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 ...)

Taipei gov't and Taitung ink solar deal

CNA -- Representatives from Taipei City Government's Department of Economic Development and Tatung Company sign a contract on Wednesday, Nov. 30, which makes Tatung the provider of solar power equipment in northern Taipei. This contract is part of the city ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan promises increased investment in Indonesia

Taiwan has once again expressed its intention to increase investment in Indonesia following a series of economic policy reforms under President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s administration. Taiwanese firms met with the President and several Cabinet members ... ( read original story ...)