Q&A with ASLAN CEO: Why we chose Taiwan for IPO

Headquartered in Singapore with offices in Taiwan, China and Australia, ASLAN has raised $100 million since its inception in 2010. The company is now getting ready for an initial public offering in Taiwan in May, and CEO Carl Firth says that Taiwan stands ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan banks seek approval for their first green bonds

TAIPEI, April 26 Bank subsidiaries of Sinopac Financial Holdings Co and China Development Financial Holding Corp have applied for approval from Taipei Exchange to issue their first green bonds, two sources with knowledge of the matter said. Subsidiaries ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan stocks edge up on Wall Street gains, foreign buying

TAIPEI, April 26 Taiwan stocks extended gains on Wednesday ... The electronics subindex climbed as much as 0.4 percent, while the financials subindex dropped up to 0.3 percent. The Taiwan dollar firmed T$0.134 to T$30.018 per U.S. dollar, though it ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan’s Startup Wogogo Launches Tour Guide Platform

TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Taiwanese travel startup Wogogo has recently launched a tour guide platform, aiming to coordinate with local tourist guides to develop tours for travelers and serving them in a nice and simple way with exclusive and ... ( read original story ...)

Chunghwa Telecom 2016 Form 20-F filed with the U.S. SEC

TAIPEI, Taiwan, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd (TAIEX: 2412, NYSE: CHT) ("Chunghwa" or "the Company") today announced that the Company filed its 2016 Annual Report on Form 20-F with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. ( read original story ...)

Damaged APCN2 undersea cables could be fixed May 8

Taipei, April 24 (CNA) Damage to the Asia-Pacific Cable Network 2 (APCN2) undersea cables that have disrupted internet connections in the Asia-Pacific region, could be fixed on May 8, Chunghwa Telecom Co. said Monday. Chunghwa Telecom said it contacted one ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan, not China, is its own worst enemy

Taiwan faces a bigger threat than Chinese invasion: its own economic mismanagement. President Tsai Ing-wen has outlined plans to bolster growth, including a $29 billion stimulus package, but bolder reforms favoured by the business community look hobbled by ... ( read original story ...)

Taipei guide: Four places where fireflies light up the night sky

Thanks to a recent conservation program spearheaded by Taipei City Government's Parks and Street Lights Office ... The park's fireflies were part of a restoration project launched last year, where a local organization and volunteers expanded the ecological ... ( read original story ...)

Foreign investors net buyers in Taiwan stocks April 24

TAIPEI, April 24 (Reuters) - The table below shows the daily net trading in Taiwan stocks by major categories of institutional investors. Figures in the total column, include net trading by investment trusts, brokers and foreign investors, in millions of ... ( read original story ...)

Journalism NGO picks Taipei as Asia Base

An international media watchdog’s choice of Taipei for its first Asia office confirms its ranking of Taiwan as the freest place in the region for journalists despite competition from neighboring countries with long-standing democracies, the group and the ... ( read original story ...)