Taiwan issues travel warning for US amid protests against police brutality

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Sunday (May 31) issued a travel warning for several U.S. states where protests against police brutality have been esca...

Taiwanese embassy staff member in Honduras contracts coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A member of staff at the Taiwanese embassy in Honduras is in home quarantine after testing positive for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (...

Taiwanese woman calls for further investigation into sister's death in Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The sister of a Taiwanese woman who died of unknown causes during a working holiday in Australia on Wednesday (May 20) urged the Taiwanese government to ask Australian pol...

Foreign minister says arms sales symbolize US commitment to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the U.S. sale of torpedoes to Taiwan, Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) stated on Thursday (May 21) this demonstrated U.S. support for Taiwan'...

Taiwan's medical expertise is incredible asset to share: Mongolian representative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite the distance and limited trade figures between the two countries, Mongolia is a crucial partner for Taiwan due to its abundant metal resources; however, for a coun...

US announces potential arms sale to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. on Wednesday (May 20) approved the potential sale of heavyweight torpedoes to Taiwan. The U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs is...

Norwegian expats celebrate National Day with parade in Taiwan

Norwegian expatriates in Taiwan held a parade and a flag-raising ceremony Sunday to celebrate Norway's National Day in what may have been the only parade around the world marking the occasion this...

Taiwan's representative to Myanmar lists factors to beat COVID-19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an exclusive interview with a Myanmar publication, Li Chao-cheng (李朝成), Taiwan’s representative to the Southeast Asian country, said democracy and transparency we...

300,000 Made-in-Taiwan surgical masks arrive in Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A donation of 300,000 Made-in-Taiwan masks has landed in Indonesia and is expected to be distributed to frontline medical workers fighting the coronavirus (COVID-19). T...

Rep. Office of the MTC optimistic about Taiwan-Russia ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Russia may be the next travel hotspot for Taiwanese as bilateral cultural and economic exchanges have increased in recent years. Since last July, Taiwanese tourists hav...

Kuwaiti dignitaries send congratulatory letter to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuwait-Taiwan Friendship Group on Monday (May 11) wrote a letter to President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) applauding her reelection and expressing staunch support for Taiwan&rs...

New ambassador to Paraguay assumes post amid questions

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has confirmed that José Han (韓志正) assumed his post as Taiwan's new ambassador to Paraguay on Monday (May 11), amid questions over the timing of his ap...

Japanese airline to help Taiwanese leave Russia amid coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Japanese airline will offer 50 seats to Taiwanese wishing to leave Russia amid the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) sai...

Taiwanese and foreigners evacuated from India, Bangladesh to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 129 Taiwanese and foreigners were evacuated to Taiwan on Monday evening (May 4) on a charter flight that departed from India, which remains under lockdown due t...

China objects to Taiwan's WHA attendance based on ‘political principles’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the World Health Assembly's (WHA) 73rd plenary session just 14 days away, the Chinese representative office to Geneva on Saturday (May 2) strongly objected to Tai...