View from Taipei

A pro-democracy alliance is gaining momentum in Asia, notably among younger activists. When more than 10,000 youth-led protesters converged on Democracy Monument in Bangkok on Aug 16, at about the ... ( read original story ...)

US to declassify Taiwan security assurances

The US will declassify documents on Monday giving more detail on its security assurances to Taiwan, as Washington seeks to counter what it fears is a growing inclination by China to use military force ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan Stock Market Poised To Snap Losing Streak

The Taiwan stock market has finished lower in back-to-back trading days, sliding more than 100 points or 0.8 percent along the way. The Taiwan Stock Exchange now rests just shy of the 12,730-point ... ( read original story ...)

Taipei bids to raise city mascot’s public appeal

The Taipei City Government should not charge local businesses licensing fees for using the city mascot, Bravo the Bear, in their advertising, a Taipei city councilor said yesterday. The bear is an ... ( read original story ...)