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President extends sympathy over ear...

President extends sympathy over earthquake in southern Japan

Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has sent a letter to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the name of President Ma Ying-jeou to extend
Tsai announces China, foreign affai...

Tsai announces China, foreign affairs and defense team

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? President-elect Tsai Ing-wen on Friday announced the choices for ministers of the Mainland Affairs Council, Foreign Affairs, and National Defense. Both Tsai
Next week talks in China about Keny...

Next week talks in China about Kenya crisis: MAC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? A Taiwanese delegation will travel to China next week to discuss the deportation of Taiwanese citizens from Kenya to Beijing, the
Academia Sinica president returns

Academia Sinica president returns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? Academia Sinica President Wong Chi-huey returned to Taiwan Friday and met with President Ma Ying-jeou while still pleading innocent to allegations
Human rights report reveals Taiwan?...

Human rights report reveals Taiwan?s twisted overtime work

The United States Department of State announced the yearly report on global human rights Thursday which revealed that Taiwanese employers usually assign jobs after working
CTBC buys RBS Malaysia

CTBC buys RBS Malaysia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? CTBC Financial Holding Co., Ltd. announced Friday it had bought a stake of 100 percent in the Malaysian operations of the

RFI

Muslim men accused of transporting ...

Muslim men accused of transporting cows for slaughter killed in India

In India, cows are protected by the constitution -- inline with many Indian religions which hold cattle tobe sacred. In some states, it is illegal to kill or eat cows, in others it?s allowed, and in others it?s carefully regulated.
China cracks down on internet acces...

China cracks down on internet access by banning VPNs

China has said it is going to put a total ban on private computer networks known as VPNs, which allow people to get onto the internet when it's blocked in part by authorities. RFI's Fabien Jannic-Cherbonnel has more, in this week's look at media around the world.
Hong Kong disqualifies 4 pro-democr...

Hong Kong disqualifies 4 pro-democracy lawmakers over ?improper oath?

The semi-autonomous territory?s High Court ruling on Thursday targeted four lawmakers who protested against China when they were sworn in to Hong Kong?s parliament.
Frenchman on trial in Tokyo for all...

Frenchman on trial in Tokyo for alleged Bitcoin scam

French national Mark Karpeles appeared in a Tokyo court on Tuesday, accused of organising a 2.4-million-euro swindle involving the online currency Bitcoin.
North Korea missile test puts ball ...

North Korea missile test puts ball in USA?s court

North Korea said Tuesday it has successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile in what would be a major step forward in its nuclear weapons programme. Coming in the early hours of Independence Day in the United States, the test appears to be a provocation aimed at Washington.
Hong Kong democracy fading 20 years...

Hong Kong democracy fading 20 years after handover

A massive military parade with chanting troops greeted Chinese President Xi Jinping to Hong Kong on the 20th anniversary of the British handover to China. Shortly before the show of force a group of activists who had been arrested for taking part in a protest were released from police custody.

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A new year, a new policy: No more f...

A new year, a new policy: No more free bags at teashops from Jan. 1

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - And it's not just your beverage shop that will be affected by this new government policy.
Taipei's Omni has become the first ...

Taipei's Omni has become the first nightclub to win the very top Red Dot award

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - It took home the ?Best of the Best? gong, marking the first time the awards have given its highest glory to a nightclub.
These 4 stunning Taiwanese spaces h...

These 4 stunning Taiwanese spaces have been short-listed for global interior design awards

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Four Taiwanese entries are among the 78 shortlisted for the INSIDE World Festival awards to be handed out in Berlin.
He thought his fish paste deserved ...

He thought his fish paste deserved a higher grade. The court didn't agree

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - The boss of an import firm decided, after tasting some fish paste, that it deserved a better grade. Now he's facing prison time.
The government is insisting it's no...

The government is insisting it's not trying to ban incense burning

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Interior Ministry rubbishes what it says is a rumor as a religious group prepares to protest.
Taiwan isn't ready enough for the i...

Taiwan isn't ready enough for the internet of things

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Taiwan has ranked an unimpressive sixth in an ranking 13 Asia-Pacific countries by how ready they are to continue adopting internet of things technology.

Taiwansnews.net

Taiwan Elections to Test Improved R...

Taiwan Elections to Test Improved Relations with China

TAIPEI - Taiwan voters will pick city and county leaders in elections this Saturday. If the ruling Nationalist Party (KMT) loses seats, that outcome would signal that voters want change, including ...
Taiwan shares close up 0.47

Taiwan shares close up 0.47

Taipei, Nov. 27 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed up 42.92 points, or 0.47 percent, at 9,165.31 Thursday on turnover of NT$82.71 billion (US$2.69 billion). (By Frances ...
Formosa Group chairman Wang Yung-ts...

Formosa Group chairman Wang Yung-tsai dies aged 93

Taipei, Nov. 27 (CNA) Wang Yung-tsai, head of Formosa Plastics Group, died "of old age" Thursday, the company said. He was 93. Wang, also known as Y.T. Wang, took over as head of one of ...
Over 60 of OTC-listed firms profita...

Over 60 of OTC-listed firms profitable in Q3

Taipei, Nov. 27 (CNA) More than 60 percent of the companies listed on the local over-the-counter (OTC) market were profitable in the third quarter of this year, the GreTai Securities Market (GTSM), ...
2 South Korean hospitals offer chea...

2 South Korean hospitals offer cheaper services for Taiwanese

South Korea n hospitals have signed contracts with Taiwan's representative office in Seoul to make medical services there more affordable for Taiwanese travelers ...
MediaTek shares boosted by foreign ...

MediaTek shares boosted by foreign brokerage optimism

Taipei, Nov. 27 (CNA) Shares of MediaTek Inc., one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit (IC) designers, got a boost Thursday morning from upbeat assessments by foreign brokerages toward its ...

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Taiwan rejected as founding member ...

Taiwan rejected as founding member of AIIB: Beijing

Taiwan's bid to become a founding member of China's new regional development bank has been rejected, Beijing said Monday, dashing the island's hopes of having a platform in the institution from the start. Ma Xiaoguang, spokesman for the Beijing-based State Council Taiwan Affairs Office, said in a statement that a Hong Kong report the island had failed to become a founding member of the Asian ...
Taiwan rejected as founding member ...

Taiwan rejected as founding member of Beijing-led multilateral bank

BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan expressed regret on Monday after China rejected its bid to become a founding member of the Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), though China said Taiwan is welcome to join as an ordinary member in the future. In a statement carried by the official Xinhua news agency, China's Taiwan Affairs Office said it confirmed what it said was a Hong Kong ...
China says no to Taiwan on AIIB: Wh...

China says no to Taiwan on AIIB: What it means

The Beijing-led Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) may be more China-focused than initially thought, analysts say, after Taiwan's bid to become a founding member was denied.
Taiwan rejected from Asia bank

Taiwan rejected from Asia bank

China says Taiwan will not be a member of a new regional bank, but would be welcome in the future under a different name.
China says Taiwan won't be amon...

China says Taiwan won't be among charter members of new bank

BEIJING (AP) ? Cross-strait frictions remerged Monday as China said Taiwan won't be among the charter members of the Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, apparently because of a dispute over what name the island should use in the institution.
Taiwan to further curb Japan foods

Taiwan to further curb Japan foods

TAIPEI - Taiwan authorities Monday announced a new restriction beginning in mid-May on the import of Japanese foods, requiring exporters to attach certification of the origins of the products by prefecture. They also will likely require radiation checks on some Japanese foods, including those for babies and young children. Taiwan prohibited the import of foods from Fukushima, Ibaraki, Chiba ...

TaipeiTimes

KMT reports premier to Control Yuan

KMT reports premier to Control Yuan

Legislature bans ?dangerous items?

Legislature bans ?dangerous items?

Students rally against more labor l...

Students rally against more labor law changes

Protesters urge MOI to ease meeting...

Protesters urge MOI to ease meeting rules

Three people detained in Taoyuan ov...

Three people detained in Taoyuan over allegations of insurance fraud

Control Yuan takes army to task ove...

Control Yuan takes army to task over harassment case

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U.S., Philippines ramp up joint pa...

U.S., Philippines ramp up joint patrols in the disputed South China Sea

MANILA, Philippines - U.S. Defence Secretary Ash Carter and Philippine Defence Minister Voltaire Gazmin addressed a joint news conference in Manila, announcing plans to increase security cooperation i
Taiwan accuses Kenya of illegal de...

Taiwan accuses Kenya of illegal deportations under Chinese influence

NAIROBI, Kenya - Taiwan has accused Kenya of violating international law and claimed that the African nation deported 45 of its nationals to China in recent days.

Speaking at a press conference, T

Taiwan Lawmakers Hit Out at Deport...

Taiwan Lawmakers Hit Out at Deportation of Island's Residents to China

Taiwan officials and lawmakers on Tuesday hit out at the forced deportation of dozens of the island's residents to mainland China, whose communist government has never ruled the island.

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US forces to gain access to more P...

US forces to gain access to more Philippine bases - Carter

Manila - US forces will gain access to more military bases in the Philippines than the five already announced, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said on Wednesday as he began a visit to the longstand
Top Houston IP law firm opens firs...

Top Houston IP law firm opens first international office

Houston-based Patterson Sheridan LLP has opened an office in a Tokyo suburb that will help the firm's current international clients, as well as act as a springboard for future client growth.

The new

Asian indices gain, as Indian mark...

Asian indices gain, as Indian markets remain closed

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Asian markets made gains on Thursday, even as the Indian equity markets remained closed on account of Ambedkar Jayanti.

According to market analysts, the uptrend witnessed in

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President extends sympathy over ear...

President extends sympathy over earthquake in southern Japan

Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has sent a letter to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the name of President Ma Ying-jeou to extend
Tsai announces China, foreign affai...

Tsai announces China, foreign affairs and defense team

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? President-elect Tsai Ing-wen on Friday announced the choices for ministers of the Mainland Affairs Council, Foreign Affairs, and National Defense. Both Tsai
Next week talks in China about Keny...

Next week talks in China about Kenya crisis: MAC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? A Taiwanese delegation will travel to China next week to discuss the deportation of Taiwanese citizens from Kenya to Beijing, the
Academia Sinica president returns

Academia Sinica president returns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? Academia Sinica President Wong Chi-huey returned to Taiwan Friday and met with President Ma Ying-jeou while still pleading innocent to allegations
Human rights report reveals Taiwan?...

Human rights report reveals Taiwan?s twisted overtime work

The United States Department of State announced the yearly report on global human rights Thursday which revealed that Taiwanese employers usually assign jobs after working
CTBC buys RBS Malaysia

CTBC buys RBS Malaysia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? CTBC Financial Holding Co., Ltd. announced Friday it had bought a stake of 100 percent in the Malaysian operations of the
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