Trump breaks forty-year policy, speaks with Taiwan president

First, the experts expect, China will try to persuade Donald Trump to stand down on Taiwan. It will marshal American business leaders to its side. Then it will threaten. And if that fails, it will sweep into action, pulling its ambassador from the U.S. and ... ( read original story ...)

China hopes Trump call with Taiwan leader won't damage ties

China's foreign minister said Saturday he hopes Beijing's relations with the U.S. would not be "interfered with or damaged" after president-elect Donald Trump broke with decades-long diplomatic tradition and spoke directly with Taiwan's leader. It is ... ( read original story ...)

Trump speaks with Taiwan’s president, risking China tensions

President-elect Donald Trump spoke Friday with the president of Taiwan, a move that will be sure to anger China. It is highly unusual, probably unprecedented, for a U.S. president or president-elect to speak directly with a leader of Taiwan, a self ... ( read original story ...)

Chinese business delegation courts Taiwan ally Panama

BEIJING, Dec 2 (Reuters) - A large Chinese business delegation has arrived in the Central American country of Panama, a diplomatic ally of self-ruled Taiwan, and is keen to invest in energy and port projects, state news agency Xinhua said on Friday. ( read original story ...)

Taiwan debates gay marriage

ON THE eighth floor in a gritty suburb of the capital, Taipei, sits the ten-year-old Wei-ming temple, a Taoist house of worship—but an unusual one. Nearly all the visitors buying bundles of prayers or bringing handwritten ones of their own to be burnt by ... ( read original story ...)

Business leaders slam annual leave reforms

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Business leaders said Friday the government was creating, not addressing problems for local enterprises by trying to force through a series of controversial amendments to the Labor Standards Act, arguing the changes would threaten the ... ( read original story ...)

BenQ launches new digital home cinema projector

Taipei-based technology major BenQ on Thursday launched a new digital home cinema projector which will deliver long-lasting picture quality with precise colours and sharp clarity. Harnessing the advanced "DLP 4K UHD DMD" with XPR technology, W11000 ... ( read original story ...)