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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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MOFA video spotlights #Taiwan merits as partner for combating #ClimateChange

MOFA video spotlights #Taiwan merits as partner for combating #ClimateChange

| November 8, 2018

The short film A Promise to the Land was released on 5 November on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs-backed Trending Taiwan YouTube channel to spotlight the nation’s merits as a valuable global partner in combating climate change and promoting sustainable development. Shot on location in Myanmar and subtitled in nine languages including English, Japanese, French, […]

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President Tsai reaffirms strength of #Taiwan relations with UK

President Tsai reaffirms strength of #Taiwan relations with UK

| November 8, 2018

President Tsai Ing-wen (centre) discusses Taiwan-UK relations with British parliamentarian Graham Brady (left) at the Office of the President in Taipei Cityon 5  November. (Courtesy of Office of the President) President Tsai Ing-wen said  on 5 November that robust economic and trade relations between Taiwan and the UK are helping connect the markets of Asia […]

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