Taiwan President congratulates Japanese Premier Abe on re-election as party leader

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) congratulated Japan’s Premier Shinzo Abe (安倍晉三) on winning a third term as leader of the Liberal Democratic Party Thursday. Tsai sent...

Taiwanese protest comfort woman statue kick in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In response to a Japanese member of a comfort women denier group kicking a comfort women memorial statue in Tainan City on Sept. 6, dozens of Taiwanese protested outside t...

Japan and Taiwan should strengthen defense ties: Indo-Pacific Security Dialogue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday, Aug. 30 at the 2018 Indo-Pacific Security Dialogue, military experts and academic analysts urged Taiwan and Japan to strengthen military ties to ensure stabil...

Taiwan, Japan to collaborate in smart machinery development

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and Japan will establish a long-term cooperation mechanism to deepen collaboration and exchange in smart machinery, CNA reported on Aug. 29. Taiwan hopes to draw...

President proposes Taiwan-Japan cooperation on climate change

President Tsai Ing-wen said Tuesday that she hopes Taiwan and Japan can work together to tackle issues related to extreme weather and resulting disasters. Tsai put forward the suggestion during a m...

Protest in Taipei calls for Japanese recognition of comfort women

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A protest was held outside Japan's representative office in Taipei on August 14, to mark International Memorial Day for Comfort Women and to call for an apology and co...

Taiwan Festa continued unscathed in Tokyo despite typhoon 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The third annual Taiwan Festa, a festival celebrating Taiwanese culture, continued without a hitch over the weekend in Tokyo despite the nearby influence of Typh...

Shizo Abe sincerely thanks Taiwan for support in wake of flood

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe thanked Taiwan for its condolences and support on July 10, in response to flooding last week, which reportedly killed 176 people. "...

Lee to attend unveiling of monument to Taiwanese dead in WWII Battle of Okinawa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Former Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) is slated to visit Okinawa on in late June to attend the unveiling of a monument to Taiwanese soldiers who died fighting alon...

FIFA to visit Taiwan to probe soccer election dispute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – World soccer’s top body, FIFA, is sending a delegation to Taiwan to look at a leadership dispute within the local football association, reports said Thursday. Ami...

Scholar criticizes Japanese media's lack of coverage of Taiwan affairs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Japanese scholar published an article via the country’s leading newspaper Sankei Shimbun, urging the Japanese media to increase its reportage of&nbs...

Taiwan-Japan fishery meeting closes in Taipei

TAIPEI (CNA)-- The seventh meeting of a Taiwan-Japan fishing commission concluded Sunday, one day after originally scheduled, due to the number of issues brought up, including a Taiwanese fishing boat...

Pro-China Unionist Party member splashes paint on Japan’s office in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A member of Taiwan’s pro-China political party splashed red paint on the signboard of Japan’s semi-diplomatic office in Taipei Wednesday in protest agains...

Taiwan seeks Japan's support for joining CPTPP despite Fukushima food dispute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) congratulated the 11 signatory countries for concluding the negotiations of an Asia-Pacific trade pact on January 22...

Taiwan and Japan sign MOU on maritime emergency and rescue cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The two-day talks on maritime cooperation between Taiwanese and Japanese officials culminated in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on maritime e...