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Communications with U.S. smooth despite statement: Taiwan envoy

<p></p><p>Washington, Communications between Taiwan and the United States remain smooth and bilateral relations strong despite a U.S. official's recent comment that the U.S. does not recognize the Republic of China (Taiwan) as a country, Taiwan's top envoy to the U.S. …</p>
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Arcade claw machines: turning simple game into business opportunity

<p>Taipei, Arcade claw machines, a longstanding drain on the pockets, are gaining traction in Taiwan, with many claiming that it is an easy way to make quick money on the side.</p><p></p><p>According to one man, identified only as "Stanley," the …</p>
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MSCI cuts Taiwan’s weighting in 2 indexes, raises it in another

<p>Taipei, MSCI Inc., a global index provider, has cut Taiwan's weighting in its Emerging Markets Index and the All-Country Asia ex-Japan Index while increasing its weighting in the All-Country World Index after a quarterly index review.</p><p></p><p>According...
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Hon Hai’s Wisconsin plant expected to break ground in April

<p>Taipei, Feb. 12 (CNA) A state-of-the art flat panel plant in the U.S. State of Wisconsin planned by Taiwanese manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. is expected to break ground in April at the earliest, according to company chairman …</p>
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Controls in place for Feb. 16-25 Wuling cherry blossom season

<p>Taipei, Feb. 9 (CNA) People wishing to visit the Wuling National Forest Recreation Area in central Taiwan for cherry blossom season are reminded to be mindful of crowd and traffic controls that will be in place Feb. 16-25.</p><p></p><p>With both …</p...
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South Korean woman rescued from damaged building in Hualien

<p>Taipei, A South Korean woman in her 50s was rescued from her apartment on the ninth floor of a partially collapsed building in eastern Taiwan's Hualien County, which was struck by a magnitude 6.0 earthquake late Tuesday.</p><p></p><p>Disaster response teams...
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Mercedes in China Issues Apology for Quoting Dalai Lama Abroad

<p>BEIJING Mercedes-Benz issued an apology in China on Tuesday for quoting the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader who is reviled by Beijing, on social media abroad in a reflection of foreign companies' heightened sensitivity to the Communist government...
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Imported blueberries, jams found to contain excess radiation

<p>Taipei, Four separate imported shipments of blueberries and blueberry jams from Europe were found to contain excess levels of radioactive substances and have been returned or destroyed, according to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) data for the December-J...
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Series of aftershocks follow magnitude 5.8 earthquake in Hualien

<p>Taipei, Scores of aftershocks with magnitudes of up to 4.2 had been recorded as of Monday afternoon following a magnitude 5.8 earthquake that struck near the coast of Hualien County in eastern Taiwan late Sunday, according to the Central Weather …</...
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