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MOFA official meets with Marshall Islands president Photos - New Southbound Policy

MOFA official meets with Marshall Islands president

Deputy Foreign Minister Hsu Szu-chien met with Marshall Islands President David Kabua on Monday after attending his inauguration to reaffirm their shared values and deepen bilateral relations. Hsu met with Kabua after the inauguration, which was attended by more than 300 foreign and local dignitaries, and personally conveyed Taiwan's congratulations to the new leader, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said in a statement.

Taiwan confirms 1st Wuhan coronavirus case (update)

Taiwan on Tuesday reported its first confirmed case of a new type of coronavirus, carried by a Taiwanese woman who was recently in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. The woman, who works in Wuhan, reported to quarantine officials at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport that she had a fever on returning Monday, according to an epidemic response command center established Monday to contain the spread of the new coronavirus.

Premier urges public not to panic after 1st Wuhan virus case confirmed Photos - New Southbound Policy

Premier urges public not to panic after 1st Wuhan virus case confirmed

Premier Su Tseng-chang on Tuesday urged the public to remain calm and not panic after Taiwan reported the first confirmed case of a new type of coronavirus earlier in the day, carried by a Taiwanese woman who was recently in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. On his Facebook page, Su said Taiwan has 44 million surgery masks and 1.93 million N95 particulate respirator masks that will be released onto the market if necessary. "Please don't panic," Su said. "Also please don't hoard masks."

Taiwan youth envoys set for Indonesia, New Zealand Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan youth envoys set for Indonesia, New Zealand

A dozen students from three Taiwan senior high schools are visiting Indonesia and New Zealand Jan. 30 to Feb. 10 as part of the Teen Diplomatic Envoys program organized by the Ministries of Education and Foreign Affairs.

Taiwan not part of China as claimed by Myanmar, Beijing: MOFA Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan not part of China as claimed by Myanmar, Beijing: MOFA

Taiwan's foreign ministry on Sunday pushed back against a joint statement between Beijing and Myanmar that said Taiwan was undisputedly part of China's territory. "The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) solemnly protests the joint statement issued by China and Myanmar on January 18, in which Myanmar reaffirmed the so called 'one-China principle' and categorized Taiwan as an inalienable part of the People's Republic of China's territory," MOFA spokeswoman Joanne Ou said in a statement.

MOFA thanks European Parliament for resolutions backing Taiwan Photos - New Southbound Policy

MOFA thanks European Parliament for resolutions backing Taiwan

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs thanked the European Parliament Jan. 16 for the passage of resolutions reaffirming support for Taiwan.

MOFA thanks allies, partners for postelection messages Photos - New Southbound Policy

MOFA thanks allies, partners for postelection messages

Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed appreciation Jan. 12 for messages of congratulations and support from the country’s diplomatic allies and like-minded partners including the U.S., Japan and EU following the 2020 presidential and legislative elections.

New benefits for agricultural workers boost industry competitiveness Photos - New Southbound Policy

New benefits for agricultural workers boost industry competitiveness

At the Cabinet’s weekly meeting Thursday, Premier Su Tseng-chang said that the government’s agricultural policies over the past three-plus years to improve the well-being of farm workers, establish a robust environment, and boost agricultural competiveness have yielded impressive results.

Holiday travel rush to bring heightened risk of swine fever: Minister Photos - New Southbound Policy

Holiday travel rush to bring heightened risk of swine fever: Minister

Council of Agriculture Minister Chen Chi-chung says that this year’s Lunar New Year travel rush will bring with it a heightened risk of African swine fever reaching Taiwan. That’s because the disease has spread widely in the past year, hitting eleven countries in Asia.

MOFA hosts international media event on Taiwan’s presidential, legislative elections Photos - New Southbound Policy

MOFA hosts international media event on Taiwan’s presidential, legislative elections

An international media event on Taiwan’s upcoming presidential and legislative elections was hosted by Foreign Minister Jaushieh Joseph Wu Jan. 9 in Taipei City.

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