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TECO director suggests Canada's Ontario establish trade office in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The director general of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Toronto, Jin Ling-chen (陳錦玲) has called for deeper economic ties between Taiwan and Ontario and recommen...

Japan urges more chip tie-ups with Taiwan at trade talks

Japan called for greater collaboration with Taiwan on semiconductors at a bilateral economic and trade meeting on Tuesday. Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association Chairman Mitsuo Ohashi praised Taiwan Se...

Pacific may be most likely to see 'strategic surprise' -U.S. policymaker Campbell

The Pacific may well be the part of the world most likely to see "strategic surprise," the U.S. Indo-Pacific coordinator Kurt Campbell said on Monday, in comments apparently referring to pos...

Japan pledges never to export contaminated food to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 45th Taiwan-Japan Economic and Trade Conference held Tuesday morning (Dec.11) focused on Taiwan's ban on Fukushima food products and the country's bid to join ...

Taiwan may soon lift import ban on Fukushima food products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan may soon lift a ban on food products from Fukushima and other Japanese prefectures affected by the 2011 nuclear disaster. A Jiji Press report said the Taiwanese ...

Tsai makes no mention of 'ROC' in New Year's speech, only 'Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During her 2,700-word New Year's Day speech on Saturday (Jan. 1), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) made no mention of the "Republic of China" (ROC) for the first...

RCEP: Asia readies world's largest trade deal

Trade barriers between most countries in the Asia Pacific will be lowered significantly from January 1 as the world's largest free trading bloc opens for business. The Regional Comprehensive Econ...

Taiwan, Japan eye 'all round cooperation' on chips

Taiwan and Japan's ruling parties agreed on Friday to have "all round cooperation" on semiconductors and to hold regular talks, Taiwanese lawmakers said, after what are de facto discussi...

Taiwan will not import contaminated food products from Fukushima, Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) has emphasized that Taiwan will not import food products from Fukushima, Japan, that are contaminated. In a Foreign Affairs and Nation...

Taiwan's trade chief says no timetable for talks with Japan on Fukushima food ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will have to face the issue of its ban on some Japanese food imports following the referendum defeat of a proposed ban on ractopamine-laden pork, but no timetable h...

US must grant Asia access to its market to counter China in Indo-Pacific: Bloomberg

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. should include access to its enormous market in the upcoming Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, according to Bloomberg’s editorial board. An opinion piece ...

Pork referendum's defeat helps Taiwan join CPTPP, Indo-Pac Economic Framework: researchers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Now that the referendum on ractopamine pork has been defeated, Taiwan’s chances of joining the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, and then the Comprehensive and Progre...

Taiwan's DPP seeking to drum up enthusiasm ahead of 4-vote referendum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese will vote to either accept or reject four political proposals on Saturday (Dec. 18), with Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF) indicating unaffiliated vote...

EXPLAINER: Why did China woo away Nicaragua from Taiwan?

BEIJING (AP) — Nicaragua’s decision to sever diplomatic links with Taiwan and recognize China leaves the self-governing island democracy with just 14 diplomatic allies. Most are smal...

Abe says any direct or indirect Chinese attack on Taiwan a concern for Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo says that any Chinese attack against Taiwan, either direct or indirect, constitutes a situation that will affect Japan’s na...