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...

BIA talks not stalled by execution in Taiwan despite huge disappointment from Brussels: EU official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Union representative to Taiwan said Friday, despite huge disappointment toward the Tsai administration’s decision to exercise the death penalty in Augus...

New EU security system will not affect Taiwan's visa-free status: EETO

A new border security system scheduled to be launched in 2021 by the European Union will continue to allow visa-free entry by nationals of countries and areas that already have such status, including ...

EU picks Taiwanese LGBTI activist icon as human rights defender

TAIPEI (CNA) — A Taiwanese icon fighting for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people is one of the human rights defenders featured in a European Union campa...

EU climate action week in Taipei to address global warming

A decisive response from all nations, especially the major economies, is key to reaching the desired level of greenhouse gas emissions, and the European Union is sharing its experience with Taiwan to ...

EU to continue to support Taiwan’s international participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Head of the European Union's (EU) Taiwan office, Madeleine Majorenko said that the EU will continue to support Taiwan's international participation and hopes both ...

European Union to review Taiwan’s efforts against illegal fishing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The European Union will send a delegation to Taiwan in September in order to help determine whether the country’s efforts against illegal fishing have made any progr...

Europe Fair launched in Taipei to celebrate Europe Day

Taipei, May 5 (CNA) The 2018 Europe Fair kicked off Saturday in Taipei showcasing European culture, cuisine, food and beverages, interactive games, as well as on-site live performances as part of worl...