Thursday, November 27, 2014
China played up Taiwan's internal fears of falling far behind South Korea Wednesday when the Taiwan Affairs Office (國台辦) warned that Taiwanese businesses will not be able to match Korean rivals in the Chinese market unless cross-strait pacts move forward soon.1 Comment
A free trade agreement (FTA) between China and South Korea could cost Taiwan more than NT$10 billion (US$324 million) in textile exports per year, the Taiwan Textile Federation (TTF) said Wednesday.
Taiwan is closely monitoring the situation in the U.S. state of Missouri in the wake of violent protests following a controversial ruling Monday when a grand jury did not indict a white police officer who killed an African-American teen.
Taiwan has downgraded its travel alert for Beijing in light of the fact that there have been no new cases of H7N9 avian influenza in the city for a month.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The organizer of the 2015 World Expo in Milan is only willing to place the Taiwan Pavilion in the "corporate area" rather than in the "country area," the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.1 Comment
A group of 32 Japanese nationals on Tuesday began a two-day tour of 32 railway stations around Taiwan that bear their names.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
South Korea's King Sejong Institute began offering standard Korean language education in Taiwan yesterday for those interested in Korean culture, the Korea Tourism Organization's (KTO's) Taipei Office announced.
Monday, November 24, 2014
A Taiwan-born Canadian developer has launched a new messaging app that lets users see what people on the other side of conversations are writing as they type, and he has plans to launch it in Taiwan in the coming months.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has disqualified two diplomatic recruits earlier this year for failing to meet required standards to be R.O.C. diplomats, a MOFA official said yesterday.
Natale H. Bellocchi, former chairman ofthe American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), died Monday at his home in Maryland, sources said. He was 88.
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.