Saturday, August 16, 2014
A total of 162 R.O.C. nationals were arrested by authorities in foreign countries in 2013, most of them on charges of telecommunication fraud and drug-smuggling, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said. Roger Luo (羅添宏), deputy director-general of MOFA's Bureau of Consular Affairs, told local media that in the first seven months this year, there has already been a total of 131 Taiwanese arrested overseas.1 Comment
Friday, August 15, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday praised a Taiwan-Japan fishery agreement signed last year, saying that the deal serves as a good example to promote regional stability amid escalating tensions in the East China Sea.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Taiwan hopes to be invited to take part in the next round of talks on the U.S.-initiated Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Shen Lyu-shun, Taiwan's top representative in the United States, said recently.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
A Taiwanese traditional lion-dancing troupe will be touring Europe starting later this week to showcase Taiwan's soft power, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
Friday, August 8, 2014
R.O.C. nationals living in Washington State, will soon be able to obtain state driver's licenses if they are already licensed to drive in Taiwan.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Pressure from China could be the main reason that two delegations visiting Taiwan to participate an annual meeting of the Asian Pacific Parliamentarians' Union (APPU) refused to sign a joint communique, sources said yesterday.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
The United States government will adhere to its commitment to provide Taiwan with defensive weapons to maintain its self-defense capabilities, a visiting former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) director said yesterday in Taipei.
Republic of China's first lady Chow Mei-ching (周美青) spent time with students at the Yokohama Overseas Chinese School in Japan Tuesday during a trip to push for closer cultural ties between Taiwan and Japan.
The United States on Tuesday offered condolences to Taiwan on the casualties suffered in a series of deadly gas explosions that ripped through a neighborhood in Kaohsiung City last week.
A U.S. senator is scheduled to visit Taiwan later this week as part of a trip to Asia to discuss regional security issues, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said Tuesday.