Taiping Island: Key Site in the ROC’s Territory in the South China Sea

In 1946, three years before its relocation to Taiwan, the government of the Republic of China officially declared its sovereignty Read More

Two local airlines promoting less popular Japanese destinations

201506170027t0001Taipei, June 17 (CNA) Two local airlines said Wednesday that they will hold a travel fair June 18-21 exclusively to … Read More

Taiwan continues in U.S. visa waiver program

201506170015t0001Taipei, June 17 (CNA) The United States has recently affirmed the renewal of Taiwan’s participation in the U.S. visa waiver … Read More

Emirates airline to operate special flight via giant A380 to Taiwan

201506170014t0001Taipei, June 17 (CNA) The Dubai-based airline Emirates said Wednesday it will operate special round-trip flights to Taiwan on July … Read More

Economic growth to increase 3.35% in 2015: think tank

201506160013t0001Taipei, June 16 (CNA) The Taiwan Research Institute (TRI), a private think tank, cut its forecast Tuesday for Taiwan’s economic … Read More

Tigerair to launch Kaohsiung-Osaka flights

201506150011t0001Taipei, June 15 (CNA) Tigerair Taiwan, a joint venture between Taiwan’s China Airlines and Singapore’s Tiger Airways, said Monday it … Read More

China considers making Taiwanese travelers exempt from entry permits

201506140018t0001Xiamen, June 14 (CNA) Beijing sent a goodwill message to Taiwan Sunday at the 2015 Cross-Strait Forum in Xiamen, southern … Read More

TSMC, Hon Hai ranked among world most innovative firms

201506150006t0001Taipei, June 15 (CNA) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電) and Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海) are among the … Read More

DPP’s Tsai expects defamation-free presidential race with Hung

201506140013t0003Taipei, June 14 (CNA) Taiwanese presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Sunday that she expects to run a defamation-free campaign … Read More

ROC victory over Japan led to freedom, independence for Chinese: Hau

201506140009t0001Taipei, June 14 (CNA) The Republic of China’s victory over Japan in the Second Sino-Japanese War helped Taiwan return to … Read More

Hung Hsiu-chu passes KMT presidential primary polls

201506140006t0002Taipei, June 14 (CNA) Deputy Legislative Speaker Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) passed the 30 percent threshold in the ruling Kuomintang’s (KMT) … Read More

Taiwanese female photographers open an exhibition in Brussels

TaiwanNews146-1On 11 June, the photo exhibition A Narrative of Light and Shadow opened with a press conference and a reception, … Read More

Belgian and European parliamentarian tout support for South China Sea Peace Initiative

eu_headquartersOn 11 June, Belgian MP Peter Luykx, co-chair of the Belgium-Taiwan Friendship Group in the Belgian Parliament, lauded ROC President … Read More

Taipei gets ready for 2016 Velo-City cycling event

TaiwanNews146-3Taipei City is set to host the 2016 Velo-City Global Conference, a first in Asia, underscoring Taipei’s experience in successfully … Read More

EU mission for growth to Taiwan encourages SME cooperation

TaiwanNews145-2-1From 3-5 June, Daniel Calleja, Director-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) of the European

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Taiwan foods awarded top quality ratings in Brussels

TaiwanNews145-3-1On 4 June, the Brussels-based International Taste & Quality Institute (iTQi) held its 2015 ‘Superior Taste Awards’.

25 Taiwanese products, … Read More

QEC laureates received by QueenMathilde

TaiwanNews145-4On 2 June, the Queen Elisabeth Competition held an award ceremony for the violin finalists, in the presence of Queen … Read More

Taoyuan airport to enter new era after runway overhauls completed

201506120012t0001Taipei, June 12 (CNA) The 36-year-old Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport will begin a new chapter in its history after the … Read More

Asustek mulling acquisition of HTC

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Taipei, June 12 (CNA) Taiwanese PC maker Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩) said Friday it will not rule out … Read More

Belgian parliamentarian lauds President Ma’s peace initiative

201505260011t0001Brussels, June 11 (CNA) Peter Luykx, co-chair of the Belgium-Taiwan Friendship Group in the Belgian Parliament, lauded the “South China … Read More

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