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Burkina Faso severs ties

By Stacy Hsu

Burkina Faso yesterday severed ties with Taiwan, the second diplomatic ally to do so within a month, prompting Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) to tender his resignation. However, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) did not sign off on Wu’s resignation, Presidential Office spokesman Alex HuangFULL STORY

Trump cancels summit with Kim

US President Donald Trump yesterday informed North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that he was canceling their nuclear summit next month in Singapore, blaming “anger” and “hostility” from the North’s regime for the collapse. Trump and Kim had been due to hold high-stakes talks on JuneFULL STORY

China scolds US for pulling RIMPAC invite

The Chinese Ministry of National Defense yesterday expressed regret after the US withdrew an invitation to China to attend a major US-hosted naval drill, saying that closing the door does not promote mutual trust and cooperation. The Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, which China hasFULL STORY

In BBC interview, Joseph Wu calls out PRC’s tactics

By Lu Yi-hsuan

Taiwan, as a hub for international travel, should not be excluded from the WHO, and the nation’s omission from the World Health Assembly (WHA) for two consecutive years is due to China’s obstruction, Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said on Wednesday in anFULL STORY

Wanted Philippine councilor arrested in Pingtung County

A Philippine city councilor wanted in his own country for drug trafficking was arrested in Pingtung County on Wednesday, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in the Philippines said yesterday. Ozamiz City Councilor Ricardo Parojinog was arrested in a raid at about 6:20pm, followingFULL STORY

US defense contractor to open in Taipei2018-05-24

By Nadia Tsao and Jonathan Chin

US-based AMS Group, a provider of technology, equipment and integrated logistics support services, is to open an office in Taipei by the end of this year, senior vice president of global aftermarket Michael Perry said on Monday. Perry made the remark at an event after aFULL STORY

Complaint filed with the WHO2018-05-24

By Lu Yi-hsuan, Su Yung-yao, Jonathan Chin and William Hetherin

Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) yesterday said the nation has filed an official complaint to express its “extraordinary outrage and dissatisfaction” regarding Taiwan’s exclusion from the World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva, Switzerland. For the second consecutive year, Taiwan was not invited toFULL STORY

Nation’s largest ocean research vessel inaugurated2018-05-24

By Lin Chia-nan

The nation’s fifth and largest ocean research vessel, Legend, was yesterday inaugurated at Kaohsiung’s Banana Pier (香蕉碼頭) by the Ministry of Science and Technology. The 2,629-tonne vessel has a top speed of 12 knots and can accommodate 19 crew members and 24 researchers for 30FULL STORY

Reporters travel to Punggye-ri amid summit doubts2018-05-24

Foreign journalists yesterday began a long journey up North Korea’s east coast to witness the slated destruction of the Punggye-ri nuclear test site, a high-profile gesture on the road to a summit with the US that US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said might notFULL STORY

US reports brain injury after ‘sound’ incident in China2018-05-24

The US embassy in China yesterday issued a health alert after a US government employee experienced an “abnormal” sound and suffered a mild brain injury in an incident reminiscent of a mysterious illness that hit diplomats in Cuba. US and Chinese authorities are investigating the matterFULL STORY

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