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THE governments of Taiwan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Germany have opened more than 1,000 job opportunities for Filipino workers under a government-to-government program. The Philippine Overseas employment Administration (POEA) disclosed that Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health alone is ...
On a three-day visit to Taipei, capital of Taiwan, Christopher Reynolds ate his way through a teeming night market, zipped to the observation deck of a 101-story ... Taiwan and its capital, Taipei, are complicated, but I have some strong sensory memories from the four days I spent in the city in the fall.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The official Lunar New Year holiday may only last one day in Thailand, but that doesn't mean it goes by unseen in the Southeast Asian country with its large ethnic Chinese population. Shopping malls and supermarkets will set aside special areas where they sell anything that's red, ...
The comments came after MSCI announced that it has decided to cut Taiwan's weighting in the MSCI emerging markets by 0.01 percentage points to 11.47 percent, and its weighting in the MSCI All-Country Asia ex-Japan Index by 0.01 percentage points to 13.30 percent after a quarterly index review.
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) handed out red envelopes to the public at the Baoan Temple in Taipei City on the second day of the Year of the Dog, but observers were watching for local political implications. Also present at the event Saturday were the capital's mayor, ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A foreign couple visiting Taiwan won NT$2 million (US$68,700) after buying a scratch lottery ticket, Taiwan Lottery Co., Ltd. said Sunday. The Lunar New Year holiday is a peak period for lottery buyers, who expect the new year to bring good luck and also buy tickets for friends and ...

After more than two decades, Aldrich has returned to Taipei, to work in the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), which represents U.S. interests in the absence ... He told me that I had to come to Taiwan if I wanted to learn more about Chinese culture and improve my mandarin," he told CNA in fluent mandarin ...
Taipei, Feb. 17 (CNA) Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang, who is tasked with overseeing Taiwan's digital affairs, has reaffirmed the government's determination to support the development of Taiwan's social enterprises. In a film released by the Executive yuan Saturday, Tang is seen making bread with a ...
Taipei, Feb. 18 (CNA) 2018 has been dubbed by many tech and business insiders the year of artificial intelligence (AI). As Taiwan seeks to innovate on multiple scientific, cultural and humanitarian fronts, AI might just be the answer it has been looking for to make a name for itself on the global stage.
By BBN Staff: Yesterday, Belize received US $500,000 from the Republic of China (Taiwan) to support ongoing efforts aimed at strengthening the Belize police Department as part of the Security Cooperation that exists between the two countries. Receiving the cheque on behalf of the government of Belize ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) broke with tradition yesterday by becoming the first President to start their New Year's tour of the country in Taitung. The President will be traveling across the country over the next three days to hand out red envelopes. And she became ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For the first time the 16-year history of the U.S.-Taiwan defense industry Conference, the military manufacturer convention will be held in Taiwan this year in May, according to sources who spoke to Liberty Times, marking a major milestone in U.S.-Taiwan relations and could ...
According to figures from Taiwan's Ministry of the Interior, the number of Hong Kong and Macau citizens with permanent residency in Taiwan rose ... In this sense, Taiwan is a good place for many Hong Kongers wanting to emigrate because of its geographic proximity to their home and cultural similarities.
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The solitary green man on pedestrian crossing signs in Taiwan's southern county of Pingtung were changed just one day before Valentine's Day two show that he now has a girlfriend. Starting on Feb. 13, pedestrian crossing lights now show a green man walking hand-in-hand with ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The US Congress has been told by a senior US military officer that the country must continue to help Taiwan defend itself and push back at any efforts by China to force unification with Taiwan. The comments were made by Admiral Harry Harris Jr, who is Commander of the US U.S. ...
THE family of the overseas Filipino worker who was killed in a 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck Taiwan last week will receive a total of P3.5-million assistance. "All in all, Melody's (Albano Castro) family will receive more than P3.5 million from her work as a caretaker in Taiwan, with most of the funds ...
TAIPEI (CNA) -- The unusually warm winter weather and clear skies across Taiwan on Thursday gave Chiayi residents a rare view of Jade Mountain ... and the Chungyi Bridge near Mituo Temple were able to get a clear view of the top of Jade Mountain, Taiwan's highest peak, which was covered in snow.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A new feature on the "Taiwan Pay" app (台灣Pay行動付) allows red envelopes to be exchanged electronically. Taiwan Pay is Taiwan's answer to mobile banking. The app allows users to conduct financial transactions on their phones, and now includes the option to exchange red ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In a U.S. congressional hearing, Donald Trump's nominee for ambassador to Australia Harry Harris said in a written testimony that "any attempt by China to force reunification on the people of Taiwan is unacceptable." Admiral Harry Harris made this statement before the House's ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Vice President of the Executive yuan Shih Jun-ji (施俊吉) declared earlier this month that the Taiwanese government needs to be more prepared for potential crypto-currency booms and busts. The official discussed Taiwan's crypto-climate at a seminar entitled "The effect of digital ...
PHNOM PENH: Authorities in Cambodia on Friday arrested 36 suspects from Cambodia, Taiwan and neighbouring Thailand on suspicion of running a telecoms scam to defraud victims abroad, military police said. Cambodia, a staunch ally of China, has deported hundreds of Chinese and Taiwanese ...
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wished "friends" in China a happy Lunar New Year today, drawing a surprisingly warm reaction from Chinese state media which is more used to disparaging her as a dangerous separatist. Taiwan is one of China's most sensitive issues and a potentially dangerous military ...
I would also encourage everyone to remember the condolences and assistance offered to Taiwan by our friends in the international community following the earthquake. Where today others have shown us kindness, tomorrow we will return such goodwill tenfold. This is a true reflection of the Taiwanese ...
Pedestrian crossing signals in southern Taiwan received a romantic redesign this week; a traditional lone walker symbol was joined by a sweetheart just in time for Valentine's Day. More than 40 intersections in southern Taiwan's Pingtun county were programmed with the holiday crossing signals, which ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Act for the Recruitment and employment of Foreign Professional Talent officially went into effect yesterday (Feb. 8), according to the National Development Council (NDC). On Oct. 31, Taiwan's Legislature passed the Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign ...
CAGAYAN, Philippines - Melody Albano Castro, the Cagayana overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who died in the earthquake in Taiwan, was the family breadwinner. Castro's body was retrieved in a collapsed building on Thursday, February 8, two days after the earthquake. Taiwan authorities said Castro ...
rescue workers combed through the rubble as the death toll from a 6.4-magnitude earthquake that hit off the coast of eastern Taiwan rose to 10. Authorities revised the number of people who were still missing down from about 60 to seven on Thursday evening. Taiwan's Central New Agency reported that ...
HUALIEN, Taiwan - Rescuers in Taiwan continued their search for survivors in a dangerously tilted building Thursday, more than a day after it was damaged in an earthquake that shook the island's east coast and killed at least 10 people. The Yunmen Tsuiti building was one of several damaged by late ...
Taiwan remains on edge as aftershocks continue in the area hit by Tuesday's powerful earthquake. At least 10 deaths have been reported. [Taiwan News]. • Questions swirled over a ship that had been scouring the southern Indian Ocean for debris from MH370, a Malaysian airliner that vanished from the ...
A body of a Hong Kong Canadian is carried out from a collapsed building after an earthquake hit Hualien, Taiwan February 9, 2018. ... HUALIEN, Taiwan (Reuters) - Rescue operations in Taiwan started to wind down on Friday after a devastating 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked the tourist area of Hualien ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A new English language online form which enables foreign professionals to apply for the new "employment Gold Card" was officially launched today (Feb. 8), announced the National Immigration Agency. On Oct. 31, Taiwan's Legislature passed the Act for the Recruitment and ...
Taiwan Rejects China's Offer to Help With Quake Rescue Mission - Official ... down Beijing's offer to help with the search for missing people after the recent deadly earthquake, having rejected the move due to own high capabilities, the deputy minister of Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council said Thursday.
A rescuer walking outside a collapsed building on Thursday after an earthquake hit Hualien. - Reuters/Tyrone Siu. Kuala Lumpur: The Foreign Ministry said Thursday it had not received any report of Malaysian casualties in the deadly earthquake that hit the eastern county of Hualien in Taiwan on ...
Taiwan quakes, and Olympics drama with a side of awkwardness. Here's your Morning Briefing: Photo. Credit Christopher Jue/European Pressphoto Agency. • global markets: Our business reporters are watching to see if Australia and Asia take their cue from Wednesday's stabilizing trend in the U.S..
There is no way President Tsai, a democratically elected official of the sovereign entity known as the Republic of China, can agree to being a minion of the PRC. So, yes, the PRC has cut off all official exchanges with Taiwan, cut down the number of Chinese tourists, flown its aircraft around the island and ...
WHEN traveling and rain pours, do you scrap the day's itinerary or do you brave the downpour to check the entries on the must-do list? It would be easier, and perhaps wiser, to stay in, especially when your nest is a posh address like the Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel in Taipei. You can snuggle in ...
Recent estimates say trillion-dollar deficits will make a comeback by next year. World+. AfricaAmericasAsiaEuropeMiddle East. Magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocks Taiwan. U.S.WorldPoliticsMoneyOpinionHealthEntertainmentTechStyleTravelSportsVideoVR · Live TV. Search ». U.S. Edition+. U.S.. International.
Taiwan authorities say at least five people are trapped and another 170 are unaccounted for after earthquake. By The Associated Press. TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Feb 6, 2018, 9:30 PM ET. 0 Shares. email. Star. 0 Shares. Email · Taiwan authorities say at least five people are trapped and another 170 are unaccounted for after ...
The dispute has become increasingly bitter, with both sides trading accusations after two Chinese airlines canceled extra flights to self-ruled Taiwan over the Lunar New Year, the most important holiday in the Chinese calendar, potentially leaving thousands of Taiwanese without tickets to go home.
According to a government report, Shih said that amid the rapid development of cryptocurrencies in recent years, Taiwan should be proactively engaging in exploring policies to tackle the technology's increasing influence on finance. Further, the country should be well-positioned to maintain its financial ...
Aftershocks continue to rattle Taiwan after a strong earthquake that killed at least four people and injured more than 200 others. The powerful 6.4-magnitude tremor struck at 23:50 (15:50 GMT) about 20km (12 miles) off the island's east coast. Multiple buildings across the city of Hualien have been badly damaged. More than ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Everyone enjoys a stunning view. Indeed, people travel all over the world to seek them out. But some views require a little bit more fortitude than others. In recent years, Skywalks have become big business. These walkways offer visitors unique and beautiful views. But to enjoy ...
longitudinal-valley-fault-Taiwan This image shows Taiwan's Coastal Range, which has been thrust up by the Longitudinal Valley Fault. The Longitudinal Valley Fault is the most seismically active fault in eastern Taiwan, and 30% of the country's earthquakes occur on or near it. (Photo by: Johann ...
Taiwan on Monday called on its companies not to carry out any trade with North Korea in violation of U.N. sanctions and said it was keeping a close watch, after a report found a network of ships supplying petroleum products based in Taiwan. A confidential report by independent U.N. monitors to a U.N. ...
Taiwan's armed forces will rely on a missile system that was first developed nearly 60 years ago for frontline defense on their Pacific coastline against intruding Chinese aircraft. The Taipei-based China Times revealed that the American radar- homing guided MIM-23 Hawk surface-to-air missile will soon be ...
When popular Taiwan-based American Twitch caster CJayride streamed himself hanging out in a hot tub with friends at a local hotel in Taiwan, he didn't expect it to result in days of targeted harassment on facebook, doxing, two Twitch bans and criticism from national Taiwanese media. IRL, or "in real life," ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A geology professor at National Central University (NCU) professor theorizes that the recent cluster of earthquakes around Hualien indicate that Taiwan is now completing a 100-year earthquake cycle in which major temblors on a scale of a magnitude 8 could occur within a decade ...
Washington (CNN) The US Defense Department was forced to correct several mistakes in its Nuclear Posture Review after an initial version of the report released last week labeled Taiwan as part of China and included the disputed Kuril islands in a chart depicting Russia. A copy of the report was ...
The Defense Department was forced to issue a correction of its Nuclear Posture Review after mistakenly labeling Taiwan as part of mainland China in the report. When asked by The Japan Times on Saturday why the islands of Taiwan were colored in with the Chinese flag in some pages of the Nuclear ...
prosecutors in Taiwan say a local businessman has exported coal from North Korea in violation of UN sanctions against the country. They suspect the trader leased a cargo ship through Chinese intermediaries, had it loaded with anthracite coal at a port in western North Korea, and sold the cargo off a ...


 

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