Exclusive interview: UK Department of Trade Chief Scientific Adviser Michael Short

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The British mission to this year’s Smart Cities Summit & Expo (SCSE) was led by Dr. Michael Short, Chief Scientific Adviser for the U.K. government Department of...

UK speaking to partners about Taiwan Interpol bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.K. Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Services Nick Hurd said the U.K. is speaking to its international partners about Taiwan’s participation in Interpol,...

Taiwan one of UK's 'best trading partners' with new opportunities says President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Taiwan is one of the U.K.'s “best trading partners” during a visit by U.K. lawmakers on Oct. 2, the Presidential O...

Taiwan President meets British Minister of State for Trade Policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) expressed the hope for further cooperation with Great Britain on issues including the environment during a meeting Tuesday with George Hollingbery, ...

Taiwan and UK ink MoU on FinTech cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The British Office Taipei (BOT) and Taiwan Financial Services Roundtable (TFSR) agreed to cooperate on the development of financial technology (FinTech) in both Taiwan and...

Taiwan ranks as world’s fourth-largest importer of Scotch Whisky

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a media luncheon held Wednesday noon, Catherine Nettleton, representative of British Office Taipei (BOT), said Taiwan’s import of Scotch Whisky surpassed US$2 mil...

U.K. rep expects trade talks with Taiwan this year

U.K. Representative to Taiwan Chris Wood said in a recent meeting with the media that he expects the U.K. and Taiwan to hold trade talks this summer or fall to increase exchanges in the areas of marke...

U.K. renames representative office in Taiwan, retains functions

Taipei, May 27 (CNA) The United Kingdom has changed the name of its representative office in Taiwan from the British Trade and Cultural Office (BTCO) to the British Office to better reflect its ser...