Friday, January 9, 2015
The United States yesterday urged Taiwan not to hold flag-raising ceremony again at the Twin Oaks estate, the former residence of R.O.C. ambassadors to the U.S. in Washington, D.C., as a New Year's Day ceremony has escalated into a diplomatic incident that complicates bilateral relations.1 Comment
France's representative office in Taiwan observed one minute of silence Thursday in memory of 12 people who were killed in an apparent terrorist attack at the office of a satirical magazine in Paris on Wednesday.2 Comments
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday that a number of Taiwanese nationals have been detained after being accused of Internet fraud in Egypt and Kenya, with all the cases set to go to court this month.1 Comment
Taiwan is giving priority this year to forging stronger ties with the European Union, an effort that includes striving for a bilateral economic cooperation agreement, a Foreign Ministry official said Thursday.
Thursday, January 8, 2015
The U.S. on Tuesday expressed disappointment over Taiwan's holding of a flag-raising ceremony last week at the Twin Oaks estate, the former residence of R.O.C. ambassadors to the U.S. in Washington, D.C., saying that the move violated the long-standing pact on U.S.-Taiwan relations.4 Comments
The reaction by the U.S. State Department to flag raising ceremony held by Taiwan at Twin Oaks Estate, the former residence of Republic of China ambassadors to the United States, does not mean there are problems in bilateral communications, a scholar said.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
The first New Year's Day flag-raising ceremony in 36 years held by Taiwan at the Twin Oaks estate, the former residence of R.O.C. ambassadors to the U.S., has not led to any change in Washington-Taipei relations, a U.S. government spokesperson said Monday.1 Comment
The nation's recently returned top envoy to the U.S. Shen Lyushun (沈呂巡) yesterday confirmed to local media that he did not inform U.S. authorities before a recent flag-raising ceremony held in Washington, D.C.
The government will make sure Taiwanese suspects arrested in Africa on telecommunications fraud charges will be repatriated back to Taiwan for trial, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday.1 Comment
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
From learning this 'earthy' language in Taiwan to tackling climate change1 Comment
New amendment to ease naturalization advances in Legislature, yet creates another problem4 Comments
The Northern Mariana Islands, a U.S. territory in the Pacific, is recruiting a tourism ambassador from Taiwan for the second year in a row, its Visitors Authority office in Taipei said Monday.
Saturday, January 3, 2015
The R.O.C. national flag was raised Thursday at Twin Oaks Estate in Washington, D.C. -- the official residence of former R.O.C. ambassadors to the U.S. -- for the first time in 36 years since the U.S. switched recognition from Taipei to Beijing in 1979.3 Comments
Thursday, January 1, 2015
A double taxation avoidance agreement between Taiwan and Austria, which is expected to boost bilateral trade an investment, will take effect on Jan. 1, 2015, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday.