Saturday, July 18, 2015
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) seeks to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), in hopes that becoming an official member will be the solution to the high tariffs placed on the Taiwanese confectionery, biscuit and floury food industry.
Friday, July 17, 2015
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday called on Japan to promote peace in the region amid the nation's approval of legislation that would allow for an expanded role for its military.
The Bureau of Consular Affairs (BOCA) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' (MOFA) yesterday reminded passport applicants to visit BOCA instead of MOFA to apply for their passport as many people have mistakenly visited the ministry instead of the bureau.
The Ministry of Labor (MOL) announced Thursday that Taiwan will allow more foreign graduates from local universities and colleges to seek employment here, raising the annual quota from 2,000 to 2,500, and the regulations on minimum salary and work experience are also to be further relaxed.1 Comment
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Taiwanese-American Joy Burke (包喜樂) joined Taiwan's women's national basketball team for practice last week and is scheduled to represent the country in upcoming international competitions, the local basketball association has announced.
Taiwan's top envoy to Singapore Hsieh Fa-dah (謝發達) yesterday returned home to prepare for his retirement.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
France's top envoy to Taiwan yesterday praised the "outstanding" Paris-Taipei relations as his office celebrated Bastille Day in Taipei.
Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernandez is scheduled to visit Taiwan next week for the first time since the Central American leader assumed office in 2014, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced yesterday.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
The Ministry of Foreign has recently called on nationals not to be lured into drug trafficking by smugglers as more and more Taiwanese have been caught overseas involved in the illicit drug trade and are now facing possible harsh sentences.
President Ma Ying-jeou said Sunday that his government is willing to help the Dominican Republic and Haiti resolve their dispute over immigrants, within the scope of Taiwan's abilities.