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Presidential Office rejects claims National Security Council overstepped powers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Presidential Office Spokesperson Xavier Chang (張惇涵) on Tuesday (June 28) shut down two reports by China Times that the National Security Council had overstepped its powers...

Taiwan Health Minister, CECC commander tests positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Health and Welfare and Central Epidemic Command Center Commander (CECC) Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) received a positive COVID-19 rapid test result, the Centers for D...

Taiwan thanks US president for signing legislation backing WHA observer status

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Presidential Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), and premier thanked U.S. President Joe Biden for supporting Taiwan by signing into law legislation back...

Japan Liberal Democratic Party Youth Division delegation to meet Taiwan president on Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Presidential Office Spokesperson Xavier Chang (張惇涵) on Tuesday (May 3) welcomed the delegation from the Youth Division of Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and ...

Taiwan president to speak virtually with Swedish parliament delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The meeting between the Swedish parliament delegation and President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will take place virtually, Presidential Office Spokesperson Xavier Chang (張惇涵) said ...

Taiwan thanks US for Patriot missile weapons sale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has officially thanked the Biden administration for approving its third arms package to the country and the second in 2022 alone. Announced by the U.S. Defense S...

Taiwan: US approves potential sale of air defense system worth €87 million

The United States has on Tuesday approved the potential sale of equipment, training and other items in a deal valued at up to $95 million (€87 million), according to the US Defense Security Coope...

Marshall Islands president due to arrive in Taiwan Monday evening

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Marshall Islands President David Kabua is leading a delegation to Taiwan from Monday to Friday (March 21-25), according to the Presidential Office. Presidential Office ...

Taiwan calls on China to help maintain peace, stability in Indo-Pacific

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait and Indo-Pacific are the common responsibilities of all nations in the region, Presidential Spokesperson Xavier Chang (張惇涵) said o...

Taiwan VP tests negative for COVID after 2-week quarantine following Honduras trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Every member of the Taiwanese delegation to Honduras, including Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德), has completed their quarantine and tested negative for COVID-19, Preside...

Taiwan erects Ukraine crisis response team to ensure citizens' safety, stability

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid growing concern that Russia could invade Ukraine, the Presidential Office on Saturday (Feb. 12) announced the establishment of a response team in order to ensure the ...

Taiwan Presidential Office confirms Tsai-Abe phone call in January

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo had a phone conversation at the end of January, Presidential Office Spokesperson Xavier Chang (張...

Taiwan thanks US for latest arms deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Presidential Office expressed gratitude to the U.S. following the State Department’s approval of a possible sale of hardware and maintenance services for Taiwan&...

Taiwan reaffirms food safety as top priority for imported Japanese food

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government will always place the health and safety of Taiwanese first when it comes to issues related to Japanese food imports, Presidential Office Spokesperson Xavier...

Taiwan VP departs for Honduras to attend presidential inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on Tuesday (Jan. 25) departed for Honduras to attend President-elect Xiomara Castro’s inauguration on Jan. 28. Lai was tapped to...