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...

Official: Taiwan will continue to contact Trump’s camp

A Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said on Tuesday the US President-elect Donald Trump’s call with President Tsai Ing-wen and a subsequent talk in a media interview is too early to be...

A 101-year-old man finishes a 9K run

A 101-year-old runner finished a 9K run in a road race in Hsinchu County on Sunday, becoming the highlight of the event. Kuo Ting-hu from Taoyuan has participated in the Far Eastern New Century Cla...

Terry Gou tops list of Taiwan's 50 best-performing CEOs

Terry Gou (郭台銘), founder and chairman of Hon Hai Group (鴻海), was named Taiwan's best-performing CEO on a list of the top 50, which was released Thursday by the Harvard Business Review Chinese edition....

Taiwan’s export orders in August drop as China’s economy slows

The Ministry of Finance (MOF) reported Sunday a year-on-year drop in export orders for the month in August, citing weak global demand. Far Eastern Group Chairman Douglas Hsu said the drop in demand...

Far Eastern New Century to invest NT$10 billion in Vietnam

Taipei, June 26 (CNA) Far Eastern New Century Corp., one of Tawian's leading textile makers, said Friday that it is planning to invest NT$10 billion (US$323 million) in Vietnam, aiming to transf...

China official urges cross-strait cooperation in telecommunications

Taipei, June 15 (CNA) Liu Lihua (???), vice minister of China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT, ?????), on Monday called for closer cooperation with Taiwan in the field of te...

Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel celebrates 20 years of hospitality

After details preparation and planning, Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei has completed its NT$1.5 billion renovation project, which includes 420 guestrooms, the Horizon Lounge, lobby, driv...