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....

Taiwan's PChome sees GMV increase by nearly 600% on Singles Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During Sunday's Singles Day sale, PChome, the leading domestic online retailer, saw its gross merchandise volume (GMV) increase by nearly 600 percent and its average o...

Singles Day sales in Taiwan crash websites, shatter records 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Singles Day sales mania gripped Taiwan on Sunday (Nov. 11), the websites of online retailers PChome, Shopee, and Momo all crashed at various points during the day, while man...

Taiwan represented by TSMC CEO at next week's APEC Economic Leaders Meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Earlier this month, President Tsai Ing-wen announced Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company CEO Morris Chang as the official Taiwan envoy to the upcoming APEC&nbs...

A gamers’ dream come true- ‘cockpit’ gaming chair by Taiwan’s Acer now on sale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For those seeking the ultimate gaming experience, Acer’s cockpit-like “Predator Thronos” gaming chair may be their dream come true. The product, unveiled...

65,000 trainers attend opening day of Pokémon GO event in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 65,000 trainers (Pokémon GO players), including foreigners, attended the opening day of the Pokémon GO Safari Zone event yesterday (Nov. 1) in the ...

TAITRA, PChome Thai jointly roll out free-shipping service to promote Taiwan’s products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is joining hands with e-commerce giant PChome in launching a Taiwanese goods marketing campaign on the "PChome...

Sophia, world’s 1st android citizen, opens Taipei Digital Innovation Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2018 Digital Innovation Forum (DIF Taipei) kicked off Thursday at the Taipei International Convention Center, with the world’s first android citizen, Sophia...

Taiwanese businessmen chair ABAC panel meetings in Tokyo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -  The APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) hosted its second meeting of the year in Tokyo, Japan, which runs from April 16-19, with Taiwanese businessmen elected ...

Video shows Taiwanese temps tossing PChome packages for fun

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens are outraged after video surfaced of contract workers at a logistical shipping center tossing and kicking packages for fun. A user of the Facebook group B...

Cereal success: How an online startup conquered a niche market

Taiwan’s e-commerce sector recorded a brief downturn in the first six months of 2017 before experiencing a dramatic rebound in the second half of the year. Many e-commerce companies logged impre...

10 online shopping discounts for Double 11 day shopping in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Several of Taiwan's online shopping platforms offer big promotions, and huge discounts on a wide range of products for Double 11, which is one of the world's ...

Seven ambassadors-at-large appointed to promote Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On her Twitter account, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) announced on Wednesday that she has recently appointed seven new ambassadors-at-large from the fields of environmental sust...

RT-Mart fined by judge for selling explosive Heran TVs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Hsinchu District Court judges ruled recently that one of the nation's largest retailers, RT-Mart (大潤發), and big Taiwanese TV manufacturer HERAN (禾聯) need to compensate a...

Taipei mayor: India is emerging market with great potential for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said on Sunday that India is a great emerging market for Taiwan, calling on Taiwan’s capitalists to tap into the market and avoid over-investin...