In remarks at the opening ceremony for the 2020 BIO Asia-Taiwan Conference and Exhibition on the morning of July 23, President Tsai Ing-wen emphasized that in our “5+2 industrial innovation program” the biomedical industry is one of our top priorities for development.
Vice President Lai Ching-te addressed the BIO Asia–Taiwan 2020 Conference by video at noon on July 22, emphasizing that Taiwan’s success in containing COVID-19 has attracted worldwide attention, and the key factors in that success were: prudent action, rapid response, and early deployment.
Spokesperson Huang went on to say that this sale includes logistics support and technical services for Taiwan's Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) air defense missiles and technical services. In light of China's recent escalation of military pressure in the Taiwan Strait and throughout the region, this arms package will further solidify Taiwan's high-altitude defense capabilities.
On the afternoon of June 19 local time in Denmark (evening of June 19, Taipei time) President Tsai Ing-wen addressed the Copenhagen Democracy Summit by video at the invitation of the Alliance of Democracies.
President Tsai Ing-wen attended the release of the Talent Circulation Alliance's white paper on the morning of June 12, where she stressed that the government is committed to cultivating more Taiwanese talent with bilingual capabilities and digital skills.
Vice President Lai Ching-te paid a visit June 9 to the R&D center of Makalot Industrial Co., a major producer of personal protective equipment, in southern Taiwan’s Chiayi County, highlighting contributions by the private sector during the coronavirus pandemic.
While meeting with British Office Taipei Representative Catherine Nettleton on the morning of June 5, President Tsai Ing-wen stated that as we face the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, exchanges between Taiwan and the United Kingdom not only help global efforts to end the pandemic, but also spur the development of our nations’ biomedical industries.
On the morning of May 20, ROC 15th-term President Tsai Ing-wen and Vice President Lai Ching-te attended inaugural celebrations at the Taipei Guest House. President Tsai also delivered her inaugural address.
President Tsai Ing-wen and Vice President Lai Ching-te and his wife received congratulations from members of the diplomatic corps and foreign organizations stationed in Taiwan as well as representatives from international organizations on the morning of May 20 at the Taipei Guest House.
On the morning of May 19, President Tsai Ing-wen visited the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control to inspect the Central Epidemic Command Center, and personally invite representatives of front line personnel in the fight against COVID-19 to attend her inauguration ceremony on May 20.