Taiwan sees relations with Japan as important: vice president

Taipei (CNA) - Taiwan attaches importance to its relations with Japan and hopes to forge closer ties with the country, Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) said Tuesday. Speaking with a visiting del...

Troubled Japanese man attempts suicide after Taiwanese idol's final performance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 48 year old Japanese man, obsessed with a Taiwanese idol, attempted suicide in public around the Nankang Software Park in Taipei on March 31. Police were alerted to t...

Pro-China Unionist Party member splashes paint on Japan’s office in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A member of Taiwan’s pro-China political party splashed red paint on the signboard of Japan’s semi-diplomatic office in Taipei Wednesday in protest against the...

Taiwan and Japan sign MOU on maritime emergency and rescue cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The two-day talks on maritime cooperation between Taiwanese and Japanese officials culminated in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on maritime emergency a...

Japan and Taiwan to hold official dialogue on maritime affairs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that Taiwan and Japan will hold an official dialogue on maritime affairs this week in Taipei. The meeting is expected to c...

Japan cultural center officially opens in Taipei

The Japan cultural center opened Nov. 27 in Taipei City, underscoring the growing strength of relations between Taiwan and Japan across a wide range of areas. Operated by Tokyo-based Japan-Taiwan ...

Taiwan, Japan sign agreements on customs enforcement, cultural exchanges

Taiwan and Japan signed two memorandums of understanding Nov. 22 to boost collaboration on customs enforcement and cultural exchanges. The pacts were sealed at the conclusion of the annual Taiwan-...

Taiwan's Ama Museum launches campaign to request compensation for families of 'Comfort Women'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A report from Japan Today said that Taiwan’s Ama Museum has launched a campaign to get the Japanese government to apologize and compensate for the "Comfort Wome...

Newly repaired Yoichi Hatta statue unveiled in Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After having been decapitated last month, the restored statue of famed Japanese engineer Yoichi Hatta was unveiled yesterday with Tainan Mayor William Lai (賴清德) presiding over ...

China 'dissatisfied' with name change of Japan's Taiwan representative office

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- China expressed dissatisfaction on Wednesday after Japan's decision to change the name of de facto embassy in Taiwan from "Interchange Association, Japan" to &qu...

Japan adds ‘Taiwan’ to name of representative office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japan was changing the name of its representative office to ‘Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association’ from ‘Interchange Association, Japan’ in a move wel...