Taiwan helps Caribbean, Central, South America allies combat coronavirus

Taiwan is helping seven allies in the Caribbean, Central and South America combat coronavirus through sharing the country’s front-line experiences, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs March 31.   A team from Chi Mei Medical Center in the southern city of Tainan led by Dr. Lin Hung-jung, chief medical deputy superintendent, held a videoconference … Continue reading “Taiwan helps Caribbean, Central, South America allies combat coronavirus”

MOFA thanks world leaders for praising Taiwan’s COVID-19 efforts

Taiwan’s use of timely, transparent and high-tech methods to combat COVID-19 have been praised by leaders of allies and like-minded partners around the world, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs March 24.   New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said in an interview March 15 that when it comes to the new coronavirus, the … Continue reading “MOFA thanks world leaders for praising Taiwan’s COVID-19 efforts”

How the OAS Revived the Cold War in the Americas

Statue of Isabella I the Catholic Queen in front of the seat of the Organization of American States in Washington D.C. Photograph Source: Martin Baran – CC BY-SA 3.0 The OAS has never been a neutral forum. Since its founding in 1948, the United States government has always wielded power far beyond its vote. Each … Continue reading “How the OAS Revived the Cold War in the Americas”

Paradise Islands and Boris Johnson’s Hypocrisy

Photograph Source: UK in Japan- FCO – CC BY 2.0 Picture heaven as a lovely island, Somewhere far away, Where there never comes a sunset, Life is just one long eternal day. How’d you like to spend eternity, On paradise island, How’d you like to live forever way beyond the starry skies, Song will fill … Continue reading “Paradise Islands and Boris Johnson’s Hypocrisy”

MOFA thanks allies, like-minded partners for Blackhawk condolences

Condolences conveyed by allies and like-minded partners following the deaths of Gen. Shen Yi-ming, chief of the general staff, and seven other service members during the emergency landing of a Blackhawk UH-60M helicopter in northern Taiwan are deeply appreciated by the government and people, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Jan. 3.   The … Continue reading “MOFA thanks allies, like-minded partners for Blackhawk condolences”

MOFA delivers 2019 report card

Steadfast diplomacy is paying handsome dividends for Taiwan by greatly expanding the country’s international space while safeguarding the values of freedom and democracy, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dec. 26.   The year 2019 is one marked with tremendous achievements in promoting relations with the country’s diplomatic allies, the MOFA said, adding that … Continue reading “MOFA delivers 2019 report card”

MOFA delivers Q3 trade promotion report card

Efforts by Taiwan’s representative offices around the world in collaboration with the Ministry of Economic Affairs helped increase foreign trade and investment in the third quarter of 2019 while strengthening the country’s relationship with its allies and like-minded partners, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dec. 9.   By staging investment tours, trade fairs … Continue reading “MOFA delivers Q3 trade promotion report card”

Ornithologists Awarded $10 Million Grant To Research Whether That Big Bird Up There A Hawk

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RI—Hoping the financial incentive will help classify that thing circling around in the sky, ornithologists at the University of Rhode Island were awarded a $10 million grant this week to research whether that big bird way up there is a hawk. “It was pretty far away when we first saw it, but it … Continue reading “Ornithologists Awarded $10 Million Grant To Research Whether That Big Bird Up There A Hawk”

Germany to import nurses from Ghana

London, Nov. 6, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Germany is considering the importation of trained nurses from Ghana to help in the provision of proper healthcare in that country. Dietnar Brockes, Chairman of the Committee for European and International Affairs, State Parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia, Federal State of Germany, made the disclosure in Kumasi when he led a delegation … Continue reading “Germany to import nurses from Ghana”

Taiwan’s Interpol bid wins global support

The staunch backing of allies and like-minded partners for Taiwan’s meaningful participation in Interpol is sincerely appreciated by the government and people, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Oct. 19.   Allies Belize, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Kingdom of Eswatini, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Paraguay, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the … Continue reading “Taiwan’s Interpol bid wins global support”

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”

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”

President Tsai makes 2nd US stopover in Denver on Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability

President Tsai Ing-wen made her second U.S. stopover July 20 in Denver after completing the Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability to Taiwan’s Caribbean allies Haiti, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and St. Lucia.   Upon touching down at Denver International Airport, Tsai was welcomed onboard the presidential charter by American Institute … Continue reading “President Tsai makes 2nd US stopover in Denver on Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability”

President Tsai visits St. Lucia on final leg of Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability

President Tsai Ing-wen touched down July 17 in St. Lucia on the final leg of her Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability that also included stops in Haiti, St. Kitts and Nevis, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.   Upon deplaning at Hewanorra International Airport, Tsai was greeted by Prime Minister Allen M. Chastanet and a … Continue reading “President Tsai visits St. Lucia on final leg of Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability”

Tsai arrives in St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability

President Tsai Ing-wen arrived July 16 in St. Vincent and the Grenadines on the third leg of her Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability to Taiwan’s four Caribbean allies, according to the Presidential Office.   Upon touching down at Argyle International Airport, Tsai was accompanied by Prime Minister Ralph E. Gonsalves in inspecting a military honor … Continue reading “Tsai arrives in St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability”

President Tsai continues Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability in SKN

President Tsai Ing-wen continued her official visit July 16 to St. Kitts and Nevis on the second leg of the Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability to Taiwan’s four Caribbean allies, according to the Presidential Office.   During Tsai’s meeting with Governor-General S. W. Tapley Seaton at Government House, she pledged to strengthen bilateral relations across … Continue reading “President Tsai continues Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability in SKN”

Tsai’s Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability reaches SKN

President Tsai Ing-wen arrived July 14 in St. Kitts and Nevis on the second leg of her Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability to Taiwan’s four Caribbean allies, according to the Presidential Office.   Upon touching down at Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport, Tsai was greeted by Prime Minister Timothy S. Harris, other senior government officials … Continue reading “Tsai’s Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability reaches SKN”

President Tsai departs on Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability

President Tsai Ing-wen departed July 11 on her Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability to Taiwan’s Caribbean allies Haiti, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and St. Lucia.    The 12-day presidential visit, which includes U.S. stopovers in New York and Denver, aims to expand the country’s international space and create mutually beneficial … Continue reading “President Tsai departs on Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability”

Presidential gifts unveiled for Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability

A selection of gifts for President Tsai Ing-wen to present to top-level officials during her upcoming Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability to Haiti, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and St. Lucia was unveiled by the Presidential Office July 9 in Taipei City.   The items are handcrafted by celebrated Taiwan artists … Continue reading “Presidential gifts unveiled for Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability”

MOFA announces Tsai’s Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability

President Tsai Ing-wen is departing July 11 on the Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability to Haiti, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and St. Lucia, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.   The 12-day state visit, which includes two U.S. stopovers, is aimed at further strengthening cooperation, exchanges and friendship between … Continue reading “MOFA announces Tsai’s Journey of Freedom, Democracy, Sustainability”

Géopolitique des Caraïbes du XXIème siècle 1/4

Par Andrew Korybko − Le 12 juillet 2017 − Source geopolitica.ru On pense généralement à la Mer des Caraïbes comme à un « lac étasunien » séparant les deux continents américains, et cette zone a de fait subi en pratique l’influence exclusive de Washington depuis le début du XXème siècle. Cuba constitue bien sûr l’exception à cette … Continue reading “Géopolitique des Caraïbes du XXIème siècle 1/4”

Two African countries join prestigious UN Security Council as members

London, June 10, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Two African countries, Niger and Tunisia have joined four other nations to serve a two year term as members on the United Nations, UN prestigious security Council Others are Estonia including Saint Vincent and the Grenadines as well as Vietnam were elected Friday . The five will join the 15-nation body … Continue reading “Two African countries join prestigious UN Security Council as members”

Rouges au bar, jaunes dans les verres

À Marseille, il fut un temps où Juliette, Éliane, Nicole et Monique se baignaient dans la rivière du Jarret à côté de l’usine de soufre. Il fut un temps où l’on ramassait la salade à deux pas de Menpenti, un temps où le foyer populaire fut racheté par des communistes pour en faire un dispensaire … Continue reading “Rouges au bar, jaunes dans les verres”

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”

L’Amérique latine cordiale mais ferme face à M. Barack Obama

Moment exceptionnel que ce cinquième Sommet des Amériques qui, réunissant trente-quatre nations (tous les pays de la région sauf Cuba), s’est tenu les 18 et 19 avril à Port-of-Spain, dans l’île de Trinité-et-Tobago. Après la rencontre de Mar del Plata (Argentine), en novembre 2005, au cours de laquelle des milliers de manifestants conspuèrent M. George … Continue reading “L’Amérique latine cordiale mais ferme face à M. Barack Obama”