Thursday, November 7, 2013
Taiwan's inclusion in the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC) depends on a policy decision, the chief commander of United States forces in the Pacific said Tuesday.
Taiwan and Germany have signed an agreement to transfer sentenced nationals between the two countries, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Visiting British painter Andrew Festing, best known for his portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, yesterday presented a sketch of President Ma Ying-jeou to Ma during their meeting at the Presidential Office.
Taiwan's top envoy to Indonesia Andrew Hsia (夏立言), who was tapped to be the nation's new deputy defense minister, confirmed on late Monday that his son has not yet served his compulsory military service.
President Ma Ying-jeou expressed gratitude yesterday to the Pacific island nation of Tuvalu, one of Taiwan's diplomatic allies, for its donation of US$210,000 in the wake of a devastating typhoon in 2009.
All offices of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, in observance of Veterans Day in the United States, according to an AIT press release.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
The recent cooking oil scare will take a toll on Taiwan's gross domestic product (GDP) growth this year, as concerns over food safety will hurt domestic consumption, a local think tank said Monday.
Saturday, November 2, 2013
Taiwan's top immigration official introduced Friday his country's success in fighting human trafficking.
Taiwan has expressed its concern to a South Korean TV station that recently made a negative report on Taiwan's aquaculture industry, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Christopher Marut yesterday issued a congratulatory statement to mark the first anniversary of Taiwan's inclusion to the United States Visa Waiver Program (VWP).