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Hundreds of anti-nuclear protesters staged a rally in Taiwan on Sunday to demand the island's government honour its pledge to abolish the use of atomic energy by 2025. Waving placards reading “nuclear go zero”, and “abolish nuclear, save Taiwan”, they gathered outside the presidential office in Taipei ...
Taipei, March 11 (CNA) Taiwan has a solid role under the new "Free and Open Indo-Pacific" strategy proposed by U.S. President Donald Trump, especially on the North Korean issue, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense Wallace Gregson said Sunday in Taipei. Speaking at an international seminar ...

'Lot of Politics has Been Played Over Subhas Bose' ... London-based author Ashis Ray talks to Medha Dutta about the book which is a culmination of 30 years of extensive research in Taiwan, Japan, Pakistan, ... Had he lived longer, visited Japan and Taiwan, he would have been convinced of the truth.
Brussels, March 10 (CNA) The Swedish-Taiwanese Parliamentarian Association (STPA) called the Swedish Tax Agency's announced name change designating Taiwan a province of China "inappropriate," listing four key reasons for its opposition in a written letter to Sweden's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Brussels, March 8 (CNA) Taiwan's representative office in Sweden said Thursday that it has filed an official protest with the Swedish government against its recent reference to Taiwan as a province of China. According to the office, it submitted the formal written protest to Sweden's foreign ministry and tax ...
Berlin, March 7 (CNA) In view of the fact that Taiwan is listed as part of China by several major German enterprises, Taiwan's envoy to Germany Shieh Jhy-Wey (謝志偉) said Wednesday that he has written to these companies demanding a correction. Shieh was referring in particular to Lufthansa and ...

Taipei, March 7 (CNA) Japanese patrol vessels acted within their rights when they chased a Taiwanese fishing boat over the weekend after it entered Japan's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and operated there without permission, an official from Japan's representative office in Taiwan said Wednesday.
Taipei, March 4 (CNA) Visiting parliamentarians from Japan, South Korea, and the Philippines, along with local lawmakers, on Sunday called for greater cooperation among like-minded allies to maintain regional peace and stability in the face of threats from China and North Korea. Enhancing cooperation ...
That's aroused concerns about a return to the one-man rule of past dictators such as Mao Zedong and what that could mean for China's domestic politics and international standing, with some warning of the possibility of capricious policy making and greater political repression. The ruling Communist Party ...
President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文, left) and her mother Chang Chin-feng (張金鳳)/Image taken from Tsai's Facebook page. Taipei, March 3 (CNA) Chang Chin-feng (張金鳳), the mother of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), has passed away at the age of 93, the Presidential Office said Saturday. A private funeral ...

Taipei, March 3 (CNA) The Presidential Office said Saturday that it will host a social innovation hackathon, starting March 5, in a bid to seek solutions to societal problems through the use of open data in Taiwan. Registration for the nationwide "President's Cup Social Innovation Hackathon" will open ...
Taipei, March 3 (CNA) Premier Lai Ching-te (賴清德) said Saturday that Taiwan will increase its national defense budget in order to join neighboring countries in preserving regional peace. Speaking at the first East Asia Peace Forum in Taipei, Lai said the major threats to stability in the Asia Pacific region ...
ROME (AP) — Italy's election campaign reads much like a police blotter, chronicling a country whose politics lately have been increasingly nasty, divisive and even violent. A young man knifed while affixing posters for a far-left party. A politician for a pro-fascism party beaten up on the street. A candidate for ...
Following the latest attacks, Taiwan's Deputy Foreign Minister Wu Chih-chung (吳志中) contacted Burkina Faso's Ambassador to Taiwan Aminata Sana Congo to convey the condolences of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and the Taiwanese people, MOFA said. Taiwan also offered any necessary ...
Others note that many people in Taiwan consider the island part of China and that, given the economic benefits, good relations are necessary. “Discussing politics is bad for business,” said Antonio Guo, 65, the Taiwanese owner of a restaurant in a north Sydney suburb. “People get agitated.” But for many ...
Taipei, Feb. 7 (CNA) Taiwan has received condolences from the governments of its diplomatic allies and other friendly nations on the losses suffered in a powerful earthquake that struck Hualien County in eastern Taiwan late Tuesday, the presidential office said Wednesday. In response, the Taiwan ...
Taipei, March 5 (CNA) Taiwan will try harder to establish stronger and closer partnerships and expand cooperation with countries in South Asia and the Asia-Pacific region, Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) said Monday. Taiwan will also seek trade partners' support for its bid to join the ...
Contending Japan's accusation that the Taiwanese boat had not just sailed across the boundary but was also fishing, Hsieh said Japan has to provide ... in those waters, the agency said, adding that it will also ask the Japanese side to present proof of any irregularities on the part of the Taiwanese boat.
Washington, March 5 (CNA) The Taiwan Travel Act, which promotes meetings and visits between high-ranking American and Taiwanese government ... officials at all levels of the U.S. government, including Cabinet-level national security officials, to travel to Taiwan to meet their Taiwanese counterparts.


 

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