Japanese colonial-era building in Taipei to be opened to public

National Jul 6, 2020

Japanese colonial-era building in Taipei to be opened to public

A newly restored building constructed in Taipei over a century ago to house the railway headquarters of the Japanese colonial government will be opened to the public on Tuesday. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Railway Department Park in downtown Taipei, President Tsai Ing-wen ...

Japan to begin talks with Taiwan and Brunei on easing travel curbs

National Jul 2, 2020

Japan to begin talks with Taiwan and Brunei on easing travel curbs

Japan could begin talks with Taiwan and Brunei as early as this month on easing coronavirus-induced travel restrictions, diplomatic sources said Wednesday. China and South Korea are also under consideration, though concerns remain over letting in a large number of foreign travelers due to Japan's ...

Asia Pacific / Politics Jul 1, 2020

Taiwan strengthens ties with breakaway Somaliland

Taiwan plans to strengthen ties with the unrecognized government of the breakaway African region of Somaliland in a move seen as a possible precursor to the establishment of diplomatic relations. Taiwan will set up a representative office in Somaliland, the island’s foreign ministry said in ...

Taiwan opens office to help people fleeing Hong Kong

Asia Pacific Jul 1, 2020

Taiwan opens office to help people fleeing Hong Kong

Taiwan opened an office on Wednesday to help people fleeing Hong Kong after China imposed new national security laws in the city, with a senior minister saying Taiwan would continue to support freedom and democracy in Hong Kong. The contentious laws which came into force ...