Taiwan

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  • Nine killed in Taiwan apartment fire

    Nine killed in Taiwan apartment fire

    A fire in an apartment building, suspected to be deliberately started after a quarrel among tenants, killed nine people and left two injured, Taiwanese police said on Thursday. The fire started on Wednesday night in a building with small apartments......

    November 23, 2017
  • Taiwan, India to cooperate on 5G technology development

    Taiwan, India to cooperate on 5G technology development

    An information and communications technology (ICT) delegation from Taiwan concluded a four-day visit to India on Friday, where it met with relevant local agencies and businesses to begin bilateral cooperation on 5G technology development. The delegation, composed of officials from......

    November 20, 2017
  • An evening to remember

    An evening to remember

    The Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in India (TECC) recently celebrated Taiwan's 106th National Day, with around 250 guests in attendance. Ambassador Chung-Kwang Tien, TECC Representative, made the opening remarks, reiterating Taiwan's commitment to strengthen its relationship with India under......

    October 30, 2017
  • Taiwan: Jazz Recital

    Taiwan: Jazz Recital

    Taiwan's 'Sizhukong' jazz band took the stage in Nehru Park, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi as part of the 7th Delhi International Jazz Festival at the invitation of ICCR and co-sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.......

    October 16, 2017
  • Taiwan to set up US$3.5 billion fund for New Southbound Policy

    Taiwan to set up US$3.5 billion fund for New Southbound Policy

    President Tsai Ing-wen has pledged to establish a US$3.5 billion fund to help countries covered by Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy with their infrastructure and major development projects. Tsai gave her promise while addressing the opening of the two-day Yushan Forum......

    October 12, 2017
  • Taiwan reiterates commitment to strengthen bilateral ties

    Taiwan reiterates commitment to strengthen bilateral ties

    Taiwan has reiterated its commitment to strengthen its relationship with India under the New Southbound Policy.  In his remarks during the 106th National Day celebrations here, Ambassador Chung-Kwang Tien, Representative of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Centre in India (TECC), said under the leadership of President Tsai Ing-wen,......

    October 10, 2017
  • Taiwan to redefine its role in Asia: Presidential adviser

    Taiwan to redefine its role in Asia: Presidential adviser

    Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy is the country’s “regional strategy for Asia,” as the country used to identify itself only with Northeast Asia but now wants to integrate itself more deeply into the South and Southeast Asia regions, presidential adviser Michael......

    October 5, 2017
  • Taiwan bans all trade with North Korea

    Taiwan bans all trade with North Korea

    The Taiwanese government on Tuesday banned all trade with North Korea, complying with various UN resolutions despite Taipei not being a member of the organisation. The ban will have a limited impact on North Korea due to its relatively insignificant......

    September 26, 2017
  • Educational experience: Taiwan group discovers India

    Educational experience: Taiwan group discovers India

    Twenty-five Youth Ambassadors from Taiwan completed their visit to India recently. The five-day journey was sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China (Taiwan). The Taiwan government's 'New Southbound Policy' aims at strengthening Taiwan's engagement with......

    September 25, 2017
  • When the winner doesn't take all

    When the winner doesn't take all

    Last fortnight Chan Yung-jan became Taiwan’s first tennis player to win a trophy at the U.S. Open and the second ever Grand Slam winner after she and her partner, the legendary Martina Hingis, won the women’s doubles title. With skills......

    September 23, 2017
  • Taiwan launches first homegrown satellite

    Taiwan launches first homegrown satellite

    Taiwan has launched Formosat-5, the first homegrown observation satellite, from an air base in the US, the island nation's National Space Organisation (NSO) announced on Friday. The octagonal satellite - 2 metres high and 1.2 metres in diameter - cost......

    August 25, 2017
  • Taiwan launches first homegrown satellite

    Taiwan launches first homegrown satellite

    Taiwan has launched Formosat-5, the first homegrown observation satellite, from an air base in the US, the island nation's National Space Organisation (NSO) announced on Friday. The octagonal satellite - 2 metres high and 1.2 metres in diameter - cost......

    August 25, 2017
  • Taiwan's rich repertoire comes to India

    Taiwan's rich repertoire comes to India

    Since the beginning of the tenure of President of Taiwan Tsai Ing-wen, the government has been working towards the implementation of a number of initiatives in order to revitalise Taiwan's economy and enhance relations with its neighbouring countries. One of......

    August 6, 2017