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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 >>

President Ma urges Beijing to learn from Tiananmen Square

Tuesday, 5 June 2012, 12:35 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

President Ma Ying-jeou called on Beijing June 4 to learn from the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests and improve human rights and democracy on the other side of the Taiwan Strait. More >>

Taiwan continues to protest WHO name dispute

Friday, 18 May 2012, 11:47 am | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Taiwan will continue to protest to the World Health Organization (WHO) over an internal document issued last September instructing members to refer to Chinese Taipei in the future as "Taiwan, province of China," the Ministry of Foreign Affairs ... More >>

Taiwan To Attend International Events Despite China Protest

Friday, 24 February 2012, 12:13 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Taiwan will continue to take part in international events to increase its visibility, regardless of China's opposition, a senior Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said Thursday. "Taiwan will adjust its means of participation according to each organization's ... More >>

Re-elected Ma vows to strengthen U.S.-Taiwan ties

Monday, 16 January 2012, 11:57 am | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

President Ma Ying-jeou stressed Sunday that further strengthening bilateral ties between Taiwan and the United States will be one of the most important goals of his new administration over the next four years. More >>

Taiwan's elections draw international attention

Tuesday, 10 January 2012, 10:53 am | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Taiwan's hotly contested presidential and legislative elections have drawn the attention of major media outlets from around the world, the Government Information Office (GIO) said Monday. More >>

Taiwan, New Zealand move closer to trade pact

Friday, 16 December 2011, 2:38 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Taiwan and New Zealand are taking the next step in their efforts to sign a bilateral economic cooperation agreement (ECA), moving now to a second feasibility study, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said in a press release Thursday. More >>

Combating Global Warming: Make Taiwan Part of the Solution

Wednesday, 7 December 2011, 4:39 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Global warming is a danger to sustainable development and the survival of Homo sapiens and other species on Planet Earth. Countries the world over—including Taiwan, the Republic of China—have come to regard it as a prime threat to national security. More >>

President Ma attends Chinese dissident artist exhibit

Monday, 28 November 2011, 12:28 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

President Ma Ying-jeau said on November 25 that rapprochement across the Taiwan Strait depends on respect for human rights. "The closer the two sides' human rights record, the closer the cross-strait relationship will be," Ma said after visiting an exhibition ... More >>

President Ma renews calls for TIFA talks with U.S.

Wednesday, 23 November 2011, 2:49 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

President Ma Ying-jeou on Tuesday reiterated that Taiwan wants to resume talks with the United States under the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), in order to further develop bilateral economic ties. More >>

Taiwan donates US$380 million in foreign development aid

Monday, 14 November 2011, 12:33 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Taiwan contributed US$380 million in official development assistance (ODA) in 2010, accounting for 0.1 percent of the country's gross national income (GNI) for the year, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said Thursday. "The figure means that ... More >>

President Ma floats possibility of cross-strait peace deal

Wednesday, 19 October 2011, 12:18 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

President Ma Ying-jeou floated the possibility of a cross-strait peace accord within 10 years Oct. 17, while vowing to continue to improve Taiwan's international status. More >>

Taiwan-US-Japan security dialogue held in Taipei

Tuesday, 18 October 2011, 11:17 am | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

The Taiwan-U.S.-Japan Trilateral Conference: Security Dialogue, involving lawmakers and academics from the three countries, is being held in Taipei Oct. 17. More >>

President Ma renews call for U.S. to sell Taiwan F-16s

Wednesday, 12 October 2011, 10:57 am | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

President Ma Ying-jeou on Tuesday repeated his call for the United States to sell Taiwan advanced F-16 C/D jet fighters, saying Taiwan would become confident enough to deepen relations with China only when it has adequate defense capabilities. More >>

IPI World Congress spotlights the freedom of press

Tuesday, 27 September 2011, 12:50 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

The 2011 International Press Institute World Congress, featuring discussions on press freedom, citizen journalism and social media revolutions, opened in Taipei Sept. 25. This is the second time Taiwan has hosted the meeting, the first being in 1999. More >>

Taiwan: U.S. Commitment to Taiwan Relations Act

Friday, 23 September 2011, 12:09 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Senior officials expressed their thanks to the United States late Wednesday for agreeing to help upgrade the air force's F-16 A/B fighter fleet, saying it was an indication of the U.S. taking concrete action to implement the Taiwan Relations Act. More >>

Taiwan hosts International Press Institute World Congress

Monday, 19 September 2011, 12:22 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

The International Press Institute World Congress 2011 will take place in Taipei Sept. 25 to 27, marking the first time in 12 years that Taiwan has hosted the event. More >>

PresidentMa calls for peaceful solution to Tiaoyutai dispute

Monday, 5 September 2011, 4:12 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

President Ma Ying-jeou called again Friday for a peaceful solution to issues related to the disputed Tiaoyutai Islands in the East China Sea. Taiwan has long claimed sovereignty over the Tiaoyutais, as the island chain has been Taiwan's territory ... More >>

Taiwan presses for U.S. arm sales to address military imbala

Friday, 26 August 2011, 1:24 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

The Ministry of National Defense (MND) again urged the U.S. government Thursday to speed up the sales of defensive weapons to Taiwan, after a latest report by the Pentagon showed cross-Taiwan Strait military balance has continued to tilt in China's favor. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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