Taiwan, Japan discuss maritime cooperation in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Taiwan-Japan maritime affairs cooperation meeting got underway in Taipei on Monday afternoon (Dec. 2). Taiwan and Japan have in recent years come up with sev...

Taiwanese businessman to be bestowed Japan's second highest medal for foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese businessman Lin Por-fong (林伯豐) will be conferred with Japan’s second most prestigious medal for foreign nationals on Thursday (Nov. 7), making him the firs...

Taiwan and Japan reach agreement on mutual recognition of organic products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After reaching a deal on the mutual recognition of organic certifications on Wednesday (Oct. 30), organic products will soon be allowed to circulate between Taiwan and Jap...

Taiwan president expresses condolences over victims of Kyoto Animation arson attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) expressed her condolence over victims of the Kyoto Animation arson attack during her meeting with Mitsuo Ohashi (大橋光夫), chairman of the Japa...

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 ...

Taiwan requests Japan's assistance to join CPTPP at trade meeting that concluded today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At an annual trade meeting today (Nov. 30), Taiwan delegates once again requested Japan’s assistance in joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans...

Taiwan and Japan to convene on economic and trade issues in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan-Japan Economic and Trade Conference will be held from Thursday to Friday, Nov. 29 - 30 in Taipei, announced the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). The confe...

Taiwan and Japan sign MOU on maritime emergency and rescue cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The two-day talks on maritime cooperation between Taiwanese and Japanese officials culminated in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on maritime emergency a...

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...

Taiwan, Japan sign agreements on customs enforcement, cultural exchanges

Taiwan and Japan signed two memorandums of understanding Nov. 22 to boost collaboration on customs enforcement and cultural exchanges. The pacts were sealed at the conclusion of the annual Taiwan-...

Taiwan donates funds to Japan for Kumamoto quake recovery

Legislative Speaker Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) handed over a donation of NT$24.45 million (US$774,286) to Japan on Tuesday in Tokyo, on behalf of the Taiwanese people, for use in the recovery efforts after t...

Tsai talks with IAJ president on TPP and FTA

President-elect Tsai Ing-wen met with Mitsuo Ohashi, president of Interchange Association, Japan on Wednesday, saying she hopes Taiwan and Japan can soon engage in talks to discuss the subjects of Tai...

Tsai wants FTA talks with Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President-elect Tsai Ing-wen said Sunday she would like to see negotiations with Japan about a Free Trade Agreement start up again. On the first morning after winning a landsl...

Taiwan, Japan sign agreement on avoidance of double taxation (update)

Taipei, Nov. 26 (CNA) Taiwan and Japan signed a bilateral agreement on the avoidance of double taxation in Tokyo Thursday, according to Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The two sides also ...

Taiwan Cultural Center opens in new Tokyo location

Tokyo, June 12 (CNA) A relocation and opening ceremony for a new Taiwan Cultural Center was held Friday in an upmarket section of Tokyo, with more than 200 dignitaries in attendance. The Taiwan...