Thursday, November 5, 2015
The United States welcomes authorities from both sides of Taiwan Strait continuing dialogue to reduce cross-strait tensions, a U.S. government spokesperson said Tuesday, ahead of the upcoming historic meeting between President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping (習近平) on Saturday.1 Comment
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday said it has yet to receive confirmation from the U.S. government on when Taiwan will be able to buy Perry-class frigates.
Thursday, October 29, 2015
A grandson of late Russian Gen. Vasily Chuikov who helped the Republic of China during the Second Sino-Japan War yesterday expressed his gratitude to the Taiwan government for honoring his grandfather.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) said Tuesday it is keeping tabs on developments in the disputed South China Sea after it was reported that a United States warship had been patrolling within 12 nautical miles of artificial islands built in the area by China.
An Indonesian woman on her way out of Taiwan was barred from boarding a flight to Jakarta on Monday after being found to have NT$6.4 million (US$197,590) in cash in her luggage at an airport security check.
Sunday, October 25, 2015
Delta Electronics Inc. (台達電), one of Taiwan's leading power management system suppliers, announced Friday the inauguration of its American headquarters which is an energy-efficient complex built on the back of the company's years of efforts in green energy technology development.
Taiwan's Tourism Bureau and Google Inc. launched the second phase of a global campaign Thursday to encourage travel to Taiwan through famous YouTube vloggers, hoping to borrow their influence in the blogosphere to make the promotion more effective.
Friday, October 23, 2015
Taiwan and South Korea have agreed to raise the annual quota for their reciprocal working holiday program to 600 per country per year from next year, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced yesterday.
Taiwan signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday with the United Kingdom-based International Seafarers' Welfare and Assistance Networks' Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme (MPHRP), under which Taiwan will donate US$30,000 to the Piracy Survivor Family Fund.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Lawmakers yesterday froze NT$20 million as part of the Foreign Ministry's assistance budget to the Dominican Republic to pressure the diplomatic ally to solve a cold case in which a Taiwanese diplomat was found murdered in the country three years ago.