Taiwan's unemployment rate fell slightly last December to 3.79 percent, with 446,000 people out of work, 9,000 fewer than in the previous month, according to government figures released Monday.
Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday that problems with the design and manufacturing of batteries in its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones caused them to overheat and burst into fire.
The Henn na Hotel, opened in 2015 in Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture, has been certified by Guinness World Records as the first hotel to be staffed by robots.
Former Foreign Minister James Huang was elected chairman of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) Friday., 1 Comment
China's economic growth sank to its lowest level in three decades in 2016 as Beijing braces for a trade battle with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.
An "Assassin's Creed" cosplayer, left, poses with show girls at the booth of tech company HyperX at the 2017 Taipei Game Show on Friday. Jan. 17. The five-day event began Friday and will runs until Tuesday.
Shares in Taiwan closed slightly higher on Friday amid cautious sentiment, with many investors choosing to remain on the sidelines ahead of the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump later in the day, dealers said.
Touted as "Uber for the realty sector," the housing-brokerage app Ubee is quickly emerging as a gamechanger for housing agents as the market struggles to overcome lingering sluggishness.
China's economic growth accelerated slightly in the final quarter of 2016, shored up by government spending and booming real estate sales, but its full-year performance still was the weakest in nearly three decades.
A Seoul court denied a request to arrest Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, a setback to prosecutors investigating an influence-peddling scandal that toppled South Korea's president.