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2016/09/30 | ZiQing Low
Ireland Tells Ministers to Stay Away from Taiwan National Day Events
Irish ministers have been warned attending Taiwan-hosted events will “provoke China."
2016/01/09 | Yang
THSRC Employees Owed NT$500 Million Overtime Pay and Request Leaves on Chinese Lunar New Year
According to the Taiwan High-Speed Rail Workers' Union, the THSRC has never paid overtime on national holidays and owe its employees a total of NT$500 million (approximately US$15 million) overtime pay. So far the debts have been ignored by the THSRC.
2015/11/22 | Kenzo
Trade Talks: China-Imported Food Inspection to be Done Within 48 Hours?
Yang Jen-ni, director-general of the Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT) hopes to establish a computerized information exchange system that can be used to approve an import permit within 48 hours after receiving a clearance application. Legislator Lin Shu-fen criticizes the 48-hour clearance treatment is feeding Taiwanese people poison.
2015/08/18 | Yuan
Taipei Mayor Supporting Anything That Builds Peaceful Development Between Taipei and Shanghai
Since 2010, Taipei and Shanghai have held city forums to carry out practical exchanges. There have been nineteen MOUs signed between the two cities and four more will be added on today.
2019/01/09 | Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan's Indigenous to Xi: Taiwan Is Not China, Xi Does Not 'Understand Dignity'
In an open letter to Xi Jinping, Taiwan's indigenous call on China to respect the self-determination of the island and its indigenous population.
2015/10/08 | 阿Ken
China Buying the UK Piece by Piece
"Owned by China" is replacing "Made in China" in the UK market today. For example, China has already bought 9% of the Thames Water Utilities, 10% of the Heathrow Airport, 60% of Weetabix, 89% of House of Fraser, 80% of EDF and all of PizzaExpress. The British are probably unaware of these purchases.
2018/11/15 | Paul Huang
Taiwan Is Building Long Range Cruise Missiles That Aim Deep Inside China
By empowering its cruise missile program, Taiwan is taking its gloves off in its cross-Strait standoff.
2015/12/14 | Zou Chi
Taiwanese Government Encourages Chinese Investors to Enter the ICT Industry While People Oppose
A scholar-organized alliance launched a petition on the Internet opposing the trade pact opening up the information and communication technology (ICT) industry for Chinese investors. According to the petition, the Taiwanese integrated-circuit-design industry accounted for 22% of the global market share in 2014, which ranks second in the world, following the US.
2016/01/06 | Yang
Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs Heading to Beijing for Economic Cooperation Talk
Different from past presidential elections, this time China is offering Taiwan two significant gifts other than creating an ambience of temporary standoff right before the election.
2015/09/27 | 阿Ken
Students from National Chengchi University win the 2015 Hult Prize
The four members of the team, IMPCT, all come from different countries and aim to raise funds to build schools in slums all over the world and foster community teachers to provide better education for children in these areas.
2018/11/13 | Siok Hui Leong
Health Care for All: The Good & Not-So-Great of Taiwan's Universal Coverage
Taiwan’s health care system is often measured against the world’s best. But is this model of accessible and ‘cheap’ health care viable in the long run?