Thursday, January 9, 2014
Taiwan declined Wednesday to comment on an allegation that a former El Salvadoran president received checks worth millions of U.S. dollars from Taiwan while in office some 10 years ago, saying only that all its foreign aid programs have been executed in the proper manner.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
President Ma Ying-jeou will be visiting Taiwan's African ally Sao Tome and Principe, as well as Honduras around the end of January.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Taiwan's de facto ambassador to the United States yesterday called for lawmakers in both parties to push for Taiwan's bid to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a multilateral free trade agreement that would liberalize economies in the region.
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday met with a delegation of Irish parliamentarians and congratulated them on their nation's economic recovery, attributing Ireland's economic growth to cross-party cooperation.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday that it has downgraded a travel alert to the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario from yellow to gray, the lowest level of alert in its four-color code, with immediate effect.
Monday, January 6, 2014
An Indonesian fisherman working aboard a Kaohsiung-based fishing boat, the Cheng Tsai Li, was pulled from the sea the day before yesterday by crewmembers of another local fishing boat, the Cheng Chang Fa No. 2, after the former vessel caught fire at sea.1 Comment
Taiwanese fraud suspect and wanted fugitive Hsieh Ching-wen was repatriated back to Taiwan on Friday from Indonesia, where he has been on the run for over two years, the National Immigration Agency said yesterday.
A group of Irish parliamentarians are visiting Taiwan to learn more about the country's public health, democratic development and investment environment and strengthen bilateral ties, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
A recent diarrhea outbreak among Taiwanese tourists in South Korea was caused by a norovirus infection, a highly contagious viral illness, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Saturday.
Friday, January 3, 2014
Taipei will continue to work to promote its economic and trade relations with the United States in 2014, with a focus on pushing for Taiwan's participation in the U.S.-backed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Taiwan's representative to the United States said yesterday.