Taiwan's capital is a city easy to worship

On the oldest streets of Taiwan's capital, some of its youngest adults bow their heads to pray. They're silently praying for protection, for love, and for wealth at the Xia-Hai City God Temple – the religious centre in Datong District, or old Taipei. ( read original story ...)

Small geothermal power plant considered near Taipei in Taiwan

... of a quarter of Taipei and if the central government launched a project to drill a 5km shaft into the chamber, it would solve the nation’s energy problem, Kao said. New Taipei City Deputy Mayor Yeh Hui-ching said that with the central government’s ... ( read original story ...)

Housing transactions grow over 30% in March

Data compiled by Yung Ching Realty Group (永慶集團), one of the largest property sales agencies in Taiwan, indicated that transactions of homes, offices and shops nationwide grew 32 percent from February. Yung Ching said increased buying interest in ... ( read original story ...)

HondaJet to make first appearance in Hong Kong, Taipei

Greensboro-based Honda Aircraft Co. said Thursday that its $4.85 million HondaJet will make its first appearance in Hong Kong and Taipei next month, immediately following the Asian Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition in Shanghai, China. The company ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan and Hong Kong: two cultures, one trip

Everyone knows that Hong Kong is the vibrant financial hub of Asia and that Taiwan leads the world with delicious rice noodles and the best cycling environment. But did you know that both destinations offer amazing scenery, trails, and golden beaches along ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan court acquits 'Sunflower Movement' protesters

A prominent Taiwanese activist-turned-lawmaker who stormed parliament in 2014 protesting a China trade pact was acquitted with 21 other demonstrators on Friday over their roles in the so-called "Sunflower Movement". The rallies three years ago, which saw ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan stocks fall; semiconductor, transportation shares down

Additionally, the financial subindex was down 0.07 percent. Among actively traded shares, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co , the world's largest contract chipmaker and a major Apple Inc supplier, was down 0.52 percent. The Taiwan dollar weakened T$0 ... ( read original story ...)