Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

U.S. to set 'common goals' on Indo-Pacific economic cooperation in early 2022

A senior U.S. policy official for China said on Wednesday that Washington aims to establish "common goals" on economic cooperation with Indo-Pacific countries in early 2022, as Washington se...

Japan urges more chip tie-ups with Taiwan at trade talks

Japan called for greater collaboration with Taiwan on semiconductors at a bilateral economic and trade meeting on Tuesday. Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association Chairman Mitsuo Ohashi praised Taiwan Se...

Japan pledges never to export contaminated food to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 45th Taiwan-Japan Economic and Trade Conference held Tuesday morning (Dec.11) focused on Taiwan's ban on Fukushima food products and the country's bid to join ...

Taiwan may soon lift import ban on Fukushima food products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan may soon lift a ban on food products from Fukushima and other Japanese prefectures affected by the 2011 nuclear disaster. A Jiji Press report said the Taiwanese ...

Tsai makes no mention of 'ROC' in New Year's speech, only 'Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During her 2,700-word New Year's Day speech on Saturday (Jan. 1), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) made no mention of the "Republic of China" (ROC) for the first...

President says she aims to maintain Taiwan's economic momentum in New Year’s address

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) livestreamed New Year’s address on Saturday (Jan. 1) highlighted four goals she has set for her administration in 2022 that aim ...

Asia looks to China-focused trade bloc for virus recovery

BANGKOK (AP) — Members of a China-centered Asian trade bloc that takes effect Jan. 1 are hoping the initiative, encompassing about a third of world trade and business activity, will help power their r...

RCEP: Asia readies world's largest trade deal

Trade barriers between most countries in the Asia Pacific will be lowered significantly from January 1 as the world's largest free trading bloc opens for business. The Regional Comprehensive Econ...

Taiwan, Japan eye 'all round cooperation' on chips

Taiwan and Japan's ruling parties agreed on Friday to have "all round cooperation" on semiconductors and to hold regular talks, Taiwanese lawmakers said, after what are de facto discussi...

Taiwan's trade chief says no timetable for talks with Japan on Fukushima food ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will have to face the issue of its ban on some Japanese food imports following the referendum defeat of a proposed ban on ractopamine-laden pork, but no timetable h...

US must grant Asia access to its market to counter China in Indo-Pacific: Bloomberg

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. should include access to its enormous market in the upcoming Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, according to Bloomberg’s editorial board. An opinion piece ...

Pork referendum's defeat helps Taiwan join CPTPP, Indo-Pac Economic Framework: researchers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Now that the referendum on ractopamine pork has been defeated, Taiwan’s chances of joining the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, and then the Comprehensive and Progre...

Taiwan voters turn out to decide on four referendum questions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cold weather in north Taiwan dampened the turnout for voting in four referendums that pit the government against the main opposition KMT on issues of energy, environment, ...

Australia, Britain sign free trade agreement

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia and Britain signed a free trade agreement Friday that will eliminate almost all taxes on exports between the countries. The FTA was signed at a virtual cerem...

Taiwan-US-Japan cooperation more crucial than ever to Indo-Pacific security: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Political leaders, academics, and members of think tanks from the U.S., Japan, and Taiwan came together Tuesday (Dec. 14) to voice concern over the spread of China's a...