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Kaohsiung aiming to serve as base for Taiwan’s southbound policy

<p>Kaohsiung, the second largest city in Taiwan, is positioning itself as a base for Taiwan's "New Southbound Policy," a central government initiative to build new partnerships with South and Southeast Asian nations, city officials said Wednesday.</p><p></p><p>With its advantage as …</p>
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Cabinet launches plan to promote ‘New Southbound Policy’

<p>The Cabinet announced Monday that it has officially launched a plan to promote its "New Southbound Policy" that is aimed at enhancing trade and economic ties with countries in South Asia, Southeast Asia and the South Pacific.</p><p></p><p>The plan targets &...
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Car market affected by ‘ghost month’; sales down nearly 50%

<p>The local car market has felt the pinch of the impact resulting from "ghost month" and has witnessed sales falling almost 50 percent month-on-month in August, according to market statistics.</p><p></p><p>Ghost month, the seventh month of the Lunar calendar,...
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President Tsai says she won’t wink at ‘stigmatization’ of military

<p>President Tsai Ing-wen (???) pledged Friday that in the government's efforts to reform the country's retirement pension system, it will give special consideration to military personnel and will not wink at any attempts to stigmatize the military.</p><p></p>...
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Yunlin students relocated to protect their health

<p>The government's decision to relocate students from Ciaotou Elementary School's Syucuo branch in Yunlin County is a precautionary measure to protect their health and prevent further exposure to environmental pollutants, Executive Yuan Spokesperson Tung Chen...
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HTC reportedly to unveil A9s at IFA trade show in September

<p>Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC Corp. (???) will unveil its next flagship model the HTC One A9 at the IFA electronics trade show next month in a bid to compete with the next generation of iPhones, according to tech blog VentureBeat …</p>
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ASE shares robust after chairman raises stake

<p></p><p>Shares of integrated circuit packaging and testing services provider Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE, ???) rose Monday morning, outperforming the broader market, after ASE Chairman Jason Chang's (???) heavy buying in the stock in recent ...
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Stamp Expo: ROC postal history highlights displayed in U.S. museum

<p>The Republic of China's postal history highlighted by stamps from the past 100 years can be seen in the United States' National Postal Museum in Washington.</p><p></p><p>The ROC's first airmail stamp issued in 1921, billed as one of the international &helli...
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TSMC expected to take 58% share of contract chip making market

<p>Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC,???), the world's largest contract chip maker, is expected to take a 58 percent share of the global pure-play wafer foundry operating market in 2016, and retain the world's No. 1 title, according to market inform...
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