Taiwan same-sex marriage protests

In Taiwan tens of thousands of people have been protesting against the government's decision to look into the possibility of legalising gay marriage. Another, much smaller, protest nearby was attended by people supporting the bill's approval. The bill ... ( read original story ...)

Cathay Financial to acquire bank in Malaysia

Taipei, May 27 (CNA) Cathay Financial Holding Co. (國泰金), one of the largest financial holding firms in Taiwan, has agreed to acquire the Canada-based Bank of Nova Scotia's banking assets in Malaysia as part of the Taiwanese banking group's efforts to ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan’s ‘forest bus’ charms passengers

The ordinary single-deck city bus has been converted into a travelling green house decorated with orchids, ginger lilies and a variety of ferns is running on a special route through Taipei, with stops including an art museum, a popular temple and a night ... ( read original story ...)

Appetite for iPhone parts spurs Taiwan economic growth

Taipei: The seemingly insatiable global demand for smart phones and other high-tech products gave Taiwan's economy a welcome boost in the January to March period, official data showed Friday. The island is home to several key suppliers for Apple's iPhone ... ( read original story ...)