Taiwan govt. apologizes for placing Philippine flag in state of war at airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Labor (MOL) today issued a statement yesterday (Feb. 14) apologizing for inadvertently placing the Philippine national flag upside down in a state of war in two...

Taiwan to donate US$200,000 to Philippines for its recovery from Usman storm

TAIPEI (Taiwan) — The central Philippines was hit by a tropical depression named Usman at the end of last year, killing more than 100 people and forcing hundreds and thousands of local residents...

Taiwan company invests US$1m to promote ‘environmentally friendly’ mining in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan-based Xinye Precious Metal Technology Co. (鑫業貴金屬科技股份) has invested US$1 million (NT$30.88 million) to promote a more environmentally-friendly method of gold and nic...

Taiwan donates US$250k for Philippines typhoon relief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan government donated US$250,000 (NT$7.75 million) to the Government of the Philippines to aid relief efforts in the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut, which struck th...

Philippines entices Taiwan electronics industry at SEMICON Taiwan 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Among a host of plain booths, the Philippines electronics and semiconductor promotion booth colorfully and confidently extolled the Philippines as win-win partner for Taiw...

Tigerair Taiwan in talks to fly to Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan-based budget airline, Tigerair Taiwan has applied for a foreign air carrier permit with the Philippines' Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB), and a hearing will take ...

AirAsia begins new flight route between Clark, Philippines and Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Malaysian budget airline AirAsia began a new flight route on July 13, connecting northern Taiwan with Clark, Pampanga province, reported ABS CBN. The route will fly fro...

MECO laments Philippines' listing as 2nd most hated country in Taiwanese survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Many Taiwanese and Filipino netizens alike are perplexed by the results of a survey by the Taiwan Public Opinion Foundation released on June 17, which listed the Philippin...

Philippines, Taiwan in talks to train Filipino firefighters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and the Philippines are in negotiations for Taiwan to train Filipino firefighters in disaster relief training, as part of the New Southbound Policy, reported CNA. ...

New envoy to Philippines strives to broaden relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's soon to be envoy to the Philippines, Michael Hsu (徐佩勇) said he wants to improve bilateral exchanges between the two island nations yesterday in Taipei. Hsu...

Taiwan and Philippines ink bilateral investment agreement, despite protests from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan and the Philippines signed a new bilateral investment agreement (BIA) yesterday (Dec. 7), the first new major investment agreement between the two countries in...

Taiwan wants to renew investment agreement with the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will open talks with the Philippines at this month’s Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting about the renewal of their bilateral investment agreemen...

Taiwan, Philippines sign agreements on industrial collaboration

Taipei, Sept. 28 (CNA) Taiwan signed six agreements with the Philippines at the 2017 Taiwan-Philippines Industrial Collaboration Summit in Manila on Thursday for collaboration in the field of Internet...

Philippines to offer reciprocal travel policy for Taiwanese visitors: MECO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) in Taipei said the Philippines is planning to loosen visa requirements for Taiwanese visitors as a reciprocal action af...

Taiwan, Philippines should cooperate on cross-border crime: MECO

Taipei, Sept. 28 (CNA) The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) in Taipei called for Taiwan and the Philippines on Thursday to work together more closely, especially on issues such as drug traff...