Thursday, July 3, 2014
The commander of this year's Rim of the Pacific joint naval exercises commented briefly on Taiwan's non-involvement in the world's largest maritime war drills Tuesday, saying the U.S. will instead focus on supporting Taiwan on “another venue.”
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Lawmakers from Taiwan and Japan called for more security and military exchanges between their two countries to confront challenges in the region, at an international conference in Taipei on Tuesday.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
The Fulbright Board significantly increased the stipends available for Ph.D. students and scholars interested in studying and researching in the U.S.: for students, one full fellowship of up to US$50,000 and up to 12 partial scholarships of US$15,000 are now available; for scholars, one full fellowship of up to US$40,000 and up to 25 partial fellowships of up to US$15,000 are now available, according to a press release from the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT).
Lawmakers from Taiwan, Japan and the United States will discuss regional security issues at an international conference in Taipei that opens Tuesday, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Saturday, June 28, 2014
The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Taipei said Friday that it has urged the U.S. government to start negotiations with Taiwan on a bilateral investment agreement (BIA).
Friday, June 27, 2014
Taiwan's ambassador to Sao Tome and Principe has expressed his wish to meet with Sao Tome's president to talk about the leader's recently concluded China tour, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday.
Republic of China passports are ranked the 22nd most useful in the world in terms of gaining visa-free access to other countries, according to movehub.com, a U.K.-based site designed to help people move abroad.
With the prospect of more orders coming in during the second half of the year, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE, 日月光) plans to ante up its capital investment this year by almost 36 percent in order to meet customers' demand, said the company's chief operating officer Wu Tien-yu (吳田玉) during a shareholders' conference yesterday.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Japan's new representative to Taiwan is set to formally take up his new post in July, according to Japan's Interchange Association.