Tuesday, November 11, 2014
The German Institute Taipei joined a remembrance run held on Sunday in Taipei to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on Nov. 9, 1989, the office said yesterday.
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Thailand's introduction of a tourism promotion initiative that offered free visas to Taiwan citizens over a three-month period this year gained a tremendous response, a Thai tourism official said Friday.
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Taiwan has decided to postpone its original plan to send six substitute conscripts to Burkina Faso amid the West African ally's ongoing political turmoil .
Friday, November 7, 2014
The United States has reiterated its call that Taiwan should establish a maximum residue level (MRL) for ractopamine use in pork as it did in beef, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said yesterday.
Results from the U.S. midterm elections that led to a major reshuffle on Capitol Hill will not affect friendly Taiwan-U.S. ties, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday.1 Comment
Monday, November 3, 2014
AMVETS (American Veterans) National Commander Larry E. Via and AMVETS National Ladies Auxiliary President Sylvia W. Rowland have just completed their annual visit to Taiwan at the invitation of the Minister of the R.O.C. Veterans Affairs Council (VAC) Admiral Tung Hsiang-lung.1 Comment
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) yesterday reaffirmed the sovereignty status of the Republic of China amid an earlier remark reportedly made by the Czech president who said Taiwan will soon be united with China.2 Comments
A visiting former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) official went on the defensive yesterday, saying that when he said the U.S. could make a stand on Taiwan's presidential election, it was not an attempt to intervene in domestic elections.
Monday, October 27, 2014
Japan, Spain and Australia have agreed to allow Taiwanese inspectors to check their respective certified factories producing oil and fat, a senior health official in Taiwan said Sunday.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Indonesian President-elect Joko Widodo, known in Indonesia as Jokowi, has invited Taiwanese business tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘) to attend his inauguration ceremony slated for Monday as a guest of honor, showing the importance he attaches to investment from Taiwan.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Taiwan said Friday that the visits by Japanese congressmen to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo earlier in the day were regrettable and would not contribute to regional development.
President Ma Ying-jeou has designated Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) as his envoy to attend the beatification ceremony of Pope Paul VI at the Vatican on Sunday.
A United Kingdom food and drink promotional campaign was launched by the de facto UK embassy in Taiwan yesterday to introduce trademark British food products to local customers in the hope of changing Taiwanese stereotypes of British food.1 Comment
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) and Taiwan Power Company (Taipower, 台灣電力公司) are to team up and launch a project to deal with the fuel rods used in the First and Second Nuclear Power Plants. A total of 1,200 fuel rods will be transported to France next year to be reprocessed and held for 20 years before being sent back to Taiwan.3 Comments