Tour bus crashes in Taiwan, killing at least 32

TAIPEI At least 32 people were killed when a tour bus crashed near Taipei on Monday night, with television footage showing the bus careening toward a road barrier before flipping on its side. Of 44 people on the bus, 30 were pronounced dead at the scene ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan raises GDP forecast to 1.92% for 2017

TAIPEI -- Taiwan's statistics bureau on Wednesday raised its full-year forecast for economic growth, buoyed by strong demand for the island's advanced semiconductor products and other electronics and despite concerns over rising protectionism around the globe. ( read original story ...)

Taiwan-US FTA hinges on island's agriculture stance: experts

Washington think tank experts said Monday that any future free trade agreement between the United States and Taiwan hinged on the island's resolve on agricultural trade issues. At a workshop hosted by the Council for Foreign Relations (CFR) titled ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan lifts 2017 economic growth forecast

Taiwan took a slightly more optimistic view of its economy's trajectory over the coming months, raising its growth forecast for 2017, and revising up some of its quarterly growth figures as strength in overseas demand for tech components and improved ... ( read original story ...)

Speed a possible factor in Taiwan bus crash that killed 32

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Investigators were looking into excessive speed as the possible cause of a bus crash in Taiwan that killed 32 people and injured several others in the island's worst road accident in more than three decades, an official said Tuesday. ( read original story ...)