Malaysia’s Mahathir shuts down suggestion of visa-free entry for Chinese tourists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad rejected suggestions of visa-free entry for Chinese tourists visiting Malaysia while at a dinner in Beijing on August 19, during ...

Taiwan’s EVA Air and Mexico’s Interjet sign service share agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's EVA Air and Mexico's Interjet Airlines have signed a service share agreement, whereby flights between the two nations will now be easier, and EVA Air cust...

Taiwan flag features at Asian Games cycling road race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's national flag featured prominently on official signage during the 2018 Asian Games cycling road race from August 22-24, despite Taiwan competing under it...

China's El-Salvador snatch changes status quo: AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China's recent efforts to take away Taiwan's diplomatic allies alters the status quo and is detrimental to regional security, American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) sp...

All female artillery squad wins top marks during military exercise in Southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An all female artillery squad was given top marks during the joint military anti-landing exercise in Pingtung County (屏東縣), southern Taiwan on August 21. A group o...

Export prospects good for Taiwanese SMEs: study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to a new study by U.S. courier company FedEx, the future outlook for many of Taiwan's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is good, with one-third expec...

Over 100 Chinese language school principals gather in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 107 principals of Chinese language schools across Southeast Asia met in Taipei on August 20, for a conference to promote the teaching of traditional Chinese in ...

Taiwan’s anti-corruption efforts come under international microscope

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first session of the international review of Taiwan's compliance with the United Nations Convention against Corruption (CAC) was held in Taipei on August 21, with ...

Taiwan university partners with UK advisory firm for specialist renewable energy training

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's National Yunlin University of Science and Technology (Yun Tech) will team up with U.K. specialist advisory firm Renewables Consulting Group (RCG) to provide o...

Taiwan to relax international student regulations to improve professional talent pool

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Premier William Lai (賴清德) said the government is currently promoting draft legislation to make it easier for international students to continue their stay in Taiwan...

Global information security spending to exceed US$124 billion in 2019 off back of security demand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Global spending on information security is expected to exceed US$124 billion (NT$3.817 trillion) in 2019, due to increasing demand for improved cyber security and privacy,...

Taiwan army, navy, air force to conduct joint anti-landing exercise in Southern Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – All three branches of Taiwan's armed forces will conduct a joint anti-landing exercise in Pingtung County (屏東縣), southern Taiwan on August 21. The Ministry of Natio...

Taiwan’s July exports up by 8.4%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's exports increased by an annual rate of 8.4 percent in July, marking a strong turnaround from the surprise decrease of 0.1 percent in June, the Ministry of Eco...

Taiwan human rights education delegation visits South Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 18-person delegation from the Education Bureau, Kaohsiung City Government began a seven day visit to South Korea on August 19, to help improve Taiwan's human rights ...

Chinese man flies Taiwan flag to protest China’s authoritarianism outside migrant assoc. in NYC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese national Chou Hsiao-tang (周小棠) protested New York migrant association Soo Yuen Benevolent Association's (SYBA, 遡源公所) move to fly the Chinese national flag on A...