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Japan prosecutors seek to query former PM Abe in political funding case - media

Prosecutors have asked Japan’s former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to report for voluntary questioning in a case they are building against his secretary over unreported political funds involving as...

Japanese ex-Premier Abe investigated in dinner funding irregularities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo is being investigated for allegations of irregularities in the funding of annual dinners and parties for supporters, reports said...

Japan to toughen visa rules amid fears of Chinese espionage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan is reportedly stepping up scrutiny of visa applications from foreign students and researchers in light of growing concerns over Chinese espionage in the country. ...

Yoshihide Suga or Suga Yoshihide? Japan pushes media to fall in line on name order

Japan adopted the Western style of writing a person's given name followed by their family name whenever they wrote in Roman letters about 100 years ago, when the Emperor Meiji encouraged the intro...

TSMC says no plans at present to build chip factory with Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese media on Sunday (July 19) said that the country is planning to invite Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) to jointly build an advanced chip manufacturin...

With Seoul's new export restrictions, Japan looks to Taiwan for semiconductor supply

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following Japan’s decision to remove South Korea from a “white list” of approved trading partners, Seoul responded by saying that it would begin restrict...

What ‘One Country Two Systems’ would really mean for Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- It is possible that you are not an avid reader of the Japanese newspaper, the Yomiuri Shimbun. You may not, therefore, have taken in their op-ed which addressed the Chinese ...

China's 'One Country, Two Systems' will never obtain credibility: Japanese media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Under increasing pressure from the Chinese government, Taiwan’s plight has continued to draw the attention of international media, with scholars and foreign policy e...

Taiwan reiterates claim over Diaoyutais amid Japan protest

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) reiterated Thursday Taiwan's claim over the disputed Diaoyutai Islands in the East China Sea after the Japanese government issued a protest to the ministry a...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 7 The New York Times on Republicans' newly unveiled health bill: ...

Tsai hopes Beijing will show more wisdom on cross-strait issues

Taipei, Oct. 7 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen has expressed hope that China will display more wisdom in resolving its differences with Taiwan and called for cross-strait relations to be dealt with c...

Now under Hon Hai, Sharp may buy back TV assets: report

Taipei, Aug. 23 (CNA) Sharp Corp. is likely to buy back its TV assets in the United States and Europe now that its takeover by Taiwan-based manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. has been ...

Foreign media reporters given rare look at Taiwan's Taiping Island

The government on Wednesday took media workers from 10 foreign media outlets to a Taiwan-held Taiping Island in the disputed South China Sea for the first time ever, hoping to buttress its case tha...

Media trip to Taiping Island set for Wednesday

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday said that it will invite the foreign press to Taiping Island on Wednesday for a tour and open for interviews afterwards, a move by the government said to ass...

Japan's oldest baseball team in crisis mode over gambling

TOKYO (AP) -- With a new season just around the corner, Japanese baseball is in a state of turmoil over a gambling scandal that has embroiled the league's most popular team.The Yomiuri Giants announce...