Tuesday, April 28, 2015
World League for Freedom and Democracy (WLFD) President Yao Eng-chi returned to Taiwan from earthquake-ravaged Nepal Monday, saying "it's good to be home."
A five-year-old Mongolian girl, Otgonzul, will undergo surgery at Taiwan National University Hospital (TNUH, 臺大醫院), and will hopefully be able to return to school in Mongolia, her healthy right arm showing from her t-shirt, just like every any other schoolgirl, said a representative for Taiwan Fund for Children and Families (TFCF, 家扶基金會).1 Comment
Monday, April 27, 2015
Taiwan's government agencies and civic groups have begun soliciting donations as they prepare to head to Nepal to provide relief to the landlocked country after it was battered by a powerful earthquake on Saturday.
The Taipei City Fire Department said on Sunday that its disaster response team is ready to leave for Nepal to help with search and rescue efforts in that country after it was hit by a magnitude-7.9 earthquake the previous day.
The Republic of China government donated US$300,000 to Nepal late Saturday after a powerful magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck the country earlier the same day.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
The German representative office in Taiwan on Tuesday awarded the German-Taiwanese Medal of Friendship to Lu Jen-her (陸振翮) to honor his contribution in promoting bilateral relations, the office said yesterday.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
An 11-year-old girl from Cambodia expressed gratitude Monday to a Taiwanese donor whom she said helped prevent her family from being torn apart and gave her an opportunity to go to school.
Friday, April 17, 2015
The Finance Ministry reported on its adjusted approach to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) yesterday, one day after the China-led institution formally rejected Taiwan as a founding member.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
A high school teacher beat two other finalists Wednesday to win what is being touted by the organizers as the "best Internship in the world" to the Northern Mariana Islands to promote travel there.1 Comment
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Taiwan has no plan to lift its current ban on the imports of U.S. pork containing the leanness-enhancing drug ractopamine, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday.
Monday, April 13, 2015
The governor of the U.S. state of Kentucky will visit Taiwan next week to promote trade relations between his state and Taiwan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Saturday.
Sunday, April 12, 2015
A historic Taiwan-Japan fishery agreement has benefited fishermen of both sides and promoted regional peace, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday as the pact celebrated its second anniversary.
Saturday, April 11, 2015
The United States' commitments under the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) remain unchanged, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said Friday, amid fears that bilateral cooperation would be affected by recent lax security in Taiwan's military.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Taiwan's medal haul at an invention fair in Moscow that ended on Sunday was second only to that of the host nation, the secretary-general of the Taipei-based Chinese Innovation and Invention Society said Monday.