Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Taiwan’s Far Eastern Group bows to China after hefty fines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Douglas Hsu (徐旭東), chairman of Taiwan-based Far Eastern Group, has said he opposes formal Taiwan independence following the high-profile, politically-driven punishment of ...

Chinese punishment set to drive Taiwanese businesses home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is expected to see a wave of returnee investment spurred by Beijing's politically motivated sanctions on Far Eastern Group, said Taiwanese business expert Hsieh...

Far Eastern Group interested in taking over Carrefour Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With persistent rumors that French retail giant Carrefour plans to sell off its Taiwan operations, the Far Eastern Group let it be known Tuesday (Nov. 2) it was in the run...

Taiwan’s Far Eastern Group to rebuild landmark department store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Far Eastern Group has decided to tear down and rebuild its landmark department store near Taipei City’s Ximending shopping district, reports said Tuesday (April ...

New Taiwan landmark to be designed by renowned Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A multipurpose facility to be designed by world-famous Spanish architect and structural engineer Santiago Calatrava is set to become a new landmark in northern Taiwan'...

Taiwan foreign minister highlights need to protect religious freedom from authoritarianism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Monday (Nov. 16) called for solidarity among countries sharing similar values to protect religious freedom at the 2020 M...

Taiwan, US, Japan stage workshop on intellectual property protection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A forum co-hosted by Taiwan, the U.S., and Japan and focused on strengthening intellectual property protection in the Indo-Pacific opened in Taipei on Thursday (Oct. 15). ...

Wives of Taiwanese business people returning from China boost retail sector

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Business at a major department store in Taipei could surge by 20 percent this year due to the wives of businessmen returning from China to invest on the island, reports sa...

Taiwan’s economic outlook may not be so rosy in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A sluggish economy can be expected for Taiwan in the coming year, said the island’s leading business tycoons on Monday (Oct. 7). Wang Wen-yuan (王文淵), president of...

Far Eastern Group chairman believes US trade war is good for China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chairman of the Far Eastern Group (遠東集團), Douglas Hsu (徐旭東), believes that in the future China will be able to say “Thank you Trump” for engaging the count...

Six Taiwanese entrepreneurs present their ideals for a Smart City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the occasion of the Smart City Summit and Expo in Taipei, six top Taiwanese entrepreneurs shared their views Tuesday on what their priorities were for a smart city, the...

AWS to open joint innovation center in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amazon Web Services Limited (AWS), an Amazon subsidiary, is set to open the first joint innovation center in Taiwan in cooperation with the New Taipei City Government, rep...

Boss of Taiwan’s beleaguered cement mine defends digging deep for mining

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--In response to a statement made by a deceased Taiwanese director that the cement mine near Taroko Gorge in eastern Taiwan featured in his 2013 documentary was dug much deeper tha...

Taiwan eyes Trump's China policy with mix of hope and fear

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — As Taiwan becomes a contentious issue between China and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, Taiwanese are hoping it will lead to closer ties with Washington but are wary of ...

Taiwan eyes Trump's China policy with mix of hope and fear

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — As Taiwan becomes a contentious issue between China and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, Taiwanese are hoping it will lead to closer ties with Washington but are wary of becomi...