Friday, March 7, 2014
Israel's representative to Taiwan, Simona Halperin, has joined Israeli diplomats around the world in suspending public and diplomatic activities amid a labor dispute between diplomatic staff and the Middle Eastern country's finance ministry.
Vice President Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) said yesterday that hopefully the Philippines will prosecute the suspects involved in the fatal shooting of Taiwanese fisherman Hung Shih-chen (洪石成) as soon as possible.1 Comment
Taiwan's youth ambassador program is now open for applications, allowing students to travel overseas to promote the nation's soft power and conduct cultural exchanges, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced yesterday.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Taiwan on Tuesday issued its highest travel alert for Ukraine, urging Taiwanese nationals to avoid visiting the Eastern European country amid political turmoil there.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday urged nationals not to wear circle and colored contact lenses while taking photographs used to apply for passports to avoid being denied entry to foreign countries.
The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) and Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) are scheduled to hold a ceremony today to celebrate the launch of financial services in the Free Economic Pilot Zones, marking a new page for Taiwan's financial industry.
Monday, March 3, 2014
Taiwan and the United States have been maintaining smooth communications on defense matters, a Taiwan Foreign Ministry official said last Thursday, in response to questions on a suggestion by a U.S. official that Taiwan increase its defense budget.
Friday, February 28, 2014
In order to streamline the visa application process, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) is implementing a new visa appointment, fee payment and document delivery system starting on March 1, 2014, according to an AIT press release.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
A Taiwanese national was recently arrested in the United Kingdom for illegally working in the country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
Friday, February 21, 2014
A visiting United States congressional delegation yesterday voiced their support for Taiwan's bid to join the Trans-Pacific partnership (TPP), a U.S.-led economic agreement in the Asian Pacific region.