Taiwan, Japan discuss maritime cooperation in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Taiwan-Japan maritime affairs cooperation meeting got underway in Taipei on Monday afternoon (Dec. 2). Taiwan and Japan have in recent years come up with sev...

Taiwan and Japan reach agreement on mutual recognition of organic products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After reaching a deal on the mutual recognition of organic certifications on Wednesday (Oct. 30), organic products will soon be allowed to circulate between Taiwan and Jap...

200-person delegation from Japan to attend Taiwan National Day celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To celebrate Taiwan’s National Day on Oct. 10, many of the country's international friends will be joining celebrations in Taipei. On Monday (Sept. 30), the T...

Japan airports to implement facial recognition entry ahead of 2020 Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, and in a bid to boost tourism, Japan announced this week that it has begun implementing facial recognition immigration entry systems at i...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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...

Taiwan and Japan to convene on economic and trade issues in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan-Japan Economic and Trade Conference will be held from Thursday to Friday, Nov. 29 - 30 in Taipei, announced the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). The confe...

China could lift ‘nuclear food’ ban putting pressure on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is currently in the midst of his sojourn to China, which began yesterday, Oct. 25. Abe is the first Japanese prime minister to visit ...

Japanese prime minister visits China to bolster ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe embarked on a three-day visit to China on Oct. 25. The prime minister will attend events marking the 40th anniversary of the signing of ...

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...

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, and...

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 emergency a...