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...

Indian academic proposes regional security framework including Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Countries in the Indo-Pacific region, including Taiwan, should form a security framework to oppose China’s military efforts, a strategy expert from India told the Yu...

President Tsai meets former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A delegation of foreign representatives visited the Office of the President on Tuesday (Oct. 8) morning to meet Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), including the former Prime Minister of ...

U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Oudkirk to attend Yushan Forum in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A senior official at the United States Department of State, Sandra Oudkirk, will attend the October 8-9 Yushan Forum, which this year is devoted to the theme of “Dee...

Taiwan Yushan Forum attendees amazed by agenda booklet illustrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An agenda booklet for the Yushan Forum (玉山論壇) that concluded last week in Taipei unexpectedly stole the limelight with its pages of hand-drawn pictures of attending dignit...

Taiwan, Philippine think tanks sign MOU on cooperation

The Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foundation (TAEF), a national think tank focused on the New Southbound Policy, on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Philippines-based Ramon Magsaysay ...

Taiwan advised to leverage APEC to advance New Southbound Policy

Taiwan is well-positioned to help regional countries to craft policy solutions to address health care challenges and can leverage the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) as a platform and model f...

Leaders need to present people with a vision: de Klerk

A good leader needs to identify the necessity for change and provide a clear vision before seeking to convince others that supporting that vision will benefit themselves and future generations, former...

Tsai Ing-wen: New Southbound Policy starting to bear fruit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a speech at the opening of the Yushan Forum on Oct. 11, Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen expressed joy at the increase in trade, investment, tourism, and the soc...

Taiwan President calls for cooperation with Southeast Asia in face of global challenges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called for more cooperation in the region in the face of unprecedented global challenges and for collective actions to build a stable, prosper...

Nobel Peace Prize winner Satyarthi to meet with Taiwan President

Children's rights activist and 2014 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi is scheduled to arrive in Taiwan Wednesday, where he will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen and give a number of tal...