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 2020-09-28 04:00 

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MOFA thanks GCOM for correcting designation of 6 Taiwan cities...

The decision to correct the country designation of six Taiwan cities on the website of Brussels-headquartered Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCOM) is welcomed by the government and people, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Sept. 28. ...

 2020-09-28 04:00 

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President Tsai honors individuals, organizations for roles in combating COVID-19...

A total of 44 individuals and organizations were honored by President Tsai Ing-wen Sept. 27 in Taipei City for their roles in combating COVID-19, spotlighting the unsung heroes behind Taiwan's successful pandemic response. On behalf of the government ...

 2020-09-28 04:00 

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Taiwan, Paraguay stage economic cooperation meeting...

The annual economic cooperation meeting between Taiwan and Paraguay was held Sept. 24 via videoconference, underscoring the allies' shared commitment to bolstering mutually beneficial business and people-to-people exchanges. During the 20th edition of...

 2020-09-26 04:00 

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MOFA, NGOs to hold women's leadership webinars...

Two webinars highlighting Taiwan's success in promoting gender equality and women's empowerment are scheduled for the end of this month, spotlighting the country's commitment to providing opportunity for all, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs sa...

 2020-09-26 04:00 

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Cloud Gate Dance Theatre to premiere new production in Taipei...

Taiwan's Cloud Gate Dance Theatre will premiere its new production " Sounding Light " Oct. 1-4 at National Theater in Taipei City, with additional performances set for the southern and central cities of Kaohsiung and Taichung later the same mo...

 2020-09-25 04:00 

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Tsai reiterates Taiwan's commitment to semiconductor industry...

President Tsai Ing-wen said Sept. 24 that the government will spare no efforts to accelerate development of Taiwan's semiconductor industry, spotlighting the sector's importance to the global economy. Semiconductors are a major component in the go...

 2020-09-25 04:00 

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Taiwan receives SICA friendship medal marking 25 years of cooperation...

Taiwan was honored with a friendship medal marking the country's 25 years of promoting social integration in member states of the Central American Integration System (SICA) Sept. 24 at Nicaragua's Ministry of Foreign Affairs headquarters in Managu...

 2020-09-25 04:00 

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MOFA releases ROC (Taiwan) National Day video...

A video celebrating Oct. 10 ROC (Taiwan) National Day was released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as part of government efforts to promote the country's economic, diplomatic and coronavirus-combating accomplishments on the international stage. ...

 2020-09-24 04:00 

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President Tsai, LGBTQ rights activist make Time's 100 Most Influential People of 2020...

President Tsai Ing-wen is one of the 100 most influential people of 2020 according to U.S.-based Time magazine, making her second appearance on the annual list after being selected in 2016 following her election as Taiwan's first female head of state....

 2020-09-24 04:00 

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MOFA thanks MEPs for backing cross-strait peace, stability...

The staunch support for peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait expressed by senior members of the European Parliament is sincerely appreciated, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Sept. 23. At a Sept. 21 meeting of the EP's Committee on Foreign...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

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Nuit Blanche Taipei to kick off in Nangang District Oct. 3...

An all-night arts celebration featuring films, light installations and live performances is set to be staged at venues in Nangang District Oct. 3 for the annual Nuit Blanche Taipei festival. Organized by Taipei City Government in partnership with French O...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

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Tsai reaffirms commitment to safeguarding Taiwan's airspace...

President Tsai Ing-wen said Sept. 22 that the government is fully committed to defending Taiwan's airspace and safeguarding regional peace and stability. The recent encroachment of Chinese warplanes into Taiwan's air defense identification zone is...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

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President Tsai eyes closer Taiwan-EU economic cooperation...

President Tsai Ing-wen said Sept. 22 that Taiwan is ready to become one of the EU's top partners in potential-laden industries of the future en route to negotiating a bilateral investment agreement. Biotech, health and mobility, and information and co...

 2020-09-22 04:00 

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Taiwan export orders hit record high in August...

Taiwan's export orders gained 13.6 percent year on year to reach US$45.49 billion in August, a record high for the period backed by global demand for the country's high-tech products, the Ministry of Economic Affairs said Sept. 21. Among the major...

 2020-09-22 04:00 

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Flowers of Taiwan II film festival to open in Italy...

Flowers of Taiwan II film festival is set to open Sept. 24 at Cinema Farnese in Rome, Italy, offering a selection of 14 peerless pieces drawn from multiple genres over six decades. Organized by Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Spain and Rome-headqua...

 2020-09-22 04:00 

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Tsai observes earthquake drill on National Disaster Prevention Day...

President Tsai Ing-wen said Sept. 21 that the government will spare no effort in working with all segments of society to enhance Taiwan's disaster prevention preparedness and rescue capabilities. The world is under increasing threat of composite disas...

 2020-09-21 04:00 

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Tsai pledges to continue late President Lee's legacy...

President Tsai Ing-wen said Sept. 19 she would continue the legacy of late President Lee Teng-hui in allowing the will of the people to reshape Taiwan while deepening and bolstering freedom and democracy. Lee, lauded as Mr. Democracy, will be remembered a...

 2020-09-21 04:00 

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President Tsai urges closer Taiwan-US ties at banquet for Undersecretary Krach...

President Tsai Ing-wen urged closer Taiwan-U.S. ties based on expanded cooperation and exchanges across a broad spectrum of areas during a banquet for Undersecretary Keith Krach and his delegation at the presidential residence Sept. 18 in Taipei City. It ...

 2020-09-21 04:00 

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Winners of Presidential Hackathon awards honored in Taipei...

Twelve winners of the 2020 Presidential Hackathon were honored Sept. 20 at the Presidential Office in Taipei City, spotlighting government efforts to address societal needs through innovation, interdisciplinary cooperation and open source data utilization...

 2020-09-18 04:00 

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Taiwan, US, CABEI cooperate on supporting SMEs in Central America...

A microloan facility enabling small and medium enterprises in Central America to weather the effects of COVID-19 and prepare for post-pandemic economic recovery was announced Sept. 15 by Taiwan, the U.S. and Central American Bank for Economic Integration....

 2020-09-18 04:00 

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MOFA welcomes former PM Yoshiro Mori, Japan delegation to Taiwan...

The visit to Taiwan by former Japan Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori and the accompanying delegation is warmly welcomed by the government and people, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Sept. 17. Arriving Sept. 18, the group members include Keiji Furuya, chai...

 2020-09-17 04:00 

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MOFA welcomes Undersecretary of State Krach, US delegation to Taiwan...

The visit to Taiwan by Keith Krach , undersecretary of state for economic growth, energy and the environment, and the accompanying U.S. delegation is warmly welcomed by the government and people, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Sept. 17. In country u...

 2020-09-17 04:00 

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President Tsai congratulates new Japan PM Yoshihide Suga...

President Tsai Ing-wen offered her congratulation on behalf of the government and people of Taiwan Sept. 16 to Yoshihide Suga, who was elected as Japan's 99th prime minister at an extraordinary parliamentary session held earlier that day. According to...

 2020-09-17 04:00 

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MOFA spotlights co-produced TV shows currently airing in 4 NSP target countries...

Four TV shows showcasing Taiwan's cultural, social and technological highlights are being broadcast in New Southbound Policy target countries, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sept. 15 in Taipei City. Co-produced by the MOFA and TV network...

 2020-09-16 04:00 

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MOFA thanks EU academics, lawmakers and political figures for op-ed supporting Taiwan...

An op-ed urging more EU support for Taiwan published on media outlets in France and Germany by academics, lawmakers and political figures was deeply appreciated, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sept. 15. Initiated by Nathalie Loiseau, chair o...

 2020-09-16 04:00 

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President Tsai celebrates Central American Independence Day...

President Tsai Ing-wen said Sept. 15 that Taiwan will continue working with its Central American allies and like-minded partners to bolster exchanges across the board, spotlighting the country's long-standing friendship with the region. Taiwan and its...

 2020-09-16 04:00 

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MOFA Minister Wu delivers powerful address at GTI Annual Symposium...

The government and people of Taiwan are committed to defending the country's free and democratic way of life against Chinese expansionism, Foreign Minister Jaushieh Joseph Wu said Sept. 15. Democracies around the world must cooperate and continue to d...

 2020-09-15 04:00 

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MOFA short spotlights Taiwan's coronavirus-combating capabilities, need for UN system participation...

A short film spotlighting Taiwan's coronavirus-combating capabilities and need for participation in the U.N. system was released Sept. 11 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. "Blessings from Taiwan," running for 2 minutes and 33 seconds, draws ...

 2020-09-15 04:00 

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NIA announces 3rd 30-day extension of stay for foreign visitors...

The National Immigration Agency under the Ministry of the Interior announced Sept. 14 a third automatic 30-day extension of stay for foreign visitors who have legally remained in Taiwan for 180 days or more. According to the NIA, the extension applies to ...

 2020-09-15 04:00 

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Memorial service schedule for former President Lee Teng-hui revealed...

A memorial service for the late Lee Teng-hui, Taiwan's first democratically elected president, is set to be held this week at three venues in New Taipei City, according to the Presidential Office Sept. 11. Starting at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 19, the event wil...

 2020-09-14 04:00 

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Former VP Chen talks Taiwan Model for combating coronavirus with CNN...

Former Vice President Chen Chien-jen sat down for an exclusive interview with Fareed Zakaria on CNN show GPS Sept. 13 via video link from Taipei City to expound on the Taiwan Model for combating coronavirus. Stringent contact tracing and tracking, rather ...

 2020-09-14 04:00 

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Foreign Minister Wu calls for closer Taiwan-US trade ties...

Taiwan is committed to forging a closer economic relationship with the U.S. through the negotiation of a bilateral trade agreement, as the like-minded partners look for new ways to cooperate post-pandemic, Foreign Minister Jaushieh Joseph Wu said Sept. 10...

 2020-09-11 04:00 

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Taipei Botanical Garden plays key role in protecting Taiwan's endangered plants...

The 8-hectare centrally located Taipei Botanical Garden is at the heart of a flagship government program—the Project for Future Green—headed by the Taiwan Forestry Research Institute under the Cabinet-level Council of Agriculture. Launched las...

 2020-09-11 04:00 

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MOFA condemns Taiwan ADIZ intrusions by PLA, urges vigilance against threat...

Multiple intrusions into Taiwan's air defense identification zone by People's Liberation Army aircraft Sept. 9 and 10 are a serious threat to Taiwan, as well as regional peace and stability, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The provoc...

 2020-09-11 04:00 

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7 Taiwan films to feature in SeaShorts Film Festival...

Seven Taiwan-produced short films are set to be screened online Sept. 13-20 as part of the 2020 SeaShorts Film Festival organized by Malaysia-based SeaShorts Film Society with support from Taiwan's Ministry of Culture. The lineup includes three shorts...

 2020-09-11 04:00 

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Winners of Trending Taiwan Short Film Competition awarded by MOFA...

Winners of the Trending Taiwan Short Film Competition , an annual competition organized by the Department of International Information Services under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, were awarded at a ceremony Sept. 9 in Taipei City. The sixth edition of ...

 2020-09-10 04:00 

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Taiwan, US, Japan, Guatemala stage 1st GCTF for Latin America, Caribbean...

Taiwan, the U.S., Japan and host Guatemala successfully staged the first Global Cooperation and Training Framework for Latin America and the Caribbean, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sept. 9. The virtual event , which centered on coronavirus...

 2020-09-10 04:00 

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Taiwan, U.S. business associations ink joint statement calling for BTA...

A joint statement calling for a Taiwan-U.S. bilateral trade agreement was inked by Taipei City-based Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce and the American Chamber of Commerce Sept. 9 in the capital, according to the Ministry of Economic A...

 2020-09-10 04:00 

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Ketagalan Forum: 2020 Asia-Pacific Security Dialogue wraps up in Taipei...

The Ketagalan Forum: 2020 Asia-Pacific Security Dialogue wrapped up Sept. 9 in Taipei City, spotlighting continued security cooperation between Taiwan and its like-minded partners in pursuit of regional peace, stability and prosperity, according to the Mi...

 2020-09-09 04:00 

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President Tsai opens Ketagalan Forum: 2020 Asia-Pacific Security Dialogue...

President Tsai Ing-wen opened the Ketagalan Forum: 2020 Asia-Pacific Security Dialogue Sept. 8 in Taipei City, reaffirming the government's commitment to working with like-minded partners in building a free, open and prosperous region. COVID-19 is one...

 2020-09-09 04:00 

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Taiwan's NDC outlines next phase of FIDP...

The first stage of the government's Forward-looking Infrastructure Development Program is making good progress, with the next phase set to focus on 5G infrastructure and digital transformation, the National Development Council announced Sept. 8. Accor...

 2020-09-09 04:00 

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The Taiwan Today website will be offline for scheduled maintenance from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 a.m., Thursday (Sept. 10). We apologize for any inconvenience caused....

 2020-09-09 04:00 

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IDIA lectures on Taiwan's response to COVID-19 wrap up in Taipei...

A pair of lectures on Taiwan's experience combating COVID-19 and its cooperative efforts with international partners to curb the spread of the disease wrapped up Sept. 7 in Taipei City, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Organized by MOFA&#...

 2020-09-08 04:00 

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Registered businesses hit all-time high in Taiwan...

The number of registered businesses in Taiwan totaled 712,156 as of July 31, an increase of 0.9 percent from the end of 2019 and the highest on record, the Ministry of Economic Affairs said Sept. 7. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the glob...

 2020-09-08 04:00 

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Taiwan's foreign trade up 8.4 percent in August...

Taiwan's exports rose 8.3 percent year on year to an all-time high of US$31.17 billion in August, while imports grew 8.5 percent to US$24.71 billion, according to the Ministry of Finance Sept. 7. The MOF attributed growth in exports to increasing dema...

 2020-09-08 04:00 

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Ketagalan Forum: 2020 Asia-Pacific Security Dialogue kicks off in Taipei...

Ketagalan Forum: 2020 Asia-Pacific Security Dialogue, involving 20 academics, experts and officials from 13 countries across the region, kicked off Sept. 8 in Taipei City. Organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Taipei-headquartered think tank In...

 2020-09-07 04:00 

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Taiwan, EU, Japan and US stage supply chain restructuring forum...

A supply chain restructuring forum jointly staged by Taiwan, the EU, Japan and the U.S. was held Sept. 4 in Taipei City, underscoring the like-minded partners' commitment to securing key industries in the post-pandemic world, according to the Ministry...

 2020-09-07 04:00 

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Taiwan International Queer Film Festival gets underway...

2020 Taiwan International Queer Film Festival kicked off Sept. 5, highlighting gender equality and human rights issues on the silver screen. Organized by Kaohsiung City-headquartered Taiwan International Media and Education Association with the support of...

 2020-09-07 04:00 

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Taipei gets top marks in education in latest EIU livability survey...

Taiwan's Taipei City bagged a perfect score of 100 in the education category of the 2020 livability survey by London-based Economist Intelligence Unit, according to the Department of Education under Taipei City Government Sept. 5. Excelling in indicat...

 2020-09-04 04:00 

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Tsai awards posthumous honor to late Czech Senate President...

President Tsai Ing-wen conferred a posthumous Order of Propitious Clouds with Special Grand Cordon on late Czech Republic Senate President Jaroslav Kubera Sept. 3 for his significant contributions to strengthening Taiwan-Czech relations. Kubera was a good...

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