Exclusive: President Tsai denied Uyghur leader Dolkun Isa entry to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Dolkun Isa, president of the World Uyghur Congress, was denied entry to Taiwan by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), a source from Washington D.C. told Taiwan News. In an ex...

Taiwan flag, general appear at U.S. Indo-Pacific Command symposium

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In a move sure to cause China to cry foul, a Taiwanese military leader and the Taiwanese Marine banner appeared at the annual Pacific Amphibious Leaders Symposium (PALS-19) fro...

Exclusive: Source says Taiwanese President Tsai revoked Dalai Lama’s invitation to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The administration of Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is accused of denying the Dalai Lama and Uyghur activist Rebiya Kadeer visas to visit Taiwan in May, repo...

E-scooters developed in Taiwan offer viable eco-friendly solutions

“This scooter doesn’t run on gasoline. Cost-effective and good for the environment, it echoes the global sustainability trend,” said movie director Wu Nien-jen in a TV commercial pro...

Diggers find ancient tombs in Beijing suburb

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese capital's future administrative hub was already bustling 2,000 years ago. Government agencies excavating a site in the far southeastern Beijing suburbs say...

Target for investment by foreign-based Taiwan firms within sight: MOEA

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Tuesday that it is on track to attract NT$53.5 billion (US$1.69 billion) worth of investments in Taiwan this year by overseas-base...

MOEA sees delegation could generate NT$6 billion in investment

Taipei, Aug. 23 (CNA) A delegation organized by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) that has just returned from the United States and Canada may end up generating NT$6 billion (US$189 million) i...

First Bank's London branch hacked prior to ATM heist

Taipei, July 18 (CNA) The voice recording server of First Bank's London branch was hacked into ahead of the theft of more than NT$80 million from some of the bank's ATM machines in Taiwan, investi...

Taiwan-Thailand investment forum held to promote exchanges

Bangkok, April 26 (CNA) A Taiwan-Thailand investment forum was held Tuesday in Bangkok, in an effort to promote investment exchanges between the two countries. Organized by Taiwan's Ministry...

Taiwan seeking to expand markets in Southeast Asian nations

Taiwan is launching a strategic partnership program with Taiwanese businesses operating in member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), aimed at helping Taiwan-based enterpris...

Taiwan-invested Russian casino opens for trial run

Taipei, Oct. 9 (CNA) A Taiwanese-invested casino in Russia's Primorye Krai near Vladivostok attracted a large crowd during a trial run Thursday, leaving the owners optimistic that the project can be...

U.S. pork not to be included in upcoming TIFA talks: minister

Taipei, Sept. 16 (CNA) Taiwan and the United States will hold talks under the bilateral Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) next month at the earliest, Minister of Economic Affairs John ...

Pan-green heirs to vie for legislature seats

Taipei, March 8 (CNA) An announcement by the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) published Friday revealed that several offsprings of prominent pan-green political figures have registered ...

TAIEX could see corrections before mid February: analysts

Taipei, Feb. 1 (CNA) The Taiwan capitalization weighted stock index, the benchmark index on the local main board, could be looking at a moderate correction before the Lunar New Year in mid-February ...

Taiwan shares up slightly

Taipei, Jan. 26 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan closed slightly higher Monday after hovering within a narrow range during the entire session because of the Greek election as well as a slide on Wall Street, ...