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President Ma Inaugurates Kinmen Peace Bell

Thursday, 25 August 2011, 11:04 am | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Kinmen's peace bell was inaugurated Aug. 23 in a ceremony presided over by President Ma Ying-jeou, former South African President Frederik Willem de Klerk and Song Kosal, youth ambassador for the International Campaign to Ban Landmines. More >>

President Ma reiterates principles for US arms purchases

Friday, 19 August 2011, 6:03 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

The Taiwan government's request for U.S. arms is based on the principles that they will be used for defense, cannot be produced in Taiwan and will replace aging equipment, President Ma Ying-jeou said Aug. 17. More >>

Taiwan urges U.S. to approve F16s sale to avoid conflict

Wednesday, 10 August 2011, 5:32 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

The United States can avoid direct involvement in maintaining cross-strait peace if it decides to sell F-16 C/D fighter jets and other technologically advanced weapons to Taiwan, Deputy Defense Minister Andrew Yang said Tuesday. More >>

Taiwan: South China Sea talks must include Taiwan

Friday, 5 August 2011, 6:11 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Taiwan will not accept any resolutions over the disputed South China Sea region unless it is involved in relevant talks. That's the word from foreign ministry official Ger Bau-shuan on Thursday. The region is claimed in part by many countries, including ... More >>

Taiwan reiterates sovereignty over Spratly Islands

Thursday, 21 July 2011, 4:02 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday reiterated Taiwan's sovereignty over the Spratly Islands, shortly after Philippine lawmakers made a trip there to declare their country's ownership. More >>

Taiwan recognizes new nation of South Sudan

Monday, 11 July 2011, 12:45 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Taiwan on Saturday recognized the Republic of South Sudan, the world's newest nation, as a sovereign and independent state. The Republic of South Sudan officially declared independence earlier in the day, earning support by most members of the United Nations ... More >>

President Ma repeats call for US to sell Taiwan jet fighters

Wednesday, 29 June 2011, 12:48 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

resident Ma Ying-jeou urged the U.S. again Tuesday to approve the sale of advanced F -16 C /D jet fighters to Taiwan, saying that with China 's continued military buildup, it was becoming increasingly crucial to maintain the military balance across the ... More >>

President Ma calls for Chinese dissidents to be released

Friday, 24 June 2011, 2:22 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

President Ma Ying-jeou expressed approval Thursday of mainland China's decision to release jailed artist Ai Weiwei and urged Beijing free other political dissidents. More >>

Taiwan: Reasonable opening only way to influence China

Thursday, 16 June 2011, 1:48 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

June 16, 2011 - President Ma Ying-jeou says cross-strait peace is beneficial to both Taiwan and Mainland China . Ma was speaking in a recent interview with the BBC. More >>

President Ma urges Beijing to step up reforms

Tuesday, 3 May 2011, 11:15 am | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou called on mainland China to fulfill its obligations as the world’s second-largest economy by embracing democracy and promoting freedom, human rights and the rule of law. More >>

President, DPP to face off in 2012 Taiwan elections

Friday, 29 April 2011, 11:15 am | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

President Ma Ying-jeou won the ruling Kuomintang nomination for the 2012 presidential election after a unanimous vote of support from the party's Central Standing Committee. More >>

UN Chief Urges Empathy For Those Who Suffer From Autism

Thursday, 7 April 2011, 10:42 am | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today exhorted the world to empathise with people living with autism, saying the condition was often misunderstood, a factor that can make those affected and their families endure intolerable discrimination. More >>

Taiwan urges Beijing to release dissident artist

Thursday, 7 April 2011, 10:38 am | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Taiwan is concerned about reports that Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has been detained by the Beijing authorities and hopes he will be released immediately, the Cabinet-level Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said in a statement released recently. More >>

Taiwan gives cross-strait military talks cold shoulder

Monday, 4 April 2011, 12:51 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

The time is not ripe for Taiwan and China to engage in political and military talks, according to Taiwan ’s Mainland Affairs Council Deputy Minister Liu Te-shun March 31. More >>

President Ma: Nuclear safety an important issue

Wednesday, 30 March 2011, 12:55 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

President Ma Ying-jeou says nuclear safety will become an important issue in cross-strait talks. He was speaking on Tuesday while receiving former US Deputy Secretary of State, Richard Armitage, in Taipei. More >>

President Ma: Cross-strait rapprochement

Wednesday, 9 March 2011, 2:45 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

President Ma Ying-jeou says Taiwan's increasing international participation is thanks to better cross-strait relations. More >>

Taiwan’s donation to quake-stricken Christchurch

Thursday, 24 February 2011, 12:04 pm | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Taiwan donated US$100,000 Wednesday to help with earthquake relief and recovery efforts in New Zealand and pledged to provide more assistance if necessary. "Our thoughts are with the people of New Zealand, " Taiwan's Foreign Minister Timothy C.T. Yang ... More >>

President Ma calls for US arms sales

Monday, 21 February 2011, 11:44 am | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

President Ma Ying-jeou reiterated the need for U.S. weapons to maintain Taiwan’s defensive capabilities . More >>

Taiwan protests name change in regional financial conference

Monday, 14 February 2011, 11:46 am | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Taiwan's central bank governor voiced regret and protest Saturday over the arbitrary change of the bank's membership name by the board of directors of a regional financial conference because of China's participation. The Board of Governors of the Conference ... More >>

Taiwan reaffirms support for shark conservation

Monday, 31 January 2011, 10:21 am | Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Taiwan regulates shark fishing and will continue implementing initiatives to promote sustainable fisheries, said James Sha, director-general of the Fisheries Agency, Jan. 27. Sha’s remarks came in response to a joint report issued by two overseas ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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