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  • Tennis, Musical Are Latest Events Postponed in Hong Kong - A tennis tournament and a London musical are the latest events postponed in Hong Kong out of concerns over safety and disruptions from pro-democracy protests.K-pop concerts, Chanel fashion shows and international conferences have been canceled, postpon...
  • Canada Sends Warships Through Sensitive Taiwan Strait - The Canadian navy has, in the last three months, passed two warships through the Taiwan Strait, a move analysts say is probably an expression of Canadian support for Washington and opposition to China.U.S. naval ships have transited the strait, a poten...
  • US Imposes Sanctions on North Korean Hacking Groups Blamed for Global Attacks - The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three North Korean hacking groups it said were involved in the WannaCry ransomware attacks and hacking of international banks and customer accounts.It named the groups as Lazarus Group, Bluenoroff, and...
  • Taiwan’s ICAO bid wins support from Canada - The support of Canada for Taiwan's participation in U.N. specialized agency International Civil Aviation Organization was welcomed in a tweet Sept. 10 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. John Babcock, spokesperson for Global Affairs Canada, said in an ...
  • President Tsai reiterates commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific - President Tsai Ing-wen said Sept. 11 that Taiwan is committed to working with the U.S. and other like-minded partners in promoting freedom, democracy and human rights across the Indo-Pacific. Tactics used to spread disinformation and misinformation are...

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Taiwan’s Presidential Culture Awards winners unveiled

Winners of the Presidential Culture Awards were announced Sept. 4 in Taipei City, with five individuals and groups honored for contributions to elevating culture in society. Organized by Taipei-headquartered Ge...

President Tsai attends 2019 International Forum on Police Cooperation: Combating...

While attending the 2019 International Forum on Police Cooperation: Combating Transnational Drug Crimes on the morning of September 4, President Tsai Ing-wen stated that in the future, we will continue to sign ...

President Tsai attends 2019 International Forum on Police Cooperation: Combating...

While attending the 2019 International Forum on Police Cooperation: Combating Transnational Drug Crimes on the morning of September 4, President Tsai Ing-wen stated that in the future, we will continue to sign ...

Digital Taxation Troubles Tech Businesses in African Countries

NAIROBI, KENYA - More and more African countries are taxing digital platforms and mobile money transfers to fund economic development.Nigeria is the latest country to join the trend, with a new 5% tax on items...

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Canada Sends Warships Through Sensitive Taiwan Strait

The Canadian navy has, in the last three months, passed two warships through the Taiwan Strait, a move analysts say is probably an expression of Canadian support for Washington and opposition to China.U.S. nava...

Taiwan’s ICAO bid wins support from Canada

The support of Canada for Taiwan's participation in U.N. specialized agency International Civil Aviation Organization was welcomed in a tweet Sept. 10 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. John Babcock, spokesper...

State Media: Mugabe to Be Buried Next Sunday

HARARE - Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe is expected to be buried next Sunday, state media reported.Mugabe, an ex-guerrilla leader who became the southern African country's first leader following indepe...

State Media: Mugabe to Be Buried Next Sunday

HARARE - Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe is expected to be buried next Sunday, state media reported.Mugabe, an ex-guerrilla leader who became the southern African country's first leader following indepe...

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Taiwan’s Presidential Culture Awards winners unveiled

Winners of the Presidential Culture Awards were announced Sept. 4 in Taipei City, with five individuals and groups honored for contributions to elevating culture in society. Organized by Taipei-headquartered Ge...

TaiwanICDF supports upgrading of hospital to safeguard health of nearly...

A modern public hospital will be available in the Department of Nueva Segovia, Nicaragua! The new department-level hospital, to whose feasibility studies and detailed design the TaiwanICDF contributed, is under...

Team Taiwan shines at World Skills Competition in Kazan

Team Taiwan won five golds, five silvers, five bronzes and 23 medallions of excellence at the 45th World Skills Competition Aug. 22-27 in Kazan, Russia, according to the Ministry of Labor Aug. 27. The 51-catego...

Team Taiwan shines at World Skills Competition in Kazan

Team Taiwan won five golds, five silvers, five bronzes and 23 medallions of excellence at the 45th World Skills Competition Aug. 22-27 in Kazan, Russia, according to the Ministry of Labor Aug. 27. The 51-catego...

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Aid Groups Suspend Work in Ethiopia After 2 Killed

Humanitarian aid efforts by the United Nations and other groups have been suspended in Ethiopia's Gambella regional state after the deaths of two aid workers there, a local U.N. official said Friday.Steven Were...

Taiwan provides 3.5 tons of medical aid to Venezuela

Taiwan has delivered 3.5 tons of medical aid to Venezuela, helping strengthen the health and well-being of 106,000 patients in the South American country, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Aug. 22. A...

Taiwan young agricultural ambassadors to visit Thailand, India

Two groups of Taiwan young agricultural ambassadors will visit Thailand and India later this month as part of government efforts to forge closer ties with New Southbound Policy target countries, according to th...

President Tsai accepts credentials from new Guatemalan Ambassador Willy Alberto...

President Tsai Ingwen accepted the credentials of new Guatemalan Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of China (Taiwan) Willy Alberto Gomez Tirado at the Presidential Office. The preside...