Trump risks angering China with $1.4bn arms deal to Taiwan

The US state department has approved arms sales to Taiwan worth a total of $1.4bn, the first such deal with the self-governing island since Donald Trump took office. The sale announced on Thursday will anger China, which regards Taiwan as part of its ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan teachers’ pension pots cut under government reform

TAIPEI Public school teachers in Taiwan will see annual interest payments on their pension pots slashed to zero from 2021 under reforms passed by lawmakers on Thursday that are designed to keep the island's pension system solvent Teachers currently earn ... ( read original story ...)

U.S. plans to sell Taiwan about $1.42 billion in arms

WASHINGTON The United States plans to sell Taiwan about $1.42 billion in arms, a proposal the Trump administration informed Congress about on Thursday, U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said. "The administration had formally notified ... ( read original story ...)

Apple’s First Store in Taiwan Opens this Saturday in Taipei

Taipei 101 was formerly known as the Taipei World Financial Center. In 2004 it was the tallest skyscraper in the world and remained so until the Burg Khalifa in Dubai in 2009. You could see a picture of that building in our report covering Apple's latest ... ( read original story ...)

Apple’s first store in Taiwan opens Saturday

The Forum at Apple Taipei 101 is home to Apple’s new in-store programming, “Today at Apple,” including 60 free, hands-on sessions. Apple Taipei 101 opens Saturday at 11 a.m., bringing Apple’s products, services and in-store experiences to customers ... ( read original story ...)