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US ambassador takes Taiwan black bear to UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The US ambassador the UN Kelly Craft on Thursday (Jan. 14) was spotted entering the General Assembly Hall of the UN with a Formosan black bear doll poking out of her purse...

President Tsai holds videoconference with US envoy to UN after canceled Taiwan trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday morning (Jan. 14) held a videoconference with the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Kelly Craft, whose trip to Taiwan was can...

Taiwan's health minister talks pandemic control with Slovenian leader

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Health Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) in a virtual meeting on Wednesday (Jan. 6) discussed the global development of the coronavirus pandemic with Slovenian P...

Trump signs Taiwan Assurance Act into law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After stalling for many days, U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday (Dec. 27) signed his government's spending bill, which includes provisions for the Taiwan Assurance...

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...

Japanese prefecture urges Tokyo to back Taiwan’s WHA bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lawmakers in the Japanese prefecture of Hokkaido have passed resolutions that call on Tokyo to enhance its support for Taiwan's participation in the World Health Assem...

German MP sports T-shirt supporting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — German parliamentarian Daniela Kluckert on Thursday (Dec. 16) posted a photo of herself showing support for democracy in Hong Kong, Tibet, and Taiwan. Kluckert, a membe...

Shinzo Abe intends to visit Taiwan next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Legislative Yuan’s East Asia Parliamentary Friendship Association revealed on Tuesday (Dec. 9) that former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe intends to visit Ta...

Taiwan calls on Australia to help stop China's expansion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) has called on Canberra to stand up against Chinese expansionism after Beijing increased economic pressure on Australia. Ac...

Taiwan's foreign minister presses Norway to stop mislabeling nationality as 'China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) has urged the Norwegian government to correct its mislabeling of Taiwanese living in the Scandinavian country as soon as possibl...

Taiwan's representative to Spain calls attention to Chinese threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's representative to Spain Jose Maria Liu (劉德立) on Thursday (Nov. 19) highlighted the dangers of China's expanding influence and urged countries around the w...

Taiwan receives heightened international support to join WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Saturday (Nov. 14) that Taiwan has received heightened support from countries around the world for its request to join the Worl...

Taiwan health minister describes nation's pandemic prevention strategy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) and Taiwan’s envoy to Turkey Yaser Tai-Hsiang Cheng (鄭泰祥) were featured in an interview by the Turkish ne...

Taiwan shares experience of managing COVID-19 with Georgia Tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Atlanta shared Taiwan's approach to battling the coronavirus pandemic in a video conference earlier this week with fa...

Taiwan dismisses fears over Paraguay ties following 73rd WHA session

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Paraguay did not speak out on behalf of Taiwan at this week’s World Health Assembly (WHA) session but it did send a letter of support, the Ministry of Foreign Affair...