Former Cabinet secretary-general appointed to Taiwan NSC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Cabinet spokesman Yeh Kuo-hsing (葉國興) will be appointed deputy secretary-general of the National Security Council (NSC), the Presidential Office Friday. Yeh, 66,...

Vacant UN post has new favorite: the US ambassador to Canada

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, ...

US ambassador to Canada emerges as favorite for UN post

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell i...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Feb. 17 The Toronto Star on the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty: ...

2nd Trump-Kim summit crucial moment for Moon's presidency

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in has staked his legacy on the stunning diplomatic progress he has forged with North Korea, as well as the behind-the-scenes orchestration of...

Showing support for Taiwan, EU group presents letter signed by 155 MEPs to President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the morning of Feb. 20, the chair of European Parliament-Taiwan Friendship Group, Werner Langen, presented an official letter and declaration affirming the support of E...

3 MEPs granted medal of diplomacy to recognize promotion of Taiwan-EU ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) conferred the Friendship Medal of Diplomacy to three members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on Monday. Bas Belder, Eduard Kukan, and...

European Parliament Taiwan Friendship Group visits Taiwan

Werner Langen, chairman of the European Parliament Taiwan Friendship Group (TFG), and his delegation arrived in Taiwan for a six-day visit. They will be received by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), Le...

Nice coach Patrick Vieira is standing up to player power

PARIS (AP) — Nice coach Patrick Vieira is standing up for his beliefs in a soccer era increasingly marked by player power. During Vieira's heyday as a powerful, ball-winning midfield...

The Latest: Iran urges Europe to do more to keep nuke deal

MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on the Munich Security Conference (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Iran's foreign minister says European nations need to do more than talk if ...

It’s time for Taiwan to get less serious about Communist China

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Cross-straits relations are undoubtedly a serious matter. They are about the preservation of Taiwan’s hard-earned freedoms and democracy, facing down the hosti...

US Senator Graham: Washington should get tough on China's detention of Canadians

MUNICH (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said Friday the response by the United States to China detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a Chinese Huawei executive has not...

The time is right for Taiwan's President Tsai to address the US Congress

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Last Friday, Richard C. Bush wrote an article for the Brookings Institution arguing against the suggestion that Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) should be invited to a...

German security conference starting amid Iran deal friction

MUNICH (AP) — More than 30 heads of state and government and 80 defense and foreign ministers are meeting in Munich for an annual security conference known for its frank exchanges and backroom diploma...

Prague Pirate Party Mayor puts human rights above One China policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The new mayor of the Czech capital Prague, Zdeněk Hřib, wants to scrap a “One China” article from a sister city agreement with Beijing while professing interest in h...