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Mayors of Newark, Taiwan's Taoyuan talk pandemic recovery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-tsang (鄭文燦) on Tuesday (Jan. 12) held a virtual meeting with Newark Mayor Ras Baraka to discuss strategies for slowing the spread of coronavir...

Kidnapped Taiwanese man rescued in Philippines on New Year's Eve

A Taiwanese man who was kidnapped in the Philippines, allegedly over a debt-related dispute, was rescued by local police on New Year's Eve, according to the Philippine National Police-Anti Kidnapp...

Taiwan police officer awarded prestigious medal in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Manila on Saturday (Dec. 26) announced that Jerry Wang (王智勇), the Criminal Investigation Bureau liaison officer in the Ph...

MOFA to purchase San Francisco property to house Taiwan office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Thursday (Dec. 24) that the government had approved the purchase of property for its representative office in San Francisco, Ca...

Taiwan diplomat expresses optimism about potential trade agreement with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The director of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Los Angeles, Louis Huang (黃敏境), on Monday (Nov. 16) made a visit to Monterey Park, formerly known as &ldq...

Taiwan's universities see spike in applications from Hong Kong students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of Hong Kong students seeking to study in Taiwanese universities this year has reached 5,300, up by 44 percent compared to the same period last year. Accordi...

Taiwan shares experience of managing COVID-19 with Georgia Tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Atlanta shared Taiwan's approach to battling the coronavirus pandemic in a video conference earlier this week with fa...

Taiwan's Ju Percussion Group to join world in virtual concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ju Percussion Group (朱宗慶打擊樂團) will share highlights from its performances over the last 35 years at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASI...

Microsoft to Establish Its First Datacenter Region in Taiwan as A Part of Its "Reimagine Taiwan" Initiative

Microsoft will accelerate digital transformation and innovation in Taiwan through access to secure enterprise cloud services, expansion of Taiwan’s Azure engineering group and local talent development...

Political, opinion leaders from Latin America show support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 80 political and opinion leaders and scholars from eight Latin American nations have signed a letter supporting Taiwan in the face of ongoing Chinese pressure. ...

Taiwan Double Ten Day ceremony held in New York City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New York City's borough of Queens on Saturday (Oct. 3) held a Double Ten Day flag-raising ceremony, which saw a sharp drop in attendees compared to previous years due ...

Toronto TECO director calls for Taiwan support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Director-General of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Toronto, Catherine Hsu (徐詠梅) on Friday (Sept. 25) submitted a short article to the Toronto Sun in...

Huge 'Taiwan can help' ads appear in New York's Times Square

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Advertisements promoting Taiwan as an ally of the U.S. in the fight against COVID-19 have appeared in New York City's Times Square after the 75th session of the United...

5 films from Taiwan featured in Chicago's APUC film festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Five Taiwanese films will be streamed online for free at various points from Sept. 11 to Dec. 20 as part of Chicago's Asian Pop-Up Cinema (APUC) bi-annual film festiva...

Taiwan ID firm dismisses accusation it worked with contractors for China spy grid

2020/9/4 16:30 Update Central Engraving and Printing Plant (the government agency that contracts out card making) has issued a statement dismissing as "baseless" a report suggesting illegal ...