In talks with Japanese politicians, William Lai seeks support for Taiwan's participation in CPTPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Premier William Lai (賴清德) met with a number of high-profile Japanese politicians on Thursday (May 9) in talks of supporting Taiwan’ participation in the trans...

Taiwan President asks Japanese legislator for help with CPTPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday asked visiting Japanese legislator Katsuyuki Kawai for support for Taiwan’s efforts to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Tran...

MOFA denies knowledge of reported plan to lift Japanese food ban

Taipei, Feb. 2 (CNA) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Friday it has no knowledge of the government's reported plan to lift a ban on food imports from five Japanese prefectures and has n...

No timetable for Japanese food imports: Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government said Friday it had no timetable for allowing the import of food from the Japanese regions affected by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, rejecting reports...

Safety first for food imports from Japan: Taiwan Premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Food safety should be the prime consideration when judging whether food imports from Japan can be liberalized, Premier William Lai (賴清德) said Saturday. Taiwan imposed a...

Keelung councilwoman paints face like zombie to protest 'radioactive' Japanese food

At a city council budget review meeting in Keelung City on Thursday, council member Lu Mei-ling appeared with zombie makeup applied to her face to dramatize her concerns about the proposal to allow th...