Tension mounts in Catalonia over separatists' yellow ribbons

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A twisted strip of yellow plastic has become the biggest weapon for Catalonia's separatists in their struggle with those who want to protect the integrity of Spain. ...

Taiwan, Japan should reconsider response to Chinese incursions: Fmr. USPACOM Commander

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A former commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, Adm. Dennis Blair, published an address for the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA on Aug. 22, urging Taiwan and Japan to take a t...

HK, Macau freshmen forced into military training at China's Tsinghua University, Taiwanese 'voluntary'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an effort by Beijing to bring Hong Kong and Macau more tightly under its grip, incoming college freshmen from the two special administrative regions (SAR) will this fal...

China readying military to strike Taiwan, US targets in Pacific: Pentagon report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Aug. 17, the Pentagon released an annual report on Chinese military power for the U.S. Congress tor review when drafting legislation over the upcoming year. The repo...

Chinese netizens mock doctored photo showing hovercraft attacking Taipei 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A poorly doctored image of Chinese military hovercraft supposedly assaulting the shores of Tamsui and the Tamsui River in Taipei has drawn heckles from even Chinese n...

Taiwan prepares to acquire close-in weapon system 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In light of the continued encroachment and military drills carried out by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) along Taiwan's east coast, Taiwan's military decid...

Chinese Type 055 destroyer expected to be named 'Taipei'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The results of a recent poll over what to name China's recently acquired Type 055 guided-missile destroyers show "Taipei" as a prime candidate for&...

China’s holding intl. military contest near Taiwan’s outlying island spawns concern

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The People's Liberation Army Navy’s holding an international sea landing competition at Shishi Beach in Quanzhou, Fujian Province, which is close to Taiwan’s...

As Plastic Regulations and Bans Increase, Market Value for Biodegradable Polymers Exceeds $1 Billion and Will Rise Sharply by 2023, IHS Markit Says

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 26, 2018--Led by Western Europe, increasing regulations and bans against plastic bags and other single-use plastic items such as drinking straws is driving growing demand...

Beijing braces for veteran protests ahead of Armed Forces Day, CCP Summer Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following two incidents involving large scale veterans’ protests this summer in China, authorities in Beijing are reportedly preparing for possible unrest across the...

China's live-fire drills are 'tailored for Taiwan separatists'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese media reports that the live-fire military exercises taking place off the coast of Zhejiang Province this week, July 17-23, are “tailored for Taiwan separatis...

Taiwan has deported Chinese spy to Hong Kong: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The retired Chinese military officer at the center of Taiwan’s biggest spy scandal was deported to China last Monday after serving out his prison term, the Apple Daily rep...

Technavio: Global Bioplastics and Biopolymers Market Report - Market Forecast and Analysis Through 2022

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 16, 2018--The report has been added to Technavio’s . According to Technavio’s market research analysts, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 13% during the ...

Global Chlorinated Polyethylene Market 2018-2022|Increasing Use of CPE in the 3D Printing Sector to Boost Growth| Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 12, 2018--The global chlorinated polyethylene market is expected to post a CAGR of over 8% during the period 2018-2022, according to the latest market research report by ....

Chinese invasion of Taiwan in 2020 feared again after ‘peace disease’ editorial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a Chinese military newspaper published an editorial attacking a culture of “peace disease” at the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), speculation has b...