Taiwan will try ‘until the last minute’ to preserve Honduras ties

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen speaks during a press conference in Taipei, Taiwan, 12 August 2020. EFE-EPA/RITCHIE B. TONGO/FILE

Beijing, Mar 16 (EFE).- Taiwan will continue “until the last minute” doing everything possible to preserve its diplomatic relations with Honduras, a country that stated its intention to establish them with China, which would lead to the ones it now maintains with the self-governing island. Jeff Liu, Taiwanese Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesman, said Thursday in … Read more

Taiwan resumes direct flights to 10 Chinese cities

Taipei Songshan Airport in Taipei, Taiwan, 16 June 2020. EFE-EPA FILE/DAVID CHANG

Beijing, Mar 10 (EFE).- Taiwan on Friday resumed regular direct flights to 10 Chinese cities and another 13 cities by charter flight three years after connections with China were dropped to a minimum due to the coronavirus pandemic. The reinstated routes will link the Taiwan cities of Taoyuan, Taipei and Kaohsiung with Chinese cities Shenzhen, … Read more

Beijing raises tone, accuses US of ‘creating crises’ to ‘contain’ China

Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang attends a joint press conference with Egyptian foreign minister in Cairo, Egypt, 15 January 2023. EFE/EPA/KHALED ELFIQI/FILE

By Jesus Centeno Beijing, Mar 7 (EFE).- China denied Tuesday having sold arms to Russia, said its close relationship with Moscow is not a threat to other countries and panned the United States during the first public press appearance of new Foreign Minister Qin Gang. Qin, who took office in December, gave a nearly two-hour … Read more