Thailand is an important partner for Taiwan: Vice President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Thailand is an important partner, considering the level of Taiwan’s investments in the country and its role as a source of visitors and students on the island, Vice ...

Youth program boosts New Southbound Policy agricultural ties

The Young Agricultural Ambassadors New Southbound Policy Exchange Program was launched June 20 in Taipei City as part of government efforts boosting cooperation in agriculture and talent exchanges bet...

Editorial: Panama and the fear of dominoes

On June 13, Taiwan lost Panama to see the number of official diplomatic allies drop to 20 for the first time. The latest ally to desert the island and chose Beijing’s side followed Sao Tome a...

Taiwan needs more Southeast Asian tour guides: Cambodian Taiwanese legislator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--- Lin Li-chan (林麗蟬), the first Taiwanese legislator of Cambodian descent, said yesterday that Taiwan needs more Southeast Asian tour guides to help boost the tourism. Having m...

Taiwan's exports grow for 8th straight month amid rising demand from SE Asia

Taiwan’s exports grew for the eighth consecutive month in May, increasing 8.4 percent year on year to US$25.52 billion, according to the Bureau of Foreign Trade under the Ministry of Economic Af...

Taiwan India cooperation forum debuts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei Computer Association together with the India Taipei Association collaborated for "The 2017 Taiwan India Cooperation Forum”. The forum is aimed to ...

Taiwan, Sri Lanka sign pact to boost collaboration

The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) inked a memorandum of understanding with the Federation of Information Technology Industry Sri Lanka June 1 in Taipei City aimed at fostering eco...

Taiwan pharma association opens New Southbound office in Malaysia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--- The Taiwan Pharmaceutical Manufacturer’s Association opened the New Southbound office in Kuala Lumpur last Thursday in order to strengthen the trade ties between Taiwan a...

New Southbound Policy boosts Taiwan exports to ASEAN nations by 17%

Taiwan’s exports to the 18 countries covered by the government’s New Southbound Policy picked up more steam during the first four months of the year, reflecting the effectiveness of the in...

Taiwan, Thailand tie up on innovative application cooperation

A memorandum of understanding on innovative application cooperation was inked by Taiwan’s state-backed Industrial Technology Research Institute and Thailand’s National Science and Technolo...

Easing of visa rules for New Southbound Policy countries takes effect

New visa regulations for passport holders from South and Southeast Asian countries took effect June 1 as part of efforts to expand multifaceted exchanges with the regions under the government’s ...

Taipei center mulling Southeast Asian language proficiency tests

A language test center in Taipei said Sunday that it is working toward offering language proficiency tests for people who are learning Southeastern Asian languages. Despite some challenges, the Lan...

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...