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Taiwan to send special envoy to Tuvalu following election of new prime minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will send a presidential envoy led by Deputy Foreign Minister Tien Chung-kwang (田中光) to Tuvalu as a show of support for newly elected Prime Minister Feleti Teo. ...

Taiwan ally Tuvalu elects new PM, China switch in question

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s diplomatic ally Tuvalu has chosen Feleti Teo as its new prime minister, rejecting a candidate who pledged to "review" ties with Taiwan. Former ...

OOm Launches Digital Tech Academy to Empower Learners Through Knowledge

SINGAPORE - Media Outreach Newswire - 23 February 2024 - OOm, an award-winning digital marketing agency in Singapore with 17 years of experience, proudly announces the launch of the Academy. It is a ...

Taiwan president-elect supports Coast Guard over capsizing of Chinese vessel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President-elect Lai Ching-te (賴清德) expressed his support Wednesday (Feb. 21) for the Coast Guard Administration (CGA) in its handling of the death of two Chinese nationals...

Taiwan ex-president's book fails to mention beating by new legislative speaker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new book by former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) failed to mention that new Legislative Speaker Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) once beat him up, resulting in a three-day hospital sta...

Decoding China: Inevitable Taiwan tensions in 2024

Members of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) are apparently not taking a vacation to mark the Chinese New Year, which began on February 10. Taiwan's Ministry of Defense has counted a...

India: Why is a civil code stirring controversy?

Last week, India's northern Uttarakhand state passed a Uniform Civil Code (UCC), which seeks to replace religion-based personal laws governing things like marriage, divorce and co-habitation with ...

Taiwan travel agencies slam government for halting China tours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Travel agencies on Thursday (Feb. 8) slammed the previous day’s Tourism Administration decision to order a halt to tour groups heading for China. The government h...

Taiwan reaffirms relations with Guatemala

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Guatemala’s support for Taiwan has never wavered, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Tuesday (Feb. 6), after Guatemala Foreign Minister Carlos...

DPP lawmakers encourage Tsai to visit Taiwan's Taiping Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislators on Monday (Jan. 29) urged President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to visit Taiping Island before her term ends. During a caucus meet...

Taiwan People's Party calls for reinvestigation of TV network scandals before Lai's inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The newly elected legislators of the Taiwan People's Party (TPP) urged the National Communication Commission (NCC) to quickly re-examine controversial cases relating t...

67% of US experts think Taiwan Strait crisis likely in 2024: CSIS

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new study by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) found a majority of U.S. and Taiwanese experts believe that a Taiwan Strait crisis is likely in 20...

Philippines-China dispute over Taiwan could affect SE Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A disagreement between the Philippines and China over Taiwan’s recent elections has some analysts concerned Beijing could step up actions against Taipei, in addition...

Japan Diet council mulls delegation for Taiwan presidential inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Japan-R.O.C. Diet Members’ Consultative Council on Monday (Jan. 22) deliberated over sending a delegation to attend Taiwan President-elect Lai Ching-te’s i...

India: Modi inaugurates controversial Ayodhya temple

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off a consecration ceremony on Monday for the Ram temple and unveiled a black statue of the Hindu god in the city of Ayodhya, which is believed to be Ra...