Taiwan Politics

Ex-Panama president received US$143 million from China over new ties: Varelaleaks

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Panama faces a new scandal with revelations of the workings of power during the switch of diplomatic ties from...

Taiwan breaks ground on indigenous submarine shipyard

KAOHSIUNG (The China Post/ANN) – Taiwan has broken ground on a shipyard to produce eight diesel-powered submarines, highlighting the government’s determination to make the...

James Song expresses support for ‘One Country, Two systems’

TAIPEI (The China Post) – James Song, chairman of the People First Party (PFP), said that he agrees with Chinese President Xi Jinping’s political...

No plans to adjust visa-free treatment for Filipinos: MOFA

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan has no plans to adjust its visa-free treatment for Philippine nationals at present, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said...
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Rejection of draft bill on marriage definition sparks protest

TAIPEI (CNA) — Hundreds of supporters of an anti-gay marriage group held a rally outside the Legislative Yuan on May 8 to protest the...

Terry Gou bets on medical park promise to boost election bid

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan businessman and presidential hopeful Terry Gou (郭台銘) said on May 11 that he will establish the island’s largest medical facility...

Terry Gou en route for White House meeting

TAIPEI (The China Post) – Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) is on his way to the U.S. for a meeting in the White House...

DPP presidential hopeful meets with Japanese legislators in Tokyo

TOKYO (CNA) — Former Premier Lai Ching-te (賴清德) met on May 9 with a group of Japanese parliamentarians to discuss a range of issues...

Taiwan hoping for more progress on WHA bid next year

TAIPEI (CNA) - Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) expressed hope on May 30 that more progress will be made on Taiwan’s...
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs again asked 13 diplomatic allies to write a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to push for Taiwan’s “meaningful participation” in the organization ahead of the 74th UN General Assembly which began on Sept. 17. (DB)

Editorial | Taiwan losing ‘power of influence’ in self-inflicted diplomatic wounds

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan politicians are often left with the mistaken idea that their principal job is to deliver on their campaign...

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