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Indian territory looks to Taiwan for electric vehicle investment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Indian territory of Puducherry wants Taiwanese investors to turn it into a regional center for electric vehicles, reports said Friday (Feb. 5). The request comes as...

Australia posts former ambassador to Greece in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australia on Wednesday (Jan. 27) announced the appointment of former ambassador to Greece Jenny Bloomfield as its new representative in Taiwan. Bloomfield will start wo...

Taiwan’s Cathay United Bank opens branch in Myanmar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cathay United Bank opened a branch in Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon, Wednesday (Jan. 6), in a move seen as a step forward under Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy...

A New Year's Taiwan wish list for President Biden: William Stanton

With only a few weeks to go before Joseph Biden becomes president of the United States, Taiwan’s American friends need to press hard for the policies we want to see the new administration pursue...

Thai team wins entrepreneurship contest at Taiwan’s National Cheng Kung University

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A team from a Thai school won first prize in the New Southbound International Entrepreneurship Competition launched by National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), reports said ...

Taiwan hopes to increase cooperation with Myanmar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said Wednesday (Nov. 18) that he hopes Taiwan and Myanmar can continue bilateral cooperation and strengthen their partnership following th...

President Tsai lauds contributions of Taiwan expatriates

President Tsai Ing-wen said Nov. 16 that Taiwan expatriates are playing an invaluable role in boosting the country’s international profile through a variety of successful community and corporate...

Taiwan firms to keep shifting supply chains away from China despite Biden win

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although President-elect Joe Biden is anticipated to be less hawkish towards Beijing than President Donald Trump, Taiwanese companies report that they will continue to shi...

President positions Taiwan to make most of new global supply chain network

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has vowed to strengthen business collaboration and make Taiwan a high-tech center and high-end manufacturing hub. Tsai made the remarks at...

Taiwanese billionaire with Malaysian, Cambodian, Indonesian titles arrested for alleged money laundering

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chuang Chou-wen (莊周文), a billionaire chairman of a financial holding headquartered in Taichung, Taiwan, has been arrested for his alleged connection to illegal gambling an...

Taiwan legislature forms new caucus to promote ties with ASEAN countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese lawmakers from different parties formed a legislative caucus on Tuesday (Nov. 3) to promote ties between Taiwan and ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations...

Green Party Taiwan, NGOs hold press conference in solidarity with Thailand's pro-democracy protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over a dozen NGOs, political advocacy groups, and student organizations came together in Taipei Thursday (Oct. 22) to raise awareness of the pro-democracy movement in Thai...

China tensions push India and Taiwan closer together

When the Chinese embassy in New Delhi sent an advisory to journalists in India earlier this month, it could not have anticipated the move to backfire so spectacularly. An event that would have otherwi...

India looks for trade talks with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India is considering opening trade talks with Taiwan as both countries bristle over China’s aggression, Bloomberg reported Monday (Oct. 19). While the government ...

Taiwan-US MOU will allow more direct contacts with Southeast Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A recent memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Taiwan and the United States will allow Taiwan to overcome its problem of not having diplomatic allies in Southeast Asia...