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Representatives of 194 countries will today begin a two-day virtual meeting of the 73rd World Health Assembly, the yearly convening of the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s plenary body—member states.
Taiwan’s health minister, on Friday, rejected China’s main condition for the island to be able to take part in the World Health Organisation (WHO) – that it accepts it is part of China – ahead of a key meeting of the body during a pandemic, Reuters reported.
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen declared victory in Saturday’s election as voters delivered a stunning rebuke of Beijing’s campaign to isolate the self-ruled island, handing its first female leader a second term.
Eight people have been killed in a helicopter crash in Taiwan – including the country’s top military general, Air Force General Shen Yi-ming, Taiwan’s chief of general staff.
Taiwan lashed out at China on Friday after the tiny island nation of Kiribati switched its recognition to Beijing, the second diplomatic defection in the strategically important Pacific in less than a week.
Police in New York had to break up fights between supporters and opponents of Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday during a visit to the United States which infuriated Beijing.
Just days after announcing that he will be stepping down from his 45-year helm as Foxconn chief, Terry Gou has declared a bid to run for president of Taiwan
Taiwan on Sunday condemned what it called a “provocative” move by China after two Chinese fighter jets crossed a maritime border separating the two sides amid growing friction between Taipei and Beijing.
President Tsai Ing-wen has said Taiwan will not accept any deal that damages its sovereignty and democracy, after the island's China-friendly party said it may sign a peace agreement with Beijing if it wins next year's presidential elections.
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday appointed the ruling pro-independence party’s former chairman as the country’s premier, following mass cabinet resignations in the wake of November’s local elections.
Taiwan Premier Lai Ching-te on Thursday said he will resign on Friday, following his party’s setback in local elections in November.
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen called on Saturday for international support to defend the self-ruled island's democracy and way of life in the face of renewed threats from China.
Taiwan’s unification with the mainland is “inevitable”, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday, warning against any efforts to promote the island’s independence and saying China would not renounce the option of using military force to bring it into the fold.
Taiwan headed to the polls on Saturday in local elections that are a key test of support for the island's pro-independence ruling party ahead of presidential polls in just over a year.
A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Richard Akinjide, who died on April 22, was buried on Thursday in Ibadan, his family said.
Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with International Organisation for Migration is conducting a pilot survey on the above named subject matter in Edo, Delta, Lagos and Imo states.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared August 23 a day of collective intercessory prayer for Nigeria over insecurity situation in the country.
The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, on Thursday, received some traditional rulers from Anambra State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Governors in the North-East have elected Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, as the pioneer chairman of their forum, for a period of two years..This was contained in a communique issued at the end of the forum’s second meeting, which held in Maiduguri on Saturday.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has called for collaborative efforts towards eradicating poverty in the country.
Amid consistent reduction in the number of COVID-19 cases recorded in the country in the last two weeks, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, warns it is too early to say Nigeria was at the end of the pandemic.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with members of Nigeria Governors Forum Security Council and heads of security agencies at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
World football governing body, FIFA, has sent congratulatory message to Super Falcons defender Chidinma Okeke on her 20th birthday on Tuesday.