Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Two American scholars on Asian military affairs called on the U.S. government on Monday to sell submarines to Taiwan to help deter a possible invasion by China's People's Liberation Army.1 Comment
Wei Kuo-yen, the head of Taiwan's Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), has urged the United Nations to be inclusive of all political entities in the fight against climate change and pursuit of carbon reduction.
The Legislature passed an amendment to the Sexual Assault Crime Prevention Act Tuesdayw that expands the ban on releasing information regarding victims of sex crimes.
Thursday, November 26, 2015
The Supreme Court yesterday rejected an appeal made by prosecutors for a retrial by upholding a previous ruling of not guilty on Taiwan's former representative to Switzerland Rex Wang (王世榕), who was accused of leaking classified information in a book he wrote.
Sunday, November 22, 2015
The United States and Taiwan will hold a Digital Economy Forum next month that aims to bring together the expertise of both sides to create a better environment for the digital economy, a visiting senior U.S. official said yesterday.
Friday, November 20, 2015
The United States welcomes a fisheries agreement that was signed recently between Taiwan and the Philippines to address fishing disputes in their overlapping economic waters, an official with the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said Thursday.
Taiwan and Japan are set to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on double taxation avoidance later this month in Tokyo, with an aim to promote personnel exchanges and bilateral investment, Japan's leading financial newspaper, the Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei), reported.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Taiwan will send a delegation of at least 50 people to the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference scheduled for Nov. 30 to Dec. 11 in Paris, an official said Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
President Ma Ying-jeou said Monday that his administration had informed Washington five days in advance of his meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Singapore on Nov. 7, in keeping with his government's "zero surprise" policy toward the United States.