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French senators undaunted by China's wolf warriors arrive in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation of French senators arrived in Taiwan on Wednesday (Oct. 6) as part of a four-day visit during which they will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) among oth...

China denounces upcoming French Senate delegation to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) on Wednesday (Sept. 29) objected to a French Senate delegation's planned visit to Taiwan in October. The delegation will b...

China vows to keep Taiwan out of Pacific Rim trade group

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing said Wednesday it will block Taiwan’s application to join a Pacific Rim trade initiative, citing as its reason the island's refusal to concede that it is a part of China. ...

China's Taiwan Affairs Office blames ‘political manipulation’ for Taiwanese celebrity controversies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Recent controversies surrounding Taiwanese celebrities such as Dee Hsu (徐熙娣) and Ning Chang (張鈞甯) may be the product of certain political forces’ manipulation, China...

Austria's top broadcaster ORF uses Taiwan's real name on medal table

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Austrian broadcaster ORF (Osterreichischer Rundfunk) is yet another international news agency to "rectify" the name or flag of Taiwan in its Olympic coverage. ...

Italy's most popular newspaper shows Taiwan's name, flag on Olympic medal table

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Italy's most-read newspaper is among a growing list of international news agencies that have "rectified" the name or flag of Taiwan in their Olympic coverage...

China calls NHK's listing of Taiwan on Olympic medal table 'little tricks'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is accusing Taiwan of "playing little tricks" after Japanese broadcaster NHK made a couple of notable references to Taiwan during the Olympic games. Dur...

China insists new resident permits for Taiwanese ensure their welfare

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) on Friday (July 23) said the question of whether its new resident permits for Taiwanese in China are beneficial is for them to ...

Taiwan president extends sympathy to China over devastating floods

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Wednesday (July 21) offered her sympathy to those affected by what some have described as a “once-in-a-millennium” flooding eve...

Taiwan, Lithuania ties grow despite pressure from Beijing

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan will exchange representative offices with Lithuania, the self-governed island said Tuesday, in a breakthrough for its foreign relations that are under constant pressure fr...

China claims unification with Taiwan 'inevitable'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) on Thursday (July 8) said that Taiwan will be unified with China sooner or later and called on the U.S. to abide by the “one-...

Beijing insists Taiwan purchase BioNTech vaccines through Shanghai Fosun

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The spokesperson for China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO), Zhu Fenglian (朱鳳蓮), said Monday (July 5) that going through Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group is the only w...

China irate after Taiwan's Joseph Wu referred to as 'foreign minister'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian (趙立堅) was quick to correct Chinese media after it referred to Taiwan Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) as “...

US signals in no rush to send COVID-19 shots to Taiwan

The top U.S. diplomat in Taiwan on Wednesday signaled Washington was in no hurry to send COVID-19 vaccines to the island, noting its infection numbers remained comparatively low, although he said talk...

Taiwan MOFA calls China’s threats against Foreign Minister Wu ‘laughable’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday slammed China’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) for improperly criticizing Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph ...