Wednesday, December 31, 2014
A team of 31 medical workers and volunteers put together by a Taiwanese search and rescue organization and the Buddha's Light International Association entered flood-hit areas in Malaysia on Tuesday to offer relief services to victims.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and several local and international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) yesterday launched a joint humanitarian assistance project to help the needy by giving away stationery items and school bags to underprivileged children in one of Taiwan's South Pacific allies.
Sunday, December 21, 2014
The United Kingdom's deputy representative now has a more personal connection with Taiwan after he recently completed a 920-kilometer cycling challenge around the island.
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Taiwan yesterday expressed gratitude to the United States government after U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday signed a piece of legislation that authorizes the sale of four Perry-class frigates to meet Taiwan's defensive needs.
Friday, December 19, 2014
An agreement signed by Taiwan and Austria on avoiding double taxation and preventing tax evasion is expected to take effect next month, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced yesterday.
The Taiwan-Austria working holiday program will officially take effect by the end of December, and applications are expected to open early next year, Taiwan's Foreign Ministry said Thursday.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
The United States is committed to helping Taiwan defend itself and is serious about that commitment, a U.S. State Department official said Tuesday when asked about the impact of a potential frigate sale to Taiwan on relations with China.
All offices of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) will be closed on Dec. 25-26, 2014, in observance of Christmas Day, according to an AIT press release.
Saturday, December 6, 2014
Taiwan and Vietnam will set up a mechanism to help keep track of the progress of providing compensation for damage suffered by Taiwanese businesses during anti-Chinese riots in Vietnam earlier this year, an official of the Ministry of Economic Affairs said Friday.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Two Taiwanese drug smugglers who were detained in Indonesia in late November will be brought back to Taiwan Tuesday, according to Taiwan's National Immigration Agency (NIA).
Sao Tome and Principe's ties with Taiwan will remain strong, a Taiwanese foreign affairs official said Tuesday, after the African country's new prime minister, Patrice Trovoada, assumed his duties last week.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
The Canadian Trade Office in Taipei held one-on-one business meetings Monday to match up five Canadian wireless technology companies with potential business partners in Taiwan.
Monday, December 1, 2014
The United States will continue to improve its relations with Taiwan after Taiwan's local elections concluded Saturday, according to a scholar at the Washington -based Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).
Friday, November 28, 2014
No representatives from Taiwan's South Pacific allies have met with Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) during his recent trip to the region, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday.