Taiwan ranks 2nd safest country in world

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TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has been ranked as the second-safest country in the world, according to a 2020 mid-year crime index released by global database Numbeo. In the recent report published by the site, Taiwan was given a safety index score of 84.74 points and a crime index score of 15.26, which together form… Read more »


Saudi Arabia’s aid agency provides aid to fire-ravaged camp in Somaliland

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HARGEISA: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief), in cooperation with the National Displacement and Refugee Agency (NDRA) in Somaliland, distributed 45 tons of food and shelter aid to the displaced people affected by the fire that broke out in the camp of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Hargeisa, Somaliland. The aid has… Read more »


Kenya to appoint expert diplomat to Somaliland

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Mr. Rashid Abdi, a Somali scholar from Kenya, said that the Kenyan government will open an office in Hargeisa as one of the experts in Kenya. Rashid Abdi, a former member of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICG) and an expert on the Horn of Africa region, said in a statement on his… Read more »


U.S. ‘backs’ Taiwan – Somaliland cooperation

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Great to see Taiwan stepping up its engagement in East Africa in a time of such tremendous need. Taiwan is a great partner in health, education, technical assistance, and more!” the US National Security Council, NSC; posted on Twitter late Thursday, July 09. Reports of the relationship between Hargeisa and Taipei has been cast in… Read more »


Who can participate in the talks between Somaliland and Somalia?

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  The talks are between Somaliland and Somalia only for sharing the failed union of 1960. Talks are not between Somaliland and Somaliland and that is why Somalilanders working for The Federal Government of Somalia or Somaliland expats or any other Somalilander are banned to represent Somalia in the talks. Somalia is involved in unacceptable… Read more »


Taiwan rejects China’s criticism over Somaliland ties

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TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has hit back at China, which criticized Taiwan for enhancing its ties with the self-governing African territory of Somaliland through the establishment of reciprocal representative offices and appointment of government envoys. “The Taiwanese government and people have sought to develop a cooperative relationship with every… Read more »


Cross-Strait Business Science & Tech Features Somaliland refused Chinese demand to cease exchanges with Taiwan

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The Somaliland government has refused to cut off exchanges with Taiwan amid pressure from the Chinese government. Last Wednesday, the two countries announced that they would be opening representative offices within each other’s borders. Media reports say that the Chinese Ambassador to Somalia met with officials in Somaliland twice in an attempt to hamper ties… Read more »


US Death Toll from COVID-19 Reaches 130,000

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The death toll in the United States from the COVID-19 pandemic rose above 130,000 people Monday, according to data compiled by U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. leads the world not only in terms of coronavirus deaths but total number of confirmed cases, with 2.9 million. The nation has reported over 50,000 new daily confirmed… Read more »


St Lucia Should Follow Taiwan’s Lead And Recognize Somaliland

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The World Needs Governments Standing Up for Freedom and Democracy: St Lucia should follow Taiwan’s lead and recognize Somaliland, writes Michael Rubin, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC and former Pentagon official By Michael Rubin St Lucia stands apart. It is not only a Caribbean leader in sustainable development and… Read more »