Hong Kong's Esprit, Japan's Azabu Sabo to leave Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the coronavirus pandemic continues to blight Taiwan's economy, two renowned international brands that began operations in the country in the mid-90s are set to pull...

Foreign companies suffer in China amid epidemic, slow recovery expected

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign companies are having a difficult time maintaining operations in China despite some workers having returned from the extended Lunar New Year holiday; labor shortage...

International brands put business on hold in China amid coronavirus outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Many international brands have scaled down or suspended their operations in China as the new coronavirus continues to take its toll on lives and the economy, according to ...

International brands freeze operations in China amid coronavirus fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The impact of the Wuhan coronavirus continues to be felt as international restaurants and clothing brands, including Starbucks, McDonald's, UNIQLO, and MUJI, cease ope...

European clothing brand group for safety leaving Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A group set up by European clothing brands that has monitored factory safety in Bangladesh for years plans to leave, with its duties being assumed by a local group including u...

Wealthy German family gives millions to Holocaust survivors

BERLIN (AP) — One of Germany’s richest families, which owns Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Pret A Manger and other international brands, is giving millions to support Holocaust survivors as it seeks to atone...

ASUS is Taiwan’s best brand for 7th consecutive year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - ASUS has topped the list of Taiwan’s best global brands for a seventh consecutive year despite a 4 percent decrease in value, as reported by the Ministry of Economic Affai...

TAITRA gets behind 2020 Taipei Cycle in Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) held a press conference in Taichung on Monday (Oct. 21) to promote 2020 Taipei Cycle, saying next year’s edition o...

Taiwan’s ASUS notebooks on display in North Korean department store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — DPRK Business-Culture News, a Facebook page dedicated to information about North Korean business and culture, said in a post on Tuesday (Oct. 15) that notebooks produced b...

Taiwan-based Compal remains largest notebook computer assembler worldwide in Q2

Taiwan-based Compal Electronics Inc. remained the world's largest notebook computer assembler in the second quarter, according to a report released by market information advisory firm Internationa...

Taiwan embraces cutthroat food delivery market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is seeing cutthroat competition in the online food delivery market, and two such platforms have decided to pull out this year. Local company Food To All (吃飽沒) an...

Hong Kong airport protest shutdown tarnishes business image

Mass flight cancellations at Hong Kong’s airport disrupted one of the world’s busiest air-transport hubs on Monday, causing chaos for tourists and business travelers and playing havoc with...

Versace t-shirt design hurts feelings of Chinese netizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Italian fashion designer Versace is the target of criticism among Chinese internet users this week after a photo of a Versace t-shirt surfaced on Weibo, with the image...

Four more companies will invest in Taiwan amid US-China trade war

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Another four Taiwanese companies have pledged to boost their investment in Taiwan amid the trade friction between the United States and China, raising total pledges to more than NT$450...

Under Armour to close store in Taipei’s Gongguan, signals decline for commercial circle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese financial and real estate expert known by the nickname "Sway" is predicting that Gongguan Commercial Circle near National Taiwan University (NTU) w...