Friday, May 22, 2015
A piece of legislation that would promote Taiwan's participation as an observer in the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) cleared the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday.1 Comment
St. Lucia, one of Taiwan's Caribbean diplomatic allies, is set to open an embassy in Taiwan in June, a Taiwanese foreign affairs official responsible for Latin and Central American affairs said Thursday.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Taiwan's national baseball team will face the Netherlands on Nov. 9 in Taichung in its opening game of the inaugural Premier12 tournament, according to the schedule announced by World Baseball Softball Confederation's (WBSC) yesterday.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Taiwan held a military salute ceremony Tuesday to welcome King Mswati III of Swaziland, one of the country's three diplomatic allies in Africa.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
One Taiwanese was killed and another three injured during a car crash in Australia on Sunday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) confirmed yesterday.
All four Taiwanese who were previously unaccounted for after another major earthquake hit Nepal last Tuesday have been confirmed safe, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
Monday, May 18, 2015
The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed the U.S. military budget for 2016, with an amendment that stipulates if the Department of Defense invites Beijing to participate in the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC), a similar invitation must also be extended to Taiwan.
The Ministry of the Interior said Saturday that it will launch a program this year to help children of Southeast Asian immigrants in Taiwan learn the native language and culture of their parents.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Among the 24 Taiwanese nationals who were known to have been in Nepal when a magnitude-7.3 earthquake shook the Himalayan country earlier this week, four remained unaccounted for as of 6 p.m. Friday, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Friday, May 15, 2015
The warming cross-strait relationship has helped to strengthen Taiwan-EU trade ties over the last seven years, the European Economic and Trade Office (EETO) said yesterday.