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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...

Of pangolins and PPE: Taipei and Prague mayors claim sister-city successes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mayors of Taipei and Prague appeared together Friday (Sept. 4) to announce the sister cities have reached an accord on projects large and small during the Czech delega...

Czech Senate president meets Taiwan leader; Beijing protests

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The Czech Senate president met with Taiwanese leader Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday morning during a rare trip by a foreign dignitary to the self-ruled democratic island that rival Chi...

Defying China's wrath, Czech senator delivers Taiwan speech

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Defying anger from China, the president of the Czech Republic’s Senate addressed Taiwan’s national legislature on Tuesday, offering a strong rebuke to authoritarian politics and ...

Prague mayor secures direct flight to Taipei amid visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During his visit as part of the Czech delegation to Taipei, Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib confirmed on Monday (Aug. 31) that discussions about opening a direct flight between t...

Taipei Zoo to send two pangolins to Prague Zoo

The Taipei Zoo will send two pangolins as gifts to the Prague Zoo as part of an animal exchange agreement between the two cities, which forged sisterhood ties earlier this year, a spokesman for the zo...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese classmates welcome Prague mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Czech Senate Speaker Milos Vystrcil leads a delegation of 89 participants to Taiwan, a photo by Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib posing with a welcome card given him by former ...

Taiwan's Tainan donates medical supplies to sister cities in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The southern city of Tainan has donated a large number of epidemic prevention supplies to its U.S. partners in the Sister Cities Program, advocating the slogan "Taiwa...

Taiwan's Hualien donates supplies to sister cities in US, S. Korea, Germany

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Medical supplies from Hualien County have arrived in its sister cities in the U.S., Germany, and South Korea in another example of how Taiwan can help contribute to global...

Twinning a tantalizing opportunity

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – The dreaming spires of Oxford will be brighter in the morning sun for Taiwanese students, once university life in the U.K. returns to normal following the Wuhan coronav...

Oxford passes motion to establish sister city ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The British city of Oxford on Monday evening (July 20) voted to become sister cities with a yet-to-be-determined Taiwanese city. The motion, proposed by Oxford City Cou...

UK city to debate establishing sister cities with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Oxford City Council in the U.K. is set to discuss a proposal on Monday (July 20) to establish a sister city relationship with Taiwan. The motion, put forward by Cit...

Future lies in true cooperation: South African Rep.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Through international collaboration and a belief in forging bonds with partners, South Africa is ready to rebound from a period of political turbulence and economic downtu...

Yilan City donates medical supplies to sister city

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Yilan City Government Office announced Friday (April 24) that the Yilan Sister City Promotion Association gathered 2,000 zinc oxide particle masks, 100 pairs of goggle...

Gothenburg cuts sister-city ties with Shanghai as Sweden cans Confucius Institutes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sweden's second-largest city Gothenburg has officially ceased its sister-city agreement with Shanghai as the country shuts down the last of its Confucius Institutes. ...