Trump Call Gauged Positively, but Cautiously, in Taiwan

TAIPEI — What a difference a phone call makes. Ms. Tsai took office in May with a mandate to reduce Taiwan’s economic reliance and close political ties with Beijing. China claims Taiwan as its territory and threatens to use force if Taipei officially ... ( read original story ...)

Taipei 101 raises funds needed for New Year's fireworks show

Taipei, Dec. 5 (CNA) The Taipei 101 skyscraper has raised the funds needed to hold its renowned annual fireworks show, Minister of Finance Sheu Yu-jer (許虞哲) said Monday. Speaking at a hearing held by the Finance Committee of the Legislative Yuan ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan urges calm from China after Trump call

Taiwan urged China to stay calm after the Taiwanese leader's unprecedented phone call to US President-elect Donald Trump angered Beijing, as residents and analysts in Taipei expressed fears at the possible fallout. Ties between Taipei and Beijing have ... ( read original story ...)