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INTERVIEW/New Honduran envoy gives reassurance on Taiwan diplomatic ties

The new Honduran ambassador to Taiwan has reaffirmed that the Central American country will maintain diplomatic ties with Taipei instead of switching to Beijing. Harold Burgos, who assumed the top envoy post in Taipei in July, made the pledge during...
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SVG PM urges China to stop military exercises

St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves on Sunday called on China to stop its ongoing military exercises surrounding Taiwan, stressing that his visit is meant to show solidarity with Taipei amid heightened tensions across the Taiwan...
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Heat alert issued for 10 Taiwan cities, counties Sunday

Due to the effects of a Pacific high-pressure system, cloudy to sunny skies are forecast for areas around Taiwan on Sunday, with a heat alert in effect for 10 cities and counties as daytime temperatures are expected to reach 36...
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Chance of rain if tropical depression becomes storm: CWB

A tropical depression currently sitting east-southeast of Eluanbi, Taiwan’s most southerly point, could bring rain to the island from Friday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The tropical depression, located about 2,450 kilometers from Elua...
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Biden-Xi call likely to cover Taiwan tensions: White House

A call between U.S. President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping (習近平) slated to take place later this week is likely to cover tensions over Taiwan, the White House said Tuesday. “Everything from the tensions over Taiwan, to...
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China Heightens Warning to US Over Possible House Speaker Pelosi Visit to Taiwan: FT

China has issued stark private warnings to the Biden administration about a possible trip to Taiwan in August by U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the Financial Times reported Saturday. The report cited six people familiar with the Chinese...
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Taiwan women lose 2-0 to China at East Asian Football Championship

Taiwan's women's national soccer team lost 2-0 to China in their opening game at the 2022 East Asian Football Federation (EAFF) E-1 Football Championship in Japan Wednesday.Taiwan was on the back foot from the off at the Toyota Stadium in Aichi Prefect...
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Kaohsiung Aquas extend contract of Lithuanian center Mindaugas Kupsas

Defending T1 LEAGUE champion the Kaohsiung Aquas has extended the contract of Lithuanian Mindaugas Kupsas for the league's 2022-2023 season, the club said Wednesday.The 2.17-meter center's average of 1.9 blocks per game was second only to Taoyuan Leopa...
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Taiwan ranked 34th in global passport index

Taiwan ranked 34th in a global passport index that measures accessibility to countries and areas worldwide, far ahead of China in 69th spot, Henley & Partners said in a report issued Tuesday.According to the latest ranking by the London...
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