Taipei Times: US House committee blasts ICAO over Taiwan issue

The US House of Representatives’ Committee on Foreign Affairs on Monday denounced the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) for blocking Twitter accounts that criticized the organization’s continued exclusion of Taiwan during a global public health crisis. “The United Nation’s @icao plays a valuable role in ensuring aviation security. But silencing voices that oppose ICAO’s exclusion […]

Taiwan News: China refuses Taiwan’s requests to evacuate citizens from Wuhan

… Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) and Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) have requested that Taiwanese trapped in Wuhan, the center of the deadly coronavirus outbreak, be allowed to return home via charter flights, the report said. However, China’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) has refused the requests, according to the report. TAO Spokesman Ma Xiaoguang […]

Taipei Times: Eric Chu hints he will not run for KMT chairperson

… Chu made the statement on Facebook yesterday morning, beginning the post by saying: “Making Taiwan better is the KMT’s responsibility. The party’s transformation will include me, but the by-election does not need to include me.” … Chu said that the KMT must “burn its bridges” and go through a full reform to become a […]