Taiwan to offer Mandarin scholarships to 100 UK students

Local universities are set to offer 100 U.K. students scholarships to learn Mandarin in Taiwan as part of a deal brokered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Oct. 22, spotlighting the country’s a...

Taiwan and UK discuss removing trade barriers in key talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Greg Hands, the minister of state for Trade Policy in the UK's Department for International Trade, wrapped up his two-day virtual tour to Taiwan Thursday evening (Oct....

Taiwan, UK sign MOU on education cooperation

Taipei, Oct. 21 (CNA) Taiwan and the United Kingdom on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding to advance cooperation in English learning and education. The agreement was signed remotely and...

Taiwan and UK pledge to enhance ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) each separately met with British Representative in Taiwan Catherine Nettleton on Friday (June 5), commen...

EU, US thank Taiwan for donations of surgical masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The EU and U.S. have both expressed gratitude for the donations of surgical masks proposed by Taiwan, which on Wednesday (April 1) pledged to provide a total of 10 million...

Taiwan not granting subsidies to British woman over quarantine controversy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A British visitor has apologized for causing controversy over her quarantine experience in Taiwan, which was faslely reported on by the BBC and triggered a public outcry. ...

UK to work with Taiwan on renewable energy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.K. Renewable Energy Committee in Taiwan was established on Friday (Nov. 15) in Taipei at a conference held by the Bureau of Energy and British Office Taipei. The ...

UK-Taiwan hold annual trade talks in London

The United Kingdom and Taiwan held the 22nd round of UK-Taiwan trade talks in London Tuesday, discussing possible cooperation in the fields of agriculture, energy and pharmaceutical industries, the Br...

Taiwan hosts international corporate sustainability dialogue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TAISE), British Office Taipei, Center for Corporate Sustainability, and Taishin Financial Holdings jointly hosted the 5th Roun...

British and Canadian offices in Taiwan take a stand for World Press Freedom Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The British and Canadian representative offices in Taipei took a stand in favor of World Press Freedom Day Friday (May 3) with social media statements. On Facebook, the...

Taiwanese group criticizes LSE for labeling Taiwan part of China

A group of Taiwanese students and researchers in London on Thursday demanded the London School of Economics (LSE) reverse a decision to change a sculpture on its campus in a way that implies Taiwan is...

Traffic control in place in Taipei for LGBT Pride

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Gay Pride will kick off Saturday in the Zhongzheng District of Taipei City, and the city’s transportation authorities announced that traffic controls will...

Taiwan and UK ink MoU on FinTech cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The British Office Taipei (BOT) and Taiwan Financial Services Roundtable (TFSR) agreed to cooperate on the development of financial technology (FinTech) in both Taiwan and...

UK trade policy minister in Taiwan for talks

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A leading British trade official arrived in Taiwan on Sunday hoping to reduce bilateral barriers in this year's trade talks between the United Kingdom and Taiwan on Sept. 25, accor...

British Office Taipei eager to see England team wear made-in-Taiwan jerseys in World Cup final

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – British Office Taipei lauded the quality and comfort of the uniforms manufactured with Taiwan-developed eco textiles worn by England national team during the 2018 World Cu...