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Public Health In Taiwan: Transition and Reform

Monday, 27 May 2013, 1:37 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

On May 20, 2013, Minister of Health Chiu Wen-ta of the Republic of China (Taiwan) is leading a delegation to participate in the 66th World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva, Switzerland. This is the fifth consecutive year in which Taiwan will take ... More >>

President Ma Says Philippine Attack "Cold-Blooded Murder"

Monday, 20 May 2013, 11:53 am | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

President Ma Ying-jeou said on May 17 that a Philippine government vessel's use of automatic weapons to strafe an unarmed and unprovocative fishing boat was "cold-blooded murder." More >>

Taiwan Announces Further Sanctions Against Philippines

Friday, 17 May 2013, 1:09 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Premier Jiang Yi-huah announced Wednesday the initiation of a second wave of sanctions against the Philippines in retaliation for the fatal May 9 shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman. More >>

President Ma Praises Close Taiwan-Japan Relations

Friday, 3 May 2013, 1:26 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

President Ma Ying-jeou lauded strong ties between Taiwan and Japan May 1, vowing to further expand exchanges on all fronts. More >>

President Ma says Taiwan-China development in U.S. interests

Wednesday, 17 April 2013, 12:23 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

President Ma Ying-jeou said Tuesday that the improvement in relations between Taiwan and China is consistent with the interests of the United States. Ma said during a one-hour video conference with U.S. academics that Taiwan has greatly improved its ... More >>

President Ma to have video conference with U.S. scholars

Monday, 15 April 2013, 3:45 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

President Ma Ying-jeou has been invited by Stanford University to deliver a speech through video conferencing on the topics of cross-Taiwan Strait issues and Taiwan-U.S. ties, according to a statement released by the Presidential Office. More >>

Taiwan, Japan sign agreement on fishing rights

Friday, 12 April 2013, 10:09 am | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Taiwan and Japan on Wednesday signed a long sought agreement that defined their respective fishing rights in overlapping territories in the East China Sea and allowed an expansion of Taiwan's fishing grounds. More >>

Taiwan donates to Western Saharan refugees

Thursday, 21 March 2013, 12:37 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

The government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) on Tuesday donated US$100,000 in humanitarian aid to Western Saharan refugees in North Africa. The campaign was co-initiated by European Parliament members Ivo Vajgl and Pino Arlacchi, who are working with ... More >>

Taiwan: Government to accept referendum on 4th nuclear plant

Wednesday, 27 February 2013, 3:04 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

The government is willing to accept a referendum on the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant project, Premier Jiang Yi-huah said Monday, amid mounting calls by anti-nuclear activists for the near-completed project to be scrapped. More >>

Taiwan Urges China, Japan To Restraint In Diaoyutais Row

Friday, 14 December 2012, 11:33 am | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Taiwan Again Urges China, Japan To Show Restraint In Diaoyutais Row Taiwan repeated Thursday its call for all parties involved in the Diaoyutai Islands dispute to show restraint, in response to reports of a Chinese aircraft entering the islands' airspace ... More >>

Taiwan joins South Pacific fisheries management body

Tuesday, 25 September 2012, 12:55 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Taiwan officially joined a South Pacific fisheries management body on 23 September, a move which would further protect the rights of Taiwanese fishing boats operating in the region and help the deep-sea fisheries industry, the government said. More >>

Taiwan summons Japan envoy to protest Diaoyutai deal

Wednesday, 12 September 2012, 3:31 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on September 11 summoned Japan's representative to Taiwan to protest Japan's move to nationalize the disputed Diaoyutai Islands. Foreign Minister Timothy Yang met with Sumio Tarui before holding a press conference, at ... More >>

Taiwan, US team up to train Pacific Island leaders

Tuesday, 4 September 2012, 11:57 am | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Taiwan and U.S. have agreed to cooperate in the Pacific Islands Leadership Partnership, providing training for 125 potential young leaders, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sept. 1. More >>

Taiwan proposes peace initiative around East China Sea

Monday, 6 August 2012, 12:31 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

President Ma Ying-jeou proposed a peace initiative Sunday to address territorial disputes over the Tiaoyutai Islands, urging neighboring countries to show restraint and seek peaceful means to settle the issue. More >>

Taiwan trains Pacific fishery observers

Wednesday, 1 August 2012, 12:16 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

A total of 22 recruits from Pacific small island nations are taking part in the 2012 Regional Fishery Observer Training Program in southern Taiwan’s Kaohsiung City, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs July 30. More >>

Taiwan urges Japan to restrain over Tiaoyutai dispute

Friday, 27 July 2012, 11:56 am | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Taiwan urged Japan to restrain itself on issues related to the disputed Tiaoyutai Islands on 25 July, amid reports that the Japanese government has moved to nationalize the island group in the resource-rich East China Sea. More >>

Taiwan seeks international support for its ICAO bid

Wednesday, 18 July 2012, 11:51 am | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs published a series of brochures on 17 July as part of its efforts to gain international support for observer status for Taiwan in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). More >>

Taiwan receives top marks in anti-human trafficking

Monday, 25 June 2012, 1:37 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Taiwan has been placed in the Tier 1 category in the U.S. State Department’s Trafficking in Persons Report for the third consecutive year, indicating that the nation’s anti-human trafficking efforts have received world recognition, according to Ministry ... More >>

Taiwan Needs To Be On Good Terms With U.S., Japan, China

Monday, 18 June 2012, 4:27 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

President Ma Ying-jeou said June 15 that Taiwan must maintain good relations with its three key trading partners -- the United States, Japan and mainland China. More >>

Cross-strait ties to remain stable after leadership change

Tuesday, 5 June 2012, 1:43 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New Zealand Cross-strait ties to remain stable after China's leadership change: President Ma President Ma Ying-jeou said Friday that whoever becomes the next leader of China will not want to see current cross-strait ... More >>

   

 

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