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...

Female Thai tourist claims denied entry to Taiwan for skimpy top

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Thai woman posted an angry rant on Facebook claiming that she had been denied entry at immigration in the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport based on her appearance. In ...

Filipinos appeal for extension of visa-free treatment in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As visa-free treatment for Filipinos is set to expire in July, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines has been receiving hundreds of emails every month from...

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...

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...

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...

Uruguay grants 90-day visa waiver to Taiwanese visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The South American nation Uruguay has given a visa waiver to Taiwanese visitors, announced Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday. The ministry...

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...

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...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

Taiwan businesses donate PHP600,000 to family of Filipina caregiver killed in Hualien quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On behalf of the Taiwanese business community in the Philippines, Taiwan's representative to the country Gary Lin (林松煥) yesterday (March 27) presented a check for PHP600,00...

Taiwan sees triple-digit growth in Filipino arrivals after approving visa-free entry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The provisions for visa-free entry granted to Filipino citizens by Taiwan has proven successful, as it has led to double the number of visits by Filipinos in November as c...

Philippines mulls cutting visa fees for Taiwanese travelers

Taipei, Oct. 17 (CNA) The Philippines is considering cutting visa fees for Taiwanese passport holders and extending the length of validity of some of its multiple entry visas, the Manila Economic and ...

Visa waivers for Filipinos start Nov. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced today that it will begin offering 14-day visa waivers for Filipinos traveling to Taiwan on a trial basis starting Nov. 1 and ru...

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...