China, energy, corruption dominate Taiwan presidential race TV event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The proposed Anti-Infiltration Act, energy policy, alleged corruption, and angry exchanges about each rivals' capabilities again dominated the third and final live pol...

KMT calls Taiwan 'orphan of global economy'

The Kuomintang (KMT) campaign office of presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) held a press conference on Wednesday (Dec. 11) announcing his determination to seal regional trade agreements once elect...

Taiwan donates US$550,000 to APEC for regional economic integration

Taiwan on Monday donated US$550,000 to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) to support the forum's initiatives in advancing economic integration and sustainable growth across the region, a...

APEC Automotive Dialogue opens in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Asia-Pacific dialogue about the automobile industry opened on Wednesday (Dec. 4) in Taipei, with more than 100 officials and business representatives from across the re...

Int'l workshop co-hosted by Taiwan, US, Japan, Australia opens in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A regional workshop co-hosted by Taiwan, the United States, Japan, and Australia opened in Taipei on Wednesday (Nov. 20) with a focus on promoting energy governance in the...

Malaysia rejects US plan to host APEC in January

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia has rejected a U.S. plan to host an Asia-Pacific trade summit in January, after Chile canceled a November meeting because of violent anti-government protes...

Taiwan urged to address mislabeling by ISO as part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Control Yuan on Thursday (Nov. 7) urged the Executive Yuan to address the erroneous labeling of Taiwan as a province of China by the International Organizatio...

Malaysia rejects US plan to host APEC in January

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia has rejected a U.S. plan to host an Asia-Pacific trade summit in January, after Chile scrapped the December meeting over violent anti-government protests. ...

PFP leader James Soong explores Taiwan presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – People First Party (PFP) Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜) is exploring the possibility of launching a presidential ticket for the fourth time, reports said Saturday (Nov. 2). ...

Taiwan's president calls on APEC members to maintain dialogue after summit cancellation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the sudden cancellation of the APEC Summit planned for November in Chile, which is now facing social unrest in the capital of Santiago, President Tsai on Thursday (O...

Chile cancels climate, trade summits amid protest chaos

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) —Chilean President Sebastián Piñera said Wednesday that he is canceling two major international summits so he can respond to protracted nationwide protests ove...

Taiwan's MOEA collaborates with Philippines to host APEC forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation's (APEC) Local Innovation Ecosystem Forum was held in the Philippines on Tuesday (Oct. 29), attended by a delegation representing...

Taiwan Global Health Forum looks at health and urbanization

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 15th Global Health Forum in Taiwan is being held by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) from Oct. 20-21, at the Taipei Internatio...

Asian shares mixed on caution over China-US trade deal

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Thursday after officials signaled work remains to be done on an agreement for a truce in the tariff war between the U.S. and China. Hong Kong l...

Countdown to Taiwan's presidential election: 88 days

Han Kuo-yu “In a great downpour and flood, even a dog knows to head to higher ground.” On Oct. 13, areas surrounding Tokyo, Japan, were slammed with large amounts of rainfall b...