Taiwan Central Bank Chief Faces Currency Challenge in Last Year

(Bloomberg) -- Perng Fai-Nan began his tenure as chief of Taiwan’s central bank by defending the currency during the Asian financial crisis. As he approaches retirement nearly two decades later, the Taiwan dollar will again pose a challenge. Perng ... ( read original story ...)

32 dead in Taiwan's worst highway accident for decades

A Taiwan bus taking elderly local tourists home from visiting seasonal cherry blossoms careered off a highway Monday night leaving 32 dead, in the island's worst road accident in decades. It comes after a bus inferno in July last year killed 25 Chinese ... ( read original story ...)

Taipei 101, South Korea's tallest building strike deal

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taipei Financial Center Corp., owner of Taipei 101, the tallest building in Taiwan, on Thursday inked a deal on cooperation with Lotte World Seoul Sky, the tallest building in South Korea. Under the agreement signed by Taipei 101 chairman ... ( read original story ...)

Should You Buy Line Corp. (ADR) Below Its IPO Price?

But that silver lining didn't prevent the stock from slipping below its IPO price of $32.84 ... News continues growing -- especially in its four "key countries" of Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and Indonesia. Line stated that its combined MAUs in those four ... ( read original story ...)

180-degree turn? Trump, the US, Taiwan and China: a guide

Most countries have chosen Beijing, but many continue to maintain economic ties to Taipei. Washington cut formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan in 1979 when it switched recognition to Beijing. Since then, it has followed a "One China policy" -- different ... ( read original story ...)