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 2021-09-17 04:00 

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1st GCTF workshop for Europe staged in Czech Republic...

The first Global Cooperation and Training Framework workshop for Europe was successfully staged Sept. 13 by Taiwan, the U.S., Japan and the Czech Republic in Prague, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Involving participants from the academic an...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

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Taiwan human rights exhibition underway in Japan...

An exhibition shedding light on Taiwan's human rights development is underway at Taiwan Cultural Center in Tokyo, according to the Ministry of Culture Sept. 16. Co-organized by the center, New Taipei City-based National Human Rights Museum and Tokyo-h...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

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Foreign Minister Wu delivers address at GTI Annual Symposium...

Democracies around the world must form a coalition to safeguard shared values from authoritarian threats, Foreign Minister Jaushieh Joseph Wu said in a video address at the Global Taiwan Institute Annual Symposium Sept. 15 in Washington. According to Wu, ...

 2021-09-16 04:00 

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Tsai congratulates Central America allies on bicentennial of independence...

President Tsai Ing-wen said Sept. 15 that the government will continue expanding exchanges and deepening friendship with ROC (Taiwan) allies Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua in Central America. Taiwan has stepped up cooperation with all three countries s...

 2021-09-16 04:00 

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MOFA thanks US for backing Taiwan-Lithuania ties...

Staunch support from the U.S. for the expansion of Taiwan-Lithuania ties is sincerely appreciated by the government and people, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Sept. 16. The statement follows a meeting between U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken a...

 2021-09-15 04:00 

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Taiwan investment delegation to visit Slovakia, Czech Republic, Lithuania...

A Taiwan investment delegation will visit Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Lithuania Oct. 20-30 as part of government efforts to enhance business and trade ties with the EU member states, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sept. 14. Led by Natio...

 2021-09-15 04:00 

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President Tsai vows to make Taiwan integral part of space technology supply chains...

President Tsai Ing-wen vowed to place space technology at the heart of Taiwan's industrial development plans through enhanced academia-industry-government collaboration Sep. 14, underscoring the government's commitment to cementing the country'...

 2021-09-15 04:00 

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MOFA thanks Japan for 5th donation of COVID-19 vaccines...

A fifth donation totaling 500,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan by Japan is sincerely appreciated by the government and people, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sept. 14. The shipment was announced by Japan Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Moteg...

 2021-09-14 04:00 

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MOFA thanks IPAC for backing Taiwan-Lithuania ties...

A video released by the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China via its official Twitter account in support of Taiwan-Lithuania ties is warmly welcomed by the government and people, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sept. 13. Featuring co-chairs ...

 2021-09-14 04:00 

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Taiwan launches campaign in New York for UN bid...

An international campaign promoting Taiwan's bid to participate in the activities, mechanisms and meetings of the U.N. as a key partner in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals was launched by the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York ...

 2021-09-13 04:00 

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Taiwan, US, Japan, Slovakia team up for GCTF event on post-pandemic future of work...

A Global Cooperation and Training Framework event on the future of work during a post-pandemic economic recovery wrapped up Sept. 10, underscoring the government's commitment to advancing progress among like-minded partners on key labor issues. Organi...

 2021-09-13 04:00 

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Taiwan's Presidential Culture Awards winners unveiled...

Winners of the Presidential Culture Awards were announced Sept. 10 in Taipei City, with five individuals and groups honored for their cultural contributions to society. Organized by Taipei-headquartered General Association of Chinese Culture, the 11th edi...

 2021-09-13 04:00 

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President Tsai pledges to promote ethnic reconciliation in Taiwan...

President Tsai Ing-wen said Sept. 10 that the government will continue sparing no effort to bolster historical and transitional justice for indigenous peoples while promoting ethnic reconciliation in Taiwan. The Presidential Office Indigenous Historical J...

 2021-09-11 04:00 

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Former AS President Wong Chi-huey receives Welch Award in Chemistry...

Former Academia Sinica President Wong Chi-huey is winner of the 2021 Robert A. Welch Award in Chemistry for his achievements in advancing scientific research, according to the U.S.-based Welch Foundation Sept .8. Wong, currently the Scripps Family Chair P...

 2021-09-11 04:00 

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Tsai reiterates commitment to defending Taiwan's freedom, democracy...

President Tsai Ing-wen reiterated the government's commitment to safeguarding the country's sovereignty and democratic way of life Sept. 10. According to Tsai, the government is leaving no stone unturned in bolstering Taiwan's self-defense. Th...

 2021-09-10 04:00 

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President Tsai launches Taiwan navy stealth corvette in Yilan...

President Tsai Ing-wen launched the ROC (Taiwan) navy's stealth corvette Ta Jiang and took delivery of its second fast minelayer Sept. 9 at Suao naval base in the northeastern county of Yilan. Ta Jiang is the first domestically developed small warship...

 2021-09-10 04:00 

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Cabinet approves NT$160B budget for COVID-19 relief programs...

A NT$160 billion (US$5.78 billion) budget for COVID-19 relief programs was approved by the Cabinet Sept. 9, underscoring the government's commitment to protecting the people while stimulating the domestic economy amid the pandemic. According to the Ex...

 2021-09-10 04:00 

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Taiwan troupes shine at Edinburgh Festival Fringe...

Taiwan art troupes showcasing the country's rich creative performance pedigree garnered glowing reviews and one award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, spotlighting the success of this year's Taiwan Season, the Ministry of Culture said Sept. 7. Th...

 2021-09-09 04:00 

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MOFA short film urges UN to give Taiwan a voice at general assembly...

A short film urging the U.N. to give Taiwan a voice at the general assembly and other activities, mechanisms and meetings of the world body was released Sept. 8 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. "To Freedom" showcases Taiwan as a force for good ...

 2021-09-09 04:00 

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Tsai vows to expedite Taiwan's agricultural transformation, boost exports...

President Tsai Ing-wen said Sept. 8 that the government is committed to safeguarding farmers' welfare and fast-tracking Taiwan's agricultural transformation while creating more export opportunities for sector participants countrywide. Measures aim...

 2021-09-09 04:00 

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2021 Double Tenth National Day logo unveiled by organizing committee...

The logo for Taiwan's 2021 Double Tenth National Day celebration was unveiled Sep. 8, highlighting the country's steadfast commitment to freedom and democracy, according to the organizing committee. The theme of this year's edition emphasizes ...

 2021-09-09 04:00 

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2021 Double Tenth National Day logo unveiled by organizing committee...

The logo for Taiwan's 2021 Double Tenth National Day celebration was unveiled Sep. 8, highlighting the country's steadfast commitment to freedom and democracy, according to the organizing committee. The theme of this year's edition emphasizes ...

 2021-09-08 04:00 

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Asian art biennial to kick off in Taichung...

A biennial Asian art exhibition aimed at enhancing public awareness of changes sparked by globalization is set to kick off Oct. 30 in the central city of Taichung, according to a recent statement by the Ministry of Culture. The event, staged at the Nation...

 2021-09-08 04:00 

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Japan's 4th COVID-19 vaccine donation arrives in Taiwan...

Japan's fourth donation of COVID-19 vaccine doses for Taiwan arriving Sept. 7 at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is testament to strength of friendship and relations between the two sides, according to the Presidential Office. The latest shipment...

 2021-09-08 04:00 

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Taiwan, Australia stage joint energy, minerals consultations...

The 26th Taiwan-Australia Joint Energy and Minerals, Trade and Investment Cooperation Consultations was staged Sept. 7 via videoconference, spotlighting the like-minded partners' commitment to fostering mutually beneficial ties, according to the Minis...

 2021-09-07 04:00 

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Team Taiwan wraps up at Tokyo Paralympic Games...

Taiwan's team has wrapped up competitions at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games with courage and honor, highlighting the country's sports excellence, according to the Sports Administration under the Ministry of Education Sept. 5. Among athletes achie...

 2021-09-07 04:00 

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European Parliament lawmakers thanked by MOFA for backing Taiwan-Lithuania ties...

A letter by 62 members of the European Parliament from 20 countries backing Taiwan-Lithuania ties is sincerely welcomed by the government and people, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sept. 4. Initiated by Reinhard Butikofer of Germany and Petr...

 2021-09-07 04:00 

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President Tsai calls for regional cooperation on health security...

President Tsai Ing-wen said Sep. 2 that the government is committed to expanding cooperation on health security in the Asia-Pacific. The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that a coordinated global response is key to successful disease-fighting efforts, T...

 2021-09-06 04:00 

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MOFA thanks Japan for 4th donation of COVID-19 vaccines...

A fourth donation totaling 60,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan by Japan is deeply appreciated by the government and people, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sept. 3. Announced by Japan Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi earlier the same da...

 2021-09-06 04:00 

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Taiwan donates 200 oxygen concentrators to Malaysia...

A total of 200 oxygen concentrators were donated by Taiwan to Malaysia Sept. 3, underscoring the government's commitment to helping the New Southbound Policy target country combat COVID-19, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. MOFA Deputy Min...

 2021-09-06 04:00 

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MOFA thanks Poland for COVID-19 vaccine donation...

Poland's donation of 400,000 vaccine doses touching down Sept. 5 at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is sincerely appreciated by the government and people, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. At a time when most parts of the world are gr...

 2021-09-03 04:00 

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MOFA Minister Wu calls Belize PM Briceno, conveys congratulations on 40th anniversary of independence...

Foreign Minister Jaushieh Joseph Wu called Belize Prime Minister John Briceno Sept. 2 to convey the government and people of Taiwan's heartiest congratulations on the Central America ally's 40th anniversary of independence. Belize is one of the co...

 2021-09-03 04:00 

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Foreign Minister Wu gives exclusive Der Standard interview...

Taiwan is committed to bolstering its defense capabilities while enhancing cooperation with like-minded partners to oppose authoritarian expansionism, according to Foreign Minister Jaushieh Joseph Wu. Faced with ever-increasing military provocation from C...

 2021-09-03 04:00 

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MOFA thanks EP's Committee on Foreign Affairs for report, amendments supporting Taiwan...

A report and related amendments adopted by the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs to enhance Taiwan-EU ties is deeply appreciated by the government and people, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sept. 2. Passed a day earlier ...

 2021-09-02 04:00 

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President Tsai welcomes Team Taiwan's Olympic heroes to Presidential Office...

President Tsai Ing-wen lauded the achievements of Team Taiwan's 2020 Tokyo Olympics delegation during a special event at the Presidential Office in Taipei City Sept. 1, spotlighting the government's commitment to sporting excellence. Team Taiwan a...

 2021-09-02 04:00 

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7th Trending Taiwan Short Film Competition launched by MOFA...

The Trending Taiwan Short Film Competition opened Aug. 31 as part of government efforts to raise the country's profile on the global stage, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Organized by the MOFA's Department of International Informati...

 2021-09-02 04:00 

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VP Lai vows to boost Taiwan's resilience, sustainable development...

The government is committed to enhancing Taiwan's resilience and bolstering sustainable development, according to Vice President Lai Ching-te Sept. 1 in Taipei City. Coronavirus has highlighted key social issues facing the country, including the aging...

 2021-09-01 04:00 

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President Tsai opens 2021 Ketagalan Forum...

President Tsai Ing-wen opened the Ketagalan Forum: 2021 Asia-Pacific Security Dialogue staged virtually Aug. 31 from Taipei City, reaffirming the government's commitment to working with like-minded partners in advancing regional peace, prosperity and ...

 2021-09-01 04:00 

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Taiwan remains 4th in latest BERI global investment report...

Taiwan has retained its fourth-place ranking among 50 countries and territories surveyed in the latest Profit Opportunity Recommendation report by U.S.-based Business Environment Risk Intelligence SA. Scoring 61 out of 100 in the triannual report, Taiwan ...

 2021-08-31 04:00 

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TaiwanPlus video, news platform launched in Taipei...

TaiwanPlus, an English-language video and news platform, was launched Aug. 30 in Taipei City as part of government efforts to share the country's values and stories with the world, according to the Presidential Office. In a special video message marki...

 2021-08-31 04:00 

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MOST co-stages 2nd Falling Walls Lab Taipei...

The second edition of Falling Walls Lab Taipei, a competition promoting the creation of innovative solutions to scientific and social problems, was held Aug. 31. Staged by the Ministry of Science and Technology in partnership with German Institute Taipei ...

 2021-08-30 04:00 

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EU, UK, US foreign affairs committee chairs thanked by MOFA for backing Taiwan-Lithuania ties...

A statement by the chairs of 14 foreign affairs committee in the EU, the U.K. and U.S. supporting Taiwan-Lithuania ties is warmly welcomed by the government and people, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Aug. 27. Signed by chairs from the Czech Republic...

 2021-08-30 04:00 

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Czech Republic vaccine donation touches down in Taiwan...

A donation of 30,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses from the Czech Republic touched down Aug. 29 in Taiwan, underscoring the rock-solid friendship between the two sides, according to the Presidential Office. The delivery of Moderna vaccines by the European Union ...

 2021-08-27 04:00 

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MOFA welcomes Formosa Club letter urging EU support for Taiwan-Lithuania ties...

A Formosa Club letter urging the heads of the European Commission, Council and Parliament to support the development of Taiwan-Lithuania ties is warmly welcomed by the government and people, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Aug. 26. Signed by ...

 2021-08-27 04:00 

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Taiwan donates additional quake emergency supplies to Haiti...

The latest donation of post-earthquake emergency supplies from Taiwan was presented to officials from the Embassy of Haiti at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport in the northern city Aug. 26. Coordinated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in conjunction ...

 2021-08-27 04:00 

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Taiwan promotes digital disease-fighting tools at APEC virtual...

Taiwan shared its experience with using digital tools to combat infectious disease at a virtual hosted by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Aug. 26, spotlighting the government's commitment to working with fellow member economies in strengthening ...

 2021-08-26 04:00 

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34 Taipei, Taichung restaurants awarded stars in latest Michelin Guide...

The 2021 Michelin Guide Taipei and Taichung was unveiled Aug. 25, with one local restaurant receiving the coveted three stars, eight establishments earning two stars and 25 eateries landing one star. Highlighting Taiwan's culinary diversity and creati...

 2021-08-26 04:00 

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Taiwan advances meteorological cooperation with diplomatic allies...

A memorandum of understanding on meteorological cooperation with ROC (Taiwan) diplomatic allies was recently inked by International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF) and the Central Weather Bureau. Under the memorandum, Taiwan will share advan...

 2021-08-25 04:00 

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Taiwan, Arizona strengthen strategic sector partnerships...

A memorandum of understanding on strengthening strategic sector partnerships was signed Aug. 24 by Taiwan-USA Industrial Cooperation Promotion Office under the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Greater Phoenix Economic Council. Concluded during the virtual...

 2021-08-25 04:00 

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Taiwan Ocean Culture Film Festival to screen domestic and foreign productions...

A total of 40 productions are set to screen at the upcoming 2021 Taiwan Ocean Culture Film Festival, according to the Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development under the Ministry of Culture Aug. 19. This year's lineup includes domestic and ...

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