Taiwan receives draft LOA on tank sale from U.S.: MND

Taiwan has received a draft letter of offer and acceptance (LOA), a contract between the United States military and a foreign customer, detailing an offer from the Pentagon to sell more than 100 M1A2 ...

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Taiwan’s NPP nominates mother of murdered child as legislator-at-large

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The New Power Party (NPP) on Wednesday (Nov. 13) announced a list of its nominees for legislators-at-large, including the mother of the murdered child known as "Little ...

Taiwan Fund for Children and Families opens office in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Non-profit organization Taiwan Fund for Children and Families (TFCF) opened an office in the Philippines Wednesday (November 13) to expand its assistance to Filipino child...

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UPS adds Taiwan to new delivery system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – United States parcel delivery company UPS has added Taiwan and nine other Asian countries to a new online market distribution system, reports said Wednesday (November 13)....

Taiwan Action Party Alliance might name ex-President Chen as legislative candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Action Party Alliance (TAPA, 一邊一國行動黨) is considering naming former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) as a candidate on its at-large list for January’s legisl...

China confirms detention of Taiwanese professor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At a routine press conference, China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) confirmed the detention of a renowned and outspoken China-friendly academic, Tony Shih (施正屏), citing...

Taiwan Futures Exchange awards top 43 futures traders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) on Tuesday (Nov. 12) awarded 43 financial institutions for their dedication to promoting growth in futures trading, enabling win-win s...

University students from Taiwan to be flown home from Hong Kong as violence escalates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A number of Taiwanese students studying at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) will be flown back home Wednesday night (Nov. 13) in a chartered flight as the semi-a...

Taiwan's NCTU develops smart contact lens to detect dry eye syndrome

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A team at a Taiwanese university has successfully developed the world’s first smart contact lens that can instantaneously detect dry eye syndrome, Liberty Times repo...

Google to suspend ads for political candidates in Taiwan starting Nov. 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Google announced on Wednesday (Nov. 13) that it has decided to suspend all advertisements by political candidates in Taiwan from Nov. 15 to Jan. 17. In a post on the of...

Singapore’s DBS to shut down all of its ATMs in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Singaporean bank DBS has decided to shut down all its Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) in Taiwan by the end of this year if the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) agre...

Exhibition of Golden Pin Design Award highlights Taiwanese designs and evironmental issues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 100 designs and concepts from Taiwan and around the world are being showcased at the Golden Pin Design Award 2019 Winners’ Exhibition in Taipei from Wednes...