Category Archives: General

Taiwan shares extend losses on tech weakness

Taipei, Shares in Taiwan closed lower for the second straight day as tech stocks followed the lead of their counterparts on Wall Street overnight amid caution over the ongoing earnings season at home and in the United States, dealers said.…

Surge in South China Sea Naval Exercises in 2018 Vexes Beijing

TAIPEI A surge in naval maneuvers in the South China Sea by Western allies this year is keeping China from any further expansion into the contested waters, analysts say.

Vessels from Australia, France, Japan and the United States have sent …

Truck drivers protest forced vehicle renewal policy

Taipei, Over 500 trucks and motorcycles blocked the road outside the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) and nearby streets Sunday to protest a recently passed amendment that would demand higher emission standards for vehicles.

Chanting slogans of “anti-discrimination” and “wanting to …

Taiwan’s Largan tops Nikkei’s Asia300 list

Taipei, Taiwan-based Largan Precision Co., a supplier of smartphone camera lenses to Apple Inc., topped Nikkei’s 2018 Asia300 list of the 325 fastest growing and most valuable companies in the region, excluding Japan.

The Japan-based Nikkei Asian Review, which produced …

Taiwan’s report on CEDAW subject to global experts’ review

Taipei, Five international experts on women’s rights will gather in Taipei next week to review Taiwan’s third report under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), according to a government statement released Wednesday.

The …