Sunday, March 29, 2015
The Taiwan government needs to resolve issues surrounding the import of U.S. meat products to speed up its push to join the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), two senior U.S. government officials said Thursday in Washington, D.C.2 Comments
Saturday, March 28, 2015
A senior investment official from the Philippines pitched the investment opportunities in the Southeast Asian country to Taiwan at a seminar in Taipei Friday, pointing out several incentives in having a presence in the country's economic zones.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Taiwan is set to launch a program to help one of its diplomatic allies, the nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, to conserve native plants there and maintain its biodiversity, a government-funded agency responsible for the project said Wednesday.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Workers from South Korean company Hydis, which was combined with Taiwan's E Ink Holdings Inc. (元太科技) in 2008, protested in front of the Labor Ministry yesterday against E Ink's closing of their South Korean factory.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) on Monday paid tribute to Lee Kuan Yew (李光耀), who died earlier in the day at the age of 91, saying the founding father of Singapore was a "distinguished leader who will be remembered by people around the world."1 Comment
Taiwanese politicians on Monday mourned the death of Lee Kuan Yew (李光耀), the founding father of Singapore, praising his leadership and his role in international politics.
Monday, March 23, 2015
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said on Sunday that it is working with Taiwanese companies to diversify their operations away from China and offset the impact of the rising number of Chinese suppliers.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
U.S. beef products, including offal, have been scientifically proven safe to use and Taiwan's ban on certain U.S. beef products is unfounded, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said yesterday.1 Comment
Friday, March 20, 2015
St. Lucia, one of Taiwan's Caribbean diplomatic allies, is set to open an embassy in Taiwan by the end of June, a Taiwanese foreign affairs responsible for Latin and Central American affairs said Thursday.
Hsia Li-yan (夏立言), minister of Mainland Affairs Council (陸委會), tried to sell to the country's youth a bill drawn by his council to monitor pacts between Taiwan and China.
A visiting German mayor said Thursday that Taiwan should develop "sustainable cities" as part of a green initiative to reduce carbon emissions and ensure environmental protection.
Taiwan will donate three helicopters to its diplomatic ally Honduras in the coming days to bolster the latter's crime-fighting capabilities, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
A renowned Taiwanese doctor and pioneer in liver transplant surgery yesterday was awarded the Friend of Foreign Service Medal by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to honor his contribution to the nation's diplomacy in the medical field.
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Some 200,000 migrant workers employed as domestic helpers in Taiwan have been denied basic labor rights, receiving low pay for exceptionally long work hours, activists have claimed.2 Comments