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Fight for former 'comfort women' must continue: President Ma
Taipei, Jan. 15 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou reiterated Friday his government's pledge to fight for the dignity and reputation of the Taiwanese women who were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military during World War II, known euphemistically as "comfort women."The issue concerning "comfo...
NPM's southern branch named best urban building in Taiwan
Taipei, Jan. 14 (CNA) The National Palace Museum's southern branch in Chiayi County, which opened late last year, has topped a list of the 10 best urban buildings in Taiwan.The list, which was compiled by big data analysis web site DailyView, includes 10 buildings that have been completed and have b...
New Taipei on National Geographic list of 10 best winter trips
Taipei, Jan. 14 (CNA) The northern Taiwan city of New Taipei has been included on the list of the 10 best winter destinations in the world by National Geographic magazine, based on the city's Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival.Starting on the evening of the first full moon in the Chinese New Year, a large ...
Taiwanese, Indonesian securities clearing firms sign MOU
Taipei, Jan. 13 (CNA) Taiwan Depository & Clearing Corporation (TDCC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with its Indonesian counterpart PT Kustodian Sentral Efek Indonesia (KSEI) on cooperation in the securities sector, TDCC said Wednesday.The MOU was signed by TDCC Chairman Lin Hsiu-ming...
Taiwan promotes streamlined visa procedure in Indonesia
Jakarta, Indonesia, Jan. 15 (CNA) Taiwan's Tourism Bureau is stepping up its efforts to promote the country's streamlined visa application procedure in Indonesia, in the hope of attracting more tourists from the Southeast Asian nation.Officials from the bureau's representative office in the Malaysia...
Taiwan to host World Stamp Championship Exhibition for first time
Taipei, Jan. 17 (CNA) Chunghwa Post Co. later this year will host the 2016 World Stamp Championship and Exhibition, which will be held in Taiwan for first time and will coincide with the company's 120th anniversary.The exhibition, called PHILATAIPEI, will be held at Taipei World Trade Center from Oc...
Six historic firsts in the 2016 presidential and legislative elections
Taipei, Jan. 17 (CNA) The Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP's) Tsai Ing-wen was elected the new president of Taiwan on Saturday, completing the third transition of power in Taiwan's democratic history.The following are the six "firsts" seen in the 2016 presidential and legislative elections.1. Fir...
China urged to respect Taiwan's general election results
Taipei, Jan. 17 (CNA) Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has called on China to respect the results of Taiwan's presidential and legislative elections that concluded Saturday.The election demonstrates the mature development of Taiwan's democratic development, the MAC said in a press release Sat...
Taiwan condemns terror attack on Burkina Faso
Taipei, Jan. 16 (CNA) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Saturday condemned a terror attack in Burkina Faso that have claimed at least 20 lives.In a statement, the MOFA said the government expressed stern condemnation of the violent act against Burkina Faso in West Africa, one of the 22 countrie...
Teenage star does not need to apologize over ROC flag controversy: Ma
Taipei, Jan. 16 (CNA) There is no need for the Taiwanese teenage star to apologize for holding a Republic of China (Taiwan) flag on a South Korean TV show, which drew anger from mainland China, President Ma Ying-jeou said Saturday."She does not need to apologize, and we support her," Ma said, referr...
Deputy Minister of Education of Malaysia Visits the OCAC
Chong Sin Woon, Deputy Minister of Education of Malaysia, led a 10-strong delegation to Taiwan January 10-16, paying a visit to the Overseas Community Affairs Council(OCAC) on January 11th where he exchanged opinions with OCAC Deputy Minister Hsin Shih-chang.Chong said that many Malaysian Chinese co...
Kaohsiung Export Processing Zone (KEPZ) will host employment recruitment on 15th January 2015, and enterprises offer over 167 job opportunities. The highest monthly salary will reach NT$39,000.
The Kaohsiung Export Processing Zone (KEPZ) of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) scheduled an event for job recruitment at KEPZ's second training room (North 1st Rd., Qianzhen Dist., Kaohsiung City 806) from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on 14th August 2015. Eleven enterprises offer over 167 job opp...
Oyster shells, driftwood art installations decorate Taijiang park
Taipei, Jan. 13 (CNA) The administration office of Taijiang National Park in Tainan, one of Taiwan's nine national parks, was officially launched Wednesday displaying art installations featuring oyster shells and driftwood.The office and a visitor information center for the park, which is expected t...
Taiwan promotes streamlined visa procedure in Philippines
Manila, Jan. 13 (CNA) Taiwan has stepped up its efforts to advertise its streamlined visa application procedure in the Philippines in a bid to attract more tourists.Tsao E-shu, director of the Tourism Bureau's representative office in Kuala Lumpur, visited Manila Tuesday to promote the newly introdu...
German Institute official praises police after lost wallet returned
Taipei, Jan. 12 (CNA) The deputy head of the German Institute Taipei was full of praise for the efficiency of Taipei police Tuesday after his lost wallet was returned quickly.Taipei City Police Department's Songshan precinct said that its Dongshe police station handled a request to find items lost b...
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