Thailand postpones new visa rules for visitors from Taiwan until March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following days of contradictory reports, Thailand has decided to postpone the requirement for Taiwanese travelers to present financial statements when applying online for ...

Taiwan denies Thai government to cancel new visa rules

Update: Wednesday December 4, 2019, 8:25 p.m. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is contradicting reports that the Thai government has decided to terminate...

CPC opens office in India, plans to set up joint petrochemical factory

State-run oil supplier CPC Corp., Taiwan opened a representative office in New Delhi on Monday as part of its plans to set up a plant in India and forge ties in the petrochemical industry here. At ...

Night market helps street vendors get halal-certified to boost tourism in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To tap into the busy Muslim travel market, Liuhe Night Market in Kaohsiung is assisting several street food stalls to secure Halal certification to enable Muslim tourists ...

Taiwan president seeks to strengthen Singapore ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met with Singaporean representative to Taiwan, Simon Wong (黃偉權), on Monday (Dec. 2), prior to his leaving office, to express her gratitude for...

Art exhibition in Thailand reveals natural beauty of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) will launch artist Lin Li-yen’s (林麗燕) solo exhibition titled “Life in Color” on Nov. 28 at the TECO office...

Cambodia continues to deny Taiwan's request to establish representative office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Monday (Nov. 18) that Cambodia has yet to approve the Taiwanese government's request to establish a representative office i...

US vows to help Taiwan develop effective deterrence capabilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States on Monday (Nov. 4) reiterated its commitment to helping Taiwan bolster its military capabilities in a report on the implementation of the U.S.'s stra...

University in E. Taiwan launches agriculture program for Indonesian students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In line with the Taiwanese government's New Southbound Policy, Tzu Chi University in Hualien has partnered up with Sinar Mas, one of Asia's largest conglomerates, ...

APO event spotlights Taiwan's role in promoting regional prosperity

The annual workshop meeting of heads organized for member economies of Tokyo-based Asian Productivity Organization wrapped up Oct. 23 in Taipei City, spotlighting Taiwan’s role in advancing regi...

Taiwan NARLabs to showcase disaster prevention tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) delegation led by NARLabs Vice President Wu Kuang-Chong(吳光鐘)is set to take part in the 2019 SecuTech exhibition, Thail...

TV shows promoting Taiwan to be aired in four countries: MOFA

Four tailor-made television shows promoting Taiwan and co-produced by the Taiwan government and TV stations in four Asian countries will be aired in their respective countries next month with the aim ...

Taiwan invites TV show hosts from New Southbound Policy countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has invited popular mainstream television show hosts from the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and India in an effort to promote Taiwa...

Video shows number of visitors to Taiwan by nationality since 2001

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An amazing video showing the growth of visitors to Taiwan over the past 18 years by nationality was posted to the data visualization and storytelling website Flourish on W...

President Tsai should improve Taiwan govt.'s treatment of Chinese spouses: TAO spokesman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) spokesman Ma Xiaoguang (馬曉光) said in a press conference Wednesday morning (Oct. 16) that Chinese citizens with Taiwanese spouses ar...