Wednesday, November 25, 2015
A marine patrol cooperation agreement signed between Taiwan and the Philippines earlier this month is a "milestone" in bilateral relations that will be beneficial to both sides, a Philippines envoy said yesterday in Taipei.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday clarified the nation's role in combating IS as one of "humanitarian and emergency aid" following remarks made by U.S. President Barack Obama listing Taiwan as part of the international coalition targeting the terrorist organization.
Monday, November 23, 2015
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Sunday that it has raised its travel warning for Belgium to the yellow-color degree, urging Taiwanese nationals to be on the alert while traveling there.
The government yesterday expressed its deep condolences over the death of Kim Young-sam, a former South Korean president who had been a great friend of the Republic of China (R.O.C.).
An exercise held jointly by the Coast Guard Administration (CGA) and the Navy in waters off Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan Saturday was aimed at protecting Taiwan's fishermen and had nothing to do with the fishery accord signed recently between Taiwan and the Philippines, the CGA said in a statement.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
Former Vice President Vincent Siew (蕭萬長) expressed hope Friday that the Republic of China's president can attend the annual leaders' meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in person in the future.
Friday, November 20, 2015
The government has instructed its embassies, consulates, and missions abroad to ramp up anti-terrorism measures in the wake of a series of coordinated terrorist attacks in Paris on Nov. 13, including strengthening screening procedures for visa applications by foreign nationals to better detect terrorist suspects, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday.
The number of people who are barred from entry into Taiwan for suspected involvement in international terrorism has increased over the past year, an official of the National Security Bureau (NSB) said yesterday.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Taiwanese nationals who visit foreign countries to take wedding photos should apply for business visas beforehand or they risk being denied entry by customs, a Foreign Ministry official warned recently.