Paradise found in New Taipei

In the fastest growing area of Xinbei Shi (“New Taipei City”, formerly Taipei County) in Taiwan, there’s an area of natural beauty that welcomes wildlife and people alike. Along the banks near the mouth of the Danshui (a.k.a. Tamsui) River, an ... ( read original story ...)

EU slaps China, Taiwan with steel anti-dumping duties

BRUSSELS - The European Commission has imposed anti-dumping duties on steel products from China and Taiwan to stop them flooding Europe's struggling steel market. The Commission said Friday that an investigation has confirmed that Chinese and Taiwanese ... ( read original story ...)

Delta Air Lines to pull out of Taiwan in May

(Photo: Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren for USA TODAY) Delta Air Lines will drop its route to Taipei, effectively ending all of the carrier’s service to Taiwan. Currently, Delta flies to the Taoyuan International Airport near the capital city of Taipei with daily ... ( read original story ...)

The biggest tech IPO of 2016 is having a terrible start to 2017

Line (LN) pulled off the biggest tech IPO of last year, raising $1.3 billion from selling ... Japan, Thailand, Indonesia and Taiwan. It did report profits of 7.56 billion yen ($66.5 million) for 2016, compared with a net loss of 7.58 billion yen the ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan Mobile expects revenues to grow mildly in 2017

Taiwan-based mobile telecom operator Taiwan Mobile (TWM) expects its revenues to grow 2% on year to NT$118.85 billion (US$3.793 billion) in 2017, while operating income will decline 7% to NT$18.56 billion. Net profits for 2017 will drop 6% to NT$14.38 ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore-Taiwan defence ties ‘to fall over time’

Military exchanges between Taiwan and Singapore are likely to fall over time, but this is more due to the city-state needing more training areas overseas provided by other allies than pressure from China, according to analysts. Hong Kong’s decision to ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan: Back to the Homeland

Taiwan, that small island east of China where stuff used to be made, was the first - and only - Asian country I'd ever visited. As a child, I'd pored over photos of Mum's trip to Beijing in the early 1990s, but as a young adult the idea of backpacking ... ( read original story ...

Taiwan ATM hack: Three jailed over $2.6m theft

Three Eastern European men have been jailed in Taiwan over the theft of $2.6m (£2.1m) from cash machines around the country. They are part of a network of criminals who used malware to hack into 41 First Commercial Bank machines in three different cities ... ( read original story ...)

Visits to B.C. surge, particularly from Taiwan

On June 8, there will be a lot more capacity on the route when Air Canada launches inaugural non-stop daily flights between Taipei and Vancouver. Business in Vancouver explored the growth in non-stop flights between Vancouver and Greater China (Taipei ... ( read original story ...)

Three foreigners jailed in Taiwan over ATM heist

Latvian Andrejs Peregudovs, together with Mihail Colibaba from Romania and Niklae Penkov from Moldova, were convicted of causing damage to the public by breaching computer security, said the Taipei district court. They were also each fined Tw$600,000 ($19 ... ( read original story ...)

Chunghwa posts 4Q profit

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) _ Chunghwa Telecom Co. (CHT) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $242.6 million. On a per-share basis, the Taipei, Taiwan-based company said it had profit of 31 cents. The telecommunications company posted revenue of $1.83 ... ( read original story ...)