Sunday, April 21, 2013
Opposition lawmakers are seeking to revise a law that would make it less tricky for foreigners to become Taiwan citizens, allowing them to keep their original nationalities after being naturalized.2 Comments
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Taiwan and the Philippines inked a legal assistance pact Friday after nearly two years of coordination and consultations.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a red travel alert for the Central African Republic on Friday, after clashes between rebel fighters and residents were reported in the country's capital Bangui.
A government-run youth ambassador program has selected 35 teams from 19 universities to promote Taiwan's culture and expertise overseas this year, the Foreign Ministry said yesterday.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that the signing of a fishery pact between Taiwan and Japan is a prelude to a settlement of the two sides' dispute over the Diaoyutai Islands and the first step in fulfilling his East China Sea Peace Initiative.
An agreement reached recently between Taiwan and Japan on fishing rights in waters surrounding the disputed Diaoyutai Islands serves as a good example for resolving similar regional disputes, an American expert on East Asian affairs said Tuesday.
A Japanese scholar and retired senior diplomat yesterday praised a fishing agreement recently signed between Taiwan and Japan as a good example of what dialogue can produce.1 Comment
Monday, April 15, 2013
The first meeting of a fishing commission jointly set up by Taiwan and Japan will be held in late April to discuss follow-up issues after the sides signed a historic deal on fishing rights, a Taiwanese official said recently.
Sunday, April 14, 2013
To cushion the blow of possible Korean Peninsula fallout on Taiwan's economy and trade, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has readied a package of countermeasures, according to an MOEA report to be delivered at the Legislative Yuan on Monday.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
A Taiwan-Japan fishery pact to expand the size of existing fishing grounds for Taiwanese fishermen in overlapping territories in the East China Sea will not take effect until both sides have completed all related preparations, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday.