Thursday, January 24, 2013
As many as 46 Taiwanese suspected of involvement in telecom fraud in Malaysia were deported back to Taiwan on Jan. 21-22, according to a release issued yesterday by the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事警察局).
The World League for Freedom and Democracy (WLFD) is planning to invite Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to visit Taiwan in recognition of her devotion to the democratic development of her country, the group's president said yesterday.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Taiwan-born senior Japanese politician Murata Renho (村田蓮舫) visited the clinic her grandfather worked in at the southern city of Tainan to get closer to her roots, yesterday.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Over 6,600 foreign nationals residing in Taiwan have registered to use airport e-Gates, since the automated immigration clearance system was opened for foreign residents in September 2012, immigration officials said yesterday.
The Israel Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei will hold a seminar today in Taiwan to promote bilateral exchanges in the area of clean technology, the office said in a recent statement.
Friday, January 11, 2013
Radio Taiwan International (RTI) launched two multilingual radio programs Thursday to provide daily news and information to new immigrants in Taiwan.
The National Immigration Agency convened an interdepartmental meeting to discuss how to improve a website that provides information for foreigners in Taiwan.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Customs authorities said yesterday that both the value of sales tax refunds and the number of claims by foreign shoppers in Taiwan rose last year as visitor arrivals from abroad continued to increase.
Taiwan's government should provide easier access to Vietnamese-language learning in view of its growing engagement with Vietnam and the rising Vietnamese population in Taiwan, according to the head of the Vietnamese Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei.
Sunday, December 30, 2012
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday praised a Buddhist organization for its charity work in Africa, adding that Taiwan has become an exporter of goodwill and charity.