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Taiwan hotelier says border reopening matter of great urgency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan tourism group head has called for the government to moderately relax border restrictions, saying it is a matter of great urgency as the country’s hotel indu...

Government media platform 'TaiwanPlus' goes live

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — TaiwanPlus, a free English-language streaming platform established by the Ministry of Culture (MOC) went live on Monday (Aug. 30). The over-the-top (OTT) platform offer...

Australia's envoy lays out work priorities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australia's envoy in Taiwan, who has just completed six months in the role, says she will continue to promote cooperation in trade, green energy, health, gender equali...

France envoy says Taiwan's visibility in Europe has improved

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — France envoy to Taiwan Jean-Francois Casabonne-Masonnave said on Wednesday (July 14) that Taiwan has been a hot topic in the European nation over the past two years. Ca...

Palau President Whipps welcomes eased 'travel bubble' rules with Taiwan

Palau President Surangel Whipps Jr. said Wednesday (April 14) that he welcomed Taiwan's decision to ease the COVID-19 prevention regulations for Taiwanese returning home after visits to his countr...

Taiwan has removed 403 authoritarian symbols

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) stated Monday (April 5) that as of March 31, various agencies across the country have removed a total of 403 martial law-era stat...

Nantou-based comic artist wins Japanese manga award

Taiwanese comic book artist Yu Wei-te (余韋德) recently won a prestigious Japanese prize for a work based on his childhood in Nantou County. Yu was awarded the Prize for Excellence for a narrative com...

Technical mission introduces Taiwan watermelons to Middle East desert

A Taiwanese technical mission has successfully grown three varieties of Taiwanese watermelons in Bahrain, introducing "Taiwanese pride" to the desert. About 92 percent of Bahrain's la...

South Taiwan city councilor expresses gratitude for support after surviving recall vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After surviving a recall vote on Saturday (Feb. 6), independent Kaohsiung City Councilor Huang Chie (黃捷) on Sunday expressed her gratitude to all those who rejected the ca...

Taiwan, US diplomats meet after official contact ban lifted

Taiwan's representative to Switzerland met with his U.S counterpart on Thursday, the latest Taiwanese diplomat to meet a U.S. official after the U.S. ended its restrictions on official contacts wi...

Taiwan-US ties will be low-key but substantial under Biden's secretary of state: DPP Legislator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Lo Chih-cheng (羅致政) said on Tuesday (Nov. 24) that Biden’s pick for Secretary of State, former Deputy Secretary of Stat...

Former US official urges Taiwan to strengthen defense investment

A former U.S. defense official has said he sees a growing risk of military conflict between China and Taiwan, and he urged Taiwan to demonstrate a commitment to its own defense in order to justify U.S...

Taiwan, Czech Republic businesses plan mutual visits in spring 2021

Companies from both the Czech Republic and Taiwan are planning to conduct more mutual visits next spring to explore business opportunities in each other's country, following satisfying results fro...

Google to invest more in hardware operations in Taiwan

U.S.-based Internet tech giant Google Inc. is planning to pour more funds into its hardware development team in Taiwan to seek a bigger market share for its line of Pixel smartphones in the competitiv...

EU to hold 'milestone' investment forum in Taipei

Member countries of the European Union (EU) are set to hold their first forum in Taipei to pitch investment opportunities directly to Taiwanese companies, with the top EU envoy encouraging local busin...