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Technical mission introduces Taiwan watermelons to Middle East desert

A Taiwanese technical mission has successfully grown three varieties of Taiwanese watermelons in Bahrain, introducing "Taiwanese pride" to the desert. About 92 percent of Bahrain's la...

Taiwan helps Belize mitigate hurricane damage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF) said Thursday (Dec. 24) that Taiwan had helped Belize mitigate the damage wrought by Hurricanes Eta and Iota in N...

Taiwan's representative office in Somaliland promotes scholarships for local students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s representative office in Somaliland on Wednesday (Dec. 16) held a session in which it provided information about scholarships to local students, with an eye...

Taiwan to send aid team to Somaliland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will send a development aid team to Somaliland this month to work on agricultural, telecom, and health projects, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Tu...

Taiwan vows close cooperation with PNG autonomous region

Taiwan has vowed to work closely with Bougainville, an autonomous region in Papua New Guinea, in several fields after a rebel-turned-peacemaker and farmer was elected its new president on Wednesday. ...

Taiwan congratulates Bougainville independence leader in Papua New Guinea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has congratulated the leader of an independence movement in Bougainville, a region of Papua New Guinea that last year approved an independence referendum, reports s...

Taiwan cancels 2020 diplomatic alternative military service due to pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Thursday (July 30) that its plan to send diplomatic alternative military servicemen and interns to foreign countries later...

Taiwan, US hold video conference on Pacific region epidemic prevention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Thursday (June 4) that Taiwan and the U.S. held an online dialogue on epidemic prevention assistance in the Pacific in ...

Taiwan trained medical staff from WHO chief’s native Ethiopia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following accusations of racism leveled at Taiwan by World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the island nation revealed it had been pr...

Central American Bank for Economic Integration to open regional office in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Honduras-headquartered Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) is planning to establish a presence in Taiwan by opening a regional office in the capital...

MOFA to partner with NGOs in developing countries

Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has announced that it will work with several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on projects that provide assistance to disadvantaged groups, especial...

Taiwan program works to alleviate child malnutrition in the Philippines

The scourge of child malnutrition in several remote communities in the central Philippines is gradually improving after local families received training on how to prepare nutritious diets as part of a...

Guatemalan President-elect arrives in Taiwan for five-day visit

Guatemalan President-elect Alejandro Eduardo Giammattei arrived in Taiwan Sunday for a five-day visit, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). Giammattei, who takes office in January, ...

Scholarships to Kiribati, Solomon Islands good until end of semester

Despite the severance of diplomatic ties with Kiribati and the Solomon Islands, Taiwan will continue to provide scholarships to students from these countries until the end of this semester, the Minist...

Taiwan, US university work on app to help Syrian refugees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF) of Taiwan has for the first time collaborated with Columbia University in New York to develop a mobile applicatio...