Wednesday, May 27, 2015
In an effort to reduce increasing tension surrounding sovereignty disputes among claimants of the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday proposed a new peace plan for the region, urging parties not to take unilateral actions that could further destabilize the area. .
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
As Beijing wrestles with neighboring countries over maritime territory, President Ma Ying-jeou will propose his South China Sea Peace Initiative today, seeking to become an active player in the promotion of peace and stability in the region.1 Comment
Monday, May 25, 2015
The United States hopes to continue its close cooperation with Taiwan achieved in recent years, a U.S. State Department official said Thursday, stressing that an important ingredient of that close cooperation is the stable development of ties across the Taiwan Strait.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
The Foreign Ministry's Bureau of Consular Affairs (BOCA) yesterday announced the establishment of its account on the free messaging service Line to better connect with the public and inform nationals of the latest travel information.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has made public an animated short film as part of its ongoing efforts toward promoting safety awareness among Taiwanese youths who plan to take advantage of working holiday programs.
Friday, May 22, 2015
Taiwan is among the 22 nations that were invited to attend the inaugural U.S. Pacific Command Amphibious Leaders Symposium (PALS), a U.S. government statement said Wednesday.
A piece of legislation that would promote Taiwan's participation as an observer in the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) cleared the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday.1 Comment
St. Lucia, one of Taiwan's Caribbean diplomatic allies, is set to open an embassy in Taiwan in June, a Taiwanese foreign affairs official responsible for Latin and Central American affairs said Thursday.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Taiwan's national baseball team will face the Netherlands on Nov. 9 in Taichung in its opening game of the inaugural Premier12 tournament, according to the schedule announced by World Baseball Softball Confederation's (WBSC) yesterday.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Taiwan held a military salute ceremony Tuesday to welcome King Mswati III of Swaziland, one of the country's three diplomatic allies in Africa.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
One Taiwanese was killed and another three injured during a car crash in Australia on Sunday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) confirmed yesterday.
All four Taiwanese who were previously unaccounted for after another major earthquake hit Nepal last Tuesday have been confirmed safe, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
Monday, May 18, 2015
The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed the U.S. military budget for 2016, with an amendment that stipulates if the Department of Defense invites Beijing to participate in the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC), a similar invitation must also be extended to Taiwan.
The Ministry of the Interior said Saturday that it will launch a program this year to help children of Southeast Asian immigrants in Taiwan learn the native language and culture of their parents.