'Team Taiwan' petition submitted to Election Commission with 520,000 signatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan Taiwan) – The campaign for a referendum to scrap “Chinese Taipei” before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics successfully submitted their petition books to the Central Election Co...

Taiwanese groups call for 70,000 signatures to enact same-sex marriage referendum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's gender and LGBTQ rights organizations are working tirelessly to garner enough signatures before the end of August to initiate a plebiscite to vote on ...

Taiwan election campaign starts Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The campaign for the November 24 regional and local elections officially starts on Thursday, according to the Central Election Commission (CEC). The elections, which ta...

Taiwan rejects proposal for referendum to ban Chinese flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Central Election Commission (CEC) on Tuesday rejected the proposal to hold a referendum on banning the Chinese flag after the proponent failed to come up with added informat...

“Alexa, Turn on the TV”—Introducing Amazon Fire TV Cube: A Simple and Intuitive Way to Control Your Entertainment

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 7, 2018--(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Today, Amazon announced Fire TV Cube, a hands-free 4K Ultra HD streaming media player with Alexa, allowing you to control your TV from across the ...

Taiwanese tycoon in China in hot water over losing controlling stakes: Hsieh Chin Ho

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A Taiwanese tech tycoon in China was said to have suffered a setback from investing in China, despite a 20-year-old friendship with Chinese President Xi Jinping, and l...

Taiwanese LGBT groups upset with passage of anti-gay referendum proposals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Central Election Commission (CEC) passed three referendum proposals made by local anti-gay groups on Tuesday to bring issues of same-sex marriage and g...

Taiwan's referendum system citizen-friendly: international activist

Taipei, March 6 (CNA) An international democracy activist said in Taipei Monday that Taiwan's referendum system, which allows for the correction of mistakes that could keep referendum initiatives ...

Taiwan's referendum system citizen-friendly: international activist

Taipei, March 6 (CNA) An international democracy activist said in Taipei Monday that Taiwan's referendum system, which allows for the correction of mistakes that could keep referendum initiatives ...

Taiwan to host nine-in-one elections on Nov. 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's Central Election Commission (CEC) convened a meeting on Tuesday and confirmed that the nine-in-one elections are to be held this year on Saturday, Nov. 24...

Democratic development deepens in Taiwan under changes to Referendum Act

The people of Taiwan will find it easier to exercise their direct civil rights following the Jan. 3 promulgation of amendments to the Referendum Act, according to the Central Election Commission. &nb...

Kinmen to hold referendum for casino after Penghu gives emphatic 'no' in the vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s offshore Kinmen County will vote in October at the soonest to decide whether to permit casino development in the island after Penghu rejected casinos for th...

California adopts energy efficiency rules for computers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will institute sweeping energy efficiency standards for computers and monitors in an effort to reduce power costs, with the goal of saving ratepayers some $373 mil...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Enevate with Its 2016 Technology Innovation Leadership Award

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 16, 2016--Frost & Sullivan has awarded its 2016 Technology Innovation Leadership Award in the global lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery industry to Enevate Corporat...

CEC fines TV station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Election Commission is fining television station Sanlih E-Television NT$2.2 million (US$68,000) for its reporting in the run-up to the January elections, reports sai...