Military leaders from more than 100 countries meet

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Senior military representatives from more than 100 countries met in Rhode Island this week to talk about ways to cooperate and address shared challenges. Adm. Jo...

Taiwan’s UN participation aligned to Canada’s goals: Fmr Sec. of State

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the day before the beginning of the 73rd session of the United Nations (U.N.) General Assembly, Canada's The Hill Times published a special article calling on the C...

‘UN continues to ignore what Taiwan can offer:’ Taiwan Foreign Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said that despite Taiwan being unable to participate in the United Nations (UN), Taiwan has complied with its duties as ...

Myanmar's Suu Kyi to skip UN General Assembly session

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A senior Myanmar official has confirmed that the country's leader, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, will not attend the U.N. General Assembly session beginning next week in New...

Taiwan to host 16 nation flight safety conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will play host to an international flight safety conference in September, featuring 16 nations, Taiwan's Aviation Safety Council (ASC, 飛航安全調查委員會) said on Sept. ...

Polish Investment and Trade Agency opens new Taipei Office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei Office of the Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) officially opened on Sept. 11, as the Polish government strives to foster greater economic ties with bot...

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...

Taiwan proposes NT$1.5 billion in budget to counter Chinese hacking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An amount of over NT$1.5 billion (US$48.36 million) has been earmarked to strengthen Taiwan’s cyber defense capabilities against attacks from China in the central go...

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...

Taiwan, APEC sign letter of intent for international cooperation project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Ministry of Labor together with seven members of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) signed letters of Intent to pave the way for international cooperati...

Taiwan to send delegation to Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Monday Aug. 27, Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) met with the Deputy Premier of Pacific Island nation Tuvalu, Maatia Toafa. Chen thanked Tuvalu for the country&rsquo...

Taiwan and Louisiana sign driver's license agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and the U.S. state of Louisiana signed an agreement to mutually recognize each other's driver's licenses, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and Governor o...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Aug. 14 Boston Herald on the FBI's leadership: The news tha...

Jordanian schools to benefit from TaiwanICDF, Mercy Corps water project

Taiwan Today--Schoolchildren in Jordan will soon be getting better access to water under a new project by the International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF) and U.S.-based Mercy Corps. &...

72 Indonesian students receive scholarships from Taiwan government in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- 72 Indonesian students who received 2018 Taiwan Scholarships had a pre-departure briefing session with The Taipei Economic and Trade Office (TETO) in Indonesia. Those schola...