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US diplomats suggest caving to China on Taiwan office name in Lithuania

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American diplomats have reportedly recommended to Lithuanian officials that the name of the Taiwan representative office in Vilnius be changed to relieve pressure from Chi...

Indonesian state-owned bank enters Taiwan market for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indonesia’s Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) is due to become the first state-owned bank from the Southeast Asian country to open a branch in Taiwan. Indonesia’s...

Lithuania’s Landsbergis reasserts country's support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuania’s foreign minister Gabrielius Landsbergis has again signaled his country’s resolve to allow Taiwan to open a representative office under its own name...

Lithuania: Taiwan to set up $1B credit fund amid China spat

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Taiwan will set up a $1 billion credit program aimed at funding projects by Lithuanian and Taiwanese companies amid economic pressure from China over an office that the islan...

China lashes out at US over support for Lithuania

BEIJING (AP) — China lashed out at the United States on Thursday over its support for the European nation of Lithuania in its feud with Beijing over relations with Taiwan. Foreign M...

Taiwan pledges to invest in Lithuania amid Chinese pressure

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Taiwan is creating an investment fund and planning other measures to help Lithuania as it faces major economic pressure from China for allowing the island to open a represent...

Taiwan to establish $200 million Lithuania investment fund

Taiwan said Wednesday it will create a $200 million (€176 million) fund to invest in Lithuania weeks after the self-ruled island claimed by China opened a representative office, a de facto embass...

Taiwan government agency shares recipes promoting Lithuanian rum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A government agency has come up with a guide to cooking with Lithuanian rum after Taiwan purchased a shipment of the liquor in the face of a potential Chinese customs bloc...

Taiwan buys rum to help Lithuania dodge possible Chinese customs block

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has purchased 20,000 bottles of rum from Lithuania to save the liquor from being potentially blocked by Chinese customs, reports said. Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor ...

Lithuanian diplomats leave China as relations sour over Taiwan

BEIJING/VILNIUS, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Lithuania's diplomatic delegation to China left the country on Wednesday in a hastily arranged departure, diplomatic sources said, as relations soured further o...

Lithuania's diplomats leave Beijing

Lithuania's top diplomats in Beijing left for Vilnius on Wednesday amid worsening bilateral relations with Chinaover Lithuania's decision to develop diplomatic ties with Taiwan. According to ...

Lithuania: Taking a stand against China

The building at the heart of the row is a rather inconspicuous office block in the Lithuanian capital. Behind its shiny glass facade you can find law firms, consultancies and other companies. But, at ...

Lithuania’s increasingly close Taiwan ties pose challenge for China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuania’s warming relations with Taiwan could prove to be a litmus test on how effective China’s economic pressure is on countries seeking closer ties with T...

Baltic lawmakers meet Taiwan's Tsai, stepping up cooperation

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Lawmakers from all three Baltic states met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday in a sign of further cooperation between European Union nations and Taiwan. ...

U.S. lawmakers visit Taiwan, plan to meet senior leaders

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Five U.S. lawmakers are in Taiwan on Friday in a surprise one-day visit, said the American Institute in Taiwan, the de facto embassy. The lawmakers from the U.S...