Taiwan to send retired TSMC chairman to APEC summit: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is likely to send one of its highest-profile business leaders, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電) founder Morris Chang (張忠謀), to represent President...

Ex. Premier Lin Chuan may be tapped as Taiwan envoy to APEC Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Although the Tsai administration has yet to officially announce the country’s envoy for the 2018 APEC Leaders’ Summit in Papa New Guinea scheduled in mid Novem...

Taiwan will attend APEC Summit: foreign ministry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Sunday the country will attend the coming APEC leaders’ summit and the ministry is making preparations.&n...

After months of hostility, trade talks between US and China to resume 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Aug. 16 Washington and Beijing both announced that mid-level trade talks would take place in D.C. over the coming week. According to the report, Chinese Vice Ministe...

Taiwan is expecting APEC summit invitation later this month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan is waiting for Papua New Guinea, the host of the next Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, to send an envoy by the end of the month, but the man who represented Taiw...

'2018 APEC O2O Summit' held in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 APEC O2O Summit, jointly hosted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) and the Kaohsiung City Government began in Kaohsiung on Monday, July 2, and will finish...

Senior US official for APEC visits Taiwan after trip to Papua New Guinea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Matthew J. Matthews, U.S. deputy assistant secretary for Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands, visited Taipei Monday with the aim of discussing the Taiwan-U.S. ...

Taiwan seeks Japan's support for joining CPTPP despite Fukushima food dispute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) congratulated the 11 signatory countries for concluding the negotiations of an Asia-Pacific trade pact on January 22...

Taiwan donates $100,00 to Vietnam for victims of Typhoon Damrey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan made a donation of US$100,000 to the Vietnamese government in support of disaster relief after Typhoon Damrey slammed into the central and southern parts of the Sou...

Premier Lai calls on Cabinet to start preparing for CPTPP bid

Taipei, Nov. 16 -- Premier Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on Thursday urged his Cabinet to make every effort to get Taiwan into a revised Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal that 11 countries recently propo...

Soong impresses at APEC Summit

This week's Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vietnam was undoubtedly a big success for Taiwan's envoy James Soong (宋楚瑜) and it was not his only one. He met with ...

Trump's sojourn to Asia works out pretty well for Taiwan

Taiwan was understandably nervous ahead of the visit of US President Donald Trump to China, and four other Asian countries on his mammoth 11-day regional tour. The apprehension was understandable give...

Russian PM says he talked to Trump over dinner in Manila

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says he has had a brief conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump about the two countries' relations at a summit in the Philippines. ...

Taiwan envoy describes encounter with Chinese leader as natural and pleasant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan envoy to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit James Soong (宋楚瑜) said in a news conference that he believed China had made a goodwill gesture to ...

Taiwan pursues membership in the CPTPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- With the withdrawal of the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the 11 remaining countries have achieved consensus on a new version of its framework, renaming it...