Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Taiwan currently plans to buy only two Perry-class frigates from the United States despite the latter having offered to sell four of them, Defense Minister Yen Ming (嚴明) said yesterday.1 Comment
Sunday, April 13, 2014
The Marianas Visitors Authority is launching a series of campaigns this year aimed at doubling the number of Taiwanese travelers to the Northern Mariana Islands.
Shen Lyushun, the new R.O.C. representative to the United States, said Friday that the signing of free trade agreements (FTAs) is critical to Taiwan's competitive edge and its economic future.
The office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on Friday welcomed Taiwan's interest in joining a trans-Pacific free trade bloc but said the bloc's prospective members are currently focused on the latest round of negotiations.
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday posted a one-minute video on his Facebook page to mark the first anniversary of a landmark fishing rights agreement between Taiwan and Japan covering their overlapping waters in the East China Sea.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
The International Affairs Division, Taiwan Tourism Bureau (台灣觀光協會) and their counterparts from Japan's Kagawa Prefectural Government (香川縣觀光協會) recently held a press conference to bolster relations between Taiwan and Japan through an exchange of their respective culinary arts.
In an effort to promote tourism to the United States, Brand USA and the American Institute in Taiwan held a ceremony yesterday commemorating the establishment of the Brand USA Taiwan Advisory Council (BTAC).
Fifteen submissions were selected Wednesday to enter the second and final round of a competition to design certificates for the winners of the Tang Prize — billed as the “Asian Nobel Prize.”
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
The Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF, 國合會), a Foreign Ministry-funded non-governmental organization responsible for international aid, recently opened its first overseas office in Myanmar, an official announced yesterday.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday passed by unanimous consent legislation reaffirming the importance of the Taiwan Relations Act and authorizing the sale of four Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided missile frigates to Taiwan.