Friday, October 23, 2015
Taiwan and South Korea have agreed to raise the annual quota for their reciprocal working holiday program to 600 per country per year from next year, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced yesterday.
Taiwan signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday with the United Kingdom-based International Seafarers' Welfare and Assistance Networks' Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme (MPHRP), under which Taiwan will donate US$30,000 to the Piracy Survivor Family Fund.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Lawmakers yesterday froze NT$20 million as part of the Foreign Ministry's assistance budget to the Dominican Republic to pressure the diplomatic ally to solve a cold case in which a Taiwanese diplomat was found murdered in the country three years ago.
A senior labor and social affairs official from Germany is in Taiwan to exchange views on how the two economies are responding to an aging society and addressing labor market and vocational education issues, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
The Foreign Ministry respects the decision made by some of the nation's diplomatic allies not to speak up for Taiwan during the 70th session of the U.N. General Assembly, a ministry official said yesterday.
The new ambassador of the Republic of China to Paraguay, Alexander T.R. Yui, presented his credentials Monday to Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Two women born in Taiwan but adopted by foreign couples when they were babies said Monday that they bear no grudges against their biological parents and wish only to let them know that they are living well.1 Comment
Monday, October 19, 2015
A baby, delivered mid-flight from Taiwan to Los Angeles, has been confirmed by the state government in Alaska to be eligible for a state birth certificate, Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA, 民航局) said yesterday.
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Thursday, October 15, 2015
A Taiwanese government-funded agency will send a group of volunteers overseas later this year to help with economic and social development programs in five developing countries, as part of a program aimed at providing assistance to partner countries.