Thursday, April 18, 2013
A Japanese scholar and retired senior diplomat yesterday praised a fishing agreement recently signed between Taiwan and Japan as a good example of what dialogue can produce.1 Comment
Monday, April 15, 2013
The first meeting of a fishing commission jointly set up by Taiwan and Japan will be held in late April to discuss follow-up issues after the sides signed a historic deal on fishing rights, a Taiwanese official said recently.
Sunday, April 14, 2013
To cushion the blow of possible Korean Peninsula fallout on Taiwan's economy and trade, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has readied a package of countermeasures, according to an MOEA report to be delivered at the Legislative Yuan on Monday.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
A Taiwan-Japan fishery pact to expand the size of existing fishing grounds for Taiwanese fishermen in overlapping territories in the East China Sea will not take effect until both sides have completed all related preparations, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Taiwan did not back down on its sovereignty over the Diaoyutai Islands during negotiations on a pact with Japan on fishing rights in their overlapping territories in the East China Sea, an official said yesterday.
President Ma Ying-jeou expressed satisfaction yesterday over the signing of an agreement with Japan on fishing rights in overlapping territories in the East China Sea after negotiations that took 17 years to resolve.
Two outlying front-line islets should be guarded by Coast Guard or police forces once the government decides to demilitarize them and open them up to tourists, Defense Minister Kao Hua-chu (高華柱) said yesterday.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on yesterday warned against violations of the United Kingdom's visa-waiver concessions to Taiwan, saying Taiwanese who gain visa-free entry to the UK should not try to engage in work and or long-term study there.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The project to build a new embassy in Taiwan's African ally Burkina Faso has been suspended, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday, citing financial reasons.
Possible North Korean military actions aimed at South Korea will have little impact on Taiwan's security, a visiting former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) head said yesterday.