Thursday, October 17, 2013
After two decades of negotiations, Taiwan and Russia signed an aviation agreement yesterday that could pave the way to stronger air links between the two countries.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Improved cross-strait ties have opened the door to improved ties between Taiwan and the rest of the world in many different areas, a presidential aide said yesterday.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Demand for local tour guides fluent in Southeast Asian languages has jumped as Taiwan sees an ever-increasing number of travelers from that region.
Kurt Campbell, a former high-ranking State Department official, will visit Taiwan to discuss bilateral ties and learn more about its political environment and cross-Taiwan Strait issues, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday.
Taiwan's representative to Vietnam, Huang Chih-peng, said Monday he hopes Vietnam will join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free-trade agreement soon as this will help the many Taiwanese businesses that plan to invest in the Southeast Asian country.
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Addressing speculation that the top leaders of Taiwan and China are preparing an unprecedented meeting next year, Taiwan's envoy to this year's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum said yesterday that no such discussions have been held.
Friday, October 11, 2013
Foreign government officials will visit Taiwan to learn more about the country's public health policies, especially for women and children, through a workshop to be held later this month, according to the organizers.
The European Parliament put its support behind closer ties with Taiwan on Wednesday, when it adopted a resolution urging bilateral talks on economic relations, Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs said.
An economic partnership agreement between Taiwan and Singapore will be signed soon, President Ma Ying-jeou said.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) director William Stanton will give a speech Friday on Taiwan's strategic importance at the invitation of a foundation set up by former Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen.