Taipei Lantern Festival takes inspiration from Broadway musical

TAIPEI -- The 2017 Taipei Lantern Festival opened Saturday with a theme of "West Side Story, Taipei Glory" borrowing from the title of an American musical to highlight the development of the western area of the city. The main theme lantern in the Year of ... ( read original story ...)

Wistron plant in Indian tech hub solely for iPhone: source

MUMBAI/TAIPEI (Reuters) - An assembly plant that Apple's Taiwanese manufacturing partner Wistron Corp is setting up in Bengaluru will focus solely on assembling iPhones, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday. The source, who asked not to be ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan's 'holy pig' festival cruel, says rights group

SANXIA, Taiwan The winner of Taiwan's "holy pig" ceremony on Thursday defended the lunar new year tradition against critics who argue the fattened animals are raised under cruel conditions. The ceremony harkens back to a time when early Chinese settlers to ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan stocks flat after regional peers wilt on China tightening

TAIPEI, Feb 3 Taiwan stocks were mostly flat on Friday after early gains were eroded when regional and China markets fell after Beijing unexpectedly hiked short-term rates. China's central bank surprised financial markets by raising short-term interest ... ( read original story ...)