Monday, August 11, 2014
A Taipei-based group will stage a protest later this week to demand a formal apology and compensation from Japan for having driven thousands of women — known euphemistically as comfort women — into sexual slavery during World War II.
Friday, August 8, 2014
Taiwan's Central American ally Honduras is expected to send a new ambassador to Taiwan “in the near future,” a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Australia expressed condolences to Taiwan yesterday for the victims of a series of explosions that tore through the southern city of Kaohsiung late last week.
With the dream to bike across the United States, 22 Taiwanese bike lovers put on special outfits printed with red, white and blue — representing the national flag of the Republic of China (Taiwan) — and departed from Lincoln Memorial yesterday to start their 7,000-kilometer
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
A South Korean comedian recently thanked the Taiwanese people for finding his lost cellphone during his previous visit to the country.
Saturday, August 2, 2014
A banquet took place yesterday evening in celebration of Schweizer Bundesfeier, the Swiss National Day commemorating the beginning of the Swiss Confederation in 1291, at Taipei's Grand Hotel.
Friday, August 1, 2014
Authorities in the United Kingdom are next week expected to make public their decision on whether or not the country will extradite a runaway Briton — convicted in Taiwan for a fatal hit-and-run in 2010 — to Taiwan to serve his sentence, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday.1 Comment
Two working holiday agreements that Taiwan signed with two European countries, originally scheduled to take effect this June, have suffered delays due to internal affairs of the two countries, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Taiwan's ambassador to Sao Tome and Principe recently had a meeting with Sao Tome's president, during which the two sides touched on issues surrounding the leader's possible trip to Taiwan and his recently concluded China tour, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Dozens of protesters took to the streets in Taipei yesterday to voice opposition to Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip that have reportedly caused over 1,000 deaths, mostly civilian, and urged the United States to stop its military assistance to Israel.4 Comments