Friday, September 26, 2014
Taiwan and Japan have agreed to raise the annual quota for their reciprocal working holiday program to 5,000 per country per year, effective next month, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The 15th APEC Roundtable Meeting on the Involvement of the Business/Private Sector in the Sustainability of the Marine Environment kicked off at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) yesterday with more than thirty representatives from nine countries including China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Vietnam, and the Philippines, according to a press release of the NCKU.
Saturday, September 20, 2014
The Republic of China's government respects the decision made by the Scottish people in Scotland's just concluded independence referendum, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday reaffirmed Taiwan's diplomatic relations with Panama despite the president of Panama's recent remark that hinted that his country would like to establish official ties with China in the near future.1 Comment
The embassies of El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua yesterday held a banquet in Taipei to commemorate the 193rd anniversary of Central American independence from the Spanish crown.
Monday, September 15, 2014
Taiwan has downgraded its travel alert for Israel to yellow, the second-lowest level on the travel advisory system, as the situation in the Middle Eastern country has stabilized following its ceasefire agreement with the militant group Hamas.
Sunday, September 14, 2014
A former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) official yesterday urged the Taiwan government to abandon its sovereignty claim to the entire South China Sea based on the so-called nine-dash line, saying such an approach lacks legal or practical sense.7 Comments
Friday, September 12, 2014
Foreign Minister David Lin conferred a medal on the outgoing Solomon Islands ambassador to the Republic of China Wednesday in recognition of his efforts to advance ties between the two diplomatic allies, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The Philippine authorities have told businesses to pull questionable Taiwanese food products off store shelves and said it will speed up the process of signing a memorandum on cooperation with Taiwan to strengthen food safety checks.
Monday, September 8, 2014
Liu Chih-kung (劉志攻), Taipei's new representative to the United Kingdom, said in a latest media interview that his top priority is to boost economic ties between Taiwan and the UK, and also to win London's support for Taiwan's bid to sign an Economic Cooperation Agreement (ECA) with the European Union.