Friday, September 19, 2014
The Republic of China has a legitimate claim to sovereignty in the South China Sea based on the U-shaped 11-dash line, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday.
President Ma Ying-jeou praised the Tang Prize awards Thursday, saying that they showcase Taiwan's soft power and value.
The United States is concerned about Taiwan's treatment of pork imports containing the leanness-enhancing drug ractopamine despite Taiwan's recent progress in seeking trade liberalization, according to a top U.S. trade official at a recent World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting in Switzerland.
An Arab terror suspect arriving from Shanghai has been intercepted at an airport in Taiwan and put on a flight to his home country under police escort, officials confirmed Thursday.
The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Thursday that it could issue a sea warning for developing Tropical Storm Fung Wong the following day.
An upcoming expansion project of Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport will increase the airport's passenger capacity by 5 million people per year, Minister of Transportation and Communications Yeh Kuang-shih said Thursday.
V Air, a low-cost subsidiary of Taiwan's TransAsia Airways, said Thursday it will launch its services by the end of the year with an inaugural flight to Bangkok.
In order to facilitate the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) technology, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA,經濟部) recently dispatched a delegation to Europe and inked agreements with several institutes to further cooperation on IoT technology.
The Executive Yuan yesterday passed an amendment to the Insurance Act, which stipulates that any local insurers with a risk-based capital (RBC) ratio lower than 50 percent will be taken over by the government.