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More nations speak up for Taiwan on 3rd day of WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the World Health Assembly (WHA) continues, more like-minded countries and allies voiced their support of Taiwan on Tuesday (May 24). Despite not including a suppleme...

China decries ‘ulterior motives’ behind US support of Taiwan’s WHA inclusion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. State Department Spokesperson Ned Price fired back after China accused the U.S. of harboring “ulterior motives” in its support of Taiwan’s participa...

Foreign ministry thanks German parliament for supporting Taiwan's WHA inclusion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) thanked the German parliament (Bundestag) after it passed a resolution supporting Taiwan’s participation in the World Health O...

13 countries propose motion to discuss Taiwan's inclusion in WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thirteen nations have already submitted proposals to discuss inviting Taiwan to the World Health Assembly (WHA), Steven Solomon, the World Health Organization’s (WHO...

Taiwan thanks US president for signing legislation backing WHA observer status

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Presidential Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), and premier thanked U.S. President Joe Biden for supporting Taiwan by signing into law legislation back...

US president signs legislation supporting Taiwan's observer status at WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Joe Biden signed off on legislation that supports Taiwan’s observer status at the World Health Organization’s (WHO) World Health Assembly (WHA) ...

US diplomat drums up support for Taiwan’s inclusion in WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Michele Sison has joined the ranks of U.S. officials calling for Taiwan’s participation in t...

UN approves Czech Republic to replace Russia on rights body

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelmingly Tuesday for the Czech Republic to replace Russia on the world organization’s leading human rights body following its suspension ove...

MOFA reaffirms it's 'making every effort' to get Taiwan observer status at WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Saturday (May 7) it is cooperating with the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) to obtain observer status for Taiwan in the W...

Taiwan sends deputy health minister to WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Deputy Health and Welfare Minister Lee Li-feng (李麗芬) will travel to Switzerland for the World Health Assembly (WHA) even though Taiwan has not received an invitation to at...

Taiwan Medical Association president pushes for WHA inclusion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dr. Tai-Yuan Chiu (邱泰源), president of the Taiwan Medical Association (TMA), called on the world to back Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Organization (WHO)...

UN votes May 11 on replacing Russia on Human Rights Council

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly will vote on May 11 on a country to replace Russia on the world organization’s leading human rights body following its suspension over allegations of ho...

Bill to help Taiwan regain WHO status passes Congress, sent to Biden for signature

WASHINGTON, April 27 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation on Wednesday calling on the State Department to submit a plan to help Taiwan regain its observer statu...

Japan’s Diplomatic Bluebook backs Taiwan case for WHA observer status

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest edition of Japan’s Diplomatic Bluebook expresses support for Taiwan’s campaign to attend the World Health Assembly (WHA) as an observer, reports sai...

Taiwan launches campaign to attend WHA as observer in May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will make its utmost effort to attend the May 22-28 World Health Assembly (WHA) as an observer, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Thursday (April 21). ...