Taiwan belongs in the UN: presidents of Paraguay and Marshall Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan belongs inside the United Nations as it can make major contributions to the global community, the presidents of Paraguay and the Marshall Islands told the world body&rsqu...

Taiwan considers sending vice president to Vatican

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) might visit the Vatican next month to attend the canonization of Pope Paul VI in the highest-level contact since the Holy See signed an accor...

Vatican deal unlikely to spur religious freedom in China: expert

SHANGHAI (CNA) -- A provisional agreement between Beijing and the Vatican on bishop appointments in China will not help open up religious freedom in China, a professor at a Hong Kong university said S...

Vatican-China deal does not affect Vatican-Taiwan relations: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The announcement by the Vatican Saturday that it had concluded a deal with China about the appointment of bishops will not affect relations between the Holy See and Taiwan, the ...

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...