By Dexter Murray ROC Citizens, Officials Rally Behind Ukraine The parallels between Ukraine’s and Taiwan’s precarious geopolitical situations – smaller economies facing threats from larger, authoritarian neighbors – have engendered sympathy from many Taiwanese people. On March 2, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) set up a designated fund to accept donations to help Ukrainian…

By Dexter Murray and Aimee Wu VP Lai Attends Honduras Inauguration Ceremony Taiwan Vice President William Lai led a delegation to attend the inauguration ceremony of newly elected president of Honduras Xiomara Castro in January. Lai’s U.S. counterpart, Kamala Harris, was also present at the event. Harris spoke briefly with Lai during Castro’s inauguration, the…

— By Brian Tsui and Grace Faerber Taiwan Opens Rep Office in Lithuania Taiwan last month opened its Taiwanese Representative Office in Lithuania, the first of the island’s de facto embassies in Europe to use the name “Taiwan.” In response, China has downgraded its diplomatic representation in Lithuania to that of charge d’affaires. According to Lithuanian…