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Japan's representative office raises national flag in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan's representative office in Taiwan, the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association (JTEA) raised the Japanese flag at its Taipei office on Saturday (April 17) despite past...

China may challenge Taiwan mango exports to Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following China’s ban on pineapples from Taiwan, it will start exporting mangoes to Japan in a fresh challenge to Taiwanese exports, reports said Thursday (April 1)....

South Taipei Fun Carnival 2021 goes retro Japanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The South Taipei Fun Carnival 2021, which will feature antique Japanese magazines, albums, and board games, is slated to kick off on Friday (April 2) and run through Satur...

Japan mulling order to deploy military if China attacks Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan is exploring ways its military can help U.S. forces defend Taiwan in the event of an attack by China. During talks with Japanese Defense Minister Kishi Nobuo on M...

Taiwan to Publish Japanese Artist’s Sketches of Hakka Impressions

Amigos Koike's Works to Add to Taiwan-Japan Ties TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 15 March 2021 - To further bolster the friendship between Taiwan and Japan, the Hakka Affairs Council (HAC) invited...

Japan finds excess fungicides on Taiwanese bananas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Just as Taiwan is intensifying its exports of pineapples to Japan following a ban by China, the Japanese ordered the removal of 750 boxes of Taiwanese bananas due to exces...

Taiwan's president peeks at Nara Yoshitomo's heartwarming show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first solo exhibition for Japanese contemporary artist Nara Yoshitomo in Taiwan will kick off Friday (March 12) in Taipei. President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), Minister of...

Southern Taiwan city launches 2nd year of rice exports to Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the export of 3,800 metric tons of rice to Japan in 2020, Tainan Mayor Huang Wei-che (黃偉哲) launched the second year of the campaign, reports said Tuesday (March ...

Japanese with 'Taiwan pineapple fever' empty store shelves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid an effort to express solidarity with Taiwan against China, "Taiwanese pineapple fever" has gripped Japan, with supermarket shelves being emptied of the Taiw...

Japan orders record 6,000 tons of Taiwan pineapples

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to China's ban on imports of Taiwan-grown pineapples, Taiwan has found a welcome market for the tropical fruits in Japan, which has already pre-ordered ove...

Nearly 80% of Japanese hold positive impression of Taiwan: Poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Almost 80 percent of Japanese hold a positive impression of Taiwan, up 11 percent from a similar survey conducted in 2016, Taiwan's representative office in Tokyo said...

Japanese envoy says world will remember Taiwan of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese Representative to Taiwan Hiroyasu Izumi said Friday (Jan. 1) "the world will remember the Taiwan of 2020" for its remarkable achievements and global con...

Fuji TV lists Taiwan representative as 'ambassador to Japan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a visit by Frank Hsieh (謝長廷), Taiwan's representative to Japan on Thursday (Sept. 24), Fuji TV welcomed him as the "ambassador to Japan," likely raisi...

Japanese delegation arrives to pay respects to Taiwan's late president

A 16-member parliamentary delegation led by former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori (2000-2001) arrived in Taipei Sunday (Aug. 9) to pay tribute to former President Lee Teng-hui(李登輝), who passed a...

Taiwan opposition party asks President Tsai to visit Diaoyutai Islands to claim jurisdiction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the dispute between Taiwan and Japan over the Diaoyutai Islands continues, Taiwan's main opposition party, the Kuomintang (KMT), is calling on President Tsai Ing-we...