Friday, 19 October 2018

latest News
  • Team from Indonesia wins annual Asia travel contest in Taiwan - Taipei, A team from Indonesia received first place in the fifth annual Asia Super Team competition Thursday, at an event held to present team members with their award."The 2018 Asia Super Team: Dare for Future" saw about 5,500 business teams apply onli...
  • Taiwan and Iowa sign language education exchange MOU - Taipei, Taiwan's Ministry of Education (MOE) signed an MOU with the Iowa Department of Education in Taipei Thursday, under which Taiwan will offer Chinese language teaching resources as part of a language exchange program.Bi Cheu-an (???), director-gen...
  • MOFA expresses ‘strong dissatisfaction’ at Interpol rejection - Taipei, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) voiced "strong dissatisfaction and regret" Thursday after the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) declined to invite Taiwan to attend its general assembly next month in Dubai.Taiwan has r...
  • Government ‘obliged to counter disinformation’: foreign minister - Taipei, The government has full respect for freedom of speech but is obliged to counter criticism that is based on fake information spread by foreign agents to disrupt Taiwan's democratic system, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (???) said Thursday.During an...
  • Interpol against Taiwan’s efforts to seek participation - Paris, The International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol), sent a message Wednesday that states unequivocally that it is not in favor of Taiwan's efforts to seek participation in the organization's activities.In an email message, Interpol stated...

Business[ View All ]

Government ‘obliged to counter disinformation’: foreign minister

Taipei, The government has full respect for freedom of speech but is obliged to counter criticism that is based on fake information spread by foreign agents to disrupt Taiwan's democratic system, Foreign Minister Joseph ...

U.S. supports Taiwan’s meaningful participation in Interpol

The United States supports Taiwan's meaningful participation in international organizations, Interpol included, a U.S. State Department spokesperson said Tuesday.The spokesperson made the statement after Taiwan confirmed...

Alishan railway earns overseas prize presented by Japan

Tokyo, The Alishan Forest Railway has won a special "Overseas Railway Award" as part of the Japan Railway Awards presented by its Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT).The railway was honored wit...

Trading in Hon Hai shares to be suspended for capital...

Taipei, The trading of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. shares will be suspended from Oct. 18 to 25 due to a capital reduction of about 20 percent, the company said Monday.Shares of Hon Hai -- the world's largest contract ...

General[ View All ]

Interpol against Taiwan’s efforts to seek participation

Paris, The International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol), sent a message Wednesday that states unequivocally that it is not in favor of Taiwan's efforts to seek participation in the organization's activities.In a...

MOFA expresses ‘strong dissatisfaction’ at Interpol rejection

Taipei, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) voiced "strong dissatisfaction and regret" Thursday after the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) declined to invite Taiwan to attend its general assembly ...

Taiwan remains 13th in WEF global competitiveness rankings

Taipei, Taiwan remains 13th in the World Economic Forum's (WEF's) Global Competitiveness Report 2018, as well as fourth in East Asia and the Pacific.In the competitiveness rankings among countries in East Asia and the Pa...

Taiwan shares up after Wall Street rally

Taipei, Taiwan shares extended their momentum Wednesday from a day earlier, rising more than 100 points in the morning to push back above the 10,000-point mark following a rally on Wall Street overnight, dealers said.The...

Education News[ View All ]

Taiwan shares up after Wall Street rally

Taipei, Taiwan shares extended their momentum Wednesday from a day earlier, rising more than 100 points in the morning to push back above the 10,000-point mark following a rally on Wall Street overnight, dealers said.The...

CAL plane blows tire during landing, causes airport closure

Taipei, All 98 passengers aboard a China Airlines (CAL) flight from Manila were reported safe Tuesday after the plane blew a tire during landing at Kaohsiung International Airport, forcing the airport to close until 5 p....

Vice President Chen receives warm welcome in Papal Palace

Gandolfo, the Vatican, Oct. 12 (CNA) Vice President Chen Chien-jen (???) and his delegation to the Vatican, on Friday received a warm welcome in Castel Gandolfo, Pope Paul VI's summer residence.Chen, who led the delegati...

Largan shares boosted by Q3 results

Taipei, Shares in Taiwan-based Largan Precision Co., a smartphone camera supplier to Apple Inc., received a significant boost from third quarter results which pointed to a more than 50 percent sequential increase in net ...

Medical News[ View All ]

Most new job seekers treated inappropriately in interviews: poll

Taipei, More than 80 percent of new graduates revealed they were asked inappropriate questions while more than 20 percent said they were sexually harassed during one-on-one job interviews, according to a survey conducted...

HTC flagship U12+ phone to have VR and blockchain technology

Taipei, Taiwan-based smartphone HTC Corp. is planning to incorporate virtual reality and blockchain technology into its latest flagship smartphone model, the HTC U12+.Darren Chen (???), head of HTC Taiwan, said in a news...

DPP lawmaker thanks U.S. congressmen for support of Taiwan

Taipei, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator Yu Wan-ju (???), part of a delegation of Taiwanese lawmakers visiting the United States, thanked her U.S. counterparts for supporting Taiwan Friday."Many thanks to th...

Report: Asia-Pacific Factories Lead in Using Digital Technology

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM She may not be the warmest waitress, but she serves a nice, hot cup of Joe at a cafe on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City.Though this robotic barista is still getting help from her human count...