12 Nov 2014

Taiwan gives Forum US$1m

12:12 pm on 12 November 2014

Taiwan has given the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat a million US dollars in aid.

Half the money is to be used for regional projects co-ordinated by Forum agencies and the rest will go to support an ongoing scholarship scheme, allowing students to study in Taiwan and Pacific institutions.

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Photo: PIF

Taiwan has long been a backer of the Forum although it cannot take part in the Post - Forum Dialogue, because China is a partner with the regional body.

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