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Foreign minister hails start of a new era in Taiwan-EU relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Friday (Oct. 22) hailed the start of a new era in ties between Taiwan and the European Union after the European Parliament approved a p...

Taiwan stands to benefit from Europe’s NT$25 trillion green and digital transition: EU trade office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The chief of the European Economic and Trade Office (EETO) said on Wednesday (Oct. 6) that Taiwan can benefit from the European Union’s Green Deal and Digital Europe...

European Parliament to discuss name change for EU office in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The representative office of the European Union (EU) in Taiwan could soon add either the name “Taipei” or “Taiwan” to its official title if the Eur...

Taiwan health minister consults with EU office on COVID developments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The EU held a video conference with Health Minister and Central Epidemic Command Center head Chen Shi-chung (陳時中) to discuss recent coronavirus developments. The Taipei...

EU to hold 'milestone' investment forum in Taipei

Member countries of the European Union (EU) are set to hold their first forum in Taipei to pitch investment opportunities directly to Taiwanese companies, with the top EU envoy encouraging local busin...

Foreign offices in Taiwan support border control measures

Several foreign representative offices in Taiwan have expressed support for Taiwan's strict border control measures, which took effect Thursday (March 19), saying they understand the need for such...

President Tsai meets EU representative to Taiwan, pushes for investment deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) expressed the hope Taiwan could deepen its ties with the European Union as she met with the head of the European Economic and Trade Office (EE...

EU representative deems Taiwan indispensable partner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Filip Grzegorzewski, the new head of the Economic and Trade Office (EETO) in Taiwan, said Taiwan plays a critical role in the global community and should not be neglected....

AIT, EU representative office to join LGBT Pride Parade in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In Taipei on Saturday (Oct. 26), more than a dozen foreign representative offices in Taiwan will take part in the annual LGBT parade, the first since the island nation leg...

Taiwan and EU to hold first joint LGBTI talks in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has teamed up with the European Union to hold talks on LGBTI and human rights issues in Taipei beginning on Thursday (Oct. 24). The inaugural EU-Taiwan LGBTI Hum...

EU, Taiwan officials clean Taiwan beach to raise awareness

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of an initiative to raise public awareness of plastic waste in the ocean, Taiwan and European officials took part in a beach cleanup event on Saturday (Oct. 5) in ...

New EU representative to Taiwan arrives in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Union’s new representative to Taiwan, Filip Grzegorzewski​​​, will arrive with his family in September to take up his post. Grzegorzewski will replac...

Taiwan-EU trade in goods hit record high in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Trade between Taiwan and the European Union (EU) reached 51.9 billion euros in 2018, hitting a historical high, according to the EU-Taiwan Relations 2019 report published ...

Taiwan, EU pledge to safeguard labor rights for fishing industry workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese authorities and the European Economic and Trade Office (EETO) vowed to work together to address labor rights issues and ensure better oversight of the country&rs...

European Film Festival to tour 16 cities in Taiwan, with 500 screenings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 14th Taiwan European Film Festival will be touring Taiwan from this November until January, 2019, showcasing a total of 17 films selected by different European offices...