Poll finds overwhelming support in Taiwan for New Southbound Policy

An overwhelming majority of people in Taiwan support the government’s New Southbound Policy, reflecting a deep understanding in society of the initiative and its benefits, according to the resul...

President Tsai committed to boosting Taiwan-US collaboration

President Tsai Ing-wen said Aug. 18 that the government is dedicated to further strengthening robust Taiwan-U.S. relations through expanded collaboration spanning areas such as bilateral trade and reg...

Taiwan and India to strengthen their relationship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ties between India and Taiwan have significantly improved due to economic engagement and trade, as well as the ongoing border dispute with China. Startin...

Cabinet outlines flagship projects under New Southbound Policy

Five flagship projects and three potential-laden fields for collaboration under the New Southbound Policy were outlined Aug. 14 by the Cabinet-level Office of Trade Negotiations, highlighting Taiwan&r...

Tagalog teacher training opens for Filipinos living in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- Basic teacher training course for Filipinos in Taiwan have been launched so they can become Tagalog instructors, announced the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (M...

VietJet to launch Kaohsiung-Hanoi direct flights on Oct. 29

Taipei, Aug. 10 -- Budget carrier VietJet Air announced on Thursday that it will start offering direct flights between Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan and Hanoi on Oct. 29 to meet increased demand. Th...

National Open University promotes Mandarin education in Thailand

A memorandum of understanding on promoting Mandarin education in Thailand was inked by New Taipei City’s National Open University and Thai-Taiwan Business Association Aug. 9 in Bangkok. Under...

Asia-Pacific Security Dialogue gets underway in Taipei

The inaugural Asia-Pacific Security Dialogue kicked off Aug. 8 in Taipei City, bringing together around 30 senior officials, experts and scholars from across the region to discuss issues related to ma...

Former US VP Dick Cheney visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- Former Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney arrived in Taiwan Sunday to attend a regional security forum according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOF...

MOFA youth ambassadors prepare for tours of South, Southeast Asia

A four-week training course for the 75 participants in the International Youth Ambassador Exchange Program kicked off in Taipei City, preparing the university students for upcoming tours aimed at fost...

Editorial: It’s a long way from Kenosha to Ketagalan Boulevard

In a rare moment, a prominent Taiwanese spent a short time on the world stage Tuesday, addressing a news conference from the White House, no less. In an appearance inviting comparisons to celebrate...

Taiwan’s 'New Southbound Policy' and Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Taiwan seeks to diversify its economy under its "New Southbound Policy," Australia has been identified as one of the important nations to expan...

Taiwan economics minister visits Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Economics Minister Lee Chih-kung (李世光) started a visit to Thailand Wednesday despite disputes between the two countries over the deportation of fraud suspects and a visa f...

Taiwan-based Chang Hwa Bank to debut in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Chang Hwa Bank announces that it is opening a new branch in the Philippines after deciding to set up a new office in Myanmar this August. After receiving the approval fr...

Taiwan talent to take center stage at World Congress on Information Technology

The 2017 World Congress on Information Technology, set to take place Sept. 10-13 in Taipei City, will provide a platform for the country’s young entrepreneurs to flex their innovative muscles an...