Sunday, June 7, 2015
The European Union has reiterated its opposition to the use of the death penalty and called for an "immediate moratorium" on executions after Taiwan's Ministry of Justice executed six death-row inmates on Friday.4 Comments
The United States on Friday reaffirmed its "one China" policy after a meeting the previous day between a State Department official and Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen.
Saturday, June 6, 2015
A peace initiative proposed by President Ma Ying-jeou that calls for the peaceful resolution of disputes in the South China Sea will help regional stability and become his legacy, a member of a European Parliament group friendly to Taiwan said.
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Forming sister units with U.S. military units could enhance closer military cooperation and exchanges, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) said yesterday.
Taiwan and the Philippines should sign an agreement covering law enforcement cooperation in their overlapping economic waters soon, following a standoff between coast guard ships of the two sides last week, the Philippines government said Wednesday.
A Taiwanese couple was fined 24,000 Japanese yen (NT$6,000) by a five-star hotel in Karuizawa, Japan for smoking in their non-smoking room, based on an ETTV News (東森新聞) report.5 Comments
Taiwan's two major air carriers said Wednesday that they have no plans to cut flights to South Korea amid the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) scare in that country, which has reported 30 confirmed cases so far, with two fatalities.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
A Taiwan-Japan working group meeting is expected to take place later this month to discuss issues related to Taiwan's ongoing policy of tightening restrictions on Japanese food product imports, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday.
Daniel Calleja, director-general for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) of the European Commission, will lead a mission to Taiwan June 3-5 to strengthen business links.