Time for Taiwan to prioritize extradition agreements

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- The extradition of Taiwanese telecom fraud suspects has been back in the news recently and is something that the Taiwanese government needs to come to grips with. Only la...

The Latest: EU will allow UK citizens visa-free access

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 9:05 a.m. European Union lawmakers say British citizens should be allowed...

Nearly 2,000 visitors from Southbound countries missing in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Since the start of visa-free treatment for several Southbound Policy nations in 2016, over 2,000 visitors to Taiwan have overstayed their visas and are unaccounted for, announc...

Russia to let World Cup fans come back with Fan ID, no visa

A group of senior Duma deputies put forward a bill on Tuesday to grant a visa-free access to Russia for foreign fans who had visited the country during the 2018 World Cup. The initiative was originall...

Taiwan renews visa-free entry program for Philippines, Thailand and Brunei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Visa-free entry for citizens from the Philippines, Thailand, and Brunei is going to be extended for one year, announced the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) in a press releas...

Henley & Partners Wins Mandate for Moldova Citizenship-by-Investment Program

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 12, 2018--Henley & Partners, a leading global investment migration firm, has won the public tender to design, implement, and promote the much-anticipated Moldova Citiz...

Taiwan extends visa-free entry to Philippines, Thailand, and Brunei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Visa-free entry for citizens from the Philippines, Thailand, and Brunei is going to be extended for one year, announced Minister without Portfolio Chang Ching-sen (張景森) yesterd...

Taiwan has 26th 'most powerful' passport in the world: index ranking

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan has the 26th most powerful passport in the world, according to the latest edition of an index that ranks passports according to the number of countries around the globe that pro...

Singapore and Japan surpass Germany in the list of most powerful passports in the world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to Henley Passport Index report, German passports are no longer the most powerful in the world. The number one spot has been taken by Singapore and Japan after Uzbeki...

NAmerica touts 'risk averse' World Cup bid amid Trump issues

LONDON (AP) — With barely four months until FIFA votes on the 2026 World Cup host, Morocco got round to launching its bid on Tuesday. There's now a campaign logo and social presence ...

Taiwan passport ranked 32nd ‘most useful’ in the world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A poll released by Henley & Partners and the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the “Visa Restrictions Index,” names the Taiwan passport as th...

Top 10 most popular Taiwan News articles in 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the year 2017 comes to a close, it is time to look back at the most popular articles on Taiwan News in terms of web traffic this year. In 2017, readers of Taiwan News we...

Taiwanese tourist loses citizenship after getting quickie Chinese passport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese tourist has been stripped of his household registration (hukou, 戶口) and passport after he was reported for having a temporary Chinese passport, which his travel age...

Taiwan passport world’s 30th most powerful: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese hold the world's 30th most powerful passport, down two spots from the January ranking, according to the latest Passport Index report. Financial advisory firm Ar...

Visa-free entry for Filipino citizens postponed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s offer of visa-free access for Philippine citizens has been postponed, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Friday, but it would not say for how long. T...