Babos Advances to Taiwan Open Finals With Win Over Wang

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Fourth-seeded Timea Babos beat Wang Yafan 6-3, 6-4 Saturday to advance to the final of the Taiwan Open. Babos claimed her first win in three matches against Wang and will face Kateryna Kozlova in Sunday's final. Kozlova eliminated Sabine ... ( read original story ...)

China’s new pitch to win over Taiwan: Our jobs are better

Professionals such as engineers and financiers also handily get work, while people in any field will find more "business opportunities" given China's market size compared with Taiwan's, she said. The Chinese province of Fujian, the one geographically ... ( read original story ...)

Wang overpowers Bouchard to reach Taiwan Open semifinals

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Yafan Wang defeated Eugenie Bouchard 6-4, 6-0 to advance to the semifinals of the Taiwan Open on Friday. Wang took advantage of six double-faults by the 2014 Wimbledon finalist and will next face fourth-seeded Timea Babos, who beat Magda ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan ranked 13th globally in economic freedom

A year after Taiwan achieved its highest ranking of 11th on the index, which was first compiled in 1995, it fell to 13th in the latest rankings, with declines in property rights, business freedom, labor freedom, monetary freedom and investment freedom. ( read original story ...)

Taiwan to promote central bank deputy to governor

Yang joined the central bank’s department of economic research in 1989 after working as a researcher at the Taiwan Academy of Banking and Finance for several years. A fluent English-speaker, Yang helped communicate with the US to get Taiwan removed from ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan firms seeking Mindanao agri partnerships

THE Board of Investments (BoI) said companies from Taiwan are seeking potential partners for agriculture and aquaculture ventures in Mindanao. In a statement, the Department of Trade and Industry’s investment promotions arm said that the Taiwan External ... ( read original story ...)

Bouchard beats Bogdan to reach Taiwan Open quarterfinals

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Canada's Eugenie Bouchard advanced to the quarterfinals of the Taiwan Open by beating Ana Bogdan 7-5, 7-5 Thursday. Bouchard, of Westmount, Que., broke Bogdan to 6-5 and then converted her second match point. She will next face Yafan Wang ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan says China air route dispute will determine future ties

TAIPEI (Reuters) - A dispute with China over its opening of new air routes near Taiwan will determine future relations between Taipei and Beijing, Taiwan's government said amid a deepening disagreement that could strand thousands over an important holiday. ( read original story ...)