Taiwan Weekly is a newsletter released every week by Fair Winds Foundation, Association of Foreign Relations and Taipei Forum that provides coverage and perspectives into the latest developments in Taiwan.

Amid Surging Pandemic, Queues Form Across Taiwan to Buy Home Test Kits

With the sharply surging pandemic situation in Taiwan but an insufficient supply of rapid test kits, the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) gave a project approval for 22 companies to import test kits, one of which was Golden Global Biomedicine, Ltd.

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Graham Asks Taiwan to Purchase 24 Boeing 787 Aircraft

When he led a United States Congressional delegation to visit Taiwan on April 15, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham asked President Tsai Ing-wen to purchase Boeing 787 airliners.

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CTS News Ran False News Tickers About China Missile Attack on Taiwan

During the morning news broadcast from 7 AM on April 20, CTS News ran in the news ticker that New Taipei City was hit by a People's Liberation Army (PLA) missile attack, and facilities and vessels in Taipei Harbor were damaged.

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U.S. Congressional Delegation: Will Not Abandon Taiwan

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, ranking Republican on the Senate Budget Committee, led a Congressional delegation to visit Taiwan for 24 hours.

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Pelosi Tests Positive, Delaying Taiwan Visit

Japan's Fuji News Network exclusively reported on April 7 that Speaker Nancy Pelosi of the United States House of Representatives was scheduled to lead a Congressional delegation to fly from the United States to Japan on April 8 and meet Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on April 10.

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Taiwan Unveils 2050 Net-Zero Carbon Emissions Roadmap, Excluding Nuclear Energy

The National Development Council (NDC) released on March 30 a roadmap for Taiwan's realizing net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, in which the share of renewable energy in the composition of energy structure will come from 20 percent in 2025 to 70 percent in 2050.

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Taiwan Proposes Mutual Recognition of Sovereignty

Minister Chiu Tai-san of the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) sent signals related to the cross-strait negotiation the day before yesterday that if "upholding the sovereignty of the Republic of China" does not count as Taiwan independence, it would be a better condition for negotiation with mainland China.

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What Was Discussed During the Biden-Xi Virtual Meeting?

President Joe Biden of the United States and Chinese President Xi Jinping had a video call for one hour and 50 minutes on March 18.

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Taiwan Learns Lessons from Ukraine and South Korea

Taiwan recently began the "toughest ever" reservist training in history and President Tsai Ing-wen went to inspect the training troop on March 12.

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Pompeo Urges U.S. to Recognize the R.O.C. (Taiwan)

In his public remarks on March 4, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called upon the United States to change its five-decade policy of strategic ambiguity and diplomatically recognize the "Republic of China (Taiwan)" as a free and sovereign country.

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