Friday, October 2, 2015
Ahead of the COP21 meeting in Paris to be held in December this year, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA, 環境保護署) announced yesterday its plan to draft a national action plan for climate change and implementation measures for cutting greenhouse gases (GHG) to 20 percent below 2005 levels by 2030, and 50 percent by 2050.
Deputy United States Trade Representative Robert Holleyman said Thursday that the U.S. welcomes Taiwan's efforts and interest in joining the U.S.-proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade bloc.
Monday, September 28, 2015
A group from National Chengchi University in Taipei called IMPCT won this year's Hult Prize and was presented US$1 million in prize money by former U.S. President Bill Clinton at a ceremony in Manhattan, New York Saturday.
As a foreigner living in Taiwan, there comes a magical time when you realize that you've finally started to settle in. Where once your constant confusion was like a branding across your head that said "FOREIGNER." You now feel like you know the ropes to Taiwanese life -- at least a little bit.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama's mentioning of the Taiwan Relations Act during a joint press conference with Chinese President Xi Jinping reaffirmed Washington's commitment to Taiwan's security, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Saturday.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
President Ma Ying-jeou and members of the European Parliament will discuss Taiwan's relations with Europe and peace in the Asia-Pacific region during a teleconference that is scheduled for next week, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Friday.
A Taiwanese citizen was among dozens injured during a deadly traffic collision in Seattle, Washington on Thursday, during which four were killed, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
Friday, September 25, 2015
It is highly unlikely that Pope Francis will meet with mainland Chinese leader Xi Jinping in the U.S. even though they are both visiting the country, Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) said yesterday.
Haiti has expressed heartfelt appreciation toward Taiwan for helping it build a health center in a remote area to meet the basic medical needs of 10,000 residents there.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
An agricultural delegation from Taiwan has signed a letter of intent with the representatives from a soybean and corn grower's association at a ceremony in Minnesota to purchase soybeans and corn from the U.S state.