Wednesday, December 11, 2013
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is slated to spend money to add access control systems at the major entrances of its headquarters in Taipei as part of ongoing efforts to tighten security at its installations.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has decided to modify its regulations on job rotation for overseas diplomats to accommodate the rising numbers of married diplomat couples.
Amid a booming cruise market in Asia, Taiwan has seen a record high number of port calls from international cruise ships this year that also brought a new high for revenues from cruise tourism.
Taipei will provide free milk once a week to elementary school students beginning in January, Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin announced Tuesday.
Taiwan's de facto ambassador to the United States, King Pu-tsung (金溥聰), came back to Taipei confidentially to final arrange a distinguished U.S. guest's visit to Taiwan, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday.
A Taiwan-based Buddhist charity, Tzu Chi Foundation, is building dozens of makeshift classrooms for school children in typhoon devastated areas of the Philippines so that they can start school again as soon as possible, a foundation member said Tuesday., 1 Comment
Taiwan has donated US$560,000 to the World Trade Organization (WTO) over the past two years, making it the third highest contributor among developing Asian countries as defined by the organization, trailing only behind South Korea and China.
Nearly 80 percent of five-year-old children in Taiwan suffer from tooth decay, higher than the 50 percent goal set by the World Health Organization, the Health Promotion Administration (HPA) said yesterday.
The Taiwanese documentary “Beyond Beauty: Taiwan From Above” continued its surprisingly strong showing at the box office last week and could crack the list of top 10 box office hits of the year in Taiwan this week, its distributor said.
The Taipei City Government yesterday celebrated the 10 millionth rental in its YouBike public bike rental system, and announced that YouBike has earned a 93-percent approval rating among Taipei citizens.