Category Archives: Politics

Taiwan shares end above 10,900 points as TSMC leads gains

Taipei, Shares in Taiwan extended their momentum from a session earlier to gain more than 100 points, ending above the 10,900-point mark Thursday, with the bellwether electronics sector attracting strong buying throughout the session, dealers said.

Market attention focused on …

President tweets condolences over former U.S. first lady’s death

Taipei, President Tsai Ing-wen (???) tweeted Wednesday to express her condolences on the death of former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush, saying that her heart is with the Bush family.

“Saddened to hear the passing of former FLOTUS Barbara Bush,” …

Air France resumes Taipei-Paris route after 20-year hiatus

Taipei, Air France restarted flights on the Taipei-Paris route on Monday after a break of 20 years, offering three flights per week under a codeshare agreement with China Airlines, one of Taiwan’s major carriers.

The flights will operate between Taiwan …

Far Eastern Air Transport to introduce Boeing 737 MAX8 to fleet

Taipei, April 16 (CNA) Far Eastern Air Transport Corp. (FAT) will soon become the first Taiwanese carrier to introduce the Boeing 737 MAX8 aircraft to its fleet, with the first two planes planned to be delivered in late 2019, the …

AP Exclusive: Jailed Chinese Pastor’s US Family Seeks Mercy

BEIJING � The Rev. John Sanqiang Cao paid no more than three dollars for the trip that would end up costing him his freedom.

For years, he and fellow Chinese Christian teachers would cross the river on a narrow bamboo …