Taipei glad to see Soong-Xi meeting at APEC

Taipei glad to see Soong-Xi meeting at APEC

The Mainland Affairs Council said on Sunday that it was glad to see the representatives of Taipei and Beijing respecting each other and having friendly interaction at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Lima, Peru. It said the meeting...
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Soong-Xi meet shows cross-strait ties ‘not so bad’: scholar

Soong-Xi meet shows cross-strait ties ‘not so bad’: scholar

The brief meeting between Taiwan’s representative to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, James Soong (宋楚瑜) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) in Lima, Peru,shows that both Beijing and Taipei hope to deal with each other c...
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Taiwan fails to keep OEC Taipei WTA Challenger titles at home

Taiwan fails to keep OEC Taipei WTA Challenger titles at home

Taiwanese tennis player Chang Kai-chen (張凱貞) lost to Russian players both in the finals of singles and doubles events at the OEC Taipei WTA Challenger that concluded on Sunday. Chang was beaten by sixth seed Evgeniya Rodina 4-6, 3-6, in...
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Formosa Plastics Group to invest US$15 billion in U.S.

Formosa Plastics Group to invest US$15 billion in U.S.

Formosa Plastics Group (台塑) has proposed investment projects totalling US$15 billion in the United States, its chairman said on Sunday. Formosa Petrochemical Corp. has proposed investment projects worth US$10 billion in Louisiana State, while Formosa Plast...
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No U.S role in humanitarian rescue drill in South China Sea: CGA

No U.S role in humanitarian rescue drill in South China Sea: CGA

The United States will not play any role in a Taiwan drill scheduled to be held in the South China Sea at the end of this month, the Coast Guard Administration (CGA) said Sunday evening. The joint drill will focus...
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Securities sector aiming at fintech to facilitate development

Securities sector aiming at fintech to facilitate development

The banking sector in Taiwan is not the only business that covets financial technology (fintech) solutions to meet demand in the fast-growing financial environment. Now, the securities industry has also spoken of its need for fintech to facilitate the pace...
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President to continue reforms in response to approval rating slip

President to continue reforms in response to approval rating slip

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will continue reforms to meet the public expectations of her government, Presidential Office spokesman Alex Huang (黃重諺) said Saturday. “The government will continue and speed up reforms to live up to the expectati...
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Taiwanese weightlifter promoted to 1st place in London Olympics

Taiwanese weightlifter promoted to 1st place in London Olympics

Taiwanese weightlifter Hsu Shu-ching (許淑淨) has officially been promoted from second place in the 2012 London Olympics after the previous gold medalist — Zulfiya Chinshanlo of Kazakhstan — failed a doping test following the games, according to...
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