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Debt-trap diplomacy: China secures Gold Ridge Mine in Solomon Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the break of diplomatic ties between the Solomon Islands and Taiwan on Sept. 16, it has come to light that China Railway Group Ltd. has signed a US$825 million d...

Kiribati turns towards China's embrace, ties with Taiwan tenuous

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the Solomon Islands’ decision to break ties with Taiwan on Monday (Sept. 16), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is concerned that Beijing is making a ...

Election of new Tuvalu PM stirs unease in Taiwan after break with Solomon Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The parliament of the South Pacific island nation of Tuvalu on Thursday (Sept. 19) chose a new prime minister following the general election for parliament held on Sept. 9...

MAC poll shows majority in Taiwan disapprove of China’s threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The overwhelming majority of people in Taiwan oppose China’s military threats and ongoing efforts to suppress the country’s international space, according to a pol...

Taiwan monitors choice of leader in Solomon Islands over fears of switch to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is closely monitoring developments in the Solomon Islands after no single party won an outright majority in April 3 parliamentary el...

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...

No way to change reality of Taiwan's independent existence: Foreign Minister Wu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) sat down for an interview with Radio Free Asia on Dec. 26 to discuss the current state of Taiwan’s politics, and the count...

No sympathy for Wu Pao-chun in Taiwan’s ‘baker-gate’ scandal

Taiwanese politics has been rocked by a huge scandal this week. It is not the scurrilous attempts by the former KMT candidate for Mayor of Taipei, Ting Shou-chung (丁守中), to undermine the election o...

Kiribati President reaffirms diplomatic ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As China’s campaign of increasing international pressure on Taiwan’s allies continues, many have speculated that small states in the South Pacific may be easy ...

Why Taiwan needs to be careful of cozying up to far-right leaders

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Earlier this weekend, Brazil’s Presidential election run-off saw Jair Bolsonaro elected as the new President of what is the world’s fourth-largest democratic nat...

MAC poll finds majority in Taiwan disapprove of China’s threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today ) -- The majority of people in Taiwan disapprove of China’s military threats and ongoing efforts to suppress the country’s international space, according to a regular ...

Fmr U.S. Deputy Secretary of State calls for Taiwan talk during Pompeo’s upcoming China trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, Richard Armitage said he hoped that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will bring up issues relating to Taiwan during his upcoming ...

White House: El Salvador breaking ties with Taiwan a 'grave concern' to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday evening, Aug. 23 the White House released a statement condemning El Salvador’s decision to sever diplomatic ties with Taiwan and establish relations with...

Losing 3 allies in 4 months, Taiwan President calls for solidarity to preserve national sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) pleaded for unity among all major political parties in Taiwan after the country announced the severing of diplomatic ties with El Salvador Tue...

El Salvador, Taiwan break ties, further isolating Asian isle

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan says it is breaking off diplomatic ties with El Salvador because the Central American country plans to defect to rival Beijing. The move is the latest blow to the self-rul...