Seized US drone issue to be resolved smoothly: China paper

Still, the Pentagon viewed China's seizure seriously since it had effectively taken US military property. "It is ours ... stick to its nearly four-decades-old policy of recognizing that Taiwan is part of "one China." President Barack Obama said on Friday ... ( read original story ...)

Property market hits record low: real estate firm

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taiwan's real estate market hit a 26-year low in ... The real estate company estimated the number of property transactions for 2017 to be between 249,000 units and 253,000 units. Other Positive Signs Other than the bias ratio exceeding ... ( read original story ...)

New shops in short supply in Taipei property market: analyst

Taipei, Dec. 29 (CNA) New shops in the Taipei property market are in short supply, as developers are tending to hold on to these properties in the hope that the scarce supply will continue to boost their pricing power, according to an analyst. Ho Shih ... ( read original story ...)

Cat flats: designing human apartments for feline friends

A Taipei loft for cats Clean and contemporary ... Although space was limited, the owners of this property were clear in their initial design brief to OBBA architects: their home had to be cat orientated. Taking their brief seriously, the designers ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan property market corrects, looks for soft landing: DBS

Taipei, Dec. 14 (CNA) Taiwan's property market is currently undergoing a correction and the capital gains tax imposed on housing sales could continue to impact the home market, although the local economy has showed signs of improvement, Singapore-based DBS ... ( read original story ...)