Economics minister opens expo in Japan
Economics Minister Wang Mei-hua has opened the first-ever Taiwan Expo in Japan.
The opening of the event in Tokyo was attended by Taiwan's top envoy to Japan Frank Hsieh. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Hsieh said the expo provides an opportunity to showcase Taiwan's diversity and creativity in technology, culture, arts and other fields, reflecting the importance Taiwan attaches to Japan.
The economics minister is leading a delegation to Japan for a four-day visit as part of efforts to deepen the partnership between the two countries and to forge a Taiwan-Japan technology partnership.
And she also attended the Japan-Taiwan Semiconductor Forum in Tokyo on Thursday - at which she announced that an estimated NT$10 billion in new investment from Japanese companies in Taiwan will begin arriving in the first quarter of next year.