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  • Caravan of 2,000 Migrants Detained in Southern Mexico - TAPACHULA, MEXICO - Mexican officials broke up a caravan of around 2,000 migrants that had set out from southern Mexico Saturday in the hopes of reaching the United States, amid increasing difficulty obtaining permission to pass through Mexico.Many of ...
  • Al-Shabab Mortar Attacks Hits Area Around Mogadishu Airport - Seven people were wounded after a mortar attack by al-Shabab militants hit the area around Mogadishu airport on Sunday, Somali witnesses and officials sayThe mortars landed on the heavily-guarded Halane area of the airport that houses the African Union...
  • Al-Shabab Mortar Attacks Hits Area Around Mogadishu Airport - Seven people were wounded after a mortar attack by al-Shabab militants hit the area around Mogadishu airport on Sunday, Somali witnesses and officials sayThe mortars landed on the heavily-guarded Halane area of the airport that houses the African Union...
  • Vice President Chen visits Loreto and Macerata, Italy - On the morning of October 12 (Saturday) local time (afternoon of October 12, Taipei time), Vice President Chen Chien-jen, who is leading a delegation to attend the canonization of Cardinal John Henry Newman, traveled to the Territorial Prelature of Lor...
  • Chinese Support Gives Laos an Edge Over Powerful Neighbor Vietnam - A Mekong River hydropower dam scheduled to open this month worries Vietnam because the country sits just downriver from it and would be threatened by lower water flows.Officials in Hanoi aren't wildly protesting to the dam's host country, Laos, however...

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Taiwan Design Expo gets underway in Pingtung

The Taiwan Design Expo kicked off Oct. 5 in the southern county of Pingtung, bringing together top talents and products to showcase the country's prowess as a global center of innovation. Organized by the Taiwa...

Taiwan Design Expo gets underway in Pingtung

The Taiwan Design Expo kicked off Oct. 5 in the southern county of Pingtung, bringing together top talents and products to showcase the country's prowess as a global center of innovation. Organized by the Taiwa...

Taiwan, Italy announce e-gate deal

The Ministry of the Interior officially announced an agreement Sept. 26 between Taiwan and Italy giving reciprocal access for both country's citizens to automated immigration clearance services, spotlighting go...

ADB Trims Asian Outlook, Citing Trade Wars, Global Slowdown

The Asian Development Bank has downgraded its growth forecasts for the region, saying escalating trade tensions are sapping economies of some of their potential.The regional lender said in a report released Wed...

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Al-Shabab Mortar Attacks Hits Area Around Mogadishu Airport

Seven people were wounded after a mortar attack by al-Shabab militants hit the area around Mogadishu airport on Sunday, Somali witnesses and officials sayThe mortars landed on the heavily-guarded Halane area of...

Al-Shabab Mortar Attacks Hits Area Around Mogadishu Airport

Seven people were wounded after a mortar attack by al-Shabab militants hit the area around Mogadishu airport on Sunday, Somali witnesses and officials sayThe mortars landed on the heavily-guarded Halane area of...

Vice President Chen visits ROC Embassy to the Holy See

A delegation led by Vice President Chen Chien-jen arrived at Rome's Leonardo da Vinci International Airport on the morning of October 11 local time (the afternoon of October 11 Taipei time) to attend the canoni...

Former White House Press Secretary Defends Trump Tweets

Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended President Donald Trump's use of Twitter to get his message out and said Tuesday that the U.S. hopes that unrest in Hong Kong can be handled both interna...

Education News

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The educational program for promoting literacy and reading in Central...

The picture book is the common language of children all over the world. Zhi-Shan Foundation Taiwan promotes Reading Project in elementary schools in Central Vietnam jointly with the MOFA. Director General Lai M...

Taiwan’s Presidential Culture Awards winners unveiled

Winners of the Presidential Culture Awards were announced Sept. 4 in Taipei City, with five individuals and groups honored for contributions to elevating culture in society. Organized by Taipei-headquartered Ge...

TaiwanICDF supports upgrading of hospital to safeguard health of nearly...

A modern public hospital will be available in the Department of Nueva Segovia, Nicaragua! The new department-level hospital, to whose feasibility studies and detailed design the TaiwanICDF contributed, is under...

Team Taiwan shines at World Skills Competition in Kazan

Team Taiwan won five golds, five silvers, five bronzes and 23 medallions of excellence at the 45th World Skills Competition Aug. 22-27 in Kazan, Russia, according to the Ministry of Labor Aug. 27. The 51-catego...

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UN Peacekeeper Killed, 4 Wounded in Mali Mine Attack

BAMAKO - A U.N. peacekeeper was killed and four others wounded on Sunday when their vehicle hit an explosive device in northern Mali, the U.N. mission (MINUSMA) said.The identity of the attackers was not immedi...

What’s ‘Stomach Infrastructure’? Check African Politics Dictionary

NAIROBI - Up and down the continent, African politics sees more than its share of chaos and corruption. Africans use colorful terms and phrases to describe the unfolding developments and, sometimes, make fun of...

What’s ‘Stomach Infrastructure’? Check African Politics Dictionary

NAIROBI - Up and down the continent, African politics sees more than its share of chaos and corruption. Africans use colorful terms and phrases to describe the unfolding developments and, sometimes, make fun of...

WHO: Tanzania Not Sharing Information on Ebola

Tanzania is refusing to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, a rare public rebuke as the region struggles to contain an outbreak declared a global hea...