VP Chen set for Palau visit to celebrate 20 years of ties

Vice President Chen Chien-jen is set to depart Dec. 28 on an official visit to Palau to celebrate 20 years of Taiwan-Palau diplomatic relations, marking a milestone in relations between the two allies.   During a news conference Dec. 19 at the Presidential Office, Deputy Foreign Minister Hsu Szu-chien said the three-day trip is an … Continue reading “VP Chen set for Palau visit to celebrate 20 years of ties”

PILP with Taiwan wraps up in Taipei

Pacific Islands Leadership Program with Taiwan wrapped up Dec. 4 in Taipei City, underscoring the government’s commitment to working with like-minded partners such as the U.S. in advancing sustainable development throughout the region.   Co-organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Hawaii-based East-West Center, PILP brings participants up to speed on the latest political, … Continue reading “PILP with Taiwan wraps up in Taipei”

Pacific Islands Leadership Program with Taiwan kicks off in Taipei

The Pacific Islands Leadership Program with Taiwan (PILP) kicked off Oct. 28 in Taipei City, underscoring the commitment of Taiwan, the U.S. and Pacific island nations to deepening cooperation and expanding exchanges.   Co-organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Hawaii-based East-West Center, PILP aims to bring participants up to speed on the latest … Continue reading “Pacific Islands Leadership Program with Taiwan kicks off in Taipei”

MOFA thanks allies, partners for backing Taiwan’s UN participation

Staunch support for the meaningful participation of Taiwan in the U.N. system shown by the country’s allies and partners during the General Assembly in New York is deeply appreciated by the government and people, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Oct. 2.   Belize, Guatemala, Haiti, the Holy See, Honduras, Kingdom of Eswatini, Marshall … Continue reading “MOFA thanks allies, partners for backing Taiwan’s UN participation”

Taiwan, US, Japan stage GCTF Austronesian forum in Palau

The International Austronesian Languages Revitalization Forum staged under the Taiwan-U.S. Global Cooperation and Training Framework wrapped up Sept. 29 in Koror, Palau. Organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cabinet-level Council of Indigenous Peoples, American Institute in Taiwan and Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association, the daylong event underscores the commitment of the like-minded partners to promoting and … Continue reading “Taiwan, US, Japan stage GCTF Austronesian forum in Palau”

MOFA thanks allies, partners for backing Taiwan’s ICAO bid

Staunch support by allies and like-minded partners for Taiwan’s participation in the 40th general assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization running Sept. 24 to Oct. 4 in Montreal is sincerely appreciated by the government and the people, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.   While the non-invitation of Taiwan due to political reasons is … Continue reading “MOFA thanks allies, partners for backing Taiwan’s ICAO bid”

MOFA thanks allies for UN backing

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed thanks Sept. 18 for the joint support of Taiwan’s diplomatic allies in backing the country’s meaningful participation in the activities, meetings and mechanisms of the U.N during the organization’s General Assembly in New York.   A total of 13 allies wrote to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to urge the global … Continue reading “MOFA thanks allies for UN backing”

MOFA touts success of medical fund in Taiwan’s Pacific allies

A 12-month, US$2 million government-administered medical fund has enhanced the health and well-being of the people in Taiwan’s Pacific allies, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.   Launched during the 2018 Pacific Islands Forum, the fund involved six major hospitals in Taiwan and facilitated first-class treatment for 955 patients in Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, … Continue reading “MOFA touts success of medical fund in Taiwan’s Pacific allies”

Asian-Pacific Parliamentarians’ Union annual meeting kicks off in Taiwan

The 49th General Assembly and 83rd Council Meeting of the Asian-Pacific Parliamentarians’ Union kicked off Aug. 5 in Taipei City, reaffirming the government’s commitment to promoting regional peace and prosperity.   Co-organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the three-day event is themed Ocean Democracy and a Sustainable Indo-Pacific Region. It involves around 100  lawmakers … Continue reading “Asian-Pacific Parliamentarians’ Union annual meeting kicks off in Taiwan”

Taiwan launches specially adorned train for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

A train bearing iconic images representing Taiwan’s aboriginal culture was launched July 29 in Taipei City as part of celebrations leading up to Aug. 1 Indigenous Peoples’ Day. A collaboration between Taiwan Railways Administration and the Cabinet-level Council of Indigenous Peoples, the train’s livery is inspired by the 16 winning works from an aboriginal children’s … Continue reading “Taiwan launches specially adorned train for Indigenous Peoples’ Day”

Les USA cherchent à regagner dans leur arrière-cour ce qu’ils ont perdu dans le reste du monde

Transcription d’une interview accordée à Romulus Maya pour le site Duplo Expresso le 27 juin 2019 Les USA doivent mettre un frein à l’expansion chinoise afin de maintenir leur hégémonie impérialiste sur le monde. Sans celle-ci, l’économie et la société usaméricaines s’effondrerait. Pour ce faire, ils disposent de la supériorité militaire et diplomatique, tandis que … Continue reading “Les USA cherchent à regagner dans leur arrière-cour ce qu’ils ont perdu dans le reste du monde”

Tsai touts Taiwan’s contributions to global law enforcement

President Tsai Ing-wen said June 10 that Taiwan is strengthening global law enforcement and is willing and able to play an even bigger role in combating international crime.   Taiwan boasts strong law enforcement capabilities and occupies a strategic position in the heart of the Indo-Pacific, Tsai said. This uniquely qualifies the country to stand … Continue reading “Tsai touts Taiwan’s contributions to global law enforcement”

MOFA unveils new name for Taiwan’s AIT counterpart, lauds robust two-way ties

Taiwan Council for U.S. Affairs is the new name of the organization responsible for handling official exchanges with the American Institute in Taiwan, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs May 25.   Formerly known as Coordination Council for North American Affairs, TCUSA will continue carrying out all CCNAA functions, the MOFA said. The renaming … Continue reading “MOFA unveils new name for Taiwan’s AIT counterpart, lauds robust two-way ties”

MOFA thanks allies for supporting Taiwan at WHA

Four diplomatic allies spoke up for Taiwan during the two-on-two debates held during the General Committee and plenary session on Day 1 of the World Health Assembly in Geneva, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs May 21.   The people and government deeply appreciate the backing of Honduras, Kingdom of Eswatini, Marshall Islands and … Continue reading “MOFA thanks allies for supporting Taiwan at WHA”

Diplomatic allies urge WHA observer status for Taiwan

A proposal urging Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Assembly as an observer was submitted by 14 of the country’s diplomatic allies to Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs May 20.   The government and people of Taiwan sincerely appreciate the backing of Belize, … Continue reading “Diplomatic allies urge WHA observer status for Taiwan”

Geneva reception promotes need for Taiwan to participate in activities, mechanisms, meetings of WHO

A reception was hosted May 19 by Taiwan’s representative office in Geneva to promote the need for the country to participate in the activities, mechanisms and meetings of the World Health Organization.   Attended by Health Minister Chen Shih-chung and the visiting Taiwan delegation, the event also involved counterparts and officials from allies Belize, Guatemala, … Continue reading “Geneva reception promotes need for Taiwan to participate in activities, mechanisms, meetings of WHO”

Cambodia’s Damoasun Co. Ltd. Chooses Tokenization With The NASGO Blockchain To Launch Damoasun Casino

May 10, 2019 -Partnership Geared to Accelerate and Broaden Online and Offline Growth; Amplify Revenue Creation- HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As a step in its ongoing vision to make tokenization accessible and pervasive for everyone, in every part of the world, NASGO,  www.Nasgo.com, a fast-growing Blockchain ecosystem, has announced its selection by Cambodian gaming company Damoasun Co. … Continue reading “Cambodia’s Damoasun Co. Ltd. Chooses Tokenization With The NASGO Blockchain To Launch Damoasun Casino”

Nigeria, 12 other African countries face sanctions over visa overstay in U.S

London, May 5, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Nigeria and 12 other African countries, may suffer American visa denials as US President Donald Trump targets countries with a high percentage of visa overstays. The White House recently shifted its focus from the surge of families crossing the US-Mexico border to the hundreds of thousands of immigrants who arrive in … Continue reading “Nigeria, 12 other African countries face sanctions over visa overstay in U.S”

ADB, Ireland Establish Fund to Boost Climate, Disaster Resilience in Pacific

Apr 30, 2019 Picture:  NADI, FIJI (1 May 2019) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Ireland today signed agreements establishing the Ireland Trust Fund for Building Climate Change and Disaster Resilience in Small Island Developing States (SIDS). The Contribution Arrangements were signed by ADB Vice-President Mr. Ahmed M. Saeed and Ireland’s … Continue reading “ADB, Ireland Establish Fund to Boost Climate, Disaster Resilience in Pacific”

Health as a Human Right: No Migrants Need Apply

We don’t seem to understand or we’ve neglected the specter of what is beneath and pushing all of these things to the surface:  the specter of militarism and colonialism.  And all the things that Hawaiians experienced through colonialism, we have that same experience – to the point right now where one of the islands in … Continue reading “Health as a Human Right: No Migrants Need Apply”