Tuesday, April 22, 2014
The views of a former U.S. envoy to Taiwanon a trade in-services pact between Taiwan and China does not reflect the United States government's position, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said yesterday, adding that the U.S. has not changed its stance.
Kaohsiung expressed possible interest yesterday in making a bid to host the 2019 Asian Games after Hanoi announced last week that it was withdrawing as host because of the prohibitive cost of staging the event.
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Haiti's President Michel Joseph Martelly will begin a four-day state visit to Taiwan on April 21 as the two nations celebrate 58 years of diplomatic ties, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Saturday.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that Canada is an important member of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), urging the North American country to aid Taiwan's bid to become a part of that agreement.1 Comment
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Taiwan and Slovakia yesterday signed a reciprocal working holiday agreement that will allow 100 young adults from each country per year to visit and work in the other, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced yesterday.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
The visiting United States environmental chief yesterday lauded the Taiwanese government's efforts in environmental protection over the past decades that ultimately made Taiwan a worldwide environmental leader.
Taiwan currently plans to buy only two Perry-class frigates from the United States despite the latter having offered to sell four of them, Defense Minister Yen Ming (嚴明) said yesterday.1 Comment
Sunday, April 13, 2014
The Marianas Visitors Authority is launching a series of campaigns this year aimed at doubling the number of Taiwanese travelers to the Northern Mariana Islands.
Shen Lyushun, the new R.O.C. representative to the United States, said Friday that the signing of free trade agreements (FTAs) is critical to Taiwan's competitive edge and its economic future.
The office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on Friday welcomed Taiwan's interest in joining a trans-Pacific free trade bloc but said the bloc's prospective members are currently focused on the latest round of negotiations.