Taiwan set to extend visa-free program for Philippines, Thailand, Brunei, Russia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is poised to extend the visa-free program for passport holders from the Philippines, Thailand, Brunei, and Russia. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Monday (J...

Relations between Taiwan and Russia are steadily improving: VOA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In recent months, relations between Taiwan and Russia have been steadily increasing, with the trend of warming ties between the two countries expected to continue. In a...

Taiwanese visa-waiver users not subject to new US social media ID requirement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- In response to reports that the U.S. State Department will require all applicants to submit their "social media identifiers," the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) ...

Thai passengers blocked from EVA Air flight to Taiwan due to Hello Kitty stamps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A female Thai passenger and her travel companions were blocked from a flight to Taiwan by EVA Air last week allegedly because they had Hello Kitty stamps in their passports. ...

AP source: Officials may target those who overstay visas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top administration officials have been discussing ways to increase pressure on countries with high numbers of citizens who overstay short-term visas, as part of President Donald Trum...

Austrian far-right extremist denied US travel permit after Christchurch link

Austrian Identitarian Movement leader Martin Sellner said on Thursday that his US travel permit had been cancelled by authorities. Sellner is currently under investigation and his home was raided thi...

Austrian far-right activist says US nixed his travel permit

BERLIN (AP) — An Austrian far-right activist who received a donation from and exchanged emails with the suspected New Zealand mosque gunman says U.S. authorities have canceled his permit to travel to ...

American Institute in Taiwan warns against paying too much for visa waiver

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following complaints about overcharging, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said Tuesday that a visa waiver through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) sho...

North Macedonia extends visa waiver program to Taiwanese visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Republic of North Macedonia and Taiwan are set to extend the visa waiver program for each other for another year, starting from April 1. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs ...

Nude Vietnamese tourist caught hiding in closet during raid on S. Taiwan brothel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Vietnamese woman, who came to Taiwan as a tourist but has been working in the sex trade, was caught hiding in a brothel wardrobe raided by police in southern Taiwan's Tai...

MOFA fears China's interference behind Uruguay's cancelation of visa waivers for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Uruguay has suspended the visa-waiver program for Taiwan after it was launched less than two months ago. Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Tuesday tha...

Uruguay suspends visa waiver for visitors from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Uruguay was suspending visa-free entry for visitors from Taiwan, but the official reason was a technical problem, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Thursday. The La...

Reciprocal visa waiver between Taiwan and Marshall Islands to start Nov. 19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starting next Monday, Nov. 19, Taiwanese and Marshallese people can travel to one another’s country without needing to apply for a visa, announced Taiwan’s for...

Thailand to waive visa fees for Taiwanese visitors tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese visitors and travelers from 20 other countries will not have to pay for visas on arrival in Thailand starting tomorrow ( Nov. 15), and lasting until January of next y...

Thailand to waive visa fees for Taiwanese visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is among the 21 countries for whom Thailand plans to waive travelers' visa fees beginning in November, and lasting until January of next year. In order to boost ...