Taiwanese authorities announced Wednesday in Asuncion a US$ 4,800,000 disbursement of a monetary donation to Paraguay's Health Ministry to be allocated to the Trauma Hospital, the Itauguá Hospital, and the Pediatric Children's Hospital of Acosta Ñu. It was the third installment of a US$ 14,992,733 donation from the Asian island for the improvement of the Quality of Care of the Establishments of the Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare, according to a statement from the Paraguayan Ministry.
China became a controversial topic in discussions on Monday as the foreign ministers of the Group of Seven (G7) major economies gathered in Japan for a second day of talks, with the European Union divided as to how react to a Taiwan major conflict.
British solo sailor Ian Herbert-Jones has been successfully rescued by a Taiwanese fishing vessel after being rolled, dismasted, and injured in a major storm in the South Atlantic, reports the Yachting Monthly.
Russia today considered that China has the right to respond with military maneuvers to the provocations taking place around Taiwan, exercises that Beijing successfully completed on Monday.
Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benítez headed a delegation from the South American country visiting Taiwan to celebrate the arrival of the first pork shipment to that Asian market. Marking the occasion a ceremony was held in Taipei on Wednesday during which attendees could taste the new product as local businessmen pledged to increase imports shortly.
Chile's President Gabriel Boric Font said Thursday in Bangkok, Thailand, that his administration had been pressured to say which side we are on in the escalating tension between China and the United States which is focused mainly on the issue of Taiwan.
Is Paraguay about to dump Taiwan for China? Landlocked Paraguay and a leading exporter of soybeans and beef, plus an ample surplus of hydroelectric energy, is the only country in South America, and Mercosur member, that still has full diplomatic relations with Taipei, and continues to give its back to Beijing, but this could be changing or in a transition process.
Funding worth more than US$ 1.1 billion has been pledged from the United States to Taiwan, according to Pentagon sources quoted Friday by the press. The measure will help the island strengthen its missile and radar systems, a State Department spokesman also said.
Arizona's Republican Governor Doug Ducey Tuesday landed in Taipei in yet another US delegation trip enraging Beijing over direct ties between sovereign countries and the island the Asian giant deems a rogue province.
China has said the United States was trying to disrupt peace in the Taiwan Strait after two warships sailed through the waters between the mainland and what Beijing regards as a rogue province in what Washington dubbed a routine drill.