Taiwan-Philippines demo mushroom farm breaks ground

Officials from Taiwan and the Philippines broke ground Friday on a demonstration mushroom farm in the country's Baguio City, as part of a joint collaboration aimed at helping the Southeast Asian n...

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, Philippines agree to improve Davao port management

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taipei and Manila has agreed to share information on fishery inspection, improve management of Davao port and the environment for Taiwanese fishing vessels to unload their catches. ...

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 ...

2018 Taiwan Migrant Literature Awards held in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The fifth annual Taiwan Migrant Literature Award ceremony was held at the National Taiwan Museum in Taipei on Sunday, Sept. 30. The event included a modern contemporary dance...

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...

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...

MECO laments Philippines' listing as 2nd most hated country in Taiwanese survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Many Taiwanese and Filipino netizens alike are perplexed by the results of a survey by the Taiwan Public Opinion Foundation released on June 17, which listed the Philippin...

Philippines targets Taiwan market at FOOD Taipei

 The Philippines' representative office in Taiwan brought 17 strategically selected companies and brands, with the potential to target the mainstream Taiwan market, to the 28th Taipei Interna...