Timeline of key events in life of Gov. Scott Walker

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Key moments in the life of outgoing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker: Nov. 2, 1967: Scott Walker is born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, to mother Patricia, a bookkeep...

Taiwan building ties with India to shake off dependence on China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan External Trade Development Council Chairman James Huang (黃志芳) has said India is the “jewel” in Taiwan’s new economic strategy, according to Financ...

Taiwan’s Foxconn to assemble top-end Apple iPhones in India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Foxconn Technology Group will for the first time assemble top-of-the-line Apple iPhones at its factories in India as early as next year, Reuters reported Thursday. The Ta...

Taiwan’s Foxconn plans US$9 billion chips project in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Foxconn Technology Group is planning a US$9 billion (NT$276 billion) chips project in the Chinese city of Zhuhai despite concern over the trade war between the United States...

Taiwanese mogul Terry Kuo inaugurates NTU Cancer Center

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese tycoon Terry Kuo (郭台銘) envisioned a future where cancers are no longer incurable at a dinner event marking the inauguration of the NTU Cancer Center on Dec. 19. ...

Foxconn shares drop to lowest level in 7 years on Taiwan Stock Exchange

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foxconn’s share price decreased by 2.03 percent to NT$67.70 (US$2.19) on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) today, marking its lowest level in seven years, reported CN...

Han Kuo-yu turns down Ko Wen-je's invitation to attend Taipei-Shanghai Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) extended an invitation to newly elected Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kou-yu (韓國瑜) to attend the upcoming Taipei-Shanghai Forum on Dec. 20, Han ha...

Conversing with a Han fan: How Kaohsiung voters are trying to justify voting for Han Kuo-yu

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- For those of us in Kaohsiung who were not persuaded by bombastic rhetoric, highfalutin policy pledges, and the gregarious persona of the Kuomintang's (KMT’s) Mayor...

Democrat says he'll appeal to Walker to veto GOP power play

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The incoming Democratic governor of Wisconsin says he plans to make a personal appeal to his defeated rival, Gov. Scott Walker, to veto far-reaching GOP legislation that would str...

Taiwan's Foxconn mulls Vietnam iPhone factory to sidestep trade war: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foxconn Technology Group, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, is reportedly mulling over a new iPhone factory in Vietnam to sidestep rising tariffs ...

Not just jobs riding on fate of GM plant after Trump promise

LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — General Motors is moving to shut down as many as five North American factories in a major restructuring, but there are more than jobs riding on the fate of at least one of them:...

Kaohsiung mayor-elect turns down invitation from Foxconn chief to visit China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kaohsiung mayor-elect Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) will not accept an invitation from Foxconn Technology Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) to attend a meeting in the Chinese city of Xiamen, re...

Hsieh Chin-ho: Chinese market is not the only cure for Taiwan's economic growth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As China-leaning city mayor and county magistrate candidates won a landslide victory in Saturday's local elections, Wealth Magazine executive director Hsieh Chin-ho (謝金河) r...

Foxconn confirms cost cuts, believes trade war to be settled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Foxconn Technology Group, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, confirmed a plan of cost cuts for 2019, while the expenditure on research and development wi...

Taiwan’s Foxconn to slash costs, layoff staff in 2019: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foxconn Technology Group, the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer, is set to slash US$2.9 billion (NT$89.2 billion) in costs in 2019, according to an i...