Democrat or Republican: Taiwan's choice in 2020 US presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Taiwan's elections this past January, the 2020 US presidential contest will be the next political turning point to impact the island nation's economy and rel...

China sent threatening letter about Czech official’s plan to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China sent a letter to the president of the Czech Republic threatening economic retaliation if the speaker of the Senate visited Taiwan, the Reuters news agency revealed W...

Filipinos express relief at lifting of Taiwan travel ban

Following the Philippine government's decision Friday to lift a travel ban against Taiwan aimed at halting the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), members of the Filipino community intervi...

Philippines media report I-Mei workers’ letter played role in end of Taiwan flight ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s approval of a decision to overturn a travel ban on Taiwan motivated by the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) Friday (Feb. 14) migh...

MOFA urges Philippines to 'correct' ban on Taiwanese visitors

Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has asked the Philippine government to “correct” its travel ban introduced Monday that includes Taiwan along with China, Hong Kong and Mac...

Update: 500 Taiwanese stranded after Philippines includes Taiwan in China travel ban

Update: 02/11 12:00 p.m. CNA cites three major travel agencies as stating that nearly 500 Taiwanese tourists have been left stranded after the Philippines imposed a ban on travelers from Taiwan. ...

Japan reaffirms friendship with Taiwan despite China warning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In spite of warnings from the Chinese government against congratulating Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on her re-election, the Japanese government reaffirmed Tuesday ...

Prague signs sister city agreement with Taipei after dumping Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prague formally signed a sister city agreement with Taipei in the Czech capital on Monday (Jan. 13), three months after scrapping a similar deal with Beijing over its &quo...

British campaign group urges UK to improve Taiwan relations

Kaohsiung (Taiwan News) — Campaign group Spotlight:China has written to British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and urged him to use Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) landslide election victory as a pla...

AP Analysis: Taiwan vote signals growing divide with China

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The landslide reelection of Taiwan’s leader underscores the population’s embrace of an identity distinct from China — a shift that the communist leaders o...

AP Analysis: Taiwan vote signals growing divide with China

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The landslide reelection of Taiwan’s leader underscores the population’s embrace of an identity distinct from China — a shift that the communist leaders of China refuse to accept...

Lithuania should mull diplomatic switch to Taiwan: MP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the results from Taiwan's elections poured in, showing that President Tsai (蔡英文) has received a fresh mandate to govern, Lithuanian parliamentarian Mantas Adomenas ...

US urged to send cabinet officials to Taiwan as China poaches allies

A former senior advisor to the Trump administration on Friday urged the White House to send a cabinet official to Taiwan whenever Beijing succeeds in poaching a diplomatic ally from Taipei. Christi...

Germany to hold public hearings for Taiwan recognition petition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The German Bundestag said Tuesday (Nov. 19) that public hearings for the petition calling on the German government to establish diplomatic relations with Taiwan will be he...

Cambodia continues to deny Taiwan's request to establish representative office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Monday (Nov. 18) that Cambodia has yet to approve the Taiwanese government's request to establish a representative office i...