Apple dominates local mobile-payment market

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Financial Information Service Chairman Zhao Yang-ching (趙揚清) said on Wednesday that her goal for T wallet + was to have 100,000 registered cards in five years, in response to the lackluster performance of the Taiwanese mobile ... ( read original story ...)

Birmingham technology company expands into Far East

"Our technology has the potential to be placed in every device with an antenna. "By establishing a presence in Taipei, we will be on the front foot to work with our customers in the region. "The market for connected devices in China and the Far East is ... ( read original story ...)

Strata problem brewing for Forest City

It is targeting international investors from the Middle East, India, Vietnam, Thailand, Japan and Taiwan, with new show galleries in ... owners are absent and cannot be located. The Forest City project has been subdivided into separate strata titles ... ( read original story ...)

Hotel review: Grand Hyatt Taipei

... from Taipei 101 to the Sun Yat Sen Museum and unfinished Taipei Dome. The circular dining table, rather than traditional work desk, is intentionally designed to offer business travellers a more comfortable in-room dining experience, but there’s ... ( read original story ...)

Cycling in Taipei: Journey of a Newbie Biker

Confession: At 20 something, I still don’t know how to ride a bicycle. Don’t judge me! It has always been my insecurity since childhood. Whenever I see kids swiftly manoeuvring their bikes, I would always exclaim, “Maypa sila!”, with so much envy. ( read original story ...)

Taiwan's tax-filing system jammed due to heavy traffic

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Ministry of Finance's tax-filing system experienced severe slowdowns on Monday as a large number of people took advantage of the Labor Day holiday to submit their tax returns online or at tax offices, officials said. The problem began ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan stays off US IP watch list for 9th year

in recognition of Taiwan's efforts to protect intellectual property rights (IPRs), the Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT) said Saturday. The annual Special 301 Report, released by the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Friday, had reviewed ... ( read original story ...)