U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is using Twitter to renew his defense of his engagement with the leader of Taiwan, a breach of diplomatic protocol as the U.S. shifted recognition from Taiwan to China nearly 40 years ago.
United States Vice-President-elect Mike Pence and a senior aide to President-elect Donald Trump both said Sunday that Trump's phone call with Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) last week was just a courtesy call and did not signal any plans to change U.S. foreign policy.
The Presidential Office on Sunday dismissed media reports claiming that President Tsai Ing-wen was planning to meet with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's senior advisers next month in New York.
A former Turkish diplomat who fled Taiwan after being accused of sexual harassment has been placed on a wanted list by prosecutors in Taipei.
Taiwan and Indonesia have made enormous strides in bilateral cooperation on immigration issues over the past few years, which could serve as a foundation for the nation's "New Southbound Policy," Taiwan's representative office in Indonesia said on Sunday.
In a break with decades-long diplomatic tradition, U.S. President-elect Donald Trump spoke directly with President Tsai Ing-wen, a move that drew an irritated response from China and looked set to cast uncertainty over U.S. policy toward Asia.
President Tsai Ing-wen's phone call with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump came as a much-welcomed respite for her.
A "New Southbound Policy" introduced by the administration of President Tsai Ing-wen has been showing results in the tourism sector, with visitor arrivals from the target countries increasing, the Cabinet's Office of Trade Negotiations said Friday.
Director-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Department of West Asian and African Affairs Antonio Chen (陳俊賢) cautioned Taiwanese tourists to be "mindful of overly-friendly locals" when traveling abroad.
Taiwanese youth planning to visit the United Kingdom under the Youth Mobility Scheme (YMS) will no longer need to provide a certificate of sponsorship starting next year, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has announced.