Japanese travelers to Taiwan can now experience more privileges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Tuesday, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced that Japanese travelers can now experience extended travel privileges when traveling to Taiwan. ...

VietJet to launch Kaohsiung-Hanoi direct flights on Oct. 29

Taipei, Aug. 10 -- Budget carrier VietJet Air announced on Thursday that it will start offering direct flights between Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan and Hanoi on Oct. 29 to meet increased demand. Th...

National Open University promotes Mandarin education in Thailand

A memorandum of understanding on promoting Mandarin education in Thailand was inked by New Taipei City’s National Open University and Thai-Taiwan Business Association Aug. 9 in Bangkok. Under...

US, Japan call for stop to land reclamations in South China Sea

The United States, Japan and Australia on Monday urged all claimant countries in the South China Sea to cease land reclamations, constructions and other "coercive unilateral actions" that ar...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

ASEAN, China may start negotiating South China Sea code this year

China and South-East Asian countries may start negotiations on a code of conduct in the disputed South China Sea this year if there is "no major disruption" from outside parties, Chinese For...

The Latest: China says sea feud talks can start this year

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on annual meetings of Southeast Asian foreign ministers and their counterparts from the U.S., China, Russia, Japan, the two Koreas and other nations (all times lo...

Disagreements over sea feud, N. Korea delay ASEAN communique

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Two Southeast Asian diplomats say disagreements over North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile tests and territorial disputes in the South China Sea have prevented th...

Southeast Asia issues strong rebuke, warning to North Korea

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Southeast Asia's top diplomats have slammed North Korea with a sharp rebuke over its intercontinental ballistic missile tests and reminded Pyongyang of its duty to avoid con...

The Latest: Southeast Asian diplomats open talks in Manila

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on annual meetings of Southeast Asian foreign ministers and their counterparts from the U.S., China, Russia, Japan and the two Koreas (all times local): ...

Sea dispute, N. Korea, Muslim militants top ASEAN meetings

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Alarm over North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile tests, an attempt to temper South China Sea disputes and unease over a siege by pro-Islamic State group militants...

US moves to have North Korea suspended from Asia forum

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A senior U.S. official says Washington will seek talks on how North Korea can be suspended from Asia's biggest security forum as part of a broader effort to isolate Pyongyan...

ASEAN wants talks on nonaggression pact with China soonest

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Southeast Asia's top diplomats say will seek talks "as soon as possible" on a proposed nonaggression pact with China aimed at preventing clashes in the disputed South China ...

Philippines: N. Korea's top diplomat to join security summit

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials say North Korea's top diplomat will be attending an annual Asian security conference next week in Manila where concern over the North's nuclear weapons ...

A new era of Vietnamese Startups in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An event in Taipei saw a lot of Vietnamese startups in Taiwan coming together to share their experiences and ideas about Taiwan and Vietnam. The event was held on ...