China accused by Taiwan of stepping up spy operations

Wang Ting-yu, chairman of the defence committee in Taiwan's parliament, said Chinese spies were masquerading as academics or business people. He claimed Beijing was trying to sow chaos within Taiwanese society. China considers the self-ruling island ... ( read original story ...)

Cathay Financial raises Taiwan’s 2017 GDP forecast

TAIPEI: Cathay Financial Holding Co. one of the leading financial holding firms in Taiwan, has raised its forecast of Taiwan’s gross domestic product (GDP) for 2017 to 2.1 percent, citing an improvement in exports amid recovering global demand. ( read original story ...)

Reinventing Taipei

Technically, it was well into autumn but the heat was still intense enough to force me to pause halfway through a long afternoon exploring Huashan 1914 Creative Park, a sprawling nature-slash-cultural complex smack in the middle of Taipei. I made my way to ... ( read original story ...)