Taiwanese businessman to be bestowed Japan's second highest medal for foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese businessman Lin Por-fong (林伯豐) will be conferred with Japan’s second most prestigious medal for foreign nationals on Thursday (Nov. 7), making him the firs...

Taiwan bans imports potentially harmful to economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an effort to protect the economy from further product saturation, Taiwan currently bans the importation of 2,206 products from China, including some from name brand Eur...

Using a mop to turn a life around—Unipapa founder Jimi Chen

Are there too many design graduates competing for too few jobs in Taiwan? In reality, there is a high demand for local product designers. To make a good living, however, it is vital that they know how...

Panama Papers reveal 16,785 Taiwanese clients: Apple Daily

A total of 16,785 Taiwanese clients appear in the leaked Panama Papers, including President-elect Tsai Ing-wen’s brother Tsai Ying-yang, according to Chinese-language Apple Daily report on Tuesday. ...

Taiwan shares extend gains for 7th straight session

Shares in Taiwan extended gains Monday for the seven consecutive session following a strong showing in the U.S. and European markets at the end of last week and a rising Taiwan dollar, dealers said. ...

Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA:MYANMAR-NEW ERA DAWNING -- Led by a triumphant Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar is preparing to take a historic leap into uncharted territory, having only known democracy for 14 of its 1,000 years of re...

MSCI adds 1 Taiwan stock to global indexes, but removes 9

MSCI Inc., a global index provider, has added one Taiwanese stock to the MSCI Global Standard Indexes after its semi-annual index review, while removing nine others. In a statement posted o...