Friday, May 8, 2015
The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) yesterday announced that Kin W. Moy (梅健華) will soon succeed incumbent AIT Taipei Director Christopher Marut as the new office chief.
The National Immigration Agency (移民署) is offering up to NT$30,000 each to about 100 second-generation Taiwanese children who want to spend the summer in their immigrant parents' home country.
A marathon event along Australia's world-famous Gold Coast will be the centerpiece of the country's latest tourism campaign in Taiwan as local people are getting more interested in running marathons overseas, tourism officials of Australia's Queensland government said Thursday.
Monday, May 4, 2015
Martin Eberts, the General Director of the German Institute recently awarded Lu Jen-her, the outgoing President of the Association of Taiwanese Germany alumni, with the German-Taiwanese Friendship Medal , for his outstanding contribution to the strengthening of German-Taiwanese relations, according to a press release of the German Institute Taipei.
Saturday, May 2, 2015
A total of 248 Taiwanese nationals were known to have been in Nepal when a magnitude-7.8 earthquake devastated large swaths of the Himalayan country last weekend, two of whom remain unaccounted for as of 1 p.m. Friday, the latest update provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs showed.
Friday, May 1, 2015
Two more teams organized by Taiwanese charity groups are set to provide relief assistance to survivors in Nepal in the wake of a magnitude-7.8 earthquake that devastated large areas of the Himalayan country and killed thousands.
The issue of Taiwan's latest policy on tightening Japanese food product imports is likely to be resolved without incident, an official said yesterday, amid the ongoing visit of Japanese lawmaker delegations in Taiwan to discuss the matter.
Taiwan has continued to urge the Japanese government to apologize and compensate Taiwanese nationals who were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military during World War II, a government official said yesterday.2 Comments
Thursday, April 30, 2015
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday reiterated Taiwan's sovereignty over the disputed Diaoyutai Islands in the East China Sea, saying that they are an indisputable part of the territory of the Republic of China.
The number of Taiwanese nationals known to have been in Nepal when a magnitude-7.8 earthquake devastated large areas of the Himalayan kingdom last weekend had increased to 284 as of 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, 279 of whom were confirmed as being safe, according to the latest update provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.