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Honduras vice president says nation will not establish ties with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Salvador Nasralla, one of three vice presidents under Honduran President-elect Xiomara Castro, has said that as long as Honduras maintains good relations with the U.S., it...

Taiwan congratulates first woman elected president of Honduras

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Wednesday (Dec. 1) sent her congratulations to Xiomara Castro, the first woman president-elect of Honduras, following her election victory....

Pro-China candidate wins Honduran election, relations with Taiwan in doubt

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A candidate who promised to cut ties with Taiwan in favor of China has been declared the victor in the Honduran presidential elections. Honduras, one of Taiwan's 15...

Taiwan ties hang in balance as Honduran election kicks off

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Honduras kicked off its elections on Sunday (Nov. 28), with not only the future of the Central American nation but also its status as one of Taiwan's 15 remaining dipl...

US lawmakers visit Taiwan; China conducts military patrols

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Five U.S. lawmakers met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday in a surprise one-day visit intended to reaffirm America's “rock-solid” support for the self-governing isl...

Taiwan to station Veterans Affairs Council envoy in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cabinet-level Veterans Affairs Council will post an envoy in Washington, D.C., in January, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told visiting members of the United States Cong...

Taiwan helps Pacific allies keep China’s Huawei out

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is planning to help its Pacific allies build up their telecom infrastructure in order to prevent China’s Huawei Technologies gaining a foothold in the region,...

US invites Taiwan to democracy summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. revealed on Tuesday (Nov. 23) that Taiwan is on its list of invitees to a democracy summit slated for December. The U.S. State Department released a list of 11...

China demands Lithuania mend rift over Taiwan relations

BEIJING (AP) — China on Monday demanded Lithuania end its newly enhanced relationship with Taiwan that has already prompted Beijing to downgrade diplomatic ties from the ambassadorial level with the E...

China threatens Lithuania over Taiwan office opening

BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday threatened to retaliate against Lithuania after the Baltic nation allowed Taiwan to open a representative office in its capital, Vilnius. Foreign Mini...

Taiwan opens office in Lithuania, in move set to anger China

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Taiwan opened a representation office in Lithuania's capital Vilnius Thursday, in a move set to anger Beijing. The self-governing island and Lithuania agre...

Visitors vaccinated with Taiwan’s Medigen accepted by 4 countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Visitors vaccinated with Taiwan’s Medigen COVID-19 vaccine are welcome in at least four countries, reports said Saturday (Nov. 13). The four countries were Indone...

Honduran president says his country stands with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Honduras will stand by Taiwan because it is when you are in need that you find out who your real friends are, the Central American country’s President Juan Orlando H...

Honduran president arrives in Taiwan ahead of crucial election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez arrived on Friday (Nov. 12) evening for an official visit in Taiwan, ahead of an election that might bring to power a proponent o...

Taiwan ally Honduras poised to elect pro-China candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A presidential candidate who could potentially drop diplomatic relations with Taiwan appears poised to win the Honduran presidential election. Honduras, one of Taiwan&#...