Taiwan president wishes China happy new year, gets warm response

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wished “friends” in China a happy Lunar New Year on Thursday, drawing a surprisingly warm reaction from Chinese state media which is more used to disparaging her as a dangerous separatist. Taiwan is one ... ( read original story ...)

Memorial service honours 17 Taiwan quake victims

HUALIEN, Taiwan — The 17 people who died last week after a strong earthquake hit Taiwan's east coast were honoured at a memorial service on Monday, with hundreds of attendees bowing their heads while placing flowers in front of photos of the victims. ( read original story ...)

Would-be live-streaming stars boost agent business

Taipei, Feb. 15 (CNA) With more people seeking to find online stardom as an anchor in the live video streaming world, people serving as agents dedicated to training live-streaming hosts and other professionals has become a fast-emerging business. ( read original story ...)

Taiwan startups stage strong show at CES 2018, says MOST

The 32 Taiwan startups that showcased products and services at CES 2018 in January attracted 43,211 visitors and held 2,402 business talks with venture capital firms with potential funding and purchases estimated at US$47.62 million and US$604,000 ... ( read original story ...)

Itochu says to sell stake in Ting Hsin, buys TFCC share

TOKYO, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Japan’s Itochu Corp said on Thursday it will sell its 17.8 percent stake in Ting Hsin International to the Chinese food processor for $440 million, and buy a 37.2 percent stake in Taipei Financial Center Corp (TFCC) from Ting ... ( read original story ...)