The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Myanmar opened in Yangon Monday, offering consular services, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said that day.
The government has expressed its concern to Indonesia over one of the country's fishing boats being chased and boarded by an Indonesian military vessel, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Sunday.
The owner of a Taiwanese fishing boat that was fired at by Indonesian patrol boats as it was sailing through the Strait of Malacca March 21 has demanded that Indonesia apologize and pay compensation for the damage, as well as punish whoever fired the shots.1 Comment
Indonesia admitted Thursday that one of its patrol boats fired on two Taiwanese fishing vessels in the Strait of Malacca, but insisted it was an act of self-defense.
President Ma Ying-jeou on Wednesday formally extended an invitation to Filipino representatives to visit Taiping Island in the South China Sea just hours after a delegation of foreign journalists returned from the R.O.C.'s southernmost territory.
Media representatives of 10 foreign media outlets will have a chance to see for themselves that Taiping Island in the South China Sea is not a reef, as has been claimed, but a natural island, officials said Tuesday.
More than 100 leaders and representatives of organizations devoted to the promotion of women's rights in over 10 countries attended a conference at Taiwan's representative office in New York Thursday for discussions on issues ranging from the improvement of women's social status to sustainable development.
A clothing factory run by Taiwanese citizens was among the targets of a recent riot at an industrial complex in South Africa, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Monday.
The Navy on Sunday denied an online media report that the R.O.C. Armed Forces have been invited to take part in a United States-led military exercise next summer.
Victims of the devastating earthquake that struck off northeastern Japan March 11, 2011 were remembered at an annual memorial in Taipei on Friday, the fifth anniversary of the disaster, during which the Japanese organizers once again thanked Taiwan for post-disaster assistance.