Filipino man arrested for murder on Taiwanese fishing boat arrives in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Filipino man, who was arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing two of his countrymen on a Taiwanese fishing boat, arrived in the Port of Kaohsiung on Monday (March 18). T...

MECO calls for renewed ties with Kaohsiung in wake of 'Marias' comment by Mayor Han

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to an ongoing uproar within the Filipino community in Taiwan over Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) use of the derogatory term "Maria" to refer to ci...

Philippines envoy writes letter to Taiwan mayor about discriminatory remark

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Philippines’ representative in Taiwan wrote a letter to Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) expressing his deep regret about the latter’s use of the term &ldq...

Taiwan’s teen diplomatic envoys head for Vietnam and Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Twelve teen diplomatic envoys from three high schools will leave Taiwan for a 12-day, people-to-people, diplomatic mission in Vietnam and the Philippines, the Ministry of ...

Philippine celebrity team plays Filipino OFWs in Taiwan basketball tournament

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A team of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) played a close game with a celebrities team from the Philippines in the finals of the "Kapamilya Playoffs in Taiwan," which...

MECO photo exhibition opens in Taipei

TAIPEI (CNA) — A photo exhibition organized by the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO), the Philippines representative office in Taiwan, opened in Taipei Saturday, displaying the 50 ...

Taiwan donates US$250k for Philippines typhoon relief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan government donated US$250,000 (NT$7.75 million) to the Government of the Philippines to aid relief efforts in the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut, which struck th...

Photo of the Day: Award-winning image by Filipino photographer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The image above showing a field of cabbage roses in bloom under a violet sky was the third-place winner of a recent photo contest held by the Manila Economic and Cultural Offic...

Winners of photo contest to promote Philippines in Taiwan announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) recently announced the winners of photo contest held to promote the Philippines and celebrate Filipino worker...

Philippines entices Taiwan electronics industry at SEMICON Taiwan 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Among a host of plain booths, the Philippines electronics and semiconductor promotion booth colorfully and confidently extolled the Philippines as win-win partner for Taiw...

The Philippines participates in SEMICON Taiwan 2018 with a delegation and booth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Philippines is participating in SEMICON Taiwan 2018, which runs from Sep. 5 to Sep. 7 at the Naganang Exhibition Center in Taipei, with a delegation and a booth.   ...

Manila thanks Taipei for arrest, deportation of Filipino fugitive

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The Philippines top envoy to Taipei on Wednesday expressed gratitude to Taiwan for its arrest and deportation of a Philippine city councilor, who was wanted in his home country for dru...

Philippines office in Taiwan launches app and connection service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Philippines’ representative office in Taiwan has launched an app to improve connections with and between Filipino citizens on the island, the Central News Agency...

Taiwan News asks 'What do Taiwanese people think of the Philippines?'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Following a recent poll conducted by the Taiwan Public Opinion Foundation released on June 17 reported that Taiwanese people’s second most hated country was the Phili...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - July 07

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Top news this week includes Rat causes stampede on Taipei MRT during rush hour, Taiwan's 'Evil Landlady' sentenced to 8 years and 2 months, MECO laments P...