Taiwan Ambassador claims Vatican-China deal will not alter diplomatic ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the Vatican appears to be approaching a deal with Beijing that would allow the communist party to select and approve Catholic bishops in China, Taiwan worries what impa...

Taiwan diplomatic relations will increase with help of EU nations: Legislative Speaker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The parliamentary body of the European Union last week passed an official resolution on the state of E.U.-China relations which also included a call for an end to China&rs...

President marks Central American Independence Day

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen  attended a banquet to mark Central American Independence Day in Taipei Monday, urging like-minded allies in that region to team up with Taiwan&...

Taiwan officials to attend events in New York during UN assembly

Two Taiwanese Cabinet officials will attend a series of events in New York during the United Nations' annual assembly to lobby for international support for Taiwan's inclusion in U.N.-related ...

Taiwan strengthens security ties with India, Japan, Australia and Singapore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Taiwan’s number of official diplomatic allies keeps dwindling under pressure from China, the island is seeking closer security ties to countries like India, Japan...

China will suffer consequences for attempts to isolate Taiwan: AIT chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), James Moriarty, said the recent decision by the U.S. to withdraw diplomatic envoys from three Central American nati...

Taiwan launches campaign to highlight its value as global SDG partner

An international campaign was launched by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs highlighting Taiwan’s desire to participate in the U.N. system and merits as a valuable partner in achieving the Sustain...

US recalls 3 Central America envoys over Taiwan diplomatic tie cuts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. Government has recalled its top envoys from Dominican Republic, El Salvador, and Panama over these Central American states switching diplomatic allegiances from T...

US recalls Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Panama diplomats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has recalled its envoys to the Dominican Republic, El Salvador and Panama after decisions by those nations to cut ties with Taiwan in favor of diplomatic relations ...

US Senate bill to strengthen Taiwan's diplomatic standing titled 'TAIPEI' Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate on Sept. 4 by Cory Gardner to "support Taiwan's diplomatic alliances around the world” will be titled the “TAIPEI...

US Senators introduce bill to support 'Taiwan's diplomatic alliances around the world'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Following the news that Taiwan's former Central American ally El Salvador had established diplomatic ties with Beijing, some U.S. lawmakers expressed alarm a...

'Insolent' Chinese delegation clashes with Nauru host at Pacific Islands Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the Pacific Island’s Forum (PIF) being held in Nauru this week (Sept. 2-8), the local immigration officers of the small island nation initially refused entry to t...

China's intensified suppression alters status quo: Taiwan President Tsai

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) slammed Beijing Tuesday for its intensified suppression efforts against Taiwan, saying that such efforts unilaterally alter the status quo and undermine cross-Taiwan Strai...

US Senator urges Guatemala to maintain Taiwan diplomatic ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Senator from Florida, Marco Rubio responded to rumors about pro-China aids influencing Guatemala President Jimmy Morales, and stressed for the Central American countr...

MOFA to continue efforts to call for Taiwan’s participation in UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Wednesday that this year’s efforts to promote Taiwan’s participation in the United Nations (UN) duri...