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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - California Chrome is a favorite to win his finale and potentially make history. The two-time Horse of the Year has been set as the 6-5 top choice to win Saturday's inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup at ...
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- This year's Taiwan Lantern Festival, to be held in Yunlin County's Huwei and Beigang townships from Feb. 7-19, will showcase the cultures of new immigrants as well as traditional Taiwanese glove puppetry which originated in this ...
Statistics show that the number of MOICA certificates - or Taiwanese Citizen Digital Certificates - has exceeded 5.53 million. Republic of China citizens with MOICA can e-file their income tax returns, check labor and health insurance information and ...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (AP) - A state-owned newspaper in Dubai is reporting that authorities are investigating a center for the disabled after it hosted and publicized a visit by Kim Kardashian West.
United Nations (AP) - The U.N. Security Council is calling for a halt to fighting in South Sudan and swift deployment of a new contingent of 4,000 peacekeepers to boost the existing U.N.
The Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF) has begun upgrading its fleet of 144 Lockheed Martin f-16 A/B Fighting Falcon combat aircraft to the latest F-16 configuration, dubbed V for "Viper," according to local media reports.
Taiwan introduced visa-free entry for passport holders from several Southeast Asian countries in August last year in response to dwindling numbers from China.
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines' NBA 2K17 champ, Custer Galas, made it to the finals of the NBA 2K17 Asia Tournament, emerging from a pool of 8 from Hong Kong, Korea, the Philippines and Taiwan. The 8 players were chosen from local tourneys in ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Eight Thai women were arrested Friday for being involved in the illegal sex trade in Miaoli County. The eight Thai nationals, aged 20 to 30, came to Taiwan to offer sex services at a rented apartment in Zhunan Township. They were ...
23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After nearly two months of applications, selection and panel interviews, Taiwan's first seed accelerator - Taiwan Accelerator, has finally selected 8 out of 153 startups to provide with seed money and follow-up mentorship.
Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a message to Donald Trump congratulating him on becoming the United States president, the foreign ministry said on Monday, as it warned Washington to abide by the one-China policy.
[TAIPEI] Taiwan stocks rose on Tuesday in cautious trade in the last session before a long holiday break and as the local dollar strengthened to levels not seen in over three months.
Announcing that the company is also opening its first supercharging station in Taiwan, located in Taipei Expo Park, it said that it only takes 20 minutes to deliver 50 percent battery capacity to its vehicles.
TAIPEI - Tsutaya Co., a major Japanese movie and music rental and bookshop chain, will open its first "book cafe" in Taiwan on Tuesday, company officials said Monday. The Tsutaya Bookstore in Xinyi, Taipei's newest trend-setting commercial district ...
Terry Gou, the founder of Foxconn, on a screen at a conference last year. On Sunday, he detailed plans to build a $7 billion display-making plant in the United States.
The American Institute in Taiwan's (AIT) Washington Office managing director John Norris on Saturday said that he expects Taiwan-US relations to advance during US president Donald Trump's tenure as stability across the Taiwan strait remains a core ...
Seoul, South Korea (AP) - Samsung electronics Co. says problems with the design and manufacturing of batteries in its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones caused them to overheat and burst into fire.
Taiwan has requested the World Trade Organization (WTO) for permission to join Japan's consultations with India on a complaint against alleged import restrictions on certain steel products.
Tokyo (AP) - A Japanese government panel studying a possible abdication of Emperor Akihito is set to release an interim report that supports enacting special legislation that is applicable only to him.
Beijing (AP) - China has launched a renewed crackdown on golf, closing 111 courses and telling members of the ruling Communist Party to stay off the links in an effort to conserve water and land.
Irony kicks in on the first trading day after Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th U.S. President. Emerging Asia's stock markets broadly gained as currency traders pared back their bullish bets on the U.S.
Boosted by the Taiwan dollar's appreciation and a buying atmosphere, the local bourse is expected to continue to make gains before closing for the six-day Lunar New Year holiday, which begins on Jan. 27, dealers said, citing predictions by investment ...
Asustek Computer has launched a smartphone-based app for providing police-related services through cooperation with Taiwan's National police Agency (NPA), Chinese-language newspaper Economic Daily News (EDN) cited company chairman Jonney ...
Life expectancy varies between ships, but U.S. submarines generally stay in service for around 20 or 30 years or so. Taiwan, however, is planning for one of its submarines to reach age 80. On Jan. 21, 2017, Taiwan announced that the 72-year-old SS-791 ...
In a facebook post, Koo's friend said the death occurred at 6:20 a.m. Taiwan Cement is expected to issue a statement confirming Koo's death.
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen sent an 11-strong cross-party delegation to the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, urging them interact with and thank the incoming US leader.
Taipei (AFP) - The head of Taiwan's tech giant Foxconn confirmed Sunday he is considering a $7 billion investment to make TV flat panels in the United States in a joint project with Japan's SoftBank.
With the cold front, the mercury around the island remained low on Sunday, with lows of 11-13 degrees Celsius seen in areas north of Chayi County in southern Taiwan and Yilan in eastern Taiwan, while the other areas saw lows of 14-16 degrees, said ...
Economists, meanwhile, urged the Taiwan government to come up with measures to counter the possible impact of an administration under Trump, who has been strongly leaning toward trade protectionism, as the United States is one of the largest buyers of ...
Director Martin Scorsese brought his religious film "Silence" back to Taiwan on Thursday, thanking it for providing the filming location for his decades-long project.
A letter from a Chinese tourist has touched the heart of Chou Yung-hui, director-general of Taiwan's Tourism Bureau. Rave reviews from Chinese tourists about Taiwan's beautiful landscapes and friendly people used to be abundant, but after the blaze of ...
Yesterday a loan motion to the tune of fifty million Belize dollars was presented in the Senate. The loan is from the government of the Republic of China on Taiwan. The loan is categorized as a sovereign bi-lateral loan which is being facilitated by ...
Washington, Jan. 22 (CNA) The managing director of the American Institute in Taiwan's (AIT) Washington Office said Saturday that he expects Taiwan-U.S. relations will advance during Donald Trump's tenure as U.S. president as stability across the Taiwan ...
China has warned Japan against interfering in Taiwan's affairs following a media report saying Tokyo's armed forces plan a tabletop exercise this week on the assumption that there will be a military clash between the Chinese mainland and the self-ruled ...
In order to carry out the program locally, the manufacturer of the jets -- Lockheed Martin in the United States -- sent its engineers to Taiwan last year and helped train local personnel at the AIDC on how to perform the upgrades to improve the ...
Under Taiwan government's "New Southbound Policy," The Philippines is seen as the most important nation for Taiwan to expand cooperation and ties in the region. The New Southbound Policy, introduced by President Tsai Ing-wen, aims to strengthen ...
Relations between China and Taiwan this year will be "even more complex and grim" and Beijing will resolutely oppose any form of separatist activity, a senior Chinese official said, but added China would also maintain peace and stability.
Taipei -- A cold air mass has swept into the island causing temperatures in northern Taiwan to drop to around 11 degrees Celsius (51.8 degrees Fahrenheit) later Friday, with the islands of Matsu and Kinmen to plunge to 10 degrees, according to the ...
The signing ceremony was joined by officials from Taiwan's representative office in Finland. It is worth noticing that the R.O.
Taipei, Jan. 20 (CNA) Taiwan's export orders for 2016 fell 1.6 percent from a year earlier as a rebound in global demand in the second half of the year failed to reverse the downturn seen in the first half, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs ...
The loan is being made through the Mega International Commercial Bank Company Limited of the Republic of China Taiwan. The government has agreed to make thirty five consecutive almost equal semi-annual principal instalments commencing 36 months ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan is one of the few countries in the world that still criminalizes adultery. South Korea decriminalized adultery in 2015, leaving Taiwan and The Philippines the only two countries in Asia treating sexual infidelity as a ...
After donating two GDR systems to the Chinese Taipei Golf Association on Jan 19, Kim Joo-Hyun, Executive Director for Overseas Business Division at GOLFZON (First from left), is taking a commemorative photo with Tien-ya Hsu, President of Chinese Taipei ...
More Asian leaders seem to be taking the cue from President Duterte when they talk about "rebalancing" their international political and economic relations.
Dave and Christine Bourgeois were drawn together by a mutual love of the outdoors. They met through the Sierra Club over 18 years ago and have been adventuring together ever since.
The Vatican is one of only a handful of countries which still maintain formal diplomatic ties with Taiwan, though the Pope is trying to heal a decades-old rift with China where Catholics are divided between those loyal to him and those who are members ...
WASHINGTON - The leader of Taiwan's delegation to the U.S. presidential inauguration dismissed as "small-minded" China's strong objections to his attendance Friday.


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