Over 36% rise in tourist arrivals from Southeast Asia: report

Taipei, Oct. 17 -- The number of tourists from countries covered under the government's New Southbound Policy who visited Taiwan between January and August registered a 36.04 percent growth from t...

Taiwan wants the Philippines to approve visa waivers for Taiwanese citizens in return

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In an interview with the Central News Agency, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) spokesperson Eleanor Wang (王珮玲) said that the Taiwanese government was trying to negotiate...

Philippines to offer reciprocal travel policy for Taiwanese visitors: MECO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) in Taipei said the Philippines is planning to loosen visa requirements for Taiwanese visitors as a reciprocal action after T...

Visa waivers for Filipinos will be good for 14 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Visa-free entry to Taiwan for visitors from the Philippines will have a duration of 14 days, said Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) East Asian and Pacific Affairs Director Gen...

Thailand ends free visa policy for Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Beginning Friday, Taiwanese citizens will no longer be able to apply for free visas to Thailand in advance but will have to pay NT$1,200 (US$39.7) for a landing visa, acco...

Japanese travelers to Taiwan can now experience more privileges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Tuesday, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced that Japanese travelers can now experience extended travel privileges when traveling to Taiwan. In...

Taiwan holds visa-free entry for Philippine citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is eager to offer visa-free entry for Philippine citizens but is unable to do so due to the Marawi crisis. According to Taipei’s representative office in M...

Qatar expands visa privileges for ROC passport holders

Republic of China (Taiwan) passport holders can now enjoy landing visa privileges for a period of 30 days upon arriving in the Middle Eastern nation of Qatar, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced...

Chinese workers to face stricter rules while applying for work visa in Pakistan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As reported by the Times of India, Pakistan has now announced stricter rules for visa issuance for work or business purposes especially to Chinese citizens. The interio...

Easing of visa rules for New Southbound Policy countries takes effect

New visa regulations for passport holders from South and Southeast Asian countries took effect June 1 as part of efforts to expand multifaceted exchanges with the regions under the government’s ...

Visa-free treatment for Filipinos may be delayed by a month or two: ministry

Taipei, May 8 -- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Monday it has no idea when a plan to give Filipino tourists visa-free treatment will be implemented after a media outlet in Manila said it ...

Taiwan halves Chinese plastic surgery visa validity date

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A new proposal in Taiwan will slash the visa validity date for Chinese visitors traveling to island for health checks or plastic surgeries from the current six months to thr...