Taipei-Prague sister city agreement to be signed in January

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prague and Taipei will likely sign a sister city agreement by January of next year, announced Mayor Zdenek Hrib on Monday (Dec. 2). According to a document approved by ...

Czech government suggests inclusion of 'Taiwan' in sister city agreement with Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A draft of a sister city agreement between Taipei and Prague now includes "Taiwan" upon the recommendation of the Czech Republic Ministry of Foreign Affairs. ...

Prague mayor meets with Taiwan deputy minister, severs sister city ties with Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Deputy Foreign Minister Hsu Szu-chien (徐斯儉) met with Prague's pro-Taiwan Mayor Zdenek Hrib on Monday (Oct. 14) as the Czech capital moves to severe its sister city tie...

Beijing threatens Prague for canceling sister-city ties, Czech Pirate Party responds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Earlier this week, after the city of Prague announced plans to formally terminate its sister-city relationship with Beijing, the Chinese embassy on Wednesday (Oct. 9) sent...

Prague and Beijing to end sister-city relations over Taiwan and 'One China' policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Oct. 4 it was reported that the Czech capital of Prague is planning to cancel its sister-city relationship with Beijing over the latter's unwillingness to re-negoti...

4th Czech musical group banned in China for Prague's support of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The fourth Czech musical group has been banned from performing in China, apparently in retribution for the Prague mayor's support of Taiwan. Since becoming Mayor of Prag...

China says Prague's pro-Taiwan stance 'hurts feelings of Chinese people'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- China's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday (July 17) said that several pro-Taiwan stands by Czech Pirate Party member and Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib 'harmed the feelings of th...

Prague mayor sending Philharmonic to Taiwan instead of China after Xi snub

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to news that China has canceled a China tour of the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra in retaliation for refusing to exclude a Taiwanese diplomat, the Czech city's ...

President Tsai thanks visiting Prague mayor for support of Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Saturday thanked visiting Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib for his staunch support of Taiwan and said she hoped the relations between the two sides would contin...

Taiwan blasts China over its 'barbaric behavior' in Czech Republic

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday blasted China for what it called "barbaric behavior" after Taiwan's representative in the Czech Republic was for...

Tibetan PM in exile welcomed in Prague

PRAGUE (AP) — The mayor of Prague has welcomed the prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile and presented him with the symbolic key to the Czech capital. Zdenek Hrib told Lo...