U.S.-China trade impact on markets may be short-lived: Taiwan scholars

TAIPEI (CNA) - The impact on local financial markets resulting from escalating trade friction between the United States and China could be short-lived, economists said Tuesday. Dachrahn W...

U.S.-bound passengers subject to extra security checks: Taiwan CAA

TAIPEI (CNA) - Passengers flying to the United States will be subject to additional security examinations from June 30 following a new U.S. policy that regulates the amount of powdered products p...

Taiwanese photographer exhibits Taiwan’s transition to democracy in New York

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Taiwanese photographer Sung Lung-Chang (宋隊長) launched his international photo exhibition in New York yesterday, showcasing Taiwan's transition to democracy, report...

Taiwan President Tsai eyes enhanced malaria-fighting efforts

President Tsai Ing-wen said June 15 that Taiwan is willing and able to share its considerable expertise and know-how in combating malaria with other countries and raise global health standards.  ...

Taiwan's China Airlines to launch Kaohsiung-Jakarta flights via Hong Kong

TAIPEI (CNA) - China Airlines (CAL), one of Taiwan's leading carriers, said Tuesday it will launch a new route on July 1 from Kaohsiung to Jakarta via Hong Kong to continue exploring the Sout...

2018 'Ho-Hai-Yan Rock Festival' in Gongliao starts in July 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 18th annual "Ho-Hai-Yan Gongliao Rock Festival" will be held at Fulong Beach from July 27 - 29. (Photo by Tourism and Travel Department, New T...

How to watch the World Cup in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite the fact that the 2018 FIFA World Cup being held in Russia being watched by 3.4 billion people across planet earth, the Taiwanese TV gods in their infinite wisdom ...

Criminal probe launched into factory after 1.5 tons of fish die from ammonia dumping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –The Yilan District Prosecutor's Office is investigating a fish processing factory for allegedly discharging a toxic pollutant which led to the death thou...

Australia to provide financial aid to Pacific nations in competition with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Australia will seek to assist its neighbor island nations in infrastructure development in a bid to counteract China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” wh...

Taiwan tycoons return to jail after holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tycoons Wei Ying-chun (魏應充) and Jack Sun (孫道存) returned to prison Tuesday following a 64-hour break for the Dragon Boat Festival. Both are serving time at a minimum-sec...

A sympathizer of people with disabilities, a laundry boss in northern Taiwan exclusively hires them

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—“Our people can obviously be good workers, it’s you who don’t know how to use them,” Liu Yue-ting (劉月廷) would say to employers to whom she referred p...

Solomon Islands PM expresses thanks for Taiwan's offer to build stadium

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Following reports that a private delegation of government officials from the Solomon Islands had made a surprise trip to Beijing on June 16, the Prime Minister of the Solom...

120 Taiwanese trade and industry reps to participate in US investment summit 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Led by Minister without Portfolio John Deng (鄧振中), 120 Taiwanese trade and industry representatives will participate in the SelectUSA Investment Summit held between June 2...

President Duterte will not allow justice for those killed by his war on drugs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte said that those killed during his war on drugs will not receive justice through the courts during a speech today. "If...

Taiwan Biotech Co. reviewing practices after warning letter from US FDA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – One of the largest pharmaceutical companies in Taiwan is under pressure from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to step up their standards and manufacturing practices a...