Category Archives: Key Issues

SVG embassy launches volcano relief drive in Taiwan

| April 13, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei-Following the eruption of La Soufrière volcano in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) on Friday, the nation’s embassy in Taiwan launched a relief drive Tuesday.For those who want to help, donations can be made to the embassy’s relief donation…

Chad Counts Votes as Deby Seeks Sixth Term after 30 Years in Power

| April 12, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Vote counting has started in Chad after a tense presidential election on Sunday that is likely to see President Idriss Deby extend his three-decade rule, despite signs of growing discontent over his handling of the nation’s oil wealth.Election official…

DPP, Cabinet decide not to submit referendum proposal

| April 11, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei-The government and the legislative caucus of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will not initiate any referendum proposals in response to several questions on key policy issues set to be voted on in August.The decision was the result …

KMT chair proposes updated ‘1992 consensus’ with emphasis on ROC

| March 31, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei-Johnny Chiang (???), chairman of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT), said this week that his party had updated its approach to the “1992 consensus” by placing greater emphasis on the Republic of China (ROC) as a political entity, but he offered few…

President Tsai receives Palau president

| March 30, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei-President Tsai Ing-wen (???) received visiting Palau President Surangel Whipps, Jr. on Tuesday and expressed high hopes about the success of the Taiwan-Palau “travel bubble,” which will see its inaugural flight on Thursday.During her welcome rem…

China’s carrot & stick approach counter-productive: Palau president

| March 29, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei-Palau President Surangel Whipps Jr. had some strong words for Beijing’s diplomatic tactics on a visit to Taiwan and was critical of the carrot and stick approach it uses in trying to undermine Taiwan’s diplomatic alliances.”The relationship deve…

KMT policy forum exchanges views ahead of party chairman election

| March 28, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei-Maintaining cross-strait peace remains the ultimate goal of the Kuomintang (KMT), said former New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (???) and media personality Jaw Shaw-kong (???) during a forum in Taipei Saturday.Former KMT Chairwoman Hung Hsiu-chu (?…

Groups submit signatures for referendum against natural gas facility

| March 18, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei, A coalition of environmental activists on Thursday submitted over 700,000 signatures in support of a referendum to move the site of a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, on which work has already begun, claiming that it poses a threa…

U.S. to raise concerns on China’s aggression in high-level meeting

| March 16, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Washington- The U.S. administration will make clear its “deep concerns” about China’s increasingly aggressive activities across the Taiwan Strait during an upcoming meeting between top U.S. and Chinese officials, a senior U.S. official said Tuesday.U.S…

Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara meets president and her pet cat

| March 8, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei-President Tsai Ing-wen (???) on Monday said she and her pet cat met renowned Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara earlier in the day as she looked forward to his upcoming solo exhibition in Taipei.”Cookie Tsai (???) and I have met Yoshitomo Nara at la…

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