Day: March 12, 2019

Behind the Wheel: Bringing water to the desert

| March 12, 2019 | Asianet Pakistan | 0

Seen from above, the arid, inhospitable landscape stretches as far as the eye can see, the great swathes of sand interspersed only with the occasional palm tree and small rural community. Kebili, an oasis in

Taiwan urged to be more vocal in support of China-oppressed minorities

| March 12, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Human rights activists from Uyghur and Tibet on Tuesday urged the Taiwanese government to engage more in public conversation about their struggle and offer tangible programs to support their democratic efforts.

Taiwan's experience in …

Taiwan to donate US$1 million to U.S. Religious Freedom Fund

| March 12, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Taiwan announced Tuesday that it will donate US$1 million to a U.S.-initiated fund to help persecuted religious minorities around the world.

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Hsu Szu-chien said at the conclusion of the …

Taoyuan, Marshall Islands sign MOU on agricultural exports

| March 12, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, A memorandum of understanding (MOU) for promoting cooperation in exports of agricultural produce from Taoyuan to Taiwan ally the Marshall Islands was signed between a supplier and seller Tuesday, with nine tons of fruit …

Indonesian president records video for countrymen in Taiwan

| March 12, 2019 | | 0

Jakarta, Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, who is seeking re-election in April, has recently unveiled a video that addresses his fellow countrymen working in Taiwan and wishes them well.

Usman Kansong, Widodo's campaign team director, …

Taiwan defends anti-drug efforts in wake of U.N. report

| March 12, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Taiwan authorities on Tuesday defended their efforts to counter illicit drugs following a report published by the United Nations that Taiwan-based crime syndicates play an indispensable role in methamphetamine production and trafficking in East …

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