Airlines to resume Taiwan-Philippines flights after Manila lifts ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the Philippines lifted a ban on travel to and from Taiwan over the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) on Friday (Feb. 14), Taiwan's EVA Air announced it will resume Ta...

MECO to refund visa fees for Taiwanese hit by Philippine travel ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the abrupt inclusion of Taiwan in a travel ban for China left hundreds of Taiwanese stranded at Philippine airports, the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) a...

Update: Philippines to make final call on Taiwan travel ban by Friday

Update: 02/13 2:27 p.m. Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) Chairman Angelito Banayo told Taiwan News that the inter-agency task force includes the Philippines' Bureau of Immigration, De...

Taiwan could revoke visa waiver if Philippines doesn't lift travel ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Philippine Health Undersecretary Eric Domingo intends to make a final announcement Friday (Feb. 14) on whether to maintain a ban on Taiwanese traveling to the Philippines ...

Update: 500 Taiwanese stranded after Philippines includes Taiwan in China travel ban

Update: 02/11 12:00 p.m. CNA cites three major travel agencies as stating that nearly 500 Taiwanese tourists have been left stranded after the Philippines imposed a ban on travelers from Taiwan. ...

Ex-Philippine president praises Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fidel Valdez Ramos, who served as the 12th president of the Philippines from 1992-1998, met with former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) on Saturday (Nov. 23), and told...

Foundation raises funds to hire teachers from Taiwan in Manila school

A Taiwan-Philippines foundation said Sunday that it has raised more than 10 million pesos (US$197,604) in donations that will be used to recruit instructors from Taiwan to teach Mandarin Chinese at a ...

Taiwan, Philippines discuss cooperation in higher education

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan and the Philippines seek to collaborate on higher education and promote student exchanges between the two countries. Nearly 150 education officials, and principals an...

Son takes on Taiwan businessman’s charitable giving to Philippines' indigenous Aeta people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan businessman Ting Chin-huang (丁金煌) has been providing aid to the Philippines’ indigenous Aeta people from Pampanga Province for a decade, and this charitable g...

Taiwan govt. apologizes for placing Philippine flag in state of war at airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Labor (MOL) today issued a statement yesterday (Feb. 14) apologizing for inadvertently placing the Philippine national flag upside down in a state of war in two...

Taiwan to donate US$200,000 to Philippines for its recovery from Usman storm

TAIPEI (Taiwan) — The central Philippines was hit by a tropical depression named Usman at the end of last year, killing more than 100 people and forcing hundreds and thousands of local residents...

Taiwan company invests US$1m to promote ‘environmentally friendly’ mining in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan-based Xinye Precious Metal Technology Co. (鑫業貴金屬科技股份) has invested US$1 million (NT$30.88 million) to promote a more environmentally-friendly method of gold and nic...

Taiwan donates US$250k for Philippines typhoon relief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan government donated US$250,000 (NT$7.75 million) to the Government of the Philippines to aid relief efforts in the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut, which struck th...

Philippines entices Taiwan electronics industry at SEMICON Taiwan 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Among a host of plain booths, the Philippines electronics and semiconductor promotion booth colorfully and confidently extolled the Philippines as win-win partner for Taiw...

Tigerair Taiwan in talks to fly to Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan-based budget airline, Tigerair Taiwan has applied for a foreign air carrier permit with the Philippines' Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB), and a hearing will take ...