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Experiencing Lifestyles: Creative Holiday Events for the Dragon Boat Festival
In order to provide the public with high-quality, aesthetically tasteful and memorable Dragon Boat holiday festivities, the Industrial Development Bureau of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEAIDB) has organized a campaign entitled “Creative Holiday Events for the Dragon Boat Festival.” The IDB fi...
The Albanian parliamentary delegation visits ICD
Department of International Cooperation Deputy Economic Counselor Simon Gong received a visiting delegation of Albanian parliamentarians on June 15, 2016. During the meeting, they exchanged views on Taiwan's energy policies, SME support policies, women's employment and gender equality, and various o...
Panasonic launches smart home demonstration site in Tainan
"Panasonic Tainan smart low-carbon demonstration home" was unveiled on June 7 as the first empirical experiment zero-emission carbon home in Taiwan. Deputy Mayor Wu Zong Wing of Tainan, Division Chief YANG Zhiqing of Industrial Development Bureau, CEO Lyu Zhengqin of Taiwan-Japan Industrial Cooperat...
Executive Yuan to set up energy and carbon office
As  a  member  of  the  global  village,  Taiwan  will  not  be  absent  from  the  battle  against  global  warming  and  climate  change,  Premier  Lin  Chuan  said  at  the  Cabinet  meeting  today.After  hearing  the  Environmental  Protection  Administration’s  (EPA)  report  on  climate  chang...
Five innovative industries to create high-quality jobs
Premier  Lin  Chuan  met  with  a  group  of  prominent  business  leaders  today  to  talk  about  a  government  project  on  five  innovative  industries,  which  aim  to  drive  the  next  generation  of  businesses  in  Taiwan.Speaking  at  the  Third  Wednesday  Club  in  Taipei,  Premier  Lin...
Taiwan to offer visa privileges to eight ASEAN countries
Taiwan  will  simplify  visa  procedures  for  travelers  from  eight  member  states  of  the  Association  of  Southeast  Asian  Nations  (ASEAN),  the  Executive  Yuan  announced  today.  The  move,  in  line  with  the  administration’s  “New  Southbound  Policy,”  is  expected  to  boost  touri...
Tsai Ing-wen ranked 17th on Forbes' most powerful women list
Taipei, June 7 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen has been ranked as the 17th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes Magazine in its annual list of the world's 100 most powerful women released Monday.Tsai was the only Taiwanese woman on the list but one of a handful of Asian female political leaders i...
Taiwan willing to help with global refugee crisis: President Tsai
Taipei, June 7 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen said Tuesday that Taiwan is just as willing as the United Nations member countries to help deal with the global refugee crisis, although it is not a U.N. member."We have not forgotten that while we are enjoying peace, people of other countries have been fo...
ECCT wants to speed up talks on investment pact with Taiwan
Taipei, June 7 (CNA) The chairman of the European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) said Tuesday that he hopes Taiwanese and European officials will speed up their negotiations to sign a bilateral trade and investment agreement.Bernd Barkey made the statement during a European Day dinner that was at...
Taiwan mulling visa entry privileges for 8 ASEAN member states
Taipei, June 8 (CNA) Taiwan is mulling visa entry privileges for tourists from eight member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), in line with a "new southward policy" being broached by the government, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).In a report submitted ...
Taiwan mayors visit Kumamoto, make donations
Taipei, June 10 (CNA) Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu and Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te arrived in Kumamoto Prefecture in Japan on Friday for a three-day visit and donated funds raised from their cities for recovery efforts following heavy earthquakes in April.The duo was greeted by Frank Hsieh, Taiwan's repre...
Taiwan wins 23 gold medals at largest invention fair in U.S.
Taipei, June 10 (CNA) Taiwan bagged 23 gold medals, 31 silver medals and eight special awards, including the Largest Delegation Award, at the 31st Invention and New Product Exposition (INPEX) held June 7-9 in Pittsburgh.Nearly 700 inventions from 22 countries were showcased at the three-day show, an...
Taiwan works with U.S. supermarket chain to promote food products
New York, June 10 (CNA) Taiwan has teamed up with a Korean-owned supermarket chain in the United States to promote Taiwanese food products by unveiling "the Taiwan Food Festival" in the store's outlets on Friday.The week-long festival kicked off in four H Mart supermarkets, the largest supermarket s...
Taiwan partners with Hungary on agricultural sales
Taipei, June 11 (CNA) Taiwan and Hungary will work together to boost exports of their agricultural products in two categories, the Agriculture and Food Agency (AFA) said SaturdayUnder an agreement that was reached at a recent meeting, Hungary will serve as a transit point for Taiwan's orchid exports...
NDC to set up new site for recruitment of foreign talent
Taipei, June 12 (CNA) A new government portal site will be launched in late June to recruit foreign talent, the National Development Council (NDC) said Sunday.The site, called "Contact Taiwan," will integrate recruitment services that are currently handled separately by several government ministries...
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