22 of 25 portable fans fail Taiwan’s product tests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Consumer Protection Committee (CPC, 行政院消費者保護處) announced that a mere three of 25 hand-held and rechargeable fan passed Taiwan's product tests on Sept. 3. ...

Taiwan's CPC Corp. signs US$25 billion LNG deal with US firm Cheniere Energy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new deal between Taiwan’s CPC corporation and U.S. firm Cheniere Energy may herald the start of a major transition in the Indo-Pacific energy market according to e...

Canadian awarded Taiwan’s Friendship Medal of Diplomacy for 54 years of service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pierre Loisel, a Canadian national who has lived in Taiwan for over 50 years was awarded Taiwan's Friendship Medal of Diplomacy on August 6, for his contributions to T...

Taiwan’s CPC Corp reaps benefit of Australian investment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's CPC Corporation (台灣中油) will soon see the benefits of its diversified investments, with Inpex Corp's gas production plant off northern Australia offic...

CCP to auction billionaire dissident’s Beijing real estate portfolio

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Billionaire Chinese exile Guo Wengui's (郭文貴) Beijing real estate portfolio will be liquidated by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), reports said today. 41 propertie...

Taiwan’s CPC Corp to invest US$6.6 billion in India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's state-owned CPC Corporation (台灣中油) announced plans to invest US$6.6 billion (NT$201.92 billion) in petrochemical projects in Odisha state, western India on Ju...

Taiwan's state-owned companies hiking pay by average 3.2 percent

 Four state-run enterprises are raising wages by an average 3.2 percent this year, retroactive to January, taking a cue from the government's 3 percent salary increase for public servants at ...

Yunshui River hot spring in southwestern Taiwan inaugurated on Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Yunshui River hot spring (澐水溪溫泉) in Taiwan’s southwestern county of Chiayi was inaugurated for service on Sunday (July 29).    The Yunshui River hot s...

Electricity and gas supply, financial services are highest paying sectors in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The electricity and gas supply sector is Taiwan's highest paying sector, with employees taking home an average of NT$90,455 (US$2,950) per month, according to statisti...

Taiwan state oil company CPC signs MOU with Vietjet holding

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - State oil company CPC Corp., Taiwan (中油) signed a memorandum of understanding Friday with Sovico Holdings, the Vietnamese group including airline Vietjet, in another example of ...

Taiwan state oil company fined for Penghu oil leak cover-up

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - State oil company CPC Corp., Taiwan (中油) was fined NT$6.5 million (US$211,800) for covering up a leak at a plant in Penghu and for polluting underground water reserves, reports ...

Chinese government hides pictures of Xi, fearing defacement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a string of images of Xi splashed with ink, China's government issues instructions to hide representations of President Xi, reported Radio Free Asia. The Comm...

Taiwan to end ban on offshore refueling near Kaohsiung harbor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In order to attract more maritime traffic and trade to Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan, the national Maritime and Port Bureau (交通部航港局) has decided to lift a 17 year old ban o...

New Mexico governor visits Taiwan to build cooperation: MOFA

Susana Martinez, governor of the U.S. state of New Mexico, arrived in Taiwan Saturday on a week-long visit to promote bilateral cooperation, according to Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA...

Taiwan’s Kaohsiung City co-responsible for gas explosion, but not for compensation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Kaohsiung City Government is 40 percent responsible for the 2014 gas explosion which killed 32 people, but will not be forced to pay a share in NT$240 million (US$7.9 ...