U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Industry & Analysis, Marcus Jadotte, will be arriving in Taiwan on Sunday for a four-day business development seminar, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Tuesday.1 Comment
The Ministry of National Defense (MND, 國防部) called the footage of military drills off the south-eastern coast of mainland China "a routine exercise" Tuesday, refuting concerns that it is a warning to President-elect Tsai Ing-wen in light of her upcoming inauguration ceremony on Friday.
James Huang, a former foreign minister who has been named as the head of the New Southbound Policy Office, said Tuesday that if Taiwan does not quickly expand its influence in Southeast Asia, it will lose its edge in the region.
Taiwanese students won 14 awards at the 2016 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) in Phoenix, Arizona this week, the best performance ever by Taiwan in the world's largest pre-college science competition.
Taiwanese pianist Yang Chia-tyan (楊佳恬) is shown in this file photo. Yang, who lives in Austria, has been chosen to be a European Union cultural ambassador, a job that entails promoting Europe's cultural heritage and international cooperation.
Incoming Health Minister Lin Tsou-yen will depart May 20 for Geneva to attend this year's World Health Assembly (WHA), which opens May 23 in the Swiss city, an official said.
The European Economic and Trade Office in Taipei and all European Union member state offices in Taiwan issued a joint statement on Thursday, opposing the use of capital punishment following Taiwan's execution of a metro killer on Tuesday.1 Comment
The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has downplayed speculation about President-elect Tsai Ing-wen's potential visits to Panama and Paraguay, saying Thursday that matters have yet to be decided.
With Taiwan facing a decline in Chinese tourists, Transportation Minister-designate Ho-Chen Tan said Wednesday he will promote Taiwan as a good travel destination at an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum meeting later this month.
Taiwan's representative office in Geneva has given the World Health Organization (WHO) letters from the government confirming that it will attend the upcoming World Health Assembly (WHA) as an observer, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Tuesday.