Taiwan simulates China attacks as tension rises

Taiwan began two days of military drills Tuesday simulating an attack by China as the government sought to reassure the public in the face of deteriorating relations with Beijing. The island's armed forces gathered in central Taiwan for annual drills that ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan ex-premier heading delegation to Trump inauguration

BEIJING -- A former Taiwanese premier will represent the island at Donald Trump's inauguration Friday, highlighting the island's unusually high profile during the presidential transition process. Yu Shyi-kun will be joined by lawmakers and local government ... ( read original story ...)

Trump, using Taiwan as bargaining chip, sparks outcry in China

Donald Trump’s use of Taiwan as a bargaining chip has provoked a furious outcry inside China, where it has fanned new flames of nationalism and unleashed calls for China to invade Taiwan. A week from his inauguration, Mr. Trump said in a Wall Street ... ( read original story ...)

Review: Grand Hyatt Taipei, Grand Club Deluxe Twin

After a great flight on China Airlines Business Class and a quick 6 hours nap (oops) we were ready to hit the ground running in Taipei. I had no idea what to expect with the Grand Hyatt Taipei, but I was really excited to check it out. I knew it was in an ... ( read ...

Taiwan stocks fall; TSMC down again

The electronics subindex sank 0.8 percent, while the financials subindex declined 1.2 percent. The Taiwan dollar softened T$0.056 to T$31.658 per U.S. dollar. (Reporting by Faith Hung; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu) ( read original story ...)