President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), who is in Nicaragua as part of a Central American tour, has been briefed by senior national security officials in Taipei to stay aware of the latest developments of a Chinese aircraft carrier that is sailing north through the Taiwan Strait Wednesday.
Beijing's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) stated Wednesday that it "could not confirm" whether its aircraft carrier Liaoning would pass through the Taiwan Strait after Taiwan's Defense Ministry stated the ship had entered the island's air defense identification zone this morning.
At 4 a.m. the kettles crackle on a charcoal stove as regulars crowd inside an ancient Chinese temple turned teahouse, a relic in a country being overrun by Starbucks cafes.
The growing presence of Chinese companies at the Consumer Electronics Show indicates a stronger-than-ever desire to crack the US market, as they work hard to gain an edge in high-end gadgets, analysts said on Monday.
China will continue to implement supply-side reform this year focusing on cutting overcapacity and fending off financial risks, the minister overseeing the nation's top economic regulator said on Tuesday.
UBS Group AG said on Monday that the trading volume of China's A shares by its overseas clients will likely double in 2017, as China continues to liberalize its capital markets, according to a senior executive of the Swiss bank.
Sales of yachts are down due to slowing economic growth and the government's austerity policies, but yacht clubs have found a new way to generate income: boat rentals.
Clare Hollingworth, a British war correspondent who was the first to report the Nazi invasion of Poland that marked the beginning of World War II, died in Hong Kong on Tuesday. She was 105.
US president-elect Donald Trump often railed against Chinese trade practice during his campaign. On Monday, it was a different approach after he met with Jack Ma, the billionaire founder and executive chairman of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Ltd, with Trump saying: "Jack and I are going to do some great things".
China has planned to launch up to eight new generation navigation satellites into space this year, according to researchers from the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System.