Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments decline sharply in April

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market totaled 543,000 units in April, down nearly 10% from the previous month and 20% from a year earlier period, according to data compiled by local retail channels. Driven by brisk sales of the Galaxy S8 devices as ... ( read original story ...)

Chunghwa Telecom : Announces Senior Management Changes

TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. ("CHT", "Chunghwa Telecom" or the "Company", TAIEX: 2412, NYSE: CHT) today announced that Mr. Bo Yung Chen, the Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will resign ... ( read original story ...)

WHO must include Taiwan to be prepared for an influenza pandemic

Dr. Chen Shih-chung is Taiwan’s Minister of Health and Welfare. Disease knows no borders. Only by working together, leaving no one out, can we adequately address the challenges of emerging infectious diseases which have been made all the more complex by ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan stocks flat ahead of holidays; TSMC dips

TAIPEI May 26 Taiwan stocks stayed flat on Friday in cautious trading ahead of a long weekend holiday, dampened by falls in tech heavyweights such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC). As of 0150 GMT, the main TAIEX index was unchanged at 10,112 ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan Gay Marriage Ruling Widens Political Divide With China

Taiwan’s historic court ruling this week did more than make it the first place in Asia to let same-sex couples wed: It also widened the political gap with China. The decision by Taiwan’s constitutional court Wednesday to legalize gay marriage in two ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwanese-Canadians celebrate landmark same-sex marriage ruling

The news was met with joy in the streets of Taiwan's capital, Taipei, where hundreds of gay marriage supporters had gathered in anticipation of the ruling. Jen Sungshine, a queer educator and member of the local Taiwanese LGBTQ community in Vancouver ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan court rules in favor of same-sex marriage

Anti-government protesters clash with police in the capital of Brazil as leftist parties, unions and other groups demand the resignation of scandal-hit... Nearly two months of massive anti-government rallies continue in Venezuela as chaos flares across the ... ( read original story ...)