Tuesday, January 6, 2015
New amendment to ease naturalization advances in Legislature, yet creates another problem3 Comments
The Northern Mariana Islands, a U.S. territory in the Pacific, is recruiting a tourism ambassador from Taiwan for the second year in a row, its Visitors Authority office in Taipei said Monday.
Saturday, January 3, 2015
The R.O.C. national flag was raised Thursday at Twin Oaks Estate in Washington, D.C. -- the official residence of former R.O.C. ambassadors to the U.S. -- for the first time in 36 years since the U.S. switched recognition from Taipei to Beijing in 1979.3 Comments
Thursday, January 1, 2015
A double taxation avoidance agreement between Taiwan and Austria, which is expected to boost bilateral trade an investment, will take effect on Jan. 1, 2015, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday.
Applications to participate in the Taiwan-Hungary working holiday program were accepted for the first time Wednesday, as the reciprocal working holiday agreement between the two countries finally took effect.
Friday, December 26, 2014
Taiwan is optimistic it will strike a direct flight agreement with Turkey, but has given no indication when such a pact might be finalized.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
The United States government yesterday praised Taiwan's major contributions to the international community over the past year, adding that it is looking forward to continued bilateral relations on various fronts in 2015.
There were 10,374 Malaysian students studying in Taiwan in 2013, making Malaysia the largest source of overseas students in Taiwan, according to the latest Ministry of Education (MOE) statistics.
Sunday, December 21, 2014
The U.S. White House has finally made an official response toward a petition raised regarding an incident that occurred between Taiwan and the Philippines on overlapping waters in 2013 that strained bilateral relations for months.2 Comments
Taiwanese fishing boats that were reportedly detained by the Indonesian Coast Guard on Friday are safe, Taiwan's fishery authorities said yesterday.1 Comment
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Taiwan yesterday urged Indonesia to refrain from firing on fishing boats illegally operating in Indonesian waters following reports the Southeast Asian country's navy was hunting four Taiwanese vessels to enforce Jakarta's vow to take a hard line against poaching.7 Comments
South Korea's de facto embassy in Taiwan yesterday held the first-ever South Korea-Taiwan Cultural Exchange Seminar in Taipei to promote closer bilateral exchanges.
Taiwan and South Korea are now more prepared to sign economic agreements, such as investment insurance and double taxation prevention pacts, South Korea's representative to Taiwan Cho Baek-sang said yesterday.
Thursday, December 18, 2014