Sign wars: Taiwan flag back at Frankfurt Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Following concerns that Germany was bowing to pressure from Beijing by removing the Taiwan flag from it's EasyPass signboard at Frankfurt Airport on Monday (Feb. 11), photo...

Taiwan flag covered up on EasyPass signboard at Frankfurt Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese travelers are still eligible for the automated immigration clearance treatment at Germany’s Frankfurt Airport via its EasyPass system for the time being, s...

Taiwan mulls expanded customs measures against African swine fever

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese authorities will consider expanding customs measures at airports to ensure banned meat products do not enter Taiwan, reported CNA. The Council of Agriculture ...

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...

Singapore implements e-arrival card pilot project for foreign visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foreign visitors to Singapore may no longer be required to fill out the paper arrival card, but instead may be asked to provide relevant information in an online plat...

Taiwan, Indonesia hold 6th bilateral meeting to further New Southbound Policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and Indonesia have been taking turns holding bilateral meetings on immigration cooperation after both parties signed MOU on September 28, 2012. This year, the ...

Taipei teams up with KKday in campaign to woo South Korean tourists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – South Korean blogger Kim Ji Hye (金智慧) visited Taipei for a five-day trip in June to promote the city as part of a summer campaign launched by the Taipei City Government ta...

Taiwan-South Korea automatic immigration clearance program inaugurated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and South Korea co-launched the “Taiwan-South Korea Automatic Immigration Clearance Program” and signed a MOU at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on...

Kim Jong Un impersonator questioned on arrival in Singapore

SINGAPORE (AP) — A Kim Jong Un lookalike was detained and questioned upon his arrival in Singapore on Friday, days before a summit between the North Korean leader and President Donald Trump. ...

Premier Lai: Taiwan approved as nation eligible for US 'Global Entry' trusted traveler program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the latest news of United States support for Taiwan, Premier William Lai announced on March 23, that Taiwan has been accepted into the “Global Entry” p...

Chinese military reportedly has access to Taiwan's e-Gate system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Biometric equipment used in Taiwan's e-Gate border control system was manufactured by the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) with ...

Taiwanese travelers to be eligible for US Global Entry in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese and U.S. officials announced on Thursday at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport the availability of the country’s e-Gate system for U.S. nationals at...

e-Gate service to remain free for foreign residents

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The National Immigration Agency (NIA) announced on Monday that all foreign residents in Taiwan and Taiwanese citizens can register for the e-Gate service for free, after local ...

Taiwan drafting rules to charge foreign nationals for e-Gate use

The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) is drafting new regulations that will impose a fee on foreign nationals registering for the e-Gate service, Taiwan's automated immigration clearance system. A...

New e-Gates at Kaohsiung airport to help foreign travelers

Taipei, July 6 (CNA) Two new e-Gates have begun a trial run at Kaohsiung International Airport, Taiwan's second largest airport, to speed up immigration clearance for foreign travelers to Taiwan, the...