Taiwan’s August exports reach new record, up 7.1% YoY

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's August export orders increased at an annual rate of 8.4 percent, due to strong demand in electronics, machinery, and chemicals, the Ministry of Economic Affai...

Taiwan to promote four thematic tours for Vietnamese tourists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taipei's Department of Information and Tourism sent a delegation to Vietnam on Sept. 6 to participate in the 14th International Travel Expo, Ho Chi Minh City (ITE HCMC 2018)...

Vietnam detains senior official for global rights group

BANGKOK (AP) — A senior executive for an international human rights group has been detained by Vietnamese authorities at the capital's airport as she arrived to attend a World Economic Forum meeting a...

Philippines entices Taiwan electronics industry at SEMICON Taiwan 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Among a host of plain booths, the Philippines electronics and semiconductor promotion booth colorfully and confidently extolled the Philippines as win-win partner for Taiw...

The Philippines participates in SEMICON Taiwan 2018 with a delegation and booth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Philippines is participating in SEMICON Taiwan 2018, which runs from Sep. 5 to Sep. 7 at the Naganang Exhibition Center in Taipei, with a delegation and a booth.   ...

Taiwan Expo 2018 kicks off in Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Expo 2018 in Thailand is being held for three days in the capital city, Bangkok, from Aug. 30 to Sept. 1. Organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council, t...

Malaysian artist Namewee releases promo video for Taipei tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Department of Information and Tourism in Taipei in cooperation with a Malaysian hip-hop rapper, filmmaker, actor, composer, and actor Namewee (黃明志) launched promotional...

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...

China and ASEAN plan joint maritime maneuvers for October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - China has reportedly proposed holding joint military maneuvers with member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), according to a report by Kyodo News. ...

Vietnam seeks more cooperation opportunities with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Chen Weihai (陳維海), the representative of the Vietnamese Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei, who just retired from his position yesterday (Aug. 12), said in a recent intervie...

AP Interview: Malaysia's Mahathir aims to scrap China deals

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's prime minister said Monday he will seek to cancel multibillion-dollar Chinese-backed infrastructure projects that were signed by his predecessor as his ...

Outgoing envoy urges Taiwan to assist Vietnam's infrastructure

Taipei, Aug. 12 (CNA) Vietnam's outgoing top envoy to Taiwan on Friday called on Taiwan's government to invest in his country's infrastructure and share its expertise with the developing c...

Opportunities for cooperation in e-commerce await for Taiwan and ASEAN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a recent event in Malaysia coinciding with the 51st anniversary of the ASEAN organization, the country’s International Trade and Industry Minister Darell Leiking ...

Chinese leader Xi Jinping will visit the Philippines by end of year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Foreign Secretary of the Philippines Alan Peter Cayetano on Tuesday Aug. 7 announced that Chinese leader Xi Jinping is expected to visit the Philippines for a meeting ...

Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foundation to develop stronger ties with Indo-Pacific neighbors 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a boost for the Tsai administration’s Southbound Policy, and intergovernmental links between nations in the Indo-Pacific Region, the new Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foun...