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New AIT deputy director assumes office

Taipei, Raymond Greene, a career diplomat who is highly familiar with East Asia, has taken over as the deputy director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT).

According to an AIT statement, Greene, who has spent his entire 22-year career …

Value of May export orders continues to grow

Taipei, The value of export orders placed by foreign companies with Taiwanese firms in May grew for the third consecutive month to US$41.11 billion, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) reported Thursday.

The figure was also up 11.7 percent from …

President Tsai vows to expand Taiwan’s international space

Taipei, President Tsai Ing-wen (???) said Wednesday that Taiwan is more determined than ever to expand its international space as China ratchets up its coercive efforts.

Although Taiwan’s bid to participate in international organizations continues to be hindered by China’s …

80 percent of Taiwanese disapprove of China’s pressure

Taipei, A recent survey found about 80 percent of the public disapproved of the recent moves by China to squeeze Taiwan’s international space, a consensus the pollster said was supported by people irrespective of gender, age, education level, party affiliation, …

Operations restored at Pou Chen plants in Vietnam

Taipei, Operations at four Pou Chen Corp. plants in Vietnam were fully restored Thursday according to a statement issued by the company, one of Taiwan’s leading footwear manufacturers, following violent protests around the Southeast Asian country.

Pou Chen, which produces …