Tsai calls for enhanced Taiwan-EU economic ties

President Tsai Ing-wen said May 18 that Taiwan and the EU should seek to strengthen economic and trade ties by concluding an investment agreement as soon as possible, stating that such an accord would...

Taiwan’s new immigrants celebrate Dragon Boat Festival in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan’s National Immigration Agency (NIA) held a Dragon Boat Festival that combined performances and rice dumpling DIY activities for new immigrants in Taipei on May 21. ...

Taiwan representative promotes tourism in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s representative to the Philippines, Gary Lin (林松煥), held a media luncheon on Friday, promoting tourism in Taiwan while giving details on the government’s &ld...

Editorial: President Tsai Ing-wen after Year One

May 20 is always a major date on Taiwan’s political calendar since it was chosen as the inauguration day for new presidents beginning from the first direct election in 1996. On each anniversa...

President urges Beijing to respect Taiwanese public opinion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --  President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday urged Beijing to "correctly understand" the meaning of last year's presidential election in Taiwan and what she ...

‘Taiwan Desk’ set up in India to bolster investment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A new “Taiwan Desk” was set up at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Center (TECO) in New Delhi, India on Thursday, as part of the government’s effort to facilit...

Editorial: President Tsai Ing-wen after Year One

May 20 is always a major date on Taiwan’s political calendar since it was chosen as the inauguration day for new presidents beginning from the first direct election in 1996. On each anniversa...

Bye-bye Fiji: Representative office of Fiji in Taiwan shuttered for good

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After 20 years, the de facto Fijian embassy in Taiwan, The Fiji Trade and Tourism Representative Office, unceremoniously shut its doors for the last time in Taipei on May 10, w...

Visa-free entry for Filipino citizens postponed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s offer of visa-free access for Philippine citizens has been postponed, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Friday, but it would not say for how ...

2017 Taiwan Expo opens in Jakarta

The Taiwan Expo 2017 opened in Jakarta Friday as part of Taiwan's efforts to promote the image of Taiwanese goods in the Southeast Asian country, according to the Taiwan External Trade Development...

Lin details vision for fast-tracking Taiwan’s economic development

The government is willing to cooperate with global high-tech industry heavyweights to create more homegrown success stories like Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Premier Lin Chuan said May...

President Tsai touts mutually beneficial New Southbound Policy

President Tsai Ing-wen said May 5 that the government’s New Southbound Policy aims to build mutually beneficial economic relationships with Association of Southeast Asian Nations member states a...

Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau: Less than NT$20m of subsidies given to foreign tour groups generated NT$800m earnings last year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau said Monday that the government gave a total of less than NT$20 million (US$650,000) of subsidies to members of 297 foreign tour groups last ye...

Visa-free entry for Filipino citizens may be postponed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s offer of visa-free access for Philippine citizens may have to be postponed by one to two months due to “technical problems,” Chairman of the Manila Ec...

Taiwan tourism sector to be worth NT$1.2 trillion by 2025

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s tourism value is tipped to be worth NT$1.2 trillion by 2025, Vice President Chen Chien-jen said Friday.   Attending the opening ceremony of 2017 Taipei In...