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Panelists assess Taiwan's New Southbound Policy at Yushan Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A panel of international leaders and experts on Friday (Oct. 8) shared their perspectives on increasing Taiwan’s presence in the Indo-Pacific via the country’s...

Taiwan to adjust New Southbound Policy after COVID-19 pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Manufacturing, public health and education will become even more important for Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy once the COVID-19 pandemic is over, Minister without Po...

Former Australian PM Abbott calls for solidarity with Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A former Australian prime minister accused China of being a bully and expressed enthusiastic support for Taiwan while visiting the democratically ruled island on Friday. ...

Tony Abbott urges Australia to 'do everything it can' to support Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said that it is vital that Australia does everything it can to support Taiwan during a press conference at the 2021 Yushan...

President seeks larger role for Taiwan in Indo-Pacific

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has said that Taiwan is ready to assume a larger regional role and work with its Southeast Asian partners to ensure stability in the Indo-Paci...

Yushan Forum in Taiwan gets underway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Yushan Forum, hosted by the Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foundation (TAEF), is set to begin Friday (Oct. 8) morning at 9 a.m., with a multitude of international speaker...

US declines to confirm appointment of first-ever woman envoy to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Officials from both Taiwan and the United States declined to confirm media reports Friday (April 2) that Washington would appoint Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Sandr...

Beijing's warning to not refer to Taiwan as country 'backfires': Bloomberg

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Bloomberg on Sunday (Oct. 11) pointed out that China's warning to not refer to Taiwan as a country has been counterproductive and actually increased international supp...

Taiwan-Indian think tanks signs memorandum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foundation (TAEF, 台亞基金會) signed a memorandum with India’s National Maritime Foundation (NMF) Thursday (Oct. 8) in order to foster cooperatio...

Former Australian, Swedish prime ministers, NATO chief to participate in Taipei's Yushan Forum virtually

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Yushan Forum will kick off in Taipei on Wednesday (Oct. 8), with overseas speakers and guests taking part in the event virtually due to the ongoing pandemic. Presid...

China throws tantrum over former Canadian PM's visit to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China complained on Monday (Oct. 14) about a visit former Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper made to Taiwan last week. On Oct. 8, Harper joined a delegation of for...

Japan fully supports Taiwan’s accession to CPTPP: Japanese MP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese Diet member Keiji Furuya voiced Japan's full support for Taiwan’s accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership...

Japanese Diet member to mention Pacific security safeguards at 2020 meet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese Diet member Keiji Furuya said Wednesday (October 9) that he would broach the topic of Pacific security guarantees at a conference with Pacific nations scheduled f...

US deputy assistant secretary of state visits Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A senior official of the United States Department of State, Sandra Oudkirk, visited the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) Tuesday (October 8) before meeting with Preside...

Taiwan second most popular investor in Vietnam: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and Taiwanese businesses are the second most popular investors in Vietnam after the Japanese, a survey revealed Wednesday (October 9). The Taiwan-Asia Exchange F...