All remaining Taiwanese in custody in Kenya have been forcibly deported to China despite repeated pleas from Taiwan to mainland Chinese and Kenyan authorities, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs official said on Tuesday.
Indonesia's Ministry of Tourism on Monday announced ambitious plans to boost the number of inbound Taiwanese travelers in 2016.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Monday issued a strongly worded rebuke to Beijing after the mainland China authorities pressured Kenya into deporting eight Taiwanese nationals to the mainland rather than Taiwan.2 Comments
Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) on Thursday conferred the Order of Brilliant Star with Grand Cordon, one of the R.O.C.'s highest decorations, on the outgoing top envoy of the Holy See to Taiwan in recognition of his contribution to promoting bilateral ties over his 8-year tenure.
President Ma Ying-jeou on Thursday repeated his invitation to the Philippines to send representatives or lawyers to visit Taiwan-held Taiping Island in the disputed South China Sea.
Richard Armitage, a former deputy secretary of state of the United States, and other former foreign policy officials visited President-elect Tsai Ing-wen at Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) headquarters in Taipei on Wednesday.
Travelers from Taiwan can look forward to easier entry into the United States after the country officially becomes the seventh member of the U.S. Global Entry Program, following a joint statement signed by representatives of both sides in the U.S. on Monday.
Taiwan on Thursday expressed hopes of signing a marine patrol cooperation agreement with Indonesia to prevent a repeat of the recent shooting incident in which Indonesian patrol vessels opened fire on Taiwanese fishing vessels in the country's exclusive economic zones (EEZs) in the South China Sea.
Starting March 15, Taiwanese passport holders will be expected to have an Electronic Travel Authorization or eTA to visit Canada, the Canadian representative office in Taipei said on Wednesday.
President-elect Tsai Ing-wen has tapped Stanley Kao (高碩泰), Taiwan's representative to Italy, as the new government's representative to the U.S., according to the Chinese-language United Daily News.