Thursday, January 9, 2014
Taiwan's top envoy to the United Kingdom was in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh Tuesday to meet with prosecutors one day before the opening of an extradition trial for Zain Dean, a British national convicted of manslaughter by a Taipei court.1 Comment
U.S. President Barack Obama praised Taiwan as having a reliable record on nuclear nonproliferation as he urged Congress to approve a bilateral accord on cooperation on peaceful uses of nuclear energy.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Friendly ties will be established early next month between Jade and Fuji mountains, the highest peaks in Taiwan and Japan, respectively, according to Japanese government broadcaster NHK on Tuesday.
Anti-nuclear activists from Taiwan and Japan are calling for participation in a proposed international group lawsuit against the equipment suppliers of a Japanese nuclear plant that suffered meltdowns in a 2011 earthquake-tsunami catastrophe, in an effort to highlight the responsibilities they have for the disaster.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Taiwan will talk with the United States regarding malfunctions recently identified in the weapons systems the U.S. sold to Taiwan, Taipei's de facto ambassador to Washington said yesterday.
Twelve Taiwanese students who have devoted themselves to learning about coral reefs will depart for the United States next week, where they are set to interact with their young counterparts and discuss the science of the underwater colonies.
Sunday, January 5, 2014
The peaceful development of relations across the Taiwan Strait has been positive because it has helped reduce friction between China and the United States over Taiwan to some extent, China's ambassador to the U.S. said Friday.
Saturday, January 4, 2014
Taiwanese-Brazilian teenager Iruan Ergui Wu (吳憶樺) returned to Taiwan yesterday and was warmly greeted by relatives who had lost a custody battle to keep him 10 years ago.
Friday, January 3, 2014
The favorite for Indonesia's next president Joko Widodo is reported to have a relationship with Taiwan that dates back many years.
A boy at the center of a high-profile tug of war between Taiwan and Brazil during a messy child custody battle a decade ago departed Sao Paulo late Wednesday for a two-week visit to Taiwan.