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S., Japan and three diplomatic allies have expressed support for Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Assembly (WHA) at a World Health Organization (WHO)...

US House passes resolution promoting Taiwan's participation in World Health Org.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Jan. 22 passed House Resolution 353 intended to promote Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Organization and other intern...

Attendance at World Health Assembly is Taiwan priority for 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday listed attendance at the World Health Assembly (WHA) in May as a priority despite the expected opposition from China. ...

Taiwan suspends plan for US$1 million donation to WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) in May announced a donation of US$1 million to the World Health Organization (WHO) to fund the fight against the Ebola virus, but the plan was...

South Korean minister: Washington says North canceled meet

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's foreign minister says the United States has confirmed that North Korea initiated the cancellation of a meeting this week between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Po...

Kim Jong Un slow walks nuke talks, woos SKorean investors

MOUNT KUMGANG, North Korea (AP) — The two-lane highway south from North Korea's Mount Kumgang into and across the Demilitarized Zone is lined by tall green fences and street lamps that are only turned...

Germany supports Taiwan participation in Interpol, WHA: envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Germany's top representative to Taiwan, Thomas Prinz, said that Germany supports Taiwan's participation in Interpol and the World Health Assembly within the framew...

Former NHL President John Ziegler dies at 84

Former NHL President John Ziegler Jr. has died at 84. The NHL confirmed Ziegler's death in a statement by Commissioner Gary Bettman. Ziegler was living in Florida. The cause of death...