Annual quota for Japanese working holiday visas offered to Taiwanese to double

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and Japan signed an agreement on Thursday to double the annual quota of Taiwanese allowed to receive Japanese working holiday visas from 5,000 to 10,000, beginning ...

Taiwan-Japan Fishery talks conclude, both sides agree to future dialogue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After two days of dialogue, the eighth annual bilateral Taiwan-Japan Fisheries Commission talks wrapped up on Thursday, March 7. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs release...

Japan and U.S. want to talk security with Taiwan, but concerns about leaks: Taiwan envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Japan and the United States are willing to engage in a security dialogue with Taiwan, but they are concerned that the content of the talks might be leaked to China, Taiwan&rsquo...

Tsai calls for renewed Japan-Taiwan security dialogue in Japanese media interview

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On March 2, the Japanese newspaper Sankei Shimbun published an exclusive front page interview with the President of Taiwan Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文). In the interview, Preside...

Japan open to Taiwan's CPTPP bid, urges it to solicit more support

The Japanese government welcomes all countries that can accept the principles and standards of a Japan-led international economic bloc, Taiwan included, and has called on Taipei to solicit support fro...

Retired diplomat tapped as Taiwan’s new deputy representative to Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Deputy Representative Kuo Chung-shi (郭仲熙) of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Japan has been appointed the Secretary General of the...

Japan NGO donates 23,000 books to elementary schools in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In gratitude for the assistance provided by Taiwan following the earthquakes and tsunami that hit Japan in 2011, a Japanese non-profit organization donated 23,000 picture ...

Taipei Zoo welcomes four black-faced spoonbills as new immigrants from Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four black-faced spoonbills took a four-hour flight operated by China Airlines from Tokyo Monday afternoon, and arrived at Taipei Songshan Airport in the evening, where st...

Successful Taiwan-Japan maritime cooperation talks conclude in Tokyo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The third official meeting for maritime cooperation talks between Taiwan and Japan began on Thursday, Dec. 27 and concluded on Friday, Dec. 28 in Tokyo, Japan. Despite ...

Japan and Taiwan to hold talks on maritime issues in Tokyo this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After reports last week that Taiwanese fishing boats had trespassed Japanese territorial waters over 300 times in 2018, governments of the two countries are set to meet fo...

Japan claims over 300 Taiwanese fishing boats violated Japanese fisheries in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the past year the number of Taiwanese fishing vessels reportedly trespassing in Japanese fisheries has increased threefold over the number reported in 2017. Japanese...

KMT leader claims Japan may bar Taiwan from CPTPP over 'nuclear-food ban'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A leader of the Kuomindang (KMT) party has stirred speculation and raised tension between Japan and Taiwan, by claiming that recent referendum to ban the “nuclear fo...

Japanese envoy to Taiwan disappointed by food import ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japan’s top representative to Taiwan, Mikio Numata, said the referendum result calling for a ban on some Japanese food imports is disappointing, during an event in T...

Taiwan seeks Japan's support for joining CPTPP: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While meeting with Takao Fujii, a senior Japanese politician who currently chairs the national federation of Japan-Taiwan Friendship Associations, on Wednesday, President ...

Taiwan requests Japan's assistance to join CPTPP at trade meeting that concluded today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At an annual trade meeting today (Nov. 30), Taiwan delegates once again requested Japan’s assistance in joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans...