Saturday, January 17, 2015
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday confirmed the arrest and detention of a total of 80 Taiwanese nationals in the nation's South American ally Paraguay for allegedly working in an illegal gambling ring.
The joint efforts and cooperation between police authorities on both sides of the Taiwan Strait, Malaysia and the United Kingdom recently resulted in a crackdown on a drug-smuggling ring in Taiwan, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has announced.
A group of Canadian parliamentarians will arrive in Taiwan Saturday on a one-week visit to learn more about the development in bilateral ties, which Taiwan hopes will help to advance relations between the two countries.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Minister of Foreign Affairs David Lin (林永樂) on Thursday flatly denied speculation that the U.S. government has demanded that Taiwan remove its de facto ambassador, Shen Lyushun (沈呂巡), over a recent controversial Republic of China flag-raising ceremony in Washington, D.C.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Pope Francis declined an invitation to visit Taiwan during his ongoing Asia visit, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
France's top envoy to Taiwan yesterday thanked the Taiwan government and the people for their support following three days of terror on the streets of France last week during which 17 people were killed.
Sunday, January 11, 2015
Taiwan will continue its “surprise-free” policy approach toward the United States, Foreign Minister David Lin said Saturday, stressing that a controversial flag-raising ceremony held by Taiwan in Washington D.C. was just an “isolated incident.”
Taiwan urged Japan on Saturday to face up to its military's use of sexual slavery during World War II amid reports that references to that sordid history will be deleted from certain Japanese high school textbooks.
Friday, January 9, 2015
Taiwan has expressed its condolences to the French representative office in Taiwan over a deadly mass shooting in which 12 people were killed at the office of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris on Wednesday.
President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that since he took office, U.S.-Taiwan relations have continued to improve steadily.