Friday, July 3, 2015
Taiwan will send a delegation to attend Sao Tome and Principe's independence day celebrations later this month, a Taiwanese foreign affairs official said Thursday.
Thursday, July 2, 2015
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday said it has worked closely with local investigators after the accidental death of a Nicaraguan diplomat in Taiwan, stressing that the incident will not affect bilateral ties.
The Philippine government launched a new visa application system Wednesday, allowing Taiwan travelers to obtain tourist visas online.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) yesterday stated that "self-belittling" had occurred when political commentators weighed in on Taiwan's potential membership of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Some media outlets in Taiwan said that the government was willing to "bring disgrace upon itself" by agreeing to Beijing's terms for bank membership by diminishing national sovereignty.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
President Ma Ying-jeou will visit Taiwan's three diplomatic allies in Latin America and the Caribbean region later this month, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced yesterday.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Shares in Taiwan closed higher Thursday as large-cap stocks across the board staged a technical rebound, with investors ignoring the losses on Wall Street overnight, dealers said.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
A total of 201 foreign students have been granted government-funded scholarships this year, which will allow them to study in higher education institutes in Taiwan, the Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF, 國合會) announced yesterday.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
The Philippines is buying nearly 100 new patrol boats to protect its fisheries, an official said Monday, in a substantial expansion from its current fleet of 20 as it responds to poaching by Chinese and Taiwanese vessels.
Taiwan and Papua New Guinea inked a memorandum of understanding on Monday in which the two countries agreed to cooperate in cracking down on illegal fishing.1 Comment
Friday, June 19, 2015
The prospects of Taiwan and the Philippines signing a fishery law enforcement agreement are good, James Sha, vice minister of the Council of Agriculture (COA), said Thursday after fishery officials from both sides met in Manila earlierin the week to discuss the contentious issue of fishing rights.