Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) yesterday reaffirmed the R.O.C.'s close diplomatic relations with its allies amid an opposition lawmaker's allegation that at least six of Taiwan's allies could soon end ties with Taipei in favor of Beijing.1 Comment
Opening Taiwan's doors to American pork is not an issue of high priority between Taiwan and the United States, with many other issues requiring the attention of the two countries first, Deputy Foreign Minister Andrew J. C. Kao said Monday.
Saturday, September 20, 2014
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) plans to invite senior government officials from Taiwan's Central American ally Panama for visit to further solidify bilateral ties, Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) said.
An ad hoc investigation panel headed by the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事警察局) busted a cross-strait telecom fraud ring, nabbing 12 suspects involved in an elaborate fraud scheme.
Friday, September 19, 2014
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) yesterday denied a media report that claimed a Taiwan-made facial mask product was banned from sale in Italy because of the recent tainted edible oil scandal.
Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) yesterday said his ministry is considering briefing foreign ambassadors and representatives in Taiwan on the government's responsive measures on the recent gutter oil scandal.
Scotland's possible independence from the United Kingdom is unlikely to affect the ruling on the extradition of a runway British fugitive, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday.1 Comment
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Americans had relatively "neutral" feelings about Taiwan and a large majority felt the United States should not send troops to defend Taiwan if invaded by China, according to survey by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs released Monday.5 Comments
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The first winners of the biennial Tang Prize have arrived in Taiwan to attend the award ceremony and take part in a week-long series of lectures and other activities to celebrate the international academic award established by Taiwanese entrepreneur Samuel Yin in 2012.
Monday, September 15, 2014
Chinese American historian and Tang Prize laureate Yu Ying-shih (余英時) arrived in Taiwan Sunday to participate in an awards ceremony and a series of events to celebrate the first Tang Prize.
Taiwanese tea oil producer Mei-shan Tea Oil Production Cooperative (梅山茶油生產合作社) is keen to develop business opportunities in India, while National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) President Hong Ho-cheng (賀陳弘) is in full support and Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association (CIECA, 中華民國國際經濟合作協會) Chairman Wang Chung-yu (王鍾渝) cautions against rash investments in India, CNA (中央社) reported.1 Comment
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Richard Bush, a former chairman of the American Institute of Taiwan (AIT), said Friday that the United States "has not been quiet" on Taiwan's past presidential elections and will express its views on Taiwan's presidential election in 2016.2 Comments
A former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) official yesterday urged the United States government to sell submarines to Taiwan to beef up its defensive capabilities amid the rising territorial claims in the Asia-Pacific region.1 Comment
Friday, September 12, 2014
Three elementary schools in Cebu, the Philippines, recently reopened following reconstruction work carried out with financial aid from CTBC Holding, the company said yesterday.