The United States House of Representatives has passed a defense policy bill that invites Taiwan to participate in the U.S.-led naval exercise known as Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC).
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday said that a "one China" principle comment made by a senior official of the World Health Organization (WHO) was a unilateral stance on WHO's part and Taiwan has already expressed its "solemn stance."
Taiwanese lawmakers across party lines will be part of the Taiwanese delegation to be led by incoming Health Minister Lin Tsou-yen (林奏延) at the World Health Assembly (WHA) next week, including a legislator known for his pro-Taiwan independence stance.
Taiwan has sent a medical team to help patients suffering from craniofacial problems for free in Indonesia earlier this month, a foundation based in Taipei that was a co-sponsor of the project said Wednesday.
John Chiang, the son of immigrants from Taiwan and currently California state treasurer, said Tuesday that his decision to take part in the 2018 gubernatorial election is aimed at giving the next generation a better education.
An exchange student from Sao Tome and Principe was turned over to the authorities after he allegedly injured a policeman late Tuesday.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday unanimously passed a concurrent resolution in support of Taiwan, reaffirming the Taiwan Relations Act and the Six Assurances as "the cornerstone of U.S.-Taiwan relations."
U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Industry & Analysis, Marcus Jadotte, will be arriving in Taiwan on Sunday for a four-day business development seminar, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Tuesday.1 Comment
The Ministry of National Defense (MND, 國防部) called the footage of military drills off the south-eastern coast of mainland China "a routine exercise" Tuesday, refuting concerns that it is a warning to President-elect Tsai Ing-wen in light of her upcoming inauguration ceremony on Friday.
James Huang, a former foreign minister who has been named as the head of the New Southbound Policy Office, said Tuesday that if Taiwan does not quickly expand its influence in Southeast Asia, it will lose its edge in the region.