Friday, December 18, 2015
The Taiwan government expressed gratitude toward the United States government over the U.S. announcement on Wednesday of a US$1.83 billion arms sale package.
The relationship between Taiwan and Korea has continued to improve over the past year with more frequent two-way travel and the signing of several pacts, Korea's top envoy to Taiwan said on Thursday.
The US$1.83 billion arms sales package for Taiwan announced Wednesday is in line with the Taiwan Relations Act and U.S. support for Taiwan's ability to maintain sufficient self defense capability, U.S. officials said.
Three Black Hawk helicopters from the United States were delivered to Taiwan on Thursday and will be put into service next March as rescue aircraft, according to the Ministry of the Interior (MOI).
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
The Ministry of Foreign Affair (MOFA) on Tuesday advised nationals against putting "Republic of Taiwan" stickers on Republic of China passports or it could lead to visa denials by foreign countries, after three recent cases were reported in Singapore.2 Comments
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Tuesday that it is closely watching the latest development of an ongoing case in which a former leader of the one of the nation's diplomatic allies in Central America is facing trial for allegedly embezzling from an aid fund that Taiwan donated more than a decade ago.
A Taiwanese contestant in the annual Miss Earth beauty pageant has dropped out of the international competition and returned to Taiwan after the organizer forced her to replace a sash that said "Taiwan R.O.C." with one reading "Chinese Taipei."
Two American scholars on Asian military affairs called on the U.S. government on Monday to sell submarines to Taiwan to help deter a possible invasion by China's People's Liberation Army.1 Comment
Wei Kuo-yen, the head of Taiwan's Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), has urged the United Nations to be inclusive of all political entities in the fight against climate change and pursuit of carbon reduction.
The Legislature passed an amendment to the Sexual Assault Crime Prevention Act Tuesdayw that expands the ban on releasing information regarding victims of sex crimes.