Former Foreign Minister James Huang was elected chairman of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) Friday., 1 Comment, 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.
The number of workers on unpaid leave in Taiwan in the first half of January fell further as the domestic economy showed signs of improving, according to data released by the Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Monday.
Taiwan-made bicycles are highly competitive around the world and mostly exported, with Europe their biggest overseas market, according to the statistics published by the Ministry of Economic Affairs on Monday.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Chairman Terry Gou has reportedly made efforts to reassure China after indicating last year that the company may include the US as a manufacturing location.