DPP’s Tsai urges government to take measures to stabilize economy

201508260025t0001Taipei, Aug. 26 (CNA) Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), chairwoman and presidential candidate of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), commented Wednesday on … Read More

Taiwanese animators release Thalys attack reconstruction

YouTube channel Taiwanese Animators has posted an animated recreation of the events during the attack on the Thalys train between … Read More

K.R.T. Girls bring in revenue for Kaohsiung metro

201508260020t0001Taipei, Aug. 26 (CNA) The K.R.T. Girls, four fictional employees of Kaohsiung Rapid Transit Corp. (KRTC), have brought in revenue … Read More

Foundation to stage new type of show to lure foreign tourists

201508260007t0001Taipei, Aug. 26 (CNA) A local foundation said recently it will launch a unique show that comprises performances by traditional … Read More

Taiwan ranked 24th in global human freedom report

201508250034t0001Taipei, Aug. 25 (CNA) Taiwan was listed 24th among 152 countries and areas ranked in the Human Freedom Index (HFI), … Read More

Interior Ministry honors missionarie

201508250030t0001Taipei, Aug. 25 (CNA) Interior Minister Chen Wei-zen (陳威仁) honored 35 missionaries on Monday for their long-term contributions to Taiwan

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Foxconn enters joint venture with U.S. nanomaterials maker

201508250027t0001Taipei, Aug. 25 (CNA) Cima NanoTech Inc., a U.S.-based developer of transparent conductive film solutions, announced Tuesday that it has … Read More

Taiwan, China sign taxation, flight safety pacts

201508250024t0001Fuzhou, China, Aug. 25 (CNA) Taiwan and China signed two agreements on double taxation avoidance and aviation safety in the … Read More

Taiwan to display its Apache helicopters later this year

201508250021t0001Taipei, Aug. 25 (CNA) People interested in seeing Taiwan’s most advanced helicopter, the AH-64E Apache, will have a chance to

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ID card with e-purse function to be ready by 2017

201508250015t0001Taipei, Aug. 25 (CNA) The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) is planning to integrate the chip-embedded national identification card and

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Easycard to be accepted on Kaohsiung metro

201508250014t0003Taipei, Aug. 25 (CNA) Taipei’s subway system will begin accepting iPass smartcards in September, but EasyCard holders will have to … Read More

ECCT holds first meeting with Taipei mayor Ko


ECCT roundtable lunch with Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je. Photo courtesy of the ECCT

Taipei, Aug. 25 (CNA) The European Chamber … Read More

Siliconware urges shareholders not to sell shares to ASE, for now

201508250010t0001Taipei, Aug. 25 (CNA) Siliconware Precision Industries Co. (矽品), one of Taiwan’s leading integrated circuit packaging and testing services providers, … Read More

Taiwan’s trade promotion body teams up with partner in China


Taipei, Aug. 25 (CNA) A Chinese office of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA, 外貿協會), Taiwan’s main trade promotion … Read More

Officials confident of economic health after stock market plunge

201508240028t0001Taipei, Aug. 24 (CNA) Financial regulators and central bank officials said Monday’s stock market plunge will not affect Taiwan’s solid … Read More

Cultural heritage international symposium to be held in Taipei

116133310291700Taipei, Aug. 24 (CNA) The International Committee for Documentation of Cultural Heritage (CIPA) will host its 25th Congress and international … Read More

Taiwan still in market for U.S. submarines: MND

201508240025t0001Taipei, Aug. 24 (CNA) A day after President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) said that Taiwan is committed to building its own … Read More

Asustek overtakes Lenovo in Turkey’s PC market in Q2

201508240022t0001Taipei, Aug. 24 (CNA) Taiwan’s Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩) replaced its Chinese rival Lenovo Group Ltd. as the second-largest personal … Read More

TAITRA signs pact with U.S. state of Rhode Island

201508240017t0001Taipei, Aug. 24 (CNA) The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), Taiwan’s main trade promotion body, signed a pact with … Read More

Global manufacturing upgrade to benefit Taiwan suppliers

201508240008t0001Taipei, Aug. 24 (CNA) Taiwan’s industrial automation suppliers are notable beneficiaries of an aggressive global push to upgrade manufacturing, according … Read More

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