Taipei, Dec. 14 (CNA) Taiwan and the United States announced Monday that they have joined hands in taking part in a bond project dedicated to raising funds for and empowering underprivileged women in Southeast Asia.

The two countries supported the issuance of a third tranche of Women’s Livelihood Bonds on Dec. 10 worth US$27.7 million, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said. READ MORE