Tsai touts Taiwan-Japan ties with Japan's former Vice-Minister of Defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday, April 30, received a delegation from the Japanese Parliament, led by Nagashima Akihisa (長島昭久), a lawmaker representing a di...

Foreign Minister proposes joint Taiwan-Japan emergency response mechanism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foreign Minister Joseph Wu on Thursday, March 14 gave an interview with foreign media correspondents, and emphasized the administration’s desire to seek bilateral di...

Japan and Taiwan meet for annual bilateral fishery talks in Tokyo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and Japan are holding intergovernmental talks on fishery agreements and maritime cooperation in Tokyo this week, starting Tuesday, March 5. The eighth annual fis...

Successful Taiwan-Japan maritime cooperation talks conclude in Tokyo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The third official meeting for maritime cooperation talks between Taiwan and Japan began on Thursday, Dec. 27 and concluded on Friday, Dec. 28 in Tokyo, Japan. Despite ...

Japanese envoy to Taiwan disappointed by food import ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japan’s top representative to Taiwan, Mikio Numata, said the referendum result calling for a ban on some Japanese food imports is disappointing, during an event in T...

Taiwan will continue CPTPP efforts despite comments by Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The government said Friday it would continue its efforts to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) despite comments by Japan it would be diffic...

China could lift ‘nuclear food’ ban putting pressure on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is currently in the midst of his sojourn to China, which began yesterday, Oct. 25. Abe is the first Japanese prime minister to visit ...

Taiwan donates NT$6 million to Japan for flood reconstruction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs pledged in a statement on July 9 to donate NT$6 million (US$197,612) to Japan, in order to help Japan recover from recent heavy ra...

‘Kaosiung Declaration’ proclaiming greater Japan-Taiwan ties issued at summit in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Fourth Summit on Taiwan-Japan Exchange took place in Kaohsiung (高雄市) on July 7 in which the "Kaohsiung Declaration" was proclaimed, calling for deepening rel...

Japan-Taiwan relations should be deepened through Okinawa: former President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) said that Japan-Taiwan relations should be deepened through Okinawa at a press conference at Naha International Airport before r...

Taiwan-Japan fishery meeting closes in Taipei

TAIPEI (CNA)-- The seventh meeting of a Taiwan-Japan fishing commission concluded Sunday, one day after originally scheduled, due to the number of issues brought up, including a Taiwanese fishing boat...

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...

Japanese Peach Aviation to launch Taoyuan-Sapporo flights starting Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to reports from Central News Agency, Japan-based airline Peach Aviation will debut its Taoyuan-Sapporo flight service on Sunday and Taoyuan-Sendai flights on Monday. ...

Taiwanese filmmaker documents Taiwanese migrants in Okinawa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese filmmaker Huang Yin Yu has made a documentary which illustrates the life of Taiwanese who migrated to Okinawa in the 1930s when Taiwan was governed by Japan, rep...

Japan’s Peach airline to increase Taiwan route flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese budget airline Peach Aviation has revealed its plan to expand its Taiwan business and is looking forward to increase the number of flights as well as more routes ...