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Taiwan to begin visa-free entry to Philippine Nationals on November 1

Posted on: October 16th, 2017 | No Comments
Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that it will begin a trial on November 1 offering Philippine nationals visa-free entry to Taiwan for up to 14 days. Philippine nationals...

Taiwan approves paid leave for foreign workers

Posted on: April 21st, 2017 | No Comments
TAIWAN — Filipino workers in Taiwan may now go for days off without a cut on their monthly salary. Under the revised employment act in Taiwan, every employer is obliged...

Philippine Passport Holders, can enter Taiwan in 1 year even without visa

Posted on: April 20th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — Good news for Filipino citizens.  Starting  June 2017, Philippine passport holders may enter Taiwan even without visa. Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs or MOFA will begin a one-year...

Exclusive: Taiwan says Chinese military threat grows, U.S. regional strategy unclear

Posted on: March 15th, 2017 | No Comments
China’s accelerated military development and recent activity by its military aircraft and ships around Taiwan pose an increased threat to the self-ruled island, according to a Taiwanese government defense report...

China urges Trump administration to grasp importance of ‘one China’

Posted on: January 23rd, 2017 | No Comments
The new U.S. administration must fully understand the importance of the “one China” policy and appreciate that the issue of Taiwan is highly sensitive for the Beijing government, China said...

China navy confirms carrier conducted drills in South China Sea

Posted on: January 3rd, 2017 | No Comments
  China’s sole aircraft carrier conducted drills in the South China Sea, the navy said, days after neighboring Taiwan said the carrier and accompanying ships had passed 90 nautical miles...

Super typhoon Nepartak hits Taiwan, disrupts power supply, transport

Posted on: July 8th, 2016 | No Comments
Super typhoon Nepartak hit Taiwan on Friday, driving thousands of people from their homes, disrupting power supply and forcing the cancellation of more than 600 flights, emergency authorities said. Television...

Taiwan braces for landfall of supertyphoon Nepartak; Filipino community, on alert

Posted on: July 7th, 2016 | No Comments
Residents in Taiwan particularly those in the coastal areas are preparing for the strong winds and heavy rains to be brought by the approaching supertyphoon “Nepartak.” Flooding rains in excess...

U.S. Navy officer charged with spying, possibly for China, Taiwan

Posted on: April 11th, 2016 | No Comments
A U.S. Navy officer with access to sensitive U.S. intelligence faces espionage charges over accusations he passed state secrets, possibly to China and Taiwan, a U.S. official told Reuters on...

China to start civilian flights from disputed South China Sea island

Posted on: March 14th, 2016 | No Comments
China will begin civilian flights to and from a disputed South China Sea island within a year, state media reported on Friday, as the government expands infrastructure on islands and...