Japan’s Rakuten signs alliance with Taiwan’s PChome Online

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten signed an agreement with Taiwan’s PChome Online which will strengthen exchanges between their membership programs, reports said Thursday....

Walmart getting into the e-book market, an Amazon strength

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is planning to sell e-books and audiobooks, its latest effort to encroach on an area of Amazon strength. The nation's largest retailer said Thursday it has st...

Pineapple cake brand faces troubles over false expiration dates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pineapple cake maker Vigor Kobo (維格餅家) was facing a boycott by travel agencies and the removal of its chairman’s wife from management Wednesday after it admitted it ...

Les lampes debout du temple Taipei Tianhou brillent dans le quartier Ximending

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Un nouvel image de Ximending a pris place ce 16 avril à Taipei. Le temple Taipei Tianhou (台北天后宮) a posé devant la place de la Maison Rouge (西門紅樓), une horloge parl...

N. Korean defector Yeonmi Park cancels trip to Taiwan due to flu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - North Korean defector Yeonmi Park canceled a scheduled trip to Taiwan Friday after she wrapped up her visit in Hong Kong. Rumors have circulated in local media reports that t...

Pineapple cake maker Vigor Kobo main board IPO delayed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Pineapple cake and pastry producer and retailer Vigor Kobo Co., Ltd. (維格餅家) announced a capital reduction that is widely believed to delay its decision on listing sha...

Oil scandal spreads to China, Hong Kong

Taiwan's questionable oil scandal has spread to China and Hong Kong as domestic food companies affected by the food safety scare, such as Gourmet Master Co., the operator of 85°C Bakery Cafe, and Wei ...

58 Taiwanese firms on emerging market report EPS of over NT$2

Taipei, May 13 (CNA) A total of 58 Taiwanese companies listed on the emerging market reported more than NT$2 (US$0.07) in earnings per share in 2013, accounting for about 23 percent of all the stock...