Matthew J. Matthews, deputy assistant secretary and U.S. senior official for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, will visit Taiwan June 16-17 to speak at an energy conference, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) announced Tuesday.
President Tsai Ing-wen will depart on June 24 for an official overseas visit, the Presidential Office announced Monday. It will be Tsai's first overseas trip since coming to office on May 20.
Celebrations to mark the Philippines' National Independence Day, June 12, were held in New Taipei City on Sunday, featuring a flower parade.
A ruling party lawmaker has called on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to relocate more of its overseas offices to Southeast Asian countries instead of the United States as he thinks Taiwan already has too many representative offices in the U.S.
Taiwan will cooperate with the United States in conducting clinical trials on a dengue fever vaccine targeting older people, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has said.
Ex-Premier Frank Hsieh (謝長廷) arrived in Tokyo on Thursday to officially take up his new post as the R.O.C.'s new top representative to Japan.
The R.O.C. government has contacted the U.S. to clear up concerns after the national defense minister stated that ammunition would be shipped to a Taiwan-controlled island in the South China Sea, Foreign Minister David Lee (李大維) said Wednesday.
Foreign Minister David Lee (李大維) on Wednesday said his ministry is facing a NT$40 million shortfall in its budget ahead of the scheduled first-ever state visit of President Tsai Ing-wen to two diplomatic allies.
Taiwan is mulling visa entry privileges for tourists from eight member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), in line with a "new southward policy" being broached by the government, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).
The government has contacted the U.S. to clear up any concerns after the defense minister falsely stated that ammunitions would be shipped to a Taiwan-controlled island in the South China Sea, Foreign Minister David Lee (李大維) said Wednesday.