Wednesday, June 17, 2015
The Legislative Yuan passed a revision to the Legal Aid Act, extending legal assistance to foreign laborers and economically disadvantaged foreign spouses who previously did not qualify for help.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Taiwan's Coast Guard Administration (CGA) chief boarded a new CGA 3,000-ton patrol vessel to inspect a Taiwan-controlled island in the disputed South China Sea last week amid rising tensions with the Philippines in overlapping waters, the CGA said.
Monday, June 15, 2015
A Taiwanese fishing boat detained in the Philippines on charges of poaching in Philippine territorial waters is innocent because satellite monitoring data shows that it was not fishing at the time, a Taiwanese fishery official said Friday.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Two former foreign ministers were among a group of national security advisors to Deputy Legislative Speaker Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) who stood up yesterday to support Hung in representing the Kuomintang (KMT) in 2016 presidential race.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has called on Taiwanese nationals who are planning to visit Europe this coming summer to be well-prepared with all the required documents before embarking.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Guatemala's ambassador to the R.O.C. Arturo Duarte has recently confirmed to local media that he will be leaving Taiwan later this week to take up the top envoy post for his country in Mexico.1 Comment
The government has continued to communicate with European Union (EU) countries on the use of capital punishment in Taiwan, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday, days after Taiwan executed six death-row inmates.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Taiwan and Nauru sealed a memorandum of understanding Monday to cooperate on immigration and the prevention of human trafficking.1 Comment
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Christopher Marut departed for the United States on Friday after concluding his three-year stint as director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), according to the AIT.
Friday, June 5, 2015
Making the R.O.C. the first country in Asia in which St. Lucia has established an embassy, the Caribbean country yesterday opened its embassy in Taiwan in a concrete move to show strong bilateral ties.