Taiwan government under fire for agricultural policies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Council of Agriculture (COA) on Tuesday (October 29) rejected allegations that it was wasting public money on the purchase and storage of wheat products to help farmer...

Taiwan, Vietnam sign MOU on African swine fever prevention

Taiwan and Vietnam have signed a cooperation agreement on measures to prevent the spread of African swine fever (ASF), the Council of Agriculture (COA) said Thursday. The measures will include join...

Taiwan lychee debuts in Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation led by Taiwan's Council of Agriculture (COA) Deputy Minister Chen Junne-jih (陳駿季) held a lychee planting trial on Wednesday (Oct. 23) in Queensland, Austr...

Taiwan agricultural exports to Singapore continue to increase

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The head of Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture (COA) Chen Chi-chung (陳吉仲) announced good news for Taiwan’s agriculture industry on Tuesday (Oct. 22) with news tha...

Taoyuan slaughterhouse hit by avian flu, 1,453 chickens destroyed

A total of 1,453 frozen chickens from a slaughterhouse in Taoyuan have been destroyed after they were confirmed to be infected with the highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza virus, the city's Anima...

Taiwan steps up ASF prevention measures

Taiwan has strengthened its measures for preventing an outbreak of African swine fever and remains on high alert, according to the Cabinet-level Council of Agriculture. The World Organization for A...

US approves imports of fresh Taiwan guavas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As relations between the U.S. and Taiwan continue to warm, the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday (Oct. 17) announced that it has authorized the import of guavas g...

Taiwan to clamp down on falsely labeled farm products to avert glut

The Council of Agriculture (COA) announced Tuesday a clampdown on falsely labeled imported agricultural products following complaints from farmers and importers that cabbages from China have allegedly...

2019 Global IP Strategy & Marketing Forum

The event “2019 Global IP Strategy & Marketing Forum” held on Sep. 27 with the theme of “Trade Secret” and “Technology Transaction” has invited speakers of IP s...

Taiwan to invest big in agricultural resilience

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan announced on Wednesday (Oct. 2) it would step up investment in promoting resilient agriculture, in order to mitigate the impact of climate change. The government...

Taiwan sounds alarm on South Korean products over swine flu fear

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – South Korean produced fish and cheese sausage sticks, all available on local online shopping platforms and allegedly containing pork, are causing concern as the Northeast ...

Migrant workers can now apply online to re-enter Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An online application for a re-entry permit is now available to migrant workers in Taiwan who wish to leave the country for a short period of time. Currently, migrant w...

Taiwan admitted to global foot-and-mouth disease control alliance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) announced on Saturday (Aug. 17) that Taiwan has been admitted into the Global Foot-and-Mouth Disease Research Alliance (GFRA), an internationa...

Crafts featuring local cultures put on display in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The exhibition "Next-door Craftsmen" was launched Wednesday (Aug. 14), with artworks by Taiwanese and Japanese craftsmen on display. The exhibition was launch...

Taiwan young agricultural ambassadors to visit Thailand, India

Two groups of Taiwan young agricultural ambassadors will visit Thailand and India later this month as part of government efforts to forge closer ties with New Southbound Policy target countries, accor...