Taiwan and Czech Republic to deepen ties: Czech parliamentarian

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meeting with Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Wednesday (Jan. 15), Czech parliamentarian Marek Benda affirmed that ties between Taiwan and the central European nation would...

Shanghai bleats about Taipei agreement, cuts ties with Prague

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Shanghai city government announced on Tuesday (Jan. 14) that it was severing all ties with Prague after the latter ditched its sister-city agreement with Beijing and s...

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...

Mayor of Prague calls Beijing 'unreliable business partner'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib, who has been seen as a staunch supporter of Taiwan, has openly called Beijing “an unreliable business partner” and called on the inte...

Prague to become 50th sister city of 'The City Of Taipei, Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei City Council on Tuesday (Dec. 24) passed the sister city agreement drafted between Prague and Taipei in which "The City Of Taipei, Taiwan" will be use...

Taipei-Prague sister city agreement to be signed in January

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prague and Taipei will likely sign a sister city agreement by January of next year, announced Mayor Zdenek Hrib on Monday (Dec. 2). According to a document approved by ...

US mayor announces Nov 20 as 'Taiwan Day'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Doral, a city in the U.S. state of Florida, has established Nov. 20 every year as "Taiwan Day in Doral," to celebrate its friendship with Xizhi District in New T...

Czech government suggests inclusion of 'Taiwan' in sister city agreement with Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A draft of a sister city agreement between Taipei and Prague now includes "Taiwan" upon the recommendation of the Czech Republic Ministry of Foreign Affairs. ...

Taipei-Prague sister city agreement wording unchanged

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The sister-city agreement between Taipei and the Czech capital of Prague has been returned to Taipei City Council (TCC) for review with the “City of Taipei, Taiwan&r...

Direct flights open between Taiwan's Hualien and S. Korea's Ulsan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than one hundred South Koreans arrived in Hualien Thursday morning (Oct. 17) while the mayor of the east coast city headed in the other direction on the first direct ...

Prague mayor meets with Taiwan deputy minister, severs sister city ties with Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Deputy Foreign Minister Hsu Szu-chien (徐斯儉) met with Prague's pro-Taiwan Mayor Zdenek Hrib on Monday (Oct. 14) as the Czech capital moves to severe its sister city tie...

Beijing threatens Prague for canceling sister-city ties, Czech Pirate Party responds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Earlier this week, after the city of Prague announced plans to formally terminate its sister-city relationship with Beijing, the Chinese embassy on Wednesday (Oct. 9) sent...

Taiwan’s Hualien City and Japan’s Takachiho Town become sister cities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hualien City Mayor Wei Chia-hsien (魏嘉賢) signed an agreement on Tuesday (Oct. 8) with the mayor of Japan’s Takachiho Town to upgrade the two cities’ relationshi...

Prague and Beijing to end sister-city relations over Taiwan and 'One China' policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Oct. 4 it was reported that the Czech capital of Prague is planning to cancel its sister-city relationship with Beijing over the latter's unwillingness to re-negoti...

US city Fort Lauderdale designates July 25 as Taiwan Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Officials in Fort Lauderdale, Florida announced Thursday that July 25 would be designated as "Taiwan Day," as both sides seek to boost bilateral ties. At an e...