MOFA short film spotlights Taiwan’s ICAO bid

A short film spotlighting how Taiwan Can Help realize the International Civil Aviation Organization’s objective of a seamless sky and ensure “No Country Left Behind” was released Sep...

'Climate strike' crosses continents: A look at the protests

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of mostly young people marched, rallied and demonstrated around the world Friday, demanding action to combat climate change. A look at some of the "Global Climate...

The Latest: Filipinos honor dead environmental defenders

The Latest on the global climate protests being held in cities around the world (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Dozens of Filipino activists have marched in Manila to honor the memory of activists ...

Thailand sends 13 fraud suspects back to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police detained 13 Taiwanese fraud suspects in a suburb of the Thai capital Bangkok and decided to deport them to Taiwan, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said Wedn...

Thai leader dodges opposition questions over flawed oath

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's prime minister has come under fire in a parliamentary debate because he omitted a key phrase in taking his oath of office in July, but dodged opposition demands to explain wh...

Thai officials deny swine fever outbreak after culling news

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's government has denied rumors of an outbreak of African swine fever that spread after media reports of the culling of pigs in the country's north. An Agricul...

Popular panda on loan from China dies in Thai zoo

BANGKOK (AP) — Zoo staff in northern Thailand have donned black and white clothing and observed a minute of silence to mourn the sudden death of their popular male giant panda, who was on a long-term ...

Come Meet Taiwan’s Top Green and Energy-Saving Companies

In view of the green promotion policy and energy-saving trend in New Southbound countries, Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is organizing the 2019 Taiwan Trade Mission of Green Techn...

Half the tigers rescued from Thai temple reported dead

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai wildlife officials say that more than half the tigers rescued three years ago from a Buddhist temple where they served as a popular tourist attraction have died of disease. ...

MOFA short film highlights Taiwan’s support for UN SDGs

A short film spotlighting the ways Taiwan Can Help realize the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals and Agenda 2030 was released Sept. 6 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “A True Friend&rdquo...

Thailand to consider legalizing homegrown marijuana

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thai lawmakers have introduced an amendment to the Narcotics Act to allow Thais to grow a limited amount of cannabis for personal consumption as the country seeks to devel...

Pope Francis to visit Thailand, Japan in November

BANGKOK (AP) — Pope Francis will visit Thailand and Japan in November in a visit expected to highlight his call for complete nuclear disarmament and honor the small Catholic communities in each countr...

Solomon Islands prime minister says Taiwan 'completely useless to us'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the strongest signal yet that the Solomon Islands is getting set to switch diplomatic ties from Taiwan to China, Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare said that Taiwan "is c...

Thai court declines to hear case of PM's incomplete oath

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's Constitutional Court has declined to hear a case accusing the country's prime minister of violating the constitution by omitting a sentence from the oath of office he and his...

Thai high court affirms guilt of 2009 Pattaya rioters

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's Supreme Court has affirmed the prison sentences of 12 members of the "Red Shirt" political movement convicted in connection with rioting that disrupted an important regional ...