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Implications and politics behind Taiwan's new legislative speaker

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — At the first session of the newly-elected legislature, Kuomintang (KMT) legislator-at-large and former Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) was elected speaker, or more form...

Taiwan legislative speaker travels by ferry to Japan’s Yonaguni

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislative Speaker You Si-kun (游錫堃) on Tuesday (July 4) traveled by ferry to the Japanese island of Yonaguni to promote bilateral tourism. The island, Japan’s mo...

Taiwan legislative speaker to attend US International Religious Freedom Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislative Speaker You Si-kun (游錫堃) will be attending the International Religious Freedom (IRF) Summit in Washington, D.C. from Jan.31-Feb. 1, where he will deliver a spe...

Taiwan legislators to visit Capitol Hill amid warm ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A legislative commission from Taiwan will visit the U.S. Congress in mid-September as part of legislative diplomacy to boost bilateral ties. Chen I-shin (陳以信), a KMT le...

Taiwan lawmakers look to boost ties with Baltic nations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the high-profile visit of the Czech Senate president, legislators want to improve ties with the three Baltic nations, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia, reports sai...

Legislative diplomacy: Taiwan's alternative way to strengthen foreign relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of Taiwan’s efforts to expand ties with other countries, its legislature has welcomed hundreds of foreign lawmakers over the last three years. Since 2016,...