Financial exposure of Taiwan companies to ASEAN increases

Taipei, Aug. 19 (CNA) Taiwan financial holding companies' exposure to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) grew by more than NT$100 billion (US$3.29 billion) in the year since June 2016, according statistics released Saturday by the Financial ... ( read original story ...)

Creators of ‘smart’ container house blend technology, nature

Taipei, Aug. 18 (CNA) A "smart" container house has appeared on the bustling streets of downtown Taipei recently, with its creators hoping to promote a lifestyle that brings people closer to nature, and yet retains the comfort and convenience of modern ... ( read original story ...)

Taking in Taipei’s colours and landmarks

It is onward for about five kilometres to Taipei 101, the financial/shopping skyscraper shaped like a gigantic stalk of bamboo. It’s the tallest building in Taiwan at 508 metres and was the world’s tallest when completed in 2004. We zero in on the ... ( read original story ...)

Swordsman targets Taiwan presidential palace

A man attempted to break in to Taiwan's presidential palace on Friday using a stolen samurai sword. Julian Satterthwaite reports. A man wielding a samurai sword tried to break into Taiwan's presidential palace on Friday (August 18). One military policeman ... ( read original story ...)