Saturday, November 16, 2013
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said Friday that Beijing was caught unaware by the move by The Gambia, strongly suggesting that the purported diplomatic truce remains in effect.
Legislators across party lines expressed concern yesterday that The Gambia's decision to break diplomatic ties with Taiwan indicated that China may be taking a harder line in pursuing Taiwan's diplomatic allies.
Friday, November 15, 2013
Gambia said on Thursday it had broken off diplomatic relations with Taiwan after 18 years, citing the "national interest".2 Comments
The United Kingdom Education Advisory Service (UKEAS) yesterday awarded its 20th Anniversary Charity Scholarships to three Taiwanese students from low-income families.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
A festival to celebrate cultural exchanges between Taiwan and Japan will be held Nov. 16-17 in Taipei as part of efforts to thank Taiwan for its humanitarian aid after a massive earthquake in Japan in 2011, the organizers said Wednesday.
Taiwanese students won three silver and two bronze medals at the 3rd Asian Science and Mathematics Olympiad for Primary School (ASMOPS) in Indonesia Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
The government of Taiwan yesterday sent two C-130 military transport aircraft carrying supplies to the Philippines as part of Taiwan's humanitarian aid mission in the Southeast Asian country in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB), allied with Malaysian Police, uncovered an investment fraud scheme yesterday which they dubbed “Nigeria 419.” Police stated that victims of the scheme were mostly educated intellectuals, and the highest single loss approached NT$10 million.
Sunday, November 10, 2013
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Saturday that the parents of a Taiwanese backpacker who sustained serious burns while working in a meat-packing plant in Australia, had arrived in Adelaide.