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Görlach Global: Who will hold Beijing in check?

When an earthquake struck Taiwan in February 2018, the Taiwanese government preferred to accept the help of former colonial power Japan over that of neighboring China. Whenever Beijing does not get w...

Japanese student dies 45 days after scooter accident in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mother of a Japanese student who died 45 days after a scooter accident in Taiwan has decided to donate his cornea for transplant, reports said Saturday (April 10). ...

US leaders have often best served China's interests: William Stanton

This is the second part of a two-part commentary. The first part can be found here. Generally speaking, when we talk about People's Republic of China (PRC) political warfare — or var...

Agents of influence acting on behalf of China: William Stanton

This is a two-part commentary. The second part can be found here. Henry Kissinger: The PRC’s greatest fan Given all of Henry Kissinger’s reputed brilliance in foreign policy, w...

CUHK Business School Research Looks at the Risk of Establishing Strategic Corporate Alliances During Periods of Market Uncertainty

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 8 April 2021 - Whenever there is great uncertainty in the market, it is not uncommon for firms to seek out a business partner to leverage on each other's strengths ...

Opinion: Erdogan's disreputable coup against women

In terms of misogyny, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has overtaken the Catholic rulers in Hungary and Poland, who have certainly not been stingy when it came to attacking women in the recent past. In ...

India Taiwan Association holds Republic Day event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The India Taipei Association (ITA) on Monday (March 29) held a celebratory event commemorating India’s Republic Day (Jan. 26). The celebration, held at the Grand ...

Taiwan hosted only 'live' SDGs art show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – SDGs Art 2021 featured installations, sculptures, and paintings from artists in Italy and Taiwan, at the Breeze Center exhibition center in Taipei. Inspired by the Unit...

Facebook launches talent cultivation program for Taiwan university students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Facebook has launched a program to help university students in Taiwan improve their digital skills. On Wednesday (March 24), the social media giant announced it is intr...

The Latest: India drugmaker to produce Sputnik V doses

NEW DELHI, India — Russia’s sovereign wealth fund announced a manufacturing deal with the Indian pharmaceutical maker Virchow Biotech Private Limited for making 200 million doses of the Sputnik V vacc...

Taiwan kicks off vaccination drive with AstraZeneca shot

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Health care workers received the first shots in Taiwan's COVID-19 vaccination drive Monday, beginning a campaign that won't use supplies from China amid uneven distribution of th...

Taiwan premier, health minister receive 1st dose of AstraZeneca vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's premier and health minister on Monday (March 22) became the first in Taiwan to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine. On Monday, 57 hospitals across Taiwan began...

Taiwanese singer Chan Ya-Wen diagnosed with Parkinson's

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese pop singer Chan Ya-wen (詹雅雯) announced Thursday (March 18) that she has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Chan, 54, announced that she had been dia...

NTU students fixing bikes for free until March 19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Mechanical engineering students from National Taiwan University (NTU) are providing free bicycle repair services in front of Lu-Ming Hall on campus from March 8 to 19. ...

Pro-independence Taiwanese scholar passes away aged 84

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The national policy adviser to former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) and an internationally acclaimed political scientist passed away in Australia on Saturday (March 13). ...