Thailand postpones new visa rules for Taiwan visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thailand has indefinitely postponed its requirement for Taiwanese travelers to provide financial statements when applying for a visa online, as the country rushes to bolst...

Taiwan's TAITRA seeks to empower women entrepreneurs

In a bid to tap the full potential of women entrepreneurs, Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is set to organize for the first time a trade promotion delegation exclusively composed of...

Taiwanese students to visit Indonesia, New Zealand as teen diplomatic envoys

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A dozen Taiwanese high school students will set out on an 11-day trip to Indonesia and New Zealand as teenage diplomatic envoys for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)....

Taiwanese travelers to Southeast Asia advised to watch out for epidemics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan ramps up measures to ward off the novel coronavirus that has spread from Wuhan, China, residents planning to travel to Southeast Asia during the Lunar New Year h...

Taiwan welcomes record 2 million Japanese tourists in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan saw a record high of 11.84 million individuals visiting Taiwan in 2019, including a record number of visitors from Japan. According to statistics released by the...

Taiwan becomes Vietnam's fifth largest foreign investor

Taiwan was the fifth-largest foreign investor in Vietnam for the first 11 months of 2019, the Ministry of Economic Affairs' (MOEA) statistics department reported Monday. From January to Novembe...

Taiwan saw record high tourist arrivals in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A record high of 11.84 million individuals visited Taiwan in 2019, representing 7 percent growth compared to the 11.07 million seen the previous year. Chinese accounted...

Asian Student Exchange Program kicks off in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 46 groups of junior and senior high school students from across the Asia-Pacific region have gathered in Kaohsiung for the 20th edition of the Asian Student Exc...

Taiwan’s National Chengchi University prepares partnership with Thailand’s Thammasat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the launch of an office in Bangkok, National Chengchi University (NCCU) has announced it is working on a strategic partnership with Thammasat University, one of ...

Foreign investment in Taiwan jumped nearly 20% in first 11 months of 2019

Foreign investment in Taiwan during the first 11 months of the year was up nearly 20 percent year on year, driven mainly by investment from European wind power developers, the Investment Commission (I...

Taiwan Tourism Festival to launch in Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Tourism Festival 2020 will try and attract more tourists from Thailand, the Taiwanese representative office in Bangkok announced Friday (December 20). Since ...

Taiwanese young people share results of cultural exchanges

Taiwanese young people who visited countries in Southeast Asia, South Asia, and West Asia to take part in cultural exchanges through government-subsidized programs shared experiences of their trips in...

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 ...