HTC’s new budget smartphone surfaces amid hype around HTC U12

Popular leakster Evan Blass @evleaks has revealed in a tweet that the Taiwanese smartphone-maker is making a budget handset codenamed Breeze with a 5.5-inch screen and 18:9 aspect ratio, a Mediatek SoC processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, a 13MP main ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan calls on its firms not to break North Korea sanctions

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan on Monday called on its companies not to carry out any trade with North Korea in violation of U.N. sanctions and said it was keeping a close watch, after a report found a network of ships supplying petroleum products based in Taiwan. ( read original story ...)

Taiwan’s Legend-Lin sets world to rites

Lin Lee-chen, doyenne of Taiwan choreographers, had already retired from the stage a quarter century ago at the height of her fame. But, within the past decade, now well in her 60’s, she has “felt compelled to return” to forestall the “decline of ... ( read original story ...)

Financial regulator urges faith in stock market despite plunge

Taipei, Feb. 5 (CNA) Wellington Koo (顧立雄), chairman of the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), has urged investors to maintain their faith in Taiwan's stock market despite its tumble on Monday. Though the Taiwan Stock Exchange's benchmark index ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan stocks extend losses to 2.3 pct after earthquake

Tech companies TSMC, Foxconn said no damages so far (Adds companies' comments, share performance) TAIPEI, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Taiwan's main stocks index extended its losses to 2.31 percent in early trade on Monday morning, after an earthquake shook the ... ( read original story ...)

5 things we know about the US$1 billion Taipei Sky Tower

The TST is estimated to cost more than US$1 billion in total development cost, which, going by transaction size, makes it one of the largest projects in Asia in recent years. Top 10 foodie spots revealed – and the winner is surprising 2. It’s tall TST ... ( read original story ...)

Catcher Technology Co. Ltd.

It mainly involves in the magnesium die casting technology that caters to telecommunication and automotive industries. The company was founded on November 23, 1984 and is headquartered in Tainan, Taiwan. Catcher Technology makes metal housings for ... ( read original story ...)

Strong earthquake strikes off Taiwan’s coast

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A strong and shallow earthquake struck off Taiwan's east coast on Sunday night, but there were no immediate reports of any injuries or damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-6.1 quake's epicenter was 14 kilometres (9 miles ... ( read original story ...)

Babos Beats Kozlova to Win Taiwan Open

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Fourth-seeded Timea Babos defeated Kateryna Kozlova 7-5, 6-1 on Sunday to win the Taiwan Open. After a tight first set, Babos took control with a hard-hitting display to claim her third WTA singles trophy of her career. After dropping ... ( read original story ...)

IOTA’s Tangle Protocol to Transform Taipei into a Smart City

The capital of Taiwan is striving to integrate the technology’s “blockless” distributed ledger technology, Tangle, to its multiple programs of the smart city project. The Taipei smart city project was initiated last year in which the city introduced ... ( read original story ...)