Taiwanese delegation joins Intl. photography event in Manila

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Several Taiwanese photographers met other professional photographers from 10 different nations in the Philippines this past week as part of the annual“Crossing Bridges&rd...

CDC dengue fever workshop deepens Taiwan-Indonesia medical cooperation

A Taiwan-Indonesia dengue fever prevention workshop kicked off March 11 in Taipei City, underscoring the government’s commitment to strengthening regional infectious disease networks. Organiz...

Asian shares mixed as officials mum on China-US trade talks

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday as officials kept silent on talks in Beijing aimed at resolving trade tensions with the U.S. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 ind...

Indonesia demands halt to program hit by forced labor accusations

TAIPEI (CNA) — Indonesia on Friday demanded that Taiwan temporarily suspend an industry-academia collaboration program following allegations that it has been abused by treating Indonesian univer...

Taiwan donates US$500,000 to Indonesia for tsunami relief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will donate US$500,000 (NT$15.4 million) to Indonesia, following the catastrophic tsunami which stuck the Sunda Strait on Dec. 22, reported CNA. The Ministry of ...

Taiwan and Indonesia to discuss raising Indonesian domestic workers’ pay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indonesian Labor Minister Hanif Dhakiri is arriving in Taiwan Thursday for a two-day trip, during which he will discuss matters regarding the labor rights of Indonesian mi...

Taiwan badminton champion competes for Player of the Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Badminton champion Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) is in the running for the title of Female Player of the Year at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) against a competitor from China ...

Taiwan smart machinery showcased to Indonesian officials at Manufacturing Indonesia 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan news) — Manufacturing Indonesia 2018 began yesterday, where the smart mechanical solutions promoted by a multitude of Taiwanese manufacturers allured local industry and media atte...

Indonesia and Taiwan celebrate 42 years of agriculture cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new rice cultivation project was announced in Jakarta today to mark 42 years of agriculture cooperation between Indonesia and Taiwan, reported CNA. Over 20,000 Indone...

AP Explains: Dispute between Seoul, Tokyo over WWII brothels

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's decision to dissolve a foundation funded by Japan to compensate South Korean women who were forced to work in Japan's World War II military brothels has thrown ...

Asian shares fall on sign of escalating US-China tensions

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets fell on Wednesday after a trade dispute between the U.S. and China stalled a weekend meeting, dimming hopes that it could be resolved once their leaders meet. ...

Taiwan and Indonesia sign MOU on comprehensive economic collaboration

TAIPEI (Taiwan) – Taiwan and Indonesia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Monday to boost economic exchange and to advance collaboration between the two countries in compliance w...

Indonesia 5th largest source of foreign students in Taiwan: MOE

Indonesia has become the fifth largest source of international students in Taiwan, with the number more than doubling over the past 10 years, Taiwan's Ministry of Education (MOE) said Thursday. ...

Asian stocks rally as weaker yuan eases fear of more tariffs

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher on Tuesday as traders took the weaker yuan as a sign that Chinese exports can remain competitive even if a trade dispute with Washington heats up. ...

Asian shares climb on strong US corporate earnings, data

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets rose on Wednesday as robust U.S. corporate earnings and encouraging data assuaged worries about softening global growth. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchma...