Cambodia continues to deny Taiwan's request to establish representative office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Monday (Nov. 18) that Cambodia has yet to approve the Taiwanese government's request to establish a representative office i...

Taiwan draws ire of China over cross-strait flights during CNY holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has denied reports that it is refusing to grant additional cross-strait flights between Jan. 4 and Feb. 15, as requested by China, to accommodate an expected increa...

Taiwan says China’s ’26 measures’ unlikely to offset impact of trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s recent announcement of “26 measures” officially designed to benefit Taiwanese citizens and corporations was unlikely to offset the impact of the ...

Wives of Taiwanese business people returning from China boost retail sector

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Business at a major department store in Taipei could surge by 20 percent this year due to the wives of businessmen returning from China to invest on the island, reports sa...

Improving services sector can help Taiwan make friends: Acer founder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Acer founder Stan Shih (施振榮) was invited as a guest speaker to the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) on Monday (Oct. 14) for the release of its annual public...

Intel CEO visits Taiwan for first time in 7 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After taking office at the world's leading processor company in January, Intel's new CEO Bob Swan visited Taiwan for the first time on Monday (Oct. 7) and said he ...

Taiwan’s electronics giants may cut and run from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Four Taiwan business giants, including Foxconn Technology Group, Quanta Computer, Inventec and Compal, will withdraw from the Chinese market due to the ongoing U.S.-China ...

Businesspeople top list of Taiwanese stuck in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese businesspeople are struggling to cope with life in China and seeking assistance to return home, according to a report released by the Straits Exchange Foundation...

Taiwan will lose one or two more allies to China by 2020: NSC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China will interfere with the campaign for the January 2020 elections by luring away one or two more of Taiwan’s diplomatic allies by the end of the year, according ...

More Taiwan companies reshore due to US-China trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Southern Taiwan Science Park Deputy Director-General Su Chen-kang (蘇振綱) believes more Taiwan companies will reshore as the US-China trade war worsens. Su said this woul...

Taiwan Central Bank in contact with US to keep off currency watch list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the trade war with China and Taiwan continues to accelerate, and the Central Bank of Taiwan adapts its policies to protect the Taiwanese economy, some in Taiwan have sp...

Suspect in murder of Taiwan in-laws arrested in Iraq

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese woman returned home from Iraq Saturday (August 31) with her baby son after her Iraqi husband had been arrested there on suspicion of murdering her parents in T...

Reuters report confirms China's infiltration of Taiwan: Tsai

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Saturday that a report by Reuters a day earlier saying that China was buying positive coverage in Taiwanese media confirmed Beijing's widespread infiltration of T...

Legislative reform badly needed for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – New Power Party legislator Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) of Taiwan accused the legislature of dereliction of duty and called for an end to corruption and an “exploitative ec...

Taiwan jeans magnate accused of misusing National Development Fund money in China deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Jeansmaker Chen Shih-hsiu (陳仕修) was freed on NT$5 million (US$160,000) bail Saturday morning (July 27) amid allegations he took more than NT$1.4 billion (US$47.8 million) ...