Friday, May 16, 2014
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has ordered the relevant authorities in all Vietnam to actively take firm measures to prevent and punish those who incite others to disturb law and order.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
A group of Taiwanese businessmen who escaped from factories in Vietnam returned home safely yesterday and talked about the violent demonstrations that took place there.1 Comment
Taipei issued a yellow travel alert for Ho Chi Minh City Wednesday and an orange alert for two provinces in northern suburban areas of the largest city in southern Vietnam, as local anti-China protesters turned violent and damaged expatriate businesses a day earlier.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday summoned Vietnam's representative to Taiwan to express serious concerns over violent protests in the country and ask Vietnamese authorities to protect Taiwanese nationals living there.
President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that he has instructed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to request that the Vietnamese government protect R.O.C. nationals in Vietnam amid the recent riots.
Vice Economics Minister Shen Jong-chin said Wednesday that the government has assembled an emergency task force to help Taiwanese businessmen affected by anti-China protests in Vietnam and assess their losses.
Ethnic Vietnamese residents and citizens of Taiwan Wednesday voiced their concern for Taiwanese businesspeople caught up in the anti-China protests sweeping southern Vietnam, calling on friends and relatives in the country to show restraint.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
More than 1,000 applicants have applied for a government-funded scholarship to study in Taiwan this year, the Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF, 國際合作發展基金會) said yesterday.
Saturday, May 10, 2014
The United States is expected to include Taiwan by the end of June on its list of countries considered to have a valid Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) intergovernmental agreement in force, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) said Friday.
Thursday, May 8, 2014
Taiwan's top envoy to Japan has apologized over a decision to not attend a Taiwan-Japan lawmakers' conference in March, Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) said yesterday.