Thursday, December 31, 2015
The R.O.C. government's ongoing push to improve ties with diplomatic allies and other countries is not dependent on China's mood, Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) said Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
President Ma Ying-jeou on Tuesday reaffirmed the R.O.C. government's stance on asking Japan to formally apologize and compensate Taiwanese "comfort women" who were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military during World War II.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) "strongly protested" the actions of a group of Filipino protesters Tuesday who sailed to a disputed island in the South China Sea last Saturday that the R.O.C. claims as its own territory.
Taiwan and the Czech Republic have signed a memorandum of understanding that paves the way for a reciprocal working holiday program, which is expected to be launched in April 2016, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday.1 Comment
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Monday called on Japan to promptly launch bilateral negotiations on the "comfort women" issue in order to compensate victims in Taiwan.
Kin Moy, director of the American Institute in Taiwan's (AIT's) Taipei Office, visited Tainan on Monday with his wife Kathy Chen, three daughters and their pet Great Dane for a vacation.
Monday, December 28, 2015
Any compensatory measures that the Japanese government is ready to take for enslaving "comfort women" from South Korea during World War Two should also be applicable to Taiwan's victims, stated the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA, 外交部) on Sunday.1 Comment
Saturday, December 26, 2015
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday urged nationals who plan to visit the Philippines to be on high alert after the latest warning issued by the Philippine authorities of possible terrorist attacks in several popular tourist locations in the country during the holiday season.
The Russian government has decided to lift a two-year prohibition on imports of Pacific Saury from Taiwan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has announced.
Friday, December 25, 2015
All Taiwanese travelers who wish to visit Russia will have to apply for a visa online starting January 2016, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said.