Taiwan's IPO funds drop more than 30% in 2016

Taipei, Jan. 7 (CNA) Funds raised from initial public offerings (IPOs) in Taiwan fell more than 30 percent annually in 2016, although the number of new listings on the local equity market rose slightly, according to PwC Taiwan. In a report, the accounting ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan president heads to US as Beijing watches

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen left for the United States Saturday on her way to Central America, a trip that will be closely watched by Beijing, incensed by her congratulatory call to Donald Trump. While the focus of the nine-day trip is to visit Taiwan ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan leader heads to Americas; U.S. stops set to irk China

BEIJING -- Taiwan's leader pledged to bolster her self-ruled island's presence on the international stage as she set off Saturday to visit four Central American allies on a trip that includes U.S. transits and looks set to raise China's ire. President Tsai ... ( read original story ...)

50 pole dancers escort Taiwan politician's funeral procession

(CNN)These aren't your grandfather's pall bearers. A Taiwan politician's funeral procession included 50 pole dancers standing atop multicolored Jeeps. Former Chiayi County Council Speaker Tung Hsiang passed away in December. He was 76. His funeral took ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan Protests Vietnam Deporting Fraud Suspects to China

Taiwan has protested to Vietnam after the country deported four Taiwanese accused of fraud to its rival, China, alleging that this was done under pressure from Beijing. Scores of Taiwanese have been arrested around the world in the past year in connection ... ( read original story ...)