In a new college ranking released jointly by the Wall Street Journal and the Times Higher Education in late September, the University of Southern California (USC) received its highest placement to date -- 15th place -- out of over 1,000 universities in the U.S.
A family member of the skipper of a Pingtung-registered fishing boat seized by the Indonesian authorities has called on the government in Taipei to intervene. The vessel in question is currently being held on poaching charges.
President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) underscored Wednesday the importance she attaches to Taiwan-Belize relations and expressed hope that the two nations can seek increased trade and economic cooperation in the future.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) declined to confirm Tuesday whether former Foreign Minister Mark Chen (陳唐山) was scheduled to meet with the Dalai Lama at the Forum 2000 conference in Prague.
Ten universities from Taiwan and Malaysia signed a total of nine cooperative agreements during the second Taiwan-Malaysia higher education forum held over the weekend, Taiwan's representative office in Malaysia said.
President Tsai Ing-wen visited Thailand's representative office in Taipei on Monday to pay respects after the death of the country's King Bhumibol Adulyadej last week.1 Comment
Thailand is a nation of many faces, in a way symbolized by Phra Phrom, the four-faced deity honored at Bangkok's iconic Erawan Shrine. The country is deeply Buddhist, with over 90 percent of the population identifying as practitioners of the Theravada tradition of the religion.
AirAsia Philippines, a low-cost carrier based in Manila, is scheduled to start regular flights to Taiwan starting from November.
Taiwan remains on the foreign exchange intervention monitoring list under the U.S. Department of Treasury, after being put on the list in April, the U.S. Treasury said Friday.
The Vienna Boys' Choir will perform a series of concerts in Taiwan next month, including a wide range of music -- from Italian folk songs, to show tunes and hymns -- the event organizer said.