A team of Taiwanese high-school students will attend the International Olympiad in Linguistics (IOL) competition in India later this month, as the first group that Taiwan has sent to the contest.
The government stressed the need for multilateral negotiations in the South China Sea on Tuesday, one day before separate groups of lawmakers and fishermen were scheduled to travel to Taiwan-controlled Taiping Island.
In response to remarks made by former Premier Sean Chen that "the housing tax can only be scrapped instead of being increased," Kaohsiung City Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊), center, in the company of Pingtung County Magistrate Pan Meng-an, left, said that Chen giving his opinion at the moment amounted to firing belated shots, given that he failed to issue his viewpoint when still in office.
Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) on Saturday extolled Taiwanese enterprises as the government's overseas strategic partners and the key pillars behind Taiwan's economic development, stressing that riding on the concerted efforts by Taiwanese businesses and the government, Taiwan's "New Southbound Policy" will surely prove a big success.
This photo, provided by the Republic of China Embassy in the Republic of Panama, shows R.O.C. Ambassador Liu Der-li, left, at a ceremony with Panamanian officials to present a firefighting helicopter, Bambi Bucket, .........1 Comment
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is arranging for Foreign Minister David Lee (李大維) to visit Latin American next month to meet with local senior officials to solidify ties with allies in the region, a MOFA official said Thursday.
Taiwan and France have recently signed a long-awaited reciprocal working holiday agreement that will officially take effect next month, France's top envoy to Taiwan announced on Thursday, as his office celebrated Bastille Day in Taipei.
Kuomintang (KMT) legislators blasted the Food and Drug Administration (FDA, 食藥署) for allowing the import of Canadian beef, demanding the FDA reverse the decision.1 Comment
Officials from ASEAN members attended the first Taiwan-ASEAN Strategic Investment Partnership Forum on Wednesday to discuss opportunities that Taiwanese investors may have and offer some suggestions.
A ruling on disputes in the South China Sea that was unfavorable to China will likely ratchet up the wrangling between mainland China and the United States in the region and threaten regional stability, the National Security Bureau said Wednesday.