Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Taiwanese fugitive Andrew Wang (汪傳浦), wanted for his role in a major frigate-deal bribery scandal in 1991, has been reported dead in the UK at age 86.2 Comments
Taiwan has been included on a list of "Top 50 Trips for 2015" by Britain-based travel magazine Wanderlust.
A Taiwanese company that makes building materials has pledged over NT$1 million to assist farmers in Cambodia who are part of a mushroom-growing project there.
Monday, February 2, 2015
Conny Wiik, a Taiwanese man adopted by a Finnish couple as a toddler, is looking forward to reuniting with his birth mother in Taiwan after more than 30 years of separation.
Saturday, January 31, 2015
A Malaysian woman was killed Friday when she fell into a valley while climbing Taiwan's second highest mountain Hsuehshan, also known as Snow Mountain, the Taichung City Fire Bureau said.
A Japanese lawmaker is scheduled to visit Taiwan later this week to learn more about the country's agricultural product promotion, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Thursday.
Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) issued a travel alert Friday warning Taiwanese against visiting parts of Indonesia's East Java Province that have been struck by a dengue fever outbreak.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
A R.O.C. delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Simon Ko (柯森耀) visited Saudi Arabia last week to express the government's condolences over the death of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
Taiwan will soon donate US$500,000 toward assisting water well rehabilitation in Northern Jordan to improve the supply of safe water to Syrian refugees living in the region, a government official announced yesterday.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Baroness Susan Kramer, the U.K. minister of state for transport, said Monday she regretted giving a watch to Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) after learning it may not have been appropriate in Chinese culture and Ko seemed to disparage it.
Monday, January 26, 2015
More than five hundred volunteers in New Taipei on Saturday helped to clean, pack and move some 100,000 pairs of secondhand shoes that will be shipped to Kenya to help prevent infections caused by chigoe fleas.2 Comments
Saturday, January 24, 2015
A website has reported an enthusiastic response to a "bring home Ellie's baby sister from Taiwan" campaign.
Friday, January 23, 2015
Today marks the 61st anniversary of World Freedom Day, with the World League of Freedom and Democracy (WLFD) Republic of China Chapter holding a string of celebrations as well as forums on freedom and democracy.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) will soon request the WTO to adjudicate on anti-dumping measures imposed by Canada on imports of carbon steel welded pipe from Taiwan.