Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Foreign diplomatic corps in Taiwan yesterday donated NT$100,000 to assist the victims of a large-scale dust explosion and flash fire that injured nearly 500 people in New Taipei in June.
Robert W. Forden has officially assumed his duties as deputy director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the AIT announced yesterday, filling the vacancy left with the departure of Brent Christensen.
Republic of China passport holders can now obtain visa waivers, landing visas or e-visas to 148 countries and territories as five more countries and one region recently granted Taiwan such preferential treatment, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Monday.
Sunday, August 9, 2015
Taiwan recently marked the 35th anniversary of its sisterhood relationship with the U.S. state of Utah, while a ceremony has been co-hosted in Honduras to present scholarships provided by Taipei for Honduran students.
The Guatemalan government presented a medal to Taiwan's ambassador to Guatemala Adolfo Sun on Friday, in recognition of his efforts to promote bilateral cooperative projects during his tenure over the past seven years.
Saturday, August 8, 2015
Taiwanese citizens can now exchange their Taiwanese driver's license for local licenses in more parts of the United States after West Virginia recently approved the program, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Friday.1 Comment
Friday, August 7, 2015
The National Immigration Agency's task force in Taichung, central Taiwan, rounded up 14 illegal migrant workers holed up in a ramshackle hut near the coast in the wee hours of Thursday morning.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday said the government's ongoing constructions on a Taiwan-controlled island in the disputed South China Sea are being carried out for humanitarian purposes only.
The government will organize a delegation to the United States next month to purchase agricultural products and discuss agricultural issues with U.S. officials and representatives of agricultural exporters, a foreign affairs official said Thursday.
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Taiwan bestowed a medal upon Argentina's former top representative in Taiwan on Wednesday in recognition of his efforts to advance relations between the two countries during his tenure here, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.