16 days ago
On Monday, Acer Inc. and AsusTek Computer Inc., Taiwan's two leading computer vendors, both unveiled a new generation of laptop-tablet hybrid known as the Ultrabook.
17 days ago
A strong earthquake jolted Taiwan on Sunday, killing one person and injuring at least 18 others and causing panicked shoppers to rush out of a shaking multi-story department store, officials said.
26 days ago
Taiwan has lowered its economic growth forecast for 2013 to a muted 2.4 percent as global demand for the island's electronics exports remained subdued.
27 days ago
Taiwan and China split amid civil war in 1949, and while both participated in the 1952 Summer Games in Helsinki, Finland, China subsequently withdrew to protest Taiwan's inclusion in the Olympics.
33 days ago
Nearly 87,000 Filipinos work in Taiwan, a fraction of about 10 million who work abroad to escape poverty and unemployment at home.
35 days ago
Hung is the 65-year-old fisherman killed May 9 when Philippine coast guard personnel opened fire on his fishing vessel in the Bashi Strait, between the northern Philippines and southern Taiwan.
35 days ago
China has sought to show common cause with Taiwan on the issue because it claims the democratically run island, from which it split amid civil war in 1949, is part of its territory.
37 days ago
"Some young people also question the need for a strong defense, because of Taiwan's rapidly improving relations and expanding trade with its once implacable foe on the Chinese mainland.
48 days ago
Prosecutors are probing alleged insider trading connected to a $3.8 billion takeover of a Taiwan chip design company.
50 days ago
Taiwan's economic growth slowed in the first quarter as global demand for the island's electronics exports remained subdued.
93 days ago
He linked fading military morale to a spate of successful Chinese espionage penetrations of Taiwan's armed forces.
96 days ago
Beijing normally tries to limit the island's diplomatic exposure, part of its insistence that Taiwan is part of its territory, with no sovereign rights of its own.
99 days ago
Manny Ramirez will continue his baseball career in Taiwan.
99 days ago
The Taiwan national team advanced through the first round at this year's World Baseball Classic, but failed to get past qualifiers Netherlands and Japan during this past weekend's games in Tokyo.
102 days ago
Yasmany Tomas hit a three-run homer in the fourth inning, helping Cuba rout Taiwan 14-0 Saturday in the second round of the World Baseball Classic.
108 days ago
Dai-Kang Yang batted in three runs, including two on a home run, to help pace host Taiwan to an 8-3 victory over Netherlands in a Group B World Baseball Classic game in Taichung, Taiwan on Sunday.
114 days ago
Chinese leader Xi Jinping reaffirmed China's desire to bring Taiwan under its control in a meeting Monday in Beijing with the honorary head of the island's ruling party.
117 days ago
Despised by Taiwan's Beijing-wary opposition, the crew-cut 55-year old seems to roll effortlessly over his detractors, proudly flaunting his limited formal education and soaring business success.
134 days ago
They appear aimed at leveraging Taiwan's $150 billion annual trade with the mainland as a platform to help transform the island into an offshore trading center for the yuan, similar to Hong Kong.
136 days ago
Taiwan's incoming premier has named an air carrier's chairman to be the island's economics minister in a partial Cabinet reshuffle.
139 days ago
Taiwan's top economic official resigned Friday as popular support for the government has plunged, though the island appears to be rebounding from an economic slowdown.
149 days ago
Jason Wu may have won international recognition for twice designing inaugural gowns for U.S. first lady Michelle Obama, but judges in in his native Taiwan seem unimpressed.
149 days ago
Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration said Monday that China agreed to let 14 more Chinese cities fly direct regular or charter flights to Taiwan, up from the current 40 cities.
152 days ago
China Mobile purchased $1.4 billion of telecom equipment from Taiwan last year.
162 days ago
Acer said Wednesday the tablet will be powered by a dual core processor made by Taiwan-based MediaTek Inc., whose processors are widely used by Chinese makers of low-cost smartphones.