Wednesday, March 5, 2014
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.
The central bank announced on Thursday that the yen and euro have been added to Taiwan's foreign currency platform, saying the service will be available in designated foreign exchange banks starting from the third quarter.
Shares in Taiwan ended lower Thursday in the wake of a falling Wall Street overnight amid fears that the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates sooner than the market had expected, dealers said.
Xiaomi Corp., a fast-growing Chinese maker of cheap smartphones, launched Thursday its high-end Mi3 in Taiwan and added a new telecom distribution partner, in a move to accelerate its overseas expansion.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Taiwan and the United States are currently making preparations for the next round of bilateral trade talks under the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) said yesterday.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
President Ma Ying-jeou stressed yesterday his administration's resolve to push for Taiwan's bids to join two regional economic blocs during a seminar in Taipei for diplomats.