Taiwan volunteers advance health care in Eswatini

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The Feng Hsing Medical Service Team from Taipei Medical University set out Feb. 10 for the Kingdom of Eswatini, the sixth time the volunteer aid group undertook an annual miss...

Taiwan sends team of medical experts to eSwatini to provide free care

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 24 person team of medical professionals has arrived in the African Kingdom of eSwatini to provide free medical services for those in need. Over the coming weeks, the ...

Royals' roles in politics vary, but few join electoral fray

BANGKOK (AP) — The selection of the elder sister of Thailand's king as a political party nominee for prime minister has upended a tradition of the palace playing no public role in politics. Most but n...

Ping-pong diplomacy: volunteer finds inspiration in St. Lucia

Award-winning Taiwanese novelist William Lien (連明偉) has always had an eye for overseas adventure, performing his military service by teaching Chinese in the Philippines and working odd jobs in Canada ...

Taiwan thanks allies, like-minded countries for supporting its WHO bid

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Saturday thanked those allies and like-minded countries that expressed support at the recent World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board M...

Three allies rally for Taiwan participation in WHO alongside US, Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S., Japan and three diplomatic allies have expressed support for Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Assembly (WHA) at a World Health Organization (WHO)...

Macedonia's name change - what does the country have to do?

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia is changing its name to North Macedonia in return for Greece dropping its objections to its northern neighbor joining NATO to settle a nearly three-decade dispute. B...

President Tsai eyes greater global participation for Taiwan

President Tsai Ing-wen reiterated Jan. 24 that Taiwan is committed to expanding its contribution to the global community through seeking meaningful participation in the U.N. system. Globalization ...

World Health Organization Executive Board convenes in Geneva, Switzerland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 144th Session of the World Health Organization’s Executive Board is being held in Geneva Switzerland over the next seven days, from Jan. 24 to Feb. 1. There i...

Tsai Ing-wen: Taiwan will continue fighting for international space

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen told representatives from allied nations in a meeting on Thursday that Taiwan will not give up fighting for international space. The president we...

Retired diplomat tapped as Taiwan’s new deputy representative to Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Deputy Representative Kuo Chung-shi (郭仲熙) of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Japan has been appointed the Secretary General of the...

Taiwan negotiating with eSwatini to extradite Taiwanese rhino poachers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese Embassy in eSwatini is reportedly in talks with the kingdom over the transfer of two Taiwanese rhino poachers who were arrested in 2017 in the African nation...

Photo of the Day: First Taiwatini Regiment in Eswatini

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Ambassador led other Taiwanese embassy staff and officials in serving with the country's new Taiwanti Regiment as part of the Kingdom of Eswatini's annual ...

Taiwan allies support Interpol bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A host of Taiwan’s diplomatic allies contacted Interpol Secretary-General Jürgen Stock to advocate Taiwanese participation in the international police agency. ...

First hair and beauty expo for black/brown women in Taipei invites locals and foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In order to cope with difficulty in finding proper hair and skin care resources for the community of black and brown women in Taipei City, two international students host ...