The administration of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is taking steps to expand job opportunities for Southeast Asian immigrants in the tourism industry, particularly for tour guides, in keeping with the government's new southbound policy.
The opinions of Taiwanese fishermen will be heard in the upcoming first-ever meeting of a Taiwan-Japan maritime affairs dialogue, even though the fishermen will not be invited to the talks, a government official said on Thursday.
The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said Thursday that it will hold its annual summer youth camp in Taiwan later this week, featuring exchanges between Taiwanese students and their counterparts from Singapore, Indonesia and Vietnam.
The Indonesian government has proposed to expand a Taiwan-Indonesia cooperation project to develop a remote Indonesian island into a tourist attraction, but Taiwan representatives have continued to urge the former to build better infrastructure, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said on Thursday.
President Tsai Ing-wen received credentials from new Republic of Nauru Ambassador to the Republic of China Chitra Jeremiah at the Presidential Office Wednesday.
The first-ever meeting of a Taiwan-Japan maritime affairs dialogue mechanism, originally slated for Thursday, will be postponed, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Tuesday.
U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is not expected to have a different stance on Taiwan or the "one China" policy than President Barack Obama if she is elected in November, one of her advisers said Monday.
The long-term efforts by the Overseas Community Affairs Council to nurture overseas Chinese students and establish contacts with Taiwanese businessmen in Southeast Asia will be a major boost to the country's "New Southbound Policy," an official said Monday.
Taiwan's Legislature established a new parliamentary association to promote exchanges with parliamentarians from African countries and advance bilateral relations.
The National Immigration Agency (NIA) has turned over a Taiwanese woman to the Pingtung District Prosecutors Office for the alleged abuse of a Vietnamese worker.