On the morning of April 1, President Tsai Ing-wen, accompanied by Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌), Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung (陳時中), Minister of Economic Affairs Shen Jong-Chin (沈榮津), and Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮), delivered remarks in the Entrance Hall of the Presidential Office Building. The president pointed out that Taiwan is actively bolstering epidemic prevention cooperation with countries around the world.
The Office of the President expressed gratitude after US President Donald Trump signed the "Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act of 2019" into law on March 26 (US Eastern Daylight Time).
On the afternoon of March 19, President Tsai Ing-wen, accompanied by Vice President Chen Chien-jen, issued remarks in the Entrance Hall of the Presidential Office Building regarding the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
To address the economic impact of the global novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, President Tsai Ing-wen convened a high-level national security meeting at noon on March 12 attended by the premier, vice premier, heads of relevant cabinet agencies, the National Security Council (NSC) secretary-general, and a number of NSC advisors.
While meeting with AIT Chairman James Moriarty on the morning of March 5, President Tsai Ing-wen thanked the US House of Representatives for passing the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act with 415 votes in favor and zero opposed, taking concrete action to support Taiwan's efforts to secure our diplomatic relations, participate in international organizations, and enhance Taiwan-US trade relations.
During a meeting with Australian Representative to Taiwan Gary Cowan on the morning of March 3, President Tsai Ing-wen thanked the Australian government for actively supporting Taiwan's international participation, particularly as we face the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) threat. Australia has spoken up for Taiwan at both the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board and the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), she said.
President Tsai attends 2020 International Mother Language Day: Indigenous Languages Development Conference
On the afternoon of February 22, President Tsai Ing-wen delivered remarks at the 2020 International Mother Language Day: the Indigenous Languages Development Conference.
President Tsai meets Randall Schriver, Chairman of Project 2049 Institute and former US Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs
On the morning of February 20 President Tsai Ing-wen met with Randall Schriver, Chairman of the Project 2049 Institute and former US Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs.
While meeting with permanent representatives to the United Nations (UN) from Taiwan's diplomatic allies on the morning of February 18, President Tsai Ing-wen thanked our diplomatic allies for speaking up for Taiwan at important events. She emphasized that Taiwan is on the frontline in dealing with the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and should not be excluded from the global epidemic prevention network.
President Tsai attends the 2020 ICF Top7 Global Cities Announcement/Conference and fields questions from the media
On the morning of February 10, President Tsai Ing-wen attended the 2020 Intelligent Community Forum Top7 Global Cities Announcement/Conference in Taoyuan. She stated that over the past three-plus years, we have moved steadily toward our goal of becoming a "digital nation and smart island."