As China rattles sabres, US should expand ties with Taiwan

The People’s Republic of China sent its aircraft carrier, Liaoning, through the Strait of Taiwan early this month, responding at least in part to Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen’s phone conversation congratulating US president-elect Donald Trump. ( read original story ...)

Taiwan stocks track Wall Street lower; financials weigh

TAIPEI, Jan 18 TAIPEI Jan 18 Taiwan stocks fell on Wednesday tracking overnight weakness on Wall Street and pressured by financials such as Cathay Financial Holding. As of 0230 GMT, the main TAIEX index was down 0.2 percent at 9,338.14 points. The ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan to limit insurers' investments in global corporate bonds

TAIPEI Jan 17 Taiwan's financial regulator on Tuesday said it would curb investments by domestic insurers in international corporate bonds redeemable by issuers within five years, as it moves to clamp down on risk. Taiwan has sought to attract such bond ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan stocks rise; TSMC, HTC rebound

TAIPEI Jan 17 Taiwan stocks rose on Tuesday as investors snapped ... The electronics subindex rose 0.5 percent, while the financials subindex gained 0.3 percent. The Taiwan dollar softened T$0.038 to T$31.740 per U.S. dollar. (Reporting by Faith Hung ... ( read original story ...)

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 ...)