Monday, October 20, 2014
Indonesian President-elect Joko Widodo, known in Indonesia as Jokowi, has invited Taiwanese business tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘) to attend his inauguration ceremony slated for Monday as a guest of honor, showing the importance he attaches to investment from Taiwan.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Taiwan said Friday that the visits by Japanese congressmen to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo earlier in the day were regrettable and would not contribute to regional development.
President Ma Ying-jeou has designated Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) as his envoy to attend the beatification ceremony of Pope Paul VI at the Vatican on Sunday.
A United Kingdom food and drink promotional campaign was launched by the de facto UK embassy in Taiwan yesterday to introduce trademark British food products to local customers in the hope of changing Taiwanese stereotypes of British food.1 Comment
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) and Taiwan Power Company (Taipower, 台灣電力公司) are to team up and launch a project to deal with the fuel rods used in the First and Second Nuclear Power Plants. A total of 1,200 fuel rods will be transported to France next year to be reprocessed and held for 20 years before being sent back to Taiwan.3 Comments
The Navy said Tuesday that it will hold an international seminar in Taipei later this week to discuss security cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Hawaii has much more to offer than sunshine and beaches, visiting governor of the state of Hawaii Neil Abercrombie said yesterday as he welcomed more Taiwanese travelers to explore the diversity of Hawaii.
President Ma Ying-jeou said Monday that Taiwan hopes to forge stronger ties with Panama because that country and other Central American allies are crucial to Taiwan's flexible diplomacy policy.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Paul Wolfowitz, chairman of the U.S.-Taiwan Business Council, has urged the United States to “take more ambitious steps” to support Taiwan, rather than simply offer “periodic statements of support.”1 Comment