Taiwan won't cave to Beijing threats, says president

Taiwan will not bend to pressure despite China returning to its "old ways" of intimidation, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Saturday, following Beijing's protests over her call to US President-elect Donald Trump. China has stepped up military drills near ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan stocks fall on profit-taking, tracking regional markets

Friday will be this year's last trading session and Taiwan's financial markets will be shut for a three-day holiday weekend, resuming trade on Tuesday. The main TAIEX index fell 0.2 percent to 9,186.47 points as of 0426 GMT, after closing up 1 percent at a ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan leader urges reflection over Nazi parade row

Taiwan's president on Thursday urged educators to reflect deeply on human rights and pass on those lessons to young people after a Nazi-themed parade held by Taiwanese students before Christmas sparked international furore. The principal of Kuang Fu High ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan says Chinese aircraft carrier arrives in Hainan

China has given few details of what the Soviet-built Liaoning is up to, save that it is on a routine exercise. Taiwan has said the aircraft carrier skirted waters outside its air defense identification zone to its east and south and then headed across the ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan warns of growing threats from China

Taiwan's defence minister warned Tuesday that threats from China were growing daily after Beijing's aircraft carrier and a flotilla of other warships passed south of the island in an exercise as tensions grow. After sailing south of Taiwan itself, the ... ( read original story ...)

Cathay Financial raises its Taiwan GDP forecast for 2017

Taipei, Dec. 26 (CNA) Cathay Financial Holding Co. (國泰金), one of Taiwan's leading financial services providers, said Monday that it has raised its forecast for Taiwan's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2017, largely in reflection of a rebound in the ... ( read original story ...)