Stellina’s pen mightier than Xi Jinping’s sword

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A gold-framed watercolor painting hangs on a bright red wall. In the painting, China’s leader Xi Jinping (習近平), dressed in a yellow imperial gown adorned with embroi...

IFJ resolution calls on U.N. to end exclusion of Taiwan journalists

Taipei (CNA) -- The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has put forth an urgent resolution condemning the United Nations' "discriminatory exclusion" of Taiwan journalists at th...

Tsai seeks expanded Taiwan-US-Japan cooperation in Indo-Pacific

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- President Tsai Ing-wen said June 13 that Taiwan is determined to ramp up cooperation with the U.S. and Japan in countering rising challenges to rules-based order in the Indo-P...

Organization's new name signifies trust between US, Taiwan: Tsai

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A Taiwan government organization has been renamed to include for the first time the terms "U.S." and "Taiwan," a development that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said ...

Peruvian Congressman awarded Friendship Medal for supporting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Peruvian Congressman Luis Galaretta was on Friday (May 24) awarded a Friendship Medal of Diplomacy to honor his efforts in sustaining positive relations with Taiwan. Mi...

Time for Taiwan to launch a campaign of guerrilla diplomacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This is the first of a two part series on why Taiwan should take bolder actions in international diplomacy to encourage increased political engagement across the globe, an...

China cries foul after Sweden's NA refers to Taiwan as 'country' that should attend WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Swedish newspaper Nerikes Allehanda (NA) recognized Taiwan as a country that deserved to attend the World Health Assembly (WHA), China demanded it make a correction, but ...

Taiwan Health Minister has 71 bilateral meetings during WHA in Geneva

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite Taiwan’s lack of an invitation for the World Health Assembly (WHA) due to pressure from China, the island’s health and welfare minister, Chen Shih-chun...

Taiwan and Switzerland ink agreement on disaster rescue collaboration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Geneva University Hospitals (HUG) on Wednesday (May 22) that will f...

Criticism of Taiwan’s exclusion from WHA ramps up

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More allies and like-minded countries signaled their support for Taiwan’s inclusion at the annual World Health Assembly (WHA) on the third day of this year’s s...

US Senate Foreign Committee passes bill supporting Taiwan’s participation in WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations unanimously passed a bill on Wednesday (May 22) that demands the U.S. administration come up with a plan to help Taiwan obta...

US Health Secretary tweets support for Taiwan's participation in WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar reiterated the U.S. support for Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Assembly (WHA) via a Twitter post on...

Support for Taiwan gathers momentum at WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Allies and like-minded countries spoke up in favor of Taiwan’s participation at the World Health Assembly (WHA) on Tuesday (May 21) in Geneva, the second day of the ...

'Taiwan was never defined to be a part of PRC': St. Vincent and Grenadines minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At the opening session of the World Health Assembly on Monday (May 20), St. Vincent and the Grenadines Minister of Health Luke Browne delivered a powerful speech outlining the ...

Taiwan missed a chance to sign FTA due to Fukushima food ban: Japan academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Democratic Progressive Party government missed an opportunity to sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Japan when it came to power in 2016 because it failed to resolv...