Housing transactions down 16% in 2016

Taipei, Feb. 2 (CNA) Transactions of residential and commercial housing in Taiwan for 2016 fell more than 16 percent from a year earlier in the face of a cautious property market, statistics released by the Ministry of the Interior showed on Thursday. ( read original story ...)

Uber suspends its service in Taiwan as fines mount

Uber is suspending its service in Taiwan after being hit with millions of dollars in fines by the government. The company said it hoped the withdrawal of the ride-hailing app would persuade Taiwan's leadership to think again. "We have not made this ... ( read original story ...)

HTC hands global smartphone brief to Forever Beta

Taiwan-based HTC has awarded London agency Forever Beta to lead the advertising brief on its global smartphone business. The first task for the agency will be to reposition the brand around its smartphone offering, which has already launched. The creative ... ( read original story ...)

Citizen M Adds Four Properties in 2017

The 300-room property will join the existing Citizen M Times Square hotel. The 267-room Citizen M Taipei property is set to open in April. The brand also has a property in the works to open in Shanghai’s Hongqiao district in 2018. Citizen M is pursuing ... ( read original story ...)

T3D Smartphone 3D Printer Could Democratize 3D Printing

That's because this 3D printer uses an ordinary smartphone to print objects with visible light. The T3D 3D printer uses visible light to print objects from photopolymer resin. (Image courtesy of Taiwan 3D Tech.) Unveiled at CES this year was the T3D ... ( read original story ...)

Luxury Living at Taipei Marriott Hotel

The hotel is a convenient home base for business travellers, offering access to Neihu Technology Park, Nangang Software Park and Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall. For those playing tourist, the hotel is a stones throw from the National ... ( read original story ...)