Saturday, May 31, 2014
Taiwan and the United States on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on exchanging information related to efforts to counter human trafficking, the first of its kind signed by Washington with a country in the Asia Pacific region.
Taiwanese nationals planning to visit France under the Schengen visa waiver program should prepare their R.O.C. passports along with other supporting documents or they could be denied entry to the European country, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said Thursday.1 Comment
Friday, May 30, 2014
A farewell reception was held yesterday commemorating the conclusion of Dr. Michael Zickerick's three year term as the Director General of the German Institute Taipei.
With the assistance of local government, a five-year-old Taiwanese girl was recently adopted by a couple from Sweden, turning a new page in her life.
A Vietnam-based Taiwanese businessman has died from a stroke possibly caused by post traumatic stress, after he narrowly escaped angry anti-China protesters who attacked his factory, it was revealed Thursday.
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.