Friday, May 30, 2014
Taiwan has decided to grant visa-free privileges for citizens of the tiny European countries of Andorra and San Marino, in an effort to further strengthen ties between Taiwan and the European Union, a foreign affairs official said yesterday.2 Comments
A delegation from Japan's Ibaraki Prefectural Assembly arrived in Taiwan Thursday on a visit to promote tourism and discuss the possibility of launching chartered flights between Taiwan and the eastern Japan prefecture, according to a Taiwanese official.
Taiwan has extended congratulations to the newly elected members of the European Parliament and aims to continue its effort to improve ties with Europe under the new European Parliament, a Taiwanese official said Thursday.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
The nation's prospects in the international theater may be affected by the European parliamentary elections that concluded yesterday, with one of Taiwan's staunchest allies in Europe unable to secure enough votes to retain his seat as part of the sweeping changes to the membership roster following poll results.
The number of Taiwanese factories reporting damage during recent anti-Chinese riots in Vietnam has increased to 358, with 21 having been set on fire, a Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) official said yesterday.
Monday, May 26, 2014
Taiwan's Representative to the U.S., Shen Lyu-shun, encouraged academics Thursday to apply for the Taiwan Fellowship Program, which he said has helped boost Taiwan's academic standing in the world.
Friday, May 23, 2014
Taiwan will soon send another delegation comprising representatives of different industries to Vietnam in an effort to help Taiwanese businessmen who have been affected by recent anti-China riots in the Southeast Asian country, an official said Thursday.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Vice Economics Minister Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津) yesterday said he will lead a delegation of 24 government officials to Vietnam today, noting that the purpose of the visit is to assist Taiwanese businesspeople in seeking compensation from the Vietnamese government.
Taiwan's top envoy to Canada, Liu Chih-kung (劉志攻) was named the nation's new representative to the United Kingdom, the Presidential Office announced late Monday.
Taiwan condemns the abduction of hundreds of girls in Nigeria by the Boko Haram Islamic militant group in recent weeks, Taiwan's government said in a statement yesterday.