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Aerospace industry to take off in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The aerospace industry in Taiwan is expected to thrive over the next decade as the world’s air transportation market shifts to the Asia Pacific. Taiwan’s ae...

The first foreign company to win the Golden Safety Award in 30 years!

The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) has established the "Golden Safety Award" in 1989 to recognize the units and individuals who have contributed to the promotion of tra...

Number of Hongkongers applying for Taiwan residency soars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of Hong Kong people applying for residency in Taiwan reached 4,352 between January and October, growing 21 percent compared to the same period last year. The...

Taiwanese brown sugar bubble milk tea on S Korea’s top food list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan brown sugar bubble milk tea is among the most popular food and drink choices in South Korea this year, according to a report released by the country’s Agro-Fi...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Terry Gou: Legislators taking the role of borough chiefs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Election Tidbits about nominees and possible candidates:Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu and Terry Gou. [ Last updated: (GMT+8) 23:01 Sept. 12, 2019 ] Terry Gou (possible ca...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Tsai Ing-wen: Only the KMT is making the Hong Kong protests an election issue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Election Tidbits about nominees and possible candidates:Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu and Terry Gou. [ Last updated: (GMT+8) 19:05 Sept. 11, 2019 ] Han Kuo-yu (Chinese Na...

Pingtung to host Taiwan's longest ever Double Ten Day fireworks display

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 42-minute fireworks extravaganza will illuminate the night sky above a riverside park in Pingtung in southern Taiwan on Oct. 10 as the country celebrates the National Da...

KMT presidential candidate finishes last in poll of local Taiwan leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate and Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) finished last in an opinion poll ranking 22 city mayors and county magistrates released by Com...

Taipei City mayor fears retaliation if President Tsai wins 2020 elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Friday (August 30) he feared retaliation from President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) Democratic Progressive Party (PP) if she wins the...

Taipei City mayor might ask PFP leader James Soong to nominate him

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) does not run for president, Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Friday (August 30) he might ask People First Party (PFP) C...

600-ton patrol ships being built in Kaohsiung for Taiwan coast guard

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Twelve 600-ton patrol cutters are being built by Jong Shyn Shipbuilding Corp (中信造船) for Taiwan's Coast Guard Administration (CGA) as part of its patrol ship developmen...

Taiwanese township shocked by order for 600 million socks as Trump tariffs kick in

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A small township in western Taiwan has suddenly found itself flooded with an order for 600 million socks after U.S. President Trump announced that he was raising tariffs on a b...

Foxconn to move production lines from China to Kaohsiung in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Foxconn Technology Group will move some of its production lines from the Chinese cities of Shenzhen and Tianjin to Kaohsiung, company chairman and presidential contend...

Taiwan Depository and Clearing Corp. sets new records for annual revenue, EPS

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In 2018, all of the over 1,700 Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) and Taipei Exchange (TPEx)-listed companies adopted e-voting for their annual shareholder meetings, after a 10-year-l...

Cherry Pay in trouble: Taiwan's potential fintech unicorn trapped in banking laws

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- One year ago, a Taiwanese fintech startup clinched a top award from Singapore among 300 contestants from around the world, but it has recently been forced to temporarily halt s...