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
The Hungarian Trade Office in Taiwan donated a collection of CDs featuring the Central European country's folk music to Taiwan to promote cultural exchanges between the two countries.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Taiwanese charity groups traveled to remote areas of Sri Lanka and Mongolia earlier this month to provide medical services to people there, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which covered part of the costs of the missions.
Monday, July 21, 2014
Germany's deputy representative to Taiwan has denied local media reports that he criticized President Ma Ying-jeou's administration over energy issues at a conference last week.
Saturday, July 19, 2014
The Presidential Office denied a report on Friday that first lady Chow Mei-ching (周美青) will visit Kyushu when a National Palace Museum (NPM) exhibition goes on display there in October, saying her trip to Japan remains on hold.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Israel's top envoy to Taiwan on Wednesday defended her country's air strikes on the Gaza Strip as necessary to protect the people of Israel in response to a protest earlier in the day that criticized the attacks and the resulting civilian casualties.