Tuvalu Prime Minister Kausea Natano spoke up for Taiwan Wednesday at the 25th United Nations Climate Change Conference, in support of the nation's participation in the annual meeting.
What makes the Taipei New Year’s Eve Celebration special is that it is different from the fireworks and performances put on by Sydney Australia, the second city to celebrate New Year’ Eve, and also different from the countdown and lowering of the ball in Times Square in New York City.
Taiwanese young people who visited countries in Southeast Asia, South Asia and West Asia to take part in cultural exchanges through government-subsidized programs shared experiences of their trips in a presentation held Friday in Taipei.
A Taiwan documentary about the life of renowned traditional glove puppeteer Chen Hsi-huang was screened Dec. 7 at the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre in the Southeast Asian city state, spotlighting his tireless efforts preserving the art form.
Vietnamese budget carrier Vietjet Air announced Friday that it will begin operating regular flights between Taiwan and Can Tho, southwestern Vietnam in January. The Taoyuan-Can Tho route will include four round-trip flights per week, starting from Jan. 10, 2020, the carrier said, adding that the new service aims to expand the airline's international flight network while creating more convenient connections for travelers looking to visit famous destinations in Vietnam.
Indonesia's Batik Air will open a daily service between Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and Jakarta Dec. 13, according to Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration. Flights will depart from Taoyuan at midnight, arriving in Jakarta at 4:30 a.m., while the return route will leave Jakarta at 4:30 p.m., arriving in Taoyuan at 11 p.m.
In order to obtain an understanding of the further study policy and educational environment for Malaysian compatriot students in Taiwan, Dato Ting Siew Haw, the Federation of Alumni Associations of Taiwan Universities, Malaysia, led a delegation made up of 30 people, including principals and further study tutors of SMJK/SMK Schools in Malaysia, on a visit to Taiwan December 1st -7th.
Wang Kuan-hung (王冠閎) on Saturday became the first Taiwanese to win a medal at the U.S. Open Swimming Championships when he finished second in the men's 200-meter butterfly competition. The teenager, the first Taiwanese to win a medal at the U.S. Championships, had already qualified for 2020 Tokyo Olympics when he clocked 1:56.48 in the 200m butterfly event at the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in August.
As a country filled with breathtaking natural and cultural landscapes, Taiwan is an attractive destination for photographers from home and abroad seeking the perfect shot.
Taiwan is the only country in Asia with open civic space according to the People Power Under Attack report released Dec. 4 in Bangkok, spotlighting the nation’s status as a regional beacon of freedom and democracy.