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Saturday, January 30, 2016
President-elect Tsai Ing-wen said Friday that she has consistently insisted on the Republic of China's sovereignty over Taiping Island, and she asked all parties involved in the dispute to maintain peace and stability in the region.
The United States said Thursday that it appreciates the road map President Ma Ying-jeou has devised for his South China Sea peace initiative, which urges all parties concerned to be included in a mechanism for talks regarding South China Sea affairs and to cooperate on a variety of issues.
Friday, January 29, 2016
A U.S. scholar said Wednesday that Taiwan should do more, not less, with respect to Taiping Island in the disputed South China Sea, after President Ma Ying-jeou was criticized by the United States government for visiting Taiping on Thursday.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
The United Kingdom has included Taiwan in its Registered Traveller Service program, allowing holders of Republic of China (Taiwan) passports who travel frequently to Britain to get through UK border controls faster.
Monday, January 25, 2016
Travelers heading to countries neighboring South Africa through four airports are no longer required to apply for a transit visa, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Saturday, January 23, 2016
WLFD group marking World Freedom Day today
The World League for Freedom and Democracy (WLFD, 世界自由民主聯盟) is celebrating World Freedom Day (世界自由日) today, with a grand convention organized at the Grant Hotel, featuring 79 foreign guests from 37 countries and regions, and President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九), who will deliver a congratulatory remark.
The United States has officially begun implementing stricter regulations for its visa-waiver program (VWP) that will forbid travelers who have previously visited countries that the U.S. considers terrorist sanctuaries from entering the U.S. visa-free.
Friday, January 22, 2016
With many barriers to dealing with Iran suddenly lifted as part of a deal to curb its nuclear activities, some European companies are ready to seize business opportunities in a tempting market of 78.5 million people.
Congratulatory messages sent by the prime minister and foreign minister of Japan to President-elect Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) were "unprecedented" and signify close and cordial bilateral ties, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said on Thursday.
Japanese officials' congrats to Tsai signify 'cordial ties'
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) on Tuesday expressed hope that the new Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) administration will continue the flexible and practical approach to foreign policy employed by the current government.
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