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President Tsai Ing-wen praises #Taiwan improving business environment 

President Tsai Ing-wen praises #Taiwan improving business environment 

On 29 April, President Tsai Ing-wen (pictured) outlined government efforts in bolstering the local business climate during an opening ceremony of an R&D facility established by Super Micro Computer Inc. in Taoyuan City, northern Taiwan.  The NT$2 billion (US$64.73 million) R&D center demonstrates Supermicro’s confidence in Taiwan’s economic outlook. The company also plans to invest […]

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#Taiwan and EU agree on mutual recognition of #ButterflyOrchid testing results 

#Taiwan and EU agree on mutual recognition of #ButterflyOrchid testing results 

On 26 April, the Council of Agriculture’s (COA) Agriculture and Food Agency Director-General Hu Jong-i and EU Community Plant Variety Office President Martin Ekvad presented the pact on mutual recognition of examination results for variety protection of Phalaenopsis and Doritaenopsis, or butterfly orchids.  The COA stated that the agreement eliminates the need to carry out examinations […]

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Taiwanese experts highlight the importance of #Taiwan democracy 

Taiwanese experts highlight the importance of #Taiwan democracy 

| March 12, 2019

On 6 March, the Centre for Russia Europe Asia Studies (CREAS) and Global Taiwan Institute (GTI) put on a panel event ‘Sharp Power: China’s growing influence in Europe, U.S. and Asia’, the first Brussels event to look specifically at this issue. The expert panel consisted of Martin Hala (Sinopsis), Russel Hsiao (GTI) and I-Chung Lai […]

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#PresidentTsai meets Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of Vatican Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples 

#PresidentTsai meets Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of Vatican Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples 

| March 11, 2019

On 28 February, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen met with a delegation led by Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples. President Tsai said that Taiwan and the Vatican share the common values of freedom, human rights, and benevolence. In the future, Taiwan will continue to partner with the Holy […]

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President Tsai Ing-wen pledges to keep strengthening #Taiwan indigenous defence industry

President Tsai Ing-wen pledges to keep strengthening #Taiwan indigenous defence industry

| March 1, 2019

On 25 February, President Tsai Ing-wen addressed homegrown contractors taking part in government-initiated indigenous naval shipbuilding projects in Kaohsiung City, southern Taiwan.  President Tsai said that the government is continuing to strengthen Taiwan’s indigenous defence industry and assist local firms in growing their global footprint. The national defence industry is the bedrock upon which Taiwan’s […]

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30th Trade Dialogue between EU and #Taiwan agrees to deepen efforts on economic and industrial co-operation

30th Trade Dialogue between EU and #Taiwan agrees to deepen efforts on economic and industrial co-operation

| December 12, 2018

On 4 December, Taiwan’s Vice Minister of Economic Affairs Wang Mei-hua and the Deputy Director-General of the European Commission’s DG Trade Helena König met for the 30th Taiwan-EU Economic Dialogue. During the talks, the two sides engaged in frank discussions concerning the development of global and bilateral economic policy, the WTO multilateral trade system, plant […]

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#ClimateChange – Global challenge requiring global response

#ClimateChange – Global challenge requiring global response

| December 4, 2018

Continued growth in emissions of greenhouse gases around the world has caused abnormal and extreme weather events such as heatwaves, droughts, and catastrophic torrential rains. These events are no longer just abstract future scenarios; they are happening today in all corners of the globe, writes Dr. Lee Ying-yuan, minister, Environmental Protection Administration, Executive Yuan, R.O.C. (Taiwan). […]

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