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2016/02/28 | Yang
Hong Kong Denies Passports With “Republic Of Taiwan” Stickers
The passport sticker that replaces the ROC symbol with a “Republic of Taiwan” image has been rejected by customs in Macau, Singapore and Hong Kong. However the stickers have been considered valid in most Western countries.
2016/01/12 | 阿Ken
Taiwan Initiates eVisa Program
The eVisa system will allow eligible foreigners from countries not included in Taiwan’s visa waiver program to apply for an eVisa on a convenient one-window online platform, which combines three application procedures.
2015/12/29 | Yang
Japan and South Korea to Resolve Comfort Women Issue, What About Taiwan?
The Japanese government will provide a JPY one billion (approximately US$8.3 million) fund for South Korea and both of countries agree to put the comfort woman issue to an end. But Japan has not made any statement regarding the Taiwanese comfort women.
2015/12/01 | Shih Yuan
Five More Countries To Offer Taiwan Visa-Free or Visa-on-Arrival Access
Following countries, including Kazakhstan, that have given Taiwan visa-free or visa-on-arrival access starting in October, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that five more countries have been added to Taiwan's list of visa-friendly countries.
2015/11/17 | Yang
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Amending the Law to Block Republic of Taiwan Stickers
The designer of the stickers said on Facebook that the stickers are not meant to change the cover of the passports; rather, they are "an artistic action opposing the Utopian 'Republic of China' system." He accused the amendments drafted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to be unconstitutional.
2015/10/20 | Kenzo
Taiwan Officials Holding ROC Passports Rejected Entrance of UN
Currently, Taiwanese officials can enter the UN headquarters for meetings only with diplomatic credentials issued by the United States Department of State. It is said that because of Xi Jin-ping's visit to the US, the UN started to restrict the related rights of Taiwan.
2015/09/25 | 阿Ken
Foreign Minister Says Stickers on Taiwan Passport Covers Are Illegal
The Bureau of Consular Affairs points out the actions violate the part of the Enforcement Rules of Passports that state, "Other than filling in relevant information and signatures, passport holders are not authorized to make any alterations to the passports."
2015/09/04 | Yang
Chinese Representative Absent at V-J Day Event to Protest Taiwanese Flag
The national emblem of the Republic of China was on the wreath representing Taiwan, and the Chinese representative thus boycotted the event and did not show up as protest. The seat arranged for the representative remained vacant throughout the ceremony.
2015/08/10 | Shih Yuan
Six More Visa-free Countries for ROC Passport Holders
The places include India, Iran, Armenia, Qatar, Ivory Coast and Somalia, leading to a total amount of 148 visa-free countries for ROC passport holders.