On May 21, in honor of the Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, Ambassador and Mrs. Lyushun Shen of Taipei’s Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States, hosted an authentic Taiwanese banquet at the historic Twin Oaks Estate.
by Oscar Chung, Taiwan Review staff writer
On March 6 this year Taiwan's drive for economic liberalization delivered major benefits for the financial sector. On this day the Republic of China (ROC) government granted certificates to 12 securities companies in Taiwan to conduct new types of international business through their offshore securities units (OSU).
By Pat Gao, Taiwan Review
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) entered force in 1994 as a result of the 1992 UN Conference on Environment and Development, or Earth Summit, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The convention has been ratified by more than 190 countries, or nearly every nation in the world, to form a global framework of environmental and industrial agreements designed to combat the growing threat of climate change.
By Chiu Wen-ta, Minister, Department of Health
On May 20, 2013, Minister of Health Chiu Wen-ta of the Republic of China (Taiwan) led a delegation to participate in the 66th World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva, Switzerland. This was the fifth consecutive year in which Taiwan took part in the WHA under the name “Chinese Taipei.” The year 2013, which marks the 10th anniversary of the SARS epidemic, has seen the outbreak of the H7N9 strain of avian influenza. As such, this year’s WHA merited special attention.