Monday, July 6, 2015
As Taiwan is considering once more allowing Vietnamese laborers to work in the nation, the Ministry of Labor (MOL) said it will work out measures to prevent foreign workers from absconding, including imposing more stringent controls by exporting countries, raising brokerage fees and increasing employers' levies.
The Vietnamese government is stepping up training for its laborers who are seeking to work in Taiwan, after Taiwan lifted a decade-old ban on Vietnamese fishing workers and care givers in July.
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.1 Comment
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.