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Taiwan evacuates two Japanese from Tuvalu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Coast Guard has evacuated two Japanese from Tuvalu while picking up three Taiwanese servicemen who had worked in consular services in the allied island coun...

Swedish diplomats leave N. Korea, but embassy remains open

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish staff have left the country's embassy in North Korea but the diplomatic mission in Pyongyang remains open and is being staffed by local employees, officials said Tuesday. ...

Taiwan office staff member in France isolating at home with coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the second time this year, a staff member at Taiwan’s representative office in Paris tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the Ministry of Foreig...

Top posts at Taiwan's HK office forced out for refusing to sign 'one-China' declaration

The acting director-general of Taiwan's representative office in Hong Kong has left the Chinese special administration region after its government refused to extend his work visa. Kao Ming-tsun...

US citizens warned they face arbitrary arrest in China

The US State Department has warned US citizens in China of an increased risk of arbitrary detention by authorities. The State Department specifically warned against the threat of deportation or detai...

US warns citizens of 'arbitrary detention' risk in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department on Saturday (July 11) warned American citizens of a "heightened risk of arbitrary detention" in China due to heightened tensions betwee...

Employee of Taiwan office in Geneva tests positive for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's representative office in Geneva has announced the temporary suspension of its consular services for 14 days after one of its employees was confirmed to have a...

Taiwan office in Philippines shuts down due to coronavirus case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's representative office in the Philippines was forced to suspend its operations effective Thursday (July 2) after an employee of the building in which it is hou...

Taiwan representative office in Philippines suspends services after COVID-19 case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in the Philippines has announced the temporary suspension of its consular services due to one of the building receptionists ...

Staff member at Taiwan office in France tests positive for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A member of staff at Taiwan’s de facto embassy in France has tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Thursd...

Venezuela's Maduro offers some diplomacy with Colombia

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said Wednesday he is willing to mend broken diplomatic relations with neighboring Colombia by restoring consular services amid a standoff ...

Afghan official: Kabul to probe Pakistan security complaint

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the government hasn't been officially informed of any security concerns that have prompted Pakistan to close its consular services in Kabul. ...

Trump administration ramps up deportations to Cuba

MIAMI (AP) — After seeking asylum in the United States at the Mexican border, Pablo Sanchez was placed in a detention center and is now facing what has become an increasingly common scenario under Pre...

Would-be Cuban immigrants left in limbo by consular closure

MIAMI (AP) — Mary Sardinas had prepared a room in her Miami house for the arrival of her son from Cuba. He'd sold his home and left his job thinking he'd soon be living in the United States. That was ...

New American Institute in Taiwan open to the public May 6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The new American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the de facto U.S. embassy in the country, was inaugurated on Monday (May 6) and officially opened its doors to the public. L...