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 o...

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 mo...

Japan to promote exchanges with Taiwan at local level

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to a local association that handles exchanges with Japan, an annual summit organized by members of Japan’s prefectural assemblies will be held in late...

Taiwan is Japan’s important ally: Shinzo Abe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called Taiwan an “important partner that shares the same interest,” according to a report by Nikkei Asian Review. Abe mad...

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" t...

Vice President Chen calls for deepening of Taiwan-Japan ties

Taipei, Aug. 10 (CNA) Vice President Chen Chien-jen expressed the hope Wednesday that Japan and Taiwan will further promote bilateral exchanges in a bid to better mutual understanding and cooperation....

Power transition not to affect Japan-Taiwan ties: Japanese legislator

Tokyo, March 8 (CNA) A Japanese parliamentarian said Tuesday that the upcoming transition of power in Taiwan will not affect the long-standing relations between the two countries. Nobuo Kishi...