The Trump conundrum — A Taiwan-centric perspective: William Stanton

This is the first part of a two-part commentary. The second part can be found here. Whatever anyone might think of President Donald Trump, many Taiwanese and foreign friends of Taiwan will likely b...

Taiwan could first attend RIMPAC maritime exercise as observer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s military might be invited to attend the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) maritime exercises in August in the capacity of an observer, an expert said Saturday (Ju...

Costa Rica seeks unity for COVID fight as WHO assembly looms

GENEVA (AP) — Costa Rica’s president said Friday that COVID-19 can only be defeated if countries shun nationalism and aren’t “selfish,” urging access to diagnostics and treatment tools for everyone as...

Push to include Taiwan at WHA hampering fight against coronavirus pandemic: China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the World Health Assembly (WHA) meeting drawing near and a growing number of countries voicing support for Taiwan’s participation in the annual event, the Chine...

US Senate passes bill backing Taiwan's inclusion in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Senate on Monday (May 11) passed legislation supporting Taiwan's participation in the World Health Organization (WHO). On Monday, the Senate unanimously pa...

Taiwan’s unique opportunity to normalize global relations

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – Earlier this week, Taiwan News published a powerful article by the former Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) William Stanton, in which he made an extrem...

Canadian Conservative Party members sign letter supporting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Forty members of the Canadian Conservative Party signed a letter delivered to Minister of Foreign Affairs Francois-Philippe Champagne on Wednesday (May 6), calling on the ...

WHO's exclusion of Taiwan inhumane: St. Vincent ambassador

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ (SVG) ambassador to Taiwan, Andrea Bowman, said Thursday (May 7) it is inhumane to allow the health of an entire country's people...

Upcoming WHO key assembly to discuss Taiwan's participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The issue pertaining to Taiwan’s inclusion in the World Health Organization (WHO) will be discussed during a key assembly scheduled for mid-May, following official p...

Trump proposal calls for including Taiwan in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Trump administration is circulating a proposal within the World Health Organization (WHO) to include Taiwan as part of its strategy to punish the organization, which i...

China should stop using suppression tactics against Taiwan: KMT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) party on Sunday (May 3) called on Chinese officials to abandon their antiquated strategy of suppressing Taiwan at every opportunity, exclaiming &ldquo...

US tweets support for Taiwan, sparking opposition from China

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States tweeted its support for Taiwan’s participation in the United Nations Friday, provoking a sharp response from China expressing “strong indignation and firm oppos...

Lithuanian elite call on president to support Taiwan's participation in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 200 Lithuanian political and intellectual elites jointly sent a letter to President Gitanas Nauseda on Thursday (April 23), highlighting the democratic values Li...

Louisiana state government thanks Taiwan for mask donations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 100,000 medical masks donated by Taiwan were officially transferred to the U.S. state of Louisiana on Tuesday (April 20). The masks were part of a one-million-mask dona...

US-based Taiwanese associations pen letter to Trump

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two major U.S.-based Taiwanese associations, the Formosan Association for Public Affairs (FAPA) and the North American Taiwanese Medical Association (NATMA), on Wednesday ...