Taiwan, US, and Japan co-host workshop on cybersecurity

[Last update: May 29 09:15] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An international workshop co-hosted by Taiwan, the United States, and Japan opened on Tuesday (May 28) in Taipei, bringing together 33 exper...

Japanese commentator backs ex-Premier Lai for president of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A prominent political commentator in Japan said President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) should not run for re-election as she had no chance of winning, while also comparing her to di...

Taiwan missed a chance to sign FTA due to Fukushima food ban: Japan academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Democratic Progressive Party government missed an opportunity to sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Japan when it came to power in 2016 because it failed to resolv...

Japanese legislators pass resolution supporting Taiwan's participation in WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese legislators from a Taiwan caucus in Japan’s National Diet passed a resolution on Wednesday (May 15) in support of Taiwan’s participation in the upcomi...

Taiwan’s William Lai met with former prime ministers during Japan trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Former Premier William Lai (賴清德) met with three of Japan’s former prime ministers on Friday (May 10) – Yoshihiko Noda(野田佳彥), Yoshirō Mori (森喜朗) and Toshiki Kaifu (海...

In talks with Japanese politicians, William Lai seeks support for Taiwan's participation in CPTPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Premier William Lai (賴清德) met with a number of high-profile Japanese politicians on Thursday (May 9) in talks of supporting Taiwan’ participation in the trans...

Taiwan ex-Premier Lai visits Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Premier William Lai (賴清德) left for a five-day visit to Japan Wednesday (May 8) evening. The trip came as a Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) five-person panel w...

Japan for the first time openly supports Taiwan’s WHA bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For the first time, Japan’s Foreign Minister, Taro Kono, openly supported Taiwan’s bid to attend the World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva later this month. ...

Taiwan should increase military cooperation with Japan: US expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and Japan should expand on existing military collaboration in the face of Chinese aggression, which poses a common threat to both nations, said Roy Kamphausen, Seni...

Taiwan and Japan fail to reach fisheries agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan and Japan failed to reach a consensus about fishing in maritime zones, but another round of talks has been scheduled for next month, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA...

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...