Taiwan President Tsai cautions against belittling recent economic progress

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Nobody should use prejudice to belittle Taiwan's recent economic progress, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said at her first appearance at the business association the Thi...

Taiwan, Indonesia hold 6th bilateral meeting to further New Southbound Policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and Indonesia have been taking turns holding bilateral meetings on immigration cooperation after both parties signed MOU on September 28, 2012. This year, the ...

Scholars: Taiwan's Southbound Policy can improve regional stability, foster stronger alliances

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Scholars representing several think tanks held a round table discussion on the Tsai Administration’s Southbound Policy on Monday, July 16 in New Delhi at the India I...

Taiwan’s New Kinpo Group names Philippines its southeast Asia manufacturing hub

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan electronics conglomerate, New Kinpo Group (NKG, 新金寶集團) will make the Philippines its southeast Asia manufacturing hub through funds raised by an initial public offe...

Taiwan renews visa-free entry program for Philippines, Thailand and Brunei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Visa-free entry for citizens from the Philippines, Thailand, and Brunei is going to be extended for one year, announced the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) in a pr...

Growing numbers of Taiwanese visit Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to Vietnamese government data, the number of Taiwanese tourists visiting the Southeast Asian nation grew by more than 13 percent to reach a total of almost 339,0...

Students in Vietnam awed by Taiwanese glove puppetry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A group comprising members from Chiayi-based SamadhiTang Creative Puppetry Troupe (三昧堂) and Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages embarked on a trip to Vietnam on July 9...

Taoyuan airport numbers show New Southbound Policy is working

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taoyuan International Airport chairman Tseng Ta-jen (曾大仁) said the quantity of passengers and freight traveling between Taiwan and Southeast Asia is continuously growing, ...

Kaohsiung taps influence of online celebrities to lure visitors from Southeast Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three online celebrities from Thailand, Singapore, and Vietnam joined Taiwanese internet celebrities on a round-the-clock nonstop journey exploring Kaohsiung in May at the...

Philippines, Taiwan in talks to train Filipino firefighters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and the Philippines are in negotiations for Taiwan to train Filipino firefighters in disaster relief training, as part of the New Southbound Policy, reported CNA. ...

Talent cultivation program boosts Taiwan-NSP country exchanges

(Taiwan Today) The talent cultivation program implemented by the Ministry of Education in support of the New Southbound Policy is boosting exchanges between Taiwan and NSP countries, according to Prem...

Thai delegation visits Taiwan for joint economic meeting, summit and Taipei Food Show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A Thailand delegation comprised of 27 senior Thai investment advisers, business leaders and experts arrived in Taipei this week, joining a fruitful joint economic cooperation me...

Taiwan beats annual target for enrollment of Southeast Asian students

The number of enrollments in Taiwan's tertiary institutions by Southeast Asian students in academic year 2017-2018 was more than 41,000, higher than the government's target of 40,300, Acting M...

Taiwan's New Southbound Policy bearing fruit: Deputy Foreign Minister 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Wu Chih-chung (吳志中) said that the New Southbound Policy is already bearing fruit during a conference at an economic p...

New immigrant Thai-Taiwanese student selected as youth ambassador to Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seventy-five of Taiwan’s youth ambassadors will depart for partner nations of the New Southbound Policy on August 27 for a program aiming to develop young people&rsq...