Friday, February 21, 2014
The central bank announced on Thursday that the yen and euro have been added to Taiwan's foreign currency platform, saying the service will be available in designated foreign exchange banks starting from the third quarter.
Shares in Taiwan ended lower Thursday in the wake of a falling Wall Street overnight amid fears that the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates sooner than the market had expected, dealers said.
Xiaomi Corp., a fast-growing Chinese maker of cheap smartphones, launched Thursday its high-end Mi3 in Taiwan and added a new telecom distribution partner, in a move to accelerate its overseas expansion.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Taiwan and the United States are currently making preparations for the next round of bilateral trade talks under the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) said yesterday.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
President Ma Ying-jeou stressed yesterday his administration's resolve to push for Taiwan's bids to join two regional economic blocs during a seminar in Taipei for diplomats.
Saturday, February 15, 2014
The Taipei City government said Friday it will employ a foreign English teacher in each elementary school in the city as part of its efforts to promote English learning.
Friday, February 14, 2014
A Japanese nongovernmental organization (NGO) will send a delegation to Taiwan next week to look into opening a branch in the country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
Taiwan's delegation to the World Trade Organization (WTO) inked a protocol of accession with their Afghan counterparts on Wednesday, marking an important milestone for the conflict-strewn Central Asian nation in its efforts to join the WTO.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Little progress has been made so far on the possible signing of a reciprocal youth working holiday agreement between Taiwan and France due to a problem raised by France, France's top envoy in Taiwan said yesterday.
A provincial premier of Canada said during his first visit to Taiwan Wednesday that he sees great opportunities in the island and looks forward to more cooperation and partnerships between the two sides.