Taiwan’s year of reversal

TAIPEI (East Asia Forum) -- In December each year, Taiwanese vote for a Chinese character that best reflects the past year. The 2018 Word of the Year is fan (翻), which has multiple meanings depending ...

Taiwan’s CIER calls for domestic demand stimulus to combat trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research’s (CIER, 中華經濟研究院) most recent forecast predicts Taiwan’s GDP growth to taper off in 2019 due to the U.S.-China ...

Taiwan's New Southbound Policy bearing fruit: Deputy Foreign Minister 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Wu Chih-chung (吳志中) said that the New Southbound Policy is already bearing fruit during a conference at an economic p...

Taiwan think tanks view Trump-Kim meeting in positive light

TAIPEI (CNA) - Four Taiwanese economic think tanks said Tuesday that the historic summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was a good start regardless of whe...

Taiwan manufacturing records 25 straight months of expansion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – April was the 25th consecutive month to see an expansion of Taiwan’s manufacturing activity, according to prominent think tank the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic...

Taiwan economy to grow by 2.47% instead of 2.27%: CIER

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s economy is likely to grow by 2.47 percent instead of by the 2.27 percent predicted earlier, the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER, 中經院) said...

Taiwan's manufacturing sector made steady gains in March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chung-hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER), an economic think-tank in Taipei, released a report on Monday, April 2 that Taiwan’s manufacturing sector had...

Consensus for Taiwan's growth in 2018: above 2%

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The broad consensus among economic think tanks is that Taiwan will continue to grow at a slow but steady pace next year, with all of them projecting growth of 2-2.6 percent in 2018. ...

80% of employers blame new work rules for higher costs: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A new survey released on Tuesday revealed that 80 percent of Taiwanese employers report higher operating costs as a result of the new work rules.  According to&nbs...

Un modèle Hippo sur le média social

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - C’est une série de photo d’hippopotame prise par un touriste japonais a Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Gardens (東山動植物園) localisé à Nagoya (名古屋市...

Prominent think tank chief faints at Taiwan Presidential Office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER) Chairman Hu Sheng-cheng (胡勝正) fainted during a meeting at the Presidential Office, but he recovered after being taken to...

Taiwan PMI hits record high in March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s manufacturing sector improved again as its Purchasing Managers’ Index, or PMI, rose to 65.2 percent in March from 55.8 percent in February, registering...

Série spéciale: Le Nouvel An lunaire – (3) Le Réveillon et Shǒusuì

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Une coutume ancienne a lieu au réveillon du Nouvel An lunaire, «shǒusuì» (守歲). Cela provient de la vieille croyance d’un monstre cruel qui blesse...

Les petits pandas de Taipei Zoo apprécient les heures de récréations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Les quatres petits pandas de Taipei Zoo sont âgés de 1 an et demi. Cette saison d’hiver au nord de Taiwan, la température est d’environ 17℃et 25℃...

Taiwan fruits, vegetables record largest annual price hike in 11 years

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's consumer price index (CPI) for December rose 1.7 percent from a year earlier, largely on the back of more expensive food prices. Official statistics shows that the...