President Ma reiterates Taiwan’s interest in joining TPP

201510010040t0001Taipei, Oct. 1 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) reiterated Taiwan’s interest in joining the United States-initiated Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade … Read More

‘The Assassin’ leads Golden Horse nominees

201510010030t0002Taipei, Oct. 1 (CNA) Director Hou Hsiao-hsien’s (侯孝賢) martial arts movie “The Assassin” (刺客聶隱娘) leads the pack for this year’s … Read More

Taiwan still competitive in Asia: World Economic Forum

201510010025t0001Taipei, Oct. 1 (CNA) Although a recent report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) indicates that Taiwan has slipped one

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MOFA reminds travelers of changes in Schengen visa requirements

201510010015t0001Taipei, Oct. 1 (CNA) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reminded travelers to Europe’s Schengen Area Thursday of changes to visa … Read More

Taiwan hoping to begin trade negotiations with European Union soon

Drapeaux européens devant le Berlaymont

Taipei, Oct. 1 (CNA) Taiwan is hoping to start negotiating with the European Union on a bilateral investment agreement in … Read More

Taiwan Cycling Festival to begin Oct. 30

201509300033t0001Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) The ever popular annual Taiwan Cycling Festival will open on Oct. 30, with cyclists from home … Read More

Hualien rated Taiwan’s happiest living area

201509300030t0001Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) Hualien County has been rated as the happiest place to live in Taiwan, followed by Taitung … Read More

Taipei chooses black bear as 2017 Universiade mascot

201509300027t0001Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je ( 柯文哲 ) on Wednesday unveiled the mascot for the Taipei 2017 … Read More

Acer takes on Asustek with Predator gaming PC line


Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (宏碁) unveiled its new Predator gaming tablet, laptops and monitors in … Read More

Netherlands office to promote resource-efficient economy in Taiwan

201509300006t0001Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) The Netherlands Trade and Investment Office (NTIO) has signed an agreement with the Taiwan Circular Economy … Read More

Taiwan aiming to finalize trade pact with China soon: MAC

201509290026t0001Taipei, Sept. 29 (CNA) Taiwan is hoping to conclude its negotiations with China on a trade in goods agreement by … Read More

‘Queen of Pop’ Madonna adds concert in Taipei

201509290012t0001Taipei, Sept. 29 (CNA) Pop legend Madonna has added an additional concert in Taipei in February next year, the local … Read More

CAL chosen as No. 2 in top online passenger choice airline brands

201509290015t0001Taipei, Sept. 29 (CNA) China Airlines (CAL) was placed second among a top 10 passenger choice airline brands for 2015, … Read More

Taiwan confident of continued solid ties with Vatican

201509290016t0001Taipei, Sept. 29 (CNA) The Taiwan government understands the Vatican’s desire for dialogue with China and thinks that it will … Read More

Paraguay first ally to speak up for Taiwan in U.N. General Debate

201509290019t0001New York, Sept. 28 (CNA) Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes praised efforts by the Republic of China in lowering tension in … Read More

Coast guard disperses scores of Chinese fishing boats near Kinmen

201509280014t0001Taipei, Sept. 28 (CNA) Taiwan’s coast guard chased off about 100 Chinese fishing boats that were attempting to poach in … Read More

Taiwanese focus most on attitude toward money when seeking spouse

201509280016t0001Taipei, Sept. 28 (CNA) When seeking a marriage partner, people in Taiwan attach the most importance to their prospective spouses’ … Read More

Taiwan pushing for establishment of offices in Southeast Asia

201509280019t0001Taipei, Sept. 28 (CNA) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has promoted a “go south” policy in a pragmatic manner … Read More

Taiwanese bakers win international competition in France

201509280009t0001Paris, Sept. 27 (CNA) A pair of bakers from Taiwan won the biennial World of Bread competition in the French … Read More

Taiwan not necessarily following U.S. on monetary policy: Perng

201509240028t0001Taipei, Sept. 24 (CNA) Perng Fai-nan (彭淮南), governor of Taiwan’s Central Bank, said Thursday that the bank’s decision to cut … Read More

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