Panama forges ties with China, ditches Taiwan in win for Beijing

PANAMA CITY Panama established formal diplomatic ties with China and broke with Taiwan on Monday in a major victory for Beijing that bolsters its claims of sovereignty over what it regards as a renegade island. Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela said ... ( read original story ...)

Panama to Establish Ties With China in Latest Blow to Taiwan

Panama is opening diplomatic relations with China, the latest blow to Taiwan as Beijing’s leaders seek to isolate the self-governing island. Panama’s President Juan Carlos Varela announced the move in a national address on Monday night. China is the ... ( read original story ...)

Panama to Establish Ties With China in Blow to Taiwan

Panama is opening diplomatic relations with China, the latest blow to Taiwan as Beijing’s leaders seek to isolate the self-governing island. Panama’s President Juan Carlos Varela announced the move in a national address on Monday night. China is the ... ( read original story ...)

Apple is getting ready to launch its first store in Taiwan

Apple is opening its first store in Taiwan. CEO Tim Cook tweeted out a photo of the facade on the store on Sunday ahead of its official launch, believed to be later this month, 9to5Mac reported. It's a vast red paper artwork, created by Taiwanese artist ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan festival celebrates ‘tradition’ with pole dancers

Dozens of pole dancers performed on ornate neon floats at a festival in Taipei on Saturday in celebration of one of the island's more eyebrow raising cultural traditions. The event sought to promote Taiwan's famous "dian zi hua che" or "electronic flower ... ( read original story ...)