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Taipei Zoo's pangolins become a Prague love story

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two of Taipei Zoo’s pangolins arrived at Prague Zoological Garden on Thursday evening (April 14), where zookeepers hope they will reproduce. The pangolin loan pro...

Taipei promises to help Warsaw with aid for Ukrainian refugees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City will provide aid to its sister city Warsaw to help the Polish capital cope with an influx of refugees from Ukraine, Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Thursday (March ...

Taiwan's Hsinchu donates masks to Palauan state

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsinchu Mayor Lin Chih-chien (林智堅) announced on Wednesday (Feb. 9) that the city government has donated 70,000 medical masks to Palau’s Airai State, with which it ha...

City council of South Korea’s Busan establishes Taiwan friendship group

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The city council of Busan, a major city in southern South Korea, saw the inauguration ceremony of a Taiwan friendship group on Monday (Jan. 10), the first for a local gove...

#Usportchallenge Short Video Contest Successfully Concluded

CHENGDU, CHINA - Media OutReach - 24 December 2021 - With 49,033 sports fans joining in and 12 million votes from the public, the #Usportchallenge Short Video Contest came to a successful conclusion ...

San Francisco philanthropist, chief of protocol dies at 88

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Charlotte Mailliard Shultz, the long-reigning chief of San Francisco protocol and unofficial aide to 10 mayors, died Friday of complications from cancer. She was 88. ...

China tries to thwart Vancouver-Kaohsiung Sister City deal before it begins

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s representatives in Vancouver appear to have jumped the gun in warning its city government against becoming a sister city of Taiwan’s Kaohsiung when, in...

'Amistad' binds Del Rio and Ciudad Acuña amid migrant crisis

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Amistad — Spanish for friendship — binds the sister cities of Del Rio, Texas, and Ciudad Acuña, Mexico. Each year, the border communities that sit across the Ri...

AIT director discusses US-Taiwan cooperation with Taipei mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Sandra Oudkirk on Monday (Aug. 31) met with Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) to discuss industrial development, education, and ...

Sister cities an underused tool in Taiwan’s diplomacy: Panel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a webinar on Thursday (Aug. 26), panelists discussed how to optimize sister city arrangements and how this alternative form of diplomacy can help Taiwan overcome diplom...

Auschwitz to Geppersdorf: Shining a light on a little-known death march

"In 1994, my aunt told me about a group of prisoners who were marched down our road in late January 1945," recalls Rembert Boese, who now lives in the southwestern German state of Baden-Würt...

Prague mayor praises Taiwan's donations, pledges to deepen bilateral ties on science, education

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib, a staunch Taiwan supporter, on Wednesday (Jan. 27) announced that his city will deepen collaborations with the East Asian country on science and ...

Polygamous sect's South Dakota compound in foreclosure

PRINGLE, S.D. (AP) — A compound in South Dakota's Black Hills held by a secretive polygamous sect is for sale after the group defaulted on a $1.6 million loan, according to a local sheriff. ...

Italian virus survivor tells German leader: Germany saved me

MILAN (AP) — An Italian coronavirus survivor from Bergamo warmly thanked Germany’s visiting president on Thursday for lifesaving treatment he received in the eastern Germany city of Leipzig. ...

Prague, Taipei deepen ties as controversial Czech visit ends

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The mayors of Prague and Taipei announced new areas of cooperation for the two sister cities, including orchestra tours, on Friday as a Czech delegation concluded a weeklong visi...