Sunday, October 4, 2015
The United States and Taiwan held in-depth discussions on various agricultural issues in their latest round of the major trade talks but further effort is needed to ensure progress on those issues, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said Friday.
Friday, October 2, 2015
R.O.C. nationals applying for long-term Schengen visas will have to have their fingerprints scanned starting Oct. 12 as part of the European Union's (EU) efforts to beef up border control, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Foreign Minister Tony de Brum and his nation were awarded the 2015 Right Livelihood Award yesterday for the legal struggles to make countries accountable to nuclear proliferation.
Taiwan and the U.S. state of Oregon have signed a driver's license reciprocity agreement that allows the citizens of the two sides to exchange their driver's license for a local license without having to take a road test, according to the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Seattle.1 Comment
Ahead of the COP21 meeting in Paris to be held in December this year, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA, 環境保護署) announced yesterday its plan to draft a national action plan for climate change and implementation measures for cutting greenhouse gases (GHG) to 20 percent below 2005 levels by 2030, and 50 percent by 2050.
Deputy United States Trade Representative Robert Holleyman said Thursday that the U.S. welcomes Taiwan's efforts and interest in joining the U.S.-proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade bloc.
Monday, September 28, 2015
A group from National Chengchi University in Taipei called IMPCT won this year's Hult Prize and was presented US$1 million in prize money by former U.S. President Bill Clinton at a ceremony in Manhattan, New York Saturday.
As a foreigner living in Taiwan, there comes a magical time when you realize that you've finally started to settle in. Where once your constant confusion was like a branding across your head that said "FOREIGNER." You now feel like you know the ropes to Taiwanese life -- at least a little bit.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama's mentioning of the Taiwan Relations Act during a joint press conference with Chinese President Xi Jinping reaffirmed Washington's commitment to Taiwan's security, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Saturday.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
President Ma Ying-jeou and members of the European Parliament will discuss Taiwan's relations with Europe and peace in the Asia-Pacific region during a teleconference that is scheduled for next week, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Friday.