Taiwan Plans Military Spending Increase to Counter Rising China

Taiwan plans to raise its defense spending next year in an attempt to offset China’s growing military might. Defense spending is targeted to rise to 3 percent of gross domestic product in 2018, up from about 2 percent this year, Minister of National ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan Military to Upgrade Fighters, Seek Stealth Capability

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan says it is planning to upgrade its F-16 fighter jets and will seek cutting-edge stealth aircraft from the United States in the face of a growing military threat from rival China. Thursday's announcement follows the release of this ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan defence report warns of China invasion risk

Taiwan pledged Wednesday to build up its military in the face of an increased risk of invasion by China in a major defence ministry report that comes as ties with Beijing worsen. China still sees Taiwan as part of its territory to be brought back into its ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan lesbian ordered to pay back groom

A judgement against a gay woman who married a man because of pressure from her family has sparked criticism in Taiwan as the island moves closer to legalising same-sex marriage. The woman was recently ordered by a court to return around Tw$500,000 ($16,130 ... ( read original story ...)

Shiseido celebrates 60 years in Taiwan

As 2017 marks 60 years in Taiwan for leading Japanese multinational personal care company Shiseido, we look at how it’s developed its presence and how the Taiwanese market is transforming. Shiseido first started its sales operations in Taiwan in 1957 as ... ( read original story ...)

TAITRA: Discover 3 shows blossoming with gifts from the heart

TAIPEI, TAIWAN--(Marketwired - Mar 14, 2017) - Cherry blossoms are blooming in Taipei to usher in three of Asia's best gift-related trade events with incredible creativity and value. The prime show, the 71 st Giftionery, showcases the business of gifts ... ( read original story ...)