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Building an inclusive #UnitedNations with #Taiwan on board

Building an inclusive #UnitedNations with #Taiwan on board

| September 17, 2019

This July, President Tsai Ing-wen (pictured) of the Republic of China (Taiwan) transited through New York, an icon of diversity and freedom and home to the United Nations, as a preload to her state visit to Taiwan’s diplomatic allies in the Caribbean. While meeting with the Permanent Representatives to the UN of Taiwan’s allies, President […]

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Commission starts investigation on dumped hot rolled steel from #China, #Taiwan and #Indonesia

Commission starts investigation on dumped hot rolled steel from #China, #Taiwan and #Indonesia

| August 14, 2019

The Commission has initiated an anti-dumping investigation into imports of hot rolled stainless steel sheets and coils from China, Indonesia and Taiwan. The investigation follows a complaint lodged by the European Steel Association (EUROFER) on the grounds that the imports from these countries are made at dumped prices and hence causing injury to the European […]

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Taiwan art groups sparkle at #EdinburghFringeFestival 

Taiwan art groups sparkle at #EdinburghFringeFestival 

| August 12, 2019

Four local Taiwanese art groups are showcasing their rich and creative performances until 25 August at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.    Supported by the Ministry of Culture, the sixth Taiwan Season at the Fringe kicked off on August 2 at venues Dance Base and Summerhall. The lineup comprises B.Dance, Chang Dance Theatre and Dua Shin […]

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#IllegalFishing – EU lifts Taiwan’s yellow card following reforms

#IllegalFishing – EU lifts Taiwan’s yellow card following reforms

| June 28, 2019

The European Commission, on behalf of the EU, has decided to lift the yellow card acknowledging the progress made by Taiwan and the major upgrade of its fisheries legal and administrative systems to fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU). Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner Karmenu Vella said: “I welcome the considerable efforts undertaken by Taiwan […]

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#Taiwan slams #Spain over nationals extradition

#Taiwan slams #Spain over nationals extradition

| June 17, 2019

Taiwan has criticized Spain for extraditing Taiwanese nationals to China, saying the move puts them at risk of torture or the death penalty. On June 6, Spain took the decision to extradite 94 Taiwan nationals to the PRC but the case dates back to December 2016, when a huge telecom scam targeting Chinese citizens was […]

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Extradition of #Taiwan nationals by #Spain

Extradition of #Taiwan nationals by #Spain

| June 14, 2019

On 6 June 2019, Spain took the decision to extradite 94 Taiwan nationals to the PRC. The story begins much earlier in December 2016, when a huge telecom scam targeting Chinese citizens was unveiled by Spanish authorities and 269 suspects were arrested, among them 219 Taiwanese nationals. In May 2018, Spain extradited two of these […]

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1st #Taiwan digital economy dialogue wraps up in Brussels

1st #Taiwan digital economy dialogue wraps up in Brussels

| June 14, 2019

NDC Minister Chen Mei-ling (left) and DG Connect Director-General Roberto Viola exchange gifts at the opening of the Taiwan-EU Dialogue on Digital Economy June 4 in Brussels. (Courtesy of NDC) The first Taiwan-EU Dialogue on Digital Economy concluded on 5 June in Brussels, strengthening exchanges on topics spanning artificial intelligence, e-governance, technological transformation of traditional […]

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