Friday, November 28, 2014
No representatives from Taiwan's South Pacific allies have met with Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) during his recent trip to the region, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday.
Five Taiwanese high schools and a German cultural promotion center renewed agreements Thursday to continue encouraging German language and cultural exchanges in Taiwan.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
China played up Taiwan's internal fears of falling far behind South Korea Wednesday when the Taiwan Affairs Office (國台辦) warned that Taiwanese businesses will not be able to match Korean rivals in the Chinese market unless cross-strait pacts move forward soon.
A free trade agreement (FTA) between China and South Korea could cost Taiwan more than NT$10 billion (US$324 million) in textile exports per year, the Taiwan Textile Federation (TTF) said Wednesday.
Taiwan is closely monitoring the situation in the U.S. state of Missouri in the wake of violent protests following a controversial ruling Monday when a grand jury did not indict a white police officer who killed an African-American teen.
Taiwan has downgraded its travel alert for Beijing in light of the fact that there have been no new cases of H7N9 avian influenza in the city for a month.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The organizer of the 2015 World Expo in Milan is only willing to place the Taiwan Pavilion in the “corporate area” rather than in the “country area,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
A group of 32 Japanese nationals on Tuesday began a two-day tour of 32 railway stations around Taiwan that bear their names.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
South Korea's King Sejong Institute began offering standard Korean language education in Taiwan yesterday for those interested in Korean culture, the Korea Tourism Organization's (KTO's) Taipei Office announced.
Monday, November 24, 2014
A Taiwan-born Canadian developer has launched a new messaging app that lets users see what people on the other side of conversations are writing as they type, and he has plans to launch it in Taiwan in the coming months.