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Taiwan remembers victims of Holocaust

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's leaders came together Thursday (March 25) with Israeli and German representatives, and members of the local Jewish community, to mark International Holocaust ...

Taiwan, Israel sign deal on volunteer work

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and Israel have inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) intended to further expand cooperation on volunteer services. The signing ceremony took place in Taipei...

Israel reopens to Taiwanese businessmen

Israel has decided to reopen its doors to Taiwanese businessmen amid the COVID-19 pandemic, in an effort to boost trade ties between the two nations, the country's representative office in Taipei ...

Israel adds Taiwan to list of 'green countries'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday (Sept. 2) welcomed a decision by Israel to add Taiwan to its list of "green countries," or nations f...

Taiwan, Israel sign agreement to expand bilateral cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and Israel have agreed to promote bilateral cooperation in the areas of education, student exchanges, and sports. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) held a s...

Taiwan News interviews outgoing Israeli envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Israeli envoy to Taiwan, Asher Yarden, has been serving as the chief of the Israel Economic and Cultural Office (ISECO) in Taipei since summer of 2015. After four years of ...

Israeli takes up acupuncture science in Taiwan for love of Chinese medicine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An Israeli national gave up his cozy life as a doctor in his homeland three years ago to pursue an unlikely profession in Taiwan – becoming a traditional Chinese med...

Northern Taiwan hair salon refuses to remove 'Nazi swastikas' from entrance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The German Institute in Taipei (GIT), Germany's de facto embassy in Taiwan, has requested a Taiwanese hair salon remove symbols from its entrance that resemble Nazi swastik...

Taiwan and Israel to reach agreements on working holiday visas and driver's licenses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Asher Yarden, Israeli representative to Taiwan, announced Thursday that Israel and Taiwan would soon sign agreements regarding the issuance of working holiday visas and mu...

Holocaust memorial event held in Taipei to call for awareness of genocide, and respect for human rights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A solemn event commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day was held on Sunday at the National Central Library in Taipei City. The event served to raise the publi...

German Institute in Taipei condemns group's use of Nazi flags

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The German Institute Taipei on Friday strongly condemned a group of Taiwanese demonstrators for wielding Nazi flags outside the Taipei 101 skyscraper, slamming them for their "des...

Kaohsiung high school students seen dressed as Arabs carrying machine guns

TAIPEI (Taiwan news) -- Photos surfaced yesterday (Jan. 3) on social media of Taiwanese high school students dressed as stereotypical Muslims, wearing Arab robes and carrying toy machine guns at a sch...

Taipei International Book Exhibition to spotlight Israeli literature, culture

The Taipei International Book Exhibition is set to feature Israel as its 2018 theme country, spotlighting the literature and culture of the Middle Eastern nation and strengthening publishing exchanges...

MOFA: Taiwan embassy in Israel will remain in Tel Aviv

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Thursday Dec. 7 that there were no plans to move the Taiwan embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The statements were ...

Israeli office demands Taiwan store remove Nazi stickers from sale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The representative of Israel in Taiwan has demanded that a store in the Hsinchu County town of Zhubei (竹北) remove stickers bearing the Nazi swastika flag from its shelves,...