Premier's motorcade surrounded by protesters

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Premier Lin Chuan's motorcade was briefly surrounded by a group of New Taipei residents protesting property demolitions Thursday, before police reinforcements intervened and cleared the way for Lin and his entourage. The incident occurred ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan stays off US IP watch list for 9th year

in recognition of Taiwan's efforts to protect intellectual property rights (IPRs), the Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT) said Saturday. The annual Special 301 Report, released by the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Friday, had reviewed ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan DRAM maker gives pay rise to keep staff from China

Micron has engaged both the Taiwan's Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau and the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the U.S. to look into possible theft of intellectual property, while Nanya's Lee said his company would also "take legal action against ... ( read original story ...)

Chinese property website Juwai.com, Berkshire Hathaway team up

The Chinese surpassed Canadians as the largest foreign purchasers of U.S. residential property in 2013, according to the National Association of Realtors. Including buyers from Hong Kong and Taiwan, the Chinese accounted for $27.3-billion (U.S.), or 26.7 ... ( read original story ...)

Tel Aviv property: expensive and poor rental yields

In data released by the Global Property Guide on apartment prices in major cities all over the world, rental yield on a 120 square meter apartment in Tel Aviv stands at 2.57%, which ranks fifth worst in the world for an investment prospect. Taipei ... ( read original story ...)