More than one thousand foreign workers marched in Taipei Sunday to call for the passage of a bill scrapping regulations requiring them to leave the country every three years.
A Taiwanese official has admitted outside the venue of the International Civil Aviation Organization's (ICAO's) assembly that Taiwan faces a great challenge in its bid to participate in the event, but said it was receiving warm support from allies of the country.
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez arrived in Taiwan Saturday on a state visit, during which he will hold talks and exchange honorary decorations with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
President Tsai Ing-wen said Saturday that her administration would not let up on efforts to take Taiwan out to the global stage, even amid frustrations and difficulties brought to bear by mainland China.
Reporters Without Borders (RSF), which monitors freedom of speech around the world, on Friday denounced the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) for barring Taiwanese journalists from covering its triennial assembly in Montreal, and urged the organization to immediately grant access to these journalists.
The Taiwan International Workers' Association (TIWA) said Saturday that it will take to the streets of Taipei Sunday to push for the speedy passage of a law amendment that will scrap the requirement that foreign workers must leave the country for at least one day every three years if they want to be re-hired.
Two Indonesian laborers working at the Suhua Improvement Engineering Office might have gone missing during Typhoon Megi, the office in Suao, Yilan County, said Saturday.
In a bid to attract more Indian students to study in Taiwan, the Ministry of Education (MOE) recently hosted the "2016 Taiwan Higher Education Show in India" in Mumbai in cooperation with National Tsing Hua University and Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in India.
Air Canada, the country's largest carrier, said Wednesday that it is planning to resume non-stop flights to Taipei to tap an increase in Taiwanese tourist numbers.
A visiting UK trade minister on Tuesday hailed Taiwan as a key trading partner but said some obstacles should be resolved to enable closer exchanges.