President Tsai Ing-wen will not make any more overseas visits this year due to a shortage of funds, Foreign Affairs Minister David Lee said Monday.
The U.S. conveyed concern to the government following Friday morning's accidental firing of a Navy missile that left one dead and three injured, Foreign Minister David Lee (李大維) said Monday.
Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Saturday that it has warned Taiwanese investors operating in Vietnam of possible protests to be staged by residents in the Southeast Asian country against pollution caused by a steel mill owned by the Taiwanese conglomerate Formosa Plastics Group (FPG, 台塑集團).
President Tsai Ing-wen arrived Thursday in Los Angeles, where she is making a one-day stopover on the return leg of her trip to Latin America.
President Tsai Ing-wen, responding to Kuomintang's (KMT) criticism of her signing "President of Taiwan" during her visit to the expanded Panama Canal, commented Wednesday that professing herself as such was valid since she was elected by 23 million people.
Former Foreign Minister James Huang (黃志芳), the head of the New Southbound Policy Office, has recently visited the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to give updates on the new government's policy that aims at establishing closer ties between Taiwan and Southeast Asian countries, a MOFA official said on Thursday.
Taiwan and Japan are scheduled to hold their first dialogue on maritime cooperation in Taipei in late July to discuss issues such as fisheries cooperation and response to maritime emergencies, a foreign affairs official said Thursday.
President Tsai Ing-wen said in a Facebook post Thursday that Paraguay is a country with a hardworking government and passionate people.
In the final stretch of her first state trip abroad, President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday signed an air transport agreement with Taiwan's only South American diplomatic ally and vowed to increase Taiwan's import quota for Paraguayan beef.
Deputy Education Minister Chen Liang-gee Wednesday announced plans to boost the number of study abroad grants for Southeast Asian nations and India, increasing slots in the "Xuehai" university exchange program alone by as many as 50.