Taiwan-Japan indigenous handicraft show kicks off in New Taipei

The third annual Taiwan-Japan indigenous handicraft exhibition kicked off March 21 in New Taipei City, underscoring government efforts to strengthen cultural exchanges between local tribes and oversea...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, March 22-31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Heading into the final week of March, the weather is warming up, and there are plenty of activities happening around Taipei. Here are a few suggestions for people looking ...

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 ...

Indians launch boycott of Chinese products after 'China backs terror' at UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Social Media user across India are joining a nation-wide campaign to boycott Chinese products after China used a UN veto this week to block a resolution condemning Pakista...

Foreign Minister proposes joint Taiwan-Japan emergency response mechanism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foreign Minister Joseph Wu on Thursday, March 14 gave an interview with foreign media correspondents, and emphasized the administration’s desire to seek bilateral di...

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...

Japan and Taiwan meet for annual bilateral fishery talks in Tokyo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and Japan are holding intergovernmental talks on fishery agreements and maritime cooperation in Tokyo this week, starting Tuesday, March 5. The eighth annual fis...

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...

Taiwan, Japan join hands to develop next generation of power meter systems

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and Tokyo’s utility companies Power Grid (TEPCO PG) and Tokyo Gas have inked an agreement to pave the ...

Bird carving exhibition in Taipei features artworks from Taiwan, Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The “Taiwan/Japan Bird Carving Crafts Exhibition” is taking place at the National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute's (NTCRI) Taipei Branch b...

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...

Japan NGO donates 23,000 books to elementary schools in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In gratitude for the assistance provided by Taiwan following the earthquakes and tsunami that hit Japan in 2011, a Japanese non-profit organization donated 23,000 picture ...

Taiwan’s EVA Air announces new Taoyuan-Aomori route

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – EVA Air announced yesterday that the airline will begin its Taoyuan-Aomori route on July 17, just in time for summer vacations, reported CNA. EVA Air has flown irregula...