The New Southbound Policy Office under the Presidential Office will begin its mission of expanding the Southeast Asian market with a plan aimed at boosting visits by Southeast Asian tourists to Taiwan through visa-free privileges, the head of the office said Friday.
The incoming head of a semi-official body responsible for Taiwan-Japan relations said Friday he would do his best to promote a closer relationship in the wake of fishery disputes that complicated bilateral ties
Transportation Minister Ho Chen Tan departed Thursday for Peru to attend a meeting of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) tourism ministers.
Minister of Health and Welfare Lin Tzou-yien (林奏延) spoke for Taiwan Wednesday at the United Nations World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva, calling on the international community to support its increased participation in global health issues.
Foreign Minister David Lee (李大維) on Tuesday said Taiwan-Japan talks planned for July to address disputes over fishing near the Okinotori atoll will likely expand Taiwanese fishermen's rights in the area.
The new government resolved to safeguard the livelihood of Taiwanese fisherman Tuesday after Japanese media reports indicated a policy shift in maritime patrols surrounding the open waters of Okinotori atoll that were instituted weeks before under the Ma administration.
In an apparent reversal of the previous administration's policies, Cabinet spokesman Tung Chen-yuan said Tuesday that the government had no "specific position" on whether the Okinotori reefs constitute an island.
The top U.S. envoy to Taiwan and five of his predecessors have congratulated the Taiwanese people for the democratic achievement marked by President Tsai Ing-wen's inauguration.
International visitors to this year's COMPUTEX TAIPEI, the biggest ICT tradeshow in Asia, are offered an exclusive, tailor-made tour to famous sightseeing spots in Northern Taiwan
Indonesia will not cut off the flow of skilled migrant workers to Taiwan in 2017 but its approach on domestic helpers has yet to be set in stone, an Indonesian official said earlier this week.