Taiwan co-hosts music festival, conference in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sonik Philippines, an international music conference organized by both Taiwan and the Philippines, kicks off on Friday (Oct. 4) and features Taiwanese bands such as April ...

Taiwan to begin checking all carry-on bags from Philippines for African swine fever

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — All travelers from the Philippines will have their carry-on baggage checked during entry to Taiwan starting Monday (Aug. 19) as a precaution against African swine fever (A...

Taiwan, Philippines discuss cooperation in higher education

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan and the Philippines seek to collaborate on higher education and promote student exchanges between the two countries. Nearly 150 education officials, and principals an...

Time for Taiwan to launch a campaign of guerrilla diplomacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This is the first of a two part series on why Taiwan should take bolder actions in international diplomacy to encourage increased political engagement across the globe, an...

Son takes on Taiwan businessman’s charitable giving to Philippines' indigenous Aeta people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan businessman Ting Chin-huang (丁金煌) has been providing aid to the Philippines’ indigenous Aeta people from Pampanga Province for a decade, and this charitable g...

Taiwan-Philippines demo mushroom farm breaks ground

Officials from Taiwan and the Philippines broke ground Friday on a demonstration mushroom farm in the country's Baguio City, as part of a joint collaboration aimed at helping the Southeast Asian n...

Taiwan, Philippines agree to improve Davao port management

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taipei and Manila has agreed to share information on fishery inspection, improve management of Davao port and the environment for Taiwanese fishing vessels to unload their catches. ...

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...

Bank of Taiwan opens branch office in Manila, Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Bank of Taiwan is continuing its expansion into Southeast Asian markets in accordance with the government’s Southbound Policy, in an effort to increase financial...

Lito Banayo: The Philippines and Taiwan are working so well on law enforcement cooperation

Cooperation between law enforcement agencies of the Philippines and Taiwan have reached new heights during the past year with the series of successful operations that have brought high-profile crimina...

Philippines distances itself from China-Taiwan tension

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Philippines will not get involved in disputes between China and Taiwan, unless overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are involved, said Presidential Spokesperson Salvador P...

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...

Tigerair Taiwan to begin Taoyuan-Cebu, Philippines flights in Dec.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tigerair Taiwan announced today that the airline will begin direct flights between Taoyuan Airport and Mactan-Cebu International Airport, Philippines on Dec. 1. The new...