Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) yesterday expressed confidence in Taiwan's diplomatic ties with the Holy See despite Pope Francis' latest remark Monday that he desires dialogue with Beijing and possibly a visit to mainland China.
The fourth joint science and technology commission meeting between Taiwan and the Philippines opened Tuesday in Manila, during which officials from the two countries discussed cooperation to promote exchanges in technology.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Visa applications submitted by residents of Ebola-affected countries are now subject to strict screening due to a deadly outbreak of the virus in Africa, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said.
Monday, August 18, 2014
A unit of Taiwan's representative office in the United States has dismissed accusations that it was trying to prevent a key figure in a student-led movement from speaking in the U.S. at its facility.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
A total of 162 R.O.C. nationals were arrested by authorities in foreign countries in 2013, most of them on charges of telecommunication fraud and drug-smuggling, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said. Roger Luo (羅添宏), deputy director-general of MOFA's Bureau of Consular Affairs, told local media that in the first seven months this year, there has already been a total of 131 Taiwanese arrested overseas.1 Comment
Friday, August 15, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday praised a Taiwan-Japan fishery agreement signed last year, saying that the deal serves as a good example to promote regional stability amid escalating tensions in the East China Sea.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Taiwan hopes to be invited to take part in the next round of talks on the U.S.-initiated Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Shen Lyu-shun, Taiwan's top representative in the United States, said recently.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
A Taiwanese traditional lion-dancing troupe will be touring Europe starting later this week to showcase Taiwan's soft power, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
Friday, August 8, 2014
R.O.C. nationals living in Washington State, will soon be able to obtain state driver's licenses if they are already licensed to drive in Taiwan.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Pressure from China could be the main reason that two delegations visiting Taiwan to participate an annual meeting of the Asian Pacific Parliamentarians' Union (APPU) refused to sign a joint communique, sources said yesterday.