President Tsai Ing-wen announced Monday that the southern port of Kaohsiung would serve as the base for Taiwan's efforts to increase trade and investment with Southeast Asian countries.
Import restrictions for products from Japan's nuclear-affected areas may soon be relaxed, a new government report hints.
A U.S. official in charge of Taiwan-related affairs has said that Washington supports Taipei's efforts to expand its participation in international activities in a constructive way.
Premier Lin Chuan (林全) said Thursday that students who come to Taiwan to study for a degree, whether they are Chinese or foreign, will be covered by the nation's health insurance program and be required to pay the full amount of the health insurance premium.
Foreign Minister David Lee (李大維) Tuesday said the inaugural Taiwan-Japan dialogue on maritime affairs Monday was the first step toward resolving the long-term issue of whether Taiwanese fishermen could operate freely in waters near the Japan-claimed Okinotori.
Taiwan and Japan conducted the first-ever dialogue on maritime affairs in Tokyo on Monday, during which they discussed issues including whether Taiwanese fishermen may operate freely in Okinotori, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said.
Too much attention is being paid to the fact that James Soong's daughter will accompany him to the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders' Summit, politics and economics expert Pao Cheng-hao (包正豪) said Sunday.
Indonesian prosecutors are expected to soon press charges against the skipper of a Taiwanese fishing boat detained in waters near Indonesia on Oct. 12 for fishing illegally.
An eight-member delegation of the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) Group from the European Parliament is visiting Taiwan to learn about Taiwan's political and economic development and the state of cross-strait relations.
American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Chairman James Moriarty reiterated Friday that the United States takes no position on the "1992 Consensus," while emphasizing that cross-strait agreements must first be accepted and supported by the people.