The Legislative Yuan approved the third reading of an amendment to the Immigration Act to grant residence permits to stateless nationals from Tibet who arrived in Taiwan from India and Nepal prior to June 29.
Taiwan's Foreign Minister David Lee (李大維) on Tuesday confirmed that Beijing and the Vatican had made progress over "religious issues" but stressed that a final deal over bishops appointment was "still some distance away."
Students and faculty of Hungkuang University's hospitality school pose for a photo in Germany on Tuesday, Nov. 1. The school won six golds, two silvers and four bronzes in the IKA World Culinary Olympics held in Germany. The quadrennial cooking contest, the oldest of its kind in the world with a tradition that dates back to 1900, attracted about 3,000 chefs and their support teams from 56 countries this year.
Taiwan does not object to the Vatican and Beijing conducting dialogue, the Presidential Office said Monday, after foreign media reported that the two sides had, after decades of tense relations, reached a deal on the selection of bishops.
Fourteen brides and grooms were married at a mass wedding ceremony held by Indonesian Economic and Trade Office to Taipei (IETO) on Sunday.
Singapore is the most talked-about Southeast Asian country among netizens in Taiwan, followed by the Philippines and Malaysia, according to a big data survey released Saturday by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
International efforts against piracy in Somalia have helped to reduce pirate attacks in the region, according to Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP), which negotiated the recent release of 26 hostages, including one from Taiwan.
The visiting chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) expressed support Friday for President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文)'s "New Southbound Policy," saying that building more links with other countries will help bring more stability to the Taiwan Strait.
The first-ever meeting of Taiwan-Japan maritime affairs dialogue mechanism will be held next Monday in Tokyo, Foreign Minister David Lee (李大維) announced Thursday.
A pack of gummy candy allegedly laced with MDMA is seen in this photo released by the Tainan Police on Wednesday, Oct. 26. The two gummy candy packs were found by police on a man during a recent inspection at a nightclub, along with an instant coffee package laced with ketamine.