'Special zone' in Taiwan proposed for Hongkongers seeking asylum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former Hong Kong government official proposed on Tuesday (Dec. 10) that Taiwan establish a “special zone” to accommodate Hong Kong residents seeking asylum. ...

Chinese general lists 10 'privileges' Taiwan will 'enjoy' under 'one country, two systems'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In a recent interview with the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) propaganda radio program Voice of the Strait (海峡之声), a Chinese general listed 10 supposed "privil...

Trump-Kim summit — which country has the strongest military in the region?

The United States, North Korea and a host of other nations appear to be carefully preparing for what would be a historic meeting between a sitting US president, Donald Trump, and the leader of reclusi...

Singapore creates 'special zone' for Trump-Kim talks

Preparations for a planned June 12 summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are in full swing in Singapore. On Tuesday, the wealthy city-state announced that the hi...

Tanzanian police accused of failure in conservationist death

DODOMA, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzania's natural resources minister accuses police of "dilly-dallying" and failing to arrest key suspects in last year's killing of a prominent South African wildlife conserv...

Defying Russia, Montenegro finally joins NATO

BUDVA, Montenegro (AP) — Once the Balkan stronghold of pro-Russian sentiments, tiny Montenegro is on Monday silently celebrating its entry into NATO in a historic turn that has made the Kremlin furiou...

Top 10 Products Catch Attention as CHTF2016 Wraps Up

SHENZHEN, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 21, 2016--The 18 th China Hi-Tech Fair, themed “Innovation-Driven, Quality-Oriented,” wrapped up on November 21 at Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center, hi...

Top 10 Products Catch Attention as CHTF2016 Wraps Up

SHENZHEN, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 21, 2016--The 18 th China Hi-Tech Fair, themed “Innovation-Driven, Quality-Oriented,” wrapped up on November 21 at Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center, hi...

CHTF2016 Gathers 23 Countries Along “One Belt, One Road”

SHENZHEN, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 20, 2016--The 18th China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF2016) opened at Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center on November 16, highlighting the “One Belt, One Road” special...

Highlights to Expect for 22nd Yiwu International Commodities Fair

YIWU, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 16, 2016--The 22 nd Yiwu International Commodities Fair (Yiwu Fair) is about to kick off on October 21-25, 2016 at Yiwu International Exhibition Center in Zhejiang Pr...

22. Yiwu International Commodities Fair lässt viele Highlights erwarten

YIWU, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Okt 16, 2016--Die 22. Yiwu International Commodities Fair (Yiwu Fair) öffnet vom 21.-25. Oktober 2016 ihre Pforten im Yiwu International Exhibition Center in der Provinz...

Gaming contest in India boosts Taiwan product visibility

The finals of the third Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup have kicked off in Mumbai, India, as part of Taiwan's efforts to boost the visibility of Made-in-Taiwan high-tech products in the Indian market. ...

Husehshan Tunnel (I): Pinglin fading into obscurity

By Flor Wang CNA staff writer A decade after the Hsuehshan Tunnel has been opened to the public, Pinglin, a rural mountainous district in New Taipei City and once a boisterous stop in the Pei-...

Lantern Festival activities spread throughout northern Taiwan

The lantern festival starts 15 days after the Chinese New Year and falls on Feb. 22 this year. Hundreds of people release paper lanterns into the air in hopes of good fortune and prosperity at the tra...

N. Korea to establish tour zone near Mt. Paektu

Seoul, April 23 (CNA) North Korea has decided to set up an international special tourist zone in a district on Mount Paektu, the peninsula's highest peak, the country's state news agency Korean Cen...