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Taiwan to remove statues donated by Jackie Chan

Taiwan’s leading museum said on Thursday it will remove statues donated by actor Jackie Chan that were attacked by anti-China protesters late last year as relations sour between the island and Beijing

23 Sep 2016 2:40 AM

Taiwan all set to order Uber to exit market

Taiwan’s Investment Commission said on Wednesday it is set to order Uber Technologies Inc to exit the domestic market, saying the global ride-hailing giant misrepresented its business as an Internet-b

04 Aug 2016 7:10 AM

Bus with Chinese tourists catches fire in Taiwan, killing 26

Video from the scene showed both of the bus's doors were pressed up against the highway's guard rail, making them impossible to open.

19 Jul 2016 3:53 PM

Over 15,000 evacuated in Taiwan as typhoon heads to China

Ferocious winds battered the island at close to 200 kilometres per hour with Taitung recording the strongest gusts since 1901.

08 Jul 2016 2:54 PM

Sexist remarks on President anger public in Taiwan

Outraged Taiwanese took to the Internet Thursday to slam sexist comments by a Chinese analyst who said the island’s new President practises “emotional” politics because she is a single woman.

27 May 2016 4:26 AM

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Foxconn agrees to buy Sharp after slashing original offer

Foxconnwill pay about $3.5 billion for a two-thirds stake,cutting its initial offer by nearly $900 million.

31 Mar 2016 12:02 PM

Taiwan technology giant Foxconn seals dharp takeover for $3.5 billion

Foxconn spokesman Simon Hsing (right) announces the approval of the purchase of a controlling stake in Japan’s Sharp Corp. in Taipei, Taiwan, on Wednesday. (Photo: AP)

31 Mar 2016 1:47 AM

Taiwan gives press tour of disputed island

Taiwan on Wednesday gave its first ever international press tour of a disputed island in the South China Sea to boost its claim, less than two months after a visit by its leader sparked protests from

24 Mar 2016 6:43 AM

Foxconn: Sharp takeover almost final

Taiwan’s Foxconn is aiming to finalise a deal to acquire Japan’s Sharp Corp by the end of the month, after the two firms reached a consensus on most points, Foxconn Chief Executive Officer Terry Gou s

08 Feb 2016 10:56 PM

Man pulled out alive after Taiwan quake, more than 130 people still trapped

Firefighters, police, soldiers and volunteers combed through the ruins, some using their hands, as temperatures dropped.

07 Feb 2016 9:34 AM

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Foxconn, Sharp to sign takeover deal by February-end

Taiwan’s Foxconn is aiming to finalize a deal to acquire Japan’s Sharp Corp (6753.T) by the end of the month, after the two firms reached a consensus on most points, Foxconn chief executive officer Te

05 Feb 2016 10:32 PM

Taiwan approves TSMC’s plan for $3 billion China plant

Taiwan on Wednesday approved a plan by its leading chipmaker to build a $3 billion plant in China using state-of-the-art technology, after easing curbs on high-tech investment in the mainland.

04 Feb 2016 11:16 PM

Pilots blamed for TransAsia crash on Taiwan Island

Ill-fated Flight GE222 was carrying 54 passengers and four crew when it slammed into trees and houses near Magong city airport.

29 Jan 2016 12:40 PM

In spite of US criticism, Taiwan President visits island

Taiwan’s President, defying a rare dose of criticism from key ally the United States, visited an island in the disputed South China Sea on Thursday and called for peaceful development in the increasin

29 Jan 2016 5:48 AM

Fewer orders at Apple suppliers could signal first iPhone sales decline

Analysts say iPhone sales could pick up during the second half of the year, when the company usually launches new products.

23 Jan 2016 11:37 AM

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Taiwan president's Facebook flooded with pro-Beijing posts

Tsai, chairwoman of China-sceptic Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), was elected President on Saturday in a sweeping victory.

22 Jan 2016 10:38 AM

Taiwan President door knock makes news

The Taiwan government insisted it was business as usual on Tuesday, three days after the ruling party was routed in elections and a day after the Premier rebuffed attempts by the President to keep him

19 Jan 2016 10:55 PM

Pro-independence party wins Taiwan polls

Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen prepares to cast her vote at a polling station in Taipei, Taiwan, on Saturday. — AP

17 Jan 2016 5:37 AM

Pro-China party likely to lose power in Taiwan's presidential election

The Democratic Progressive Party's Tsai Ing-wen is poised to become the self-governing island's first female president.

16 Jan 2016 10:26 AM

iPhone demand shrinks: Experts

Foxconn, which assembles most of Apple Inc’s latest iPhones, will cut working hours over the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, a person familiar with the matter said, in a rare move that analysts inte

07 Jan 2016 6:11 AM

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