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Taiwan president receives credentials of new Honduras ambassador

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Aug. 16) accepted the credentials of new Honduran Ambassador to Taiwan, Harold Burgos, at the Presidential Office. Tsai said in...

President Tsai discusses future Taiwan-US cooperation with congressional delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is eager to deepen cooperation with the U.S. to maintain regional prosperity and stability, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said on Monday (Aug. 15), during a meeting ...

Canadian newspaper urges more support for Taiwan from West

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The West has not done enough to counter authoritarianism and should take a supportive stand on Taiwan, Canadian newspaper the National Post said on Saturday (Aug. 13). ...

World must uphold international order to protect democracies like Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The global community must uphold the current international order to protect democracies like Taiwan, Lithuania, and Ukraine, from authoritarian expansion, Lithuanian Forei...

Taiwan foreign minister hits back at China's military intimidation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is not scared of China and will continue to welcome leaders of democratic countries to visit, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said in an interview on Monday (Aug. ...

Lithuanian transport and communications vice minister to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Lithuanian delegation headed by Transport and Communications Vice Minister Agne Vaiciukeviciute is set to arrive in Taiwan on Sunday (Aug. 7). The Ministry of Foreign...

Foreign ministry hits back at China's claim Taiwan, US changing status quo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) slammed China’s claim that Taiwan and the U.S. have changed the status quo in a press release issued Saturday (Aug. 6). MOF...

Autocratic Hungarian leader Orban hailed by US conservatives

DALLAS (AP) — Hungary’s autocratic Prime Minister Viktor Orban urged cheering American conservatives on Thursday to “take back the institutions,” stick to hardline stances on gay rights and immigratio...

Japan defense ministry emphasizes importance of Taiwan Strait peace in 2022 White Paper

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan’s Ministry of Defense released its Annual White Paper for 2022, in which it highlighted the shared values between Taiwan and Japan and emphasized Taiwan’...

US conservatives embracing controversial Hungarian leader

When heads of state visit the U.S., the top item on their itinerary is usually a White House visit. For Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban next month, it will be addressing a conference of conserva...

Legislative speaker You Si-kun says Taiwan, Lithuania vigilant against authoritarian neighbors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Both Taiwan and Lithuania are vigilant against the aggressive intentions of neighboring authoritarian regimes, Legislative Speaker You Si-kun (游錫堃) said in a speech on Fri...

Vice president hails Taiwan-US partnership as key to regional peace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) lauded close Taiwan-U.S. ties and vowed to protect democracy in a speech delivered at an Independence Day celebration held by the America...

White House insiders to talk about Trump's actions on Jan. 6

WASHINGTON (AP) — Matthew Pottinger was a journalist in China, concerned about the country's drift toward authoritarianism, when he decided — at age 31 — to enlist in the U.S. Marines after the invasi...

Legislative Speaker You Si-kun urges Taiwan, Czech Republic to jointly safeguard democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislative Yuan President You Si-kun (游錫堃) on Tuesday (July 20) delivered a speech in the Czech Senate calling on Taiwan and the Czech Republic to work together in safegu...

European Parliament VP calls on China to avoid changing Taiwan Strait status quo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China should not take unilateral actions to change the status quo in the Taiwan Strait, Nicola Beer, a vice president of the European Parliament, said on Wednesday (July 2...