The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) will make a final decision next week on which overseas office is to be scrapped, Foreign Minister David Lee (李大維) said Wednesday.
A non-governmental Taiwanese delegation is currently in the United States to promote Taiwan's membership in the United Nations to coincide with the 71st Session of the U.N. General Assembly.
President Tsai Ing-wen expressed hope that the United States will take more substantive action to support Taiwan's membership in the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade bloc.
Outgoing American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Chairman Raymond Burghardt called on both Taiwan and Mainland China to show "creativity and flexibility" in solving the current cross-strait impasse, during an interview Tuesday with The China Post,
A high-ranking official with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA, 外交部) said Taiwan has more overseas offices in foreign countries -- 117 in total -- than some large nations, saying that 30 of such offices constitute unnecessary expenditures and could be easily scrapped, a local newspaper reported on Tuesday.
Guatemala and Nicaragua both invited President Tsai Ing-wen to make a visit during Minister of Foreign Affairs David Lee's recent Central American trip, an official said Tuesday.
In his latest project to help Tuvalu's fight against climate change, Taiwanese artist Vincent J.F. Huang planted 3,000 mangrove trees last month on the coastline of the South Pacific island country to form a giant QR code that connects to a website highlighting the threats facing Tuvalu's existence.
Women from Kiribati perform a traditional dance from the island nation in Taipei, Sunday, Sept. 11.
Taiwan's representative office in the Philippines launched a short essay contest Tuesday, inviting Philippine citizens to take part in the event with the top prize being a three-day free trip to Taiwan.
A Taiwanese tug-of-war team grabbed two more gold medals at the 2016 Tug of War International Federation (TWIF) World Outdoor Championships in Sweden on Saturday, bringing the country's total medal count to five in this year's competitions.