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MOFA thanks US House for legislation backing Taiwan

<p>The unanimous passage of a bill and resolution by the U.S. House of Representatives reiterating support for Taiwan is deeply appreciated by the government and people, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs May 8.</p><p> </p><p>Sponsored by U.S. Rep. Michael …</p>
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China, Wary of US, Pushes to Accelerate Accident Prevention Deal in Disputed Sea

<p>TAIPEI China and Southeast Asian countries that dispute sovereignty over a strategic Asian sea aim to speed up talks toward a code of conduct that would lower the risk of accidents and help keep the U.S. government out of the …</p>
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Newly-Crowned Thai King Carried in Elaborate Royal Procession

<p>BANGKOK newly-crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn was carried by soldiers on a gilded palanquin through the streets of Bangkok Sunday, in front of crowds who craned to witness the historic event.</p><p>The king, Rama X of the Chakri dynasty, wore a …</...
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May Day 2019: Workers Demand Rights, Respect

<p>BERLIN Higher salaries, better working conditions, maternity leave, minimum wage and an end to discrimination against temporary or foreign workers: These were among the concerns as hundreds of thousands of union members and labor activists rallied around t...
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President Tsai vows to strengthen Taiwan-US ties

<p>President Tsai Ing-wen said April 25 that the government will continue strengthening ties with the U.S. as the two sides mark the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act.</p><p> </p><p>Taiwan-U.S. exchanges are expanding in frequency and scope, Tsai sa...
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Strait of Hormuz: The World’s Most Important Oil Artery

<p>Iran has said it would block the Strait of Hormuz if it was barred from using the strategic waterway through which about a fifth of oil that is consumed globally passes.</p><p>The threat from an Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) …</p>
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President Tsai inspects front-line air force base in Penghu

<p>President Tsai Ing-wen said April 17 during a visit to a front-line air force base in Taiwan's outlying Penghu County that the government and people are deeply grateful for the sacrifices of the nation's fighting men and women.</p><p> </p><p>Increasing acti...
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Tsai reiterates Taiwan’s commitment to free, open Indo-Pacific

<p>President Tsai Ing-wen said April 16 that Taiwan is ready, willing and able to work with the U.S. and other like-minded partners in promoting a free, open and prosperous Indo-Pacific.</p><p> </p><p>As the two sides mark the 40th anniversary of the …<...
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Foreign Minister Wu lauds robust Taiwan-US ties in TRA40

<p>The Taiwan Relations Act is an enduring statement of the core interests shared by Taiwan and the U.S., and one of the reasons for the country's emergence as a global bastion of freedom, democracy and human rights, according to Minister …</p>
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