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Cathay Securities Investment sees more rallies for Taiwan stocks fueled by new iPhone

Sep 14 2017

TAIPEI The dip in Taiwan's stock market following the launch of the iPhone X may be a mere pause before more rallies to come as suppliers of Apple Inc. reap the benefits of Apple's newest smartphones, said an executive of Taiwan's biggest fund house.

Taiwan battens down for Typhoon Talim, mainland China braces for twin storms

Sep 13 2017

TAIPEI/BEIJING Taiwan issued a warning to ships and airlines canceled some flights on Wednesday as the island braced for Typhoon Talim, which was expected to hit cities including the capital Taipei, before hurtling toward China potentially as a super typhoon.

Wife of detained Taiwan activist to attend his trial in China

Sep 10 2017

TAIPEI The wife and mother of detained Taiwanese rights activist Lee Ming-che were due to arrive in China on Sunday to attend his subversion trial on Monday, Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council said in a statement, calling for Lee's safe return home.

Wife of detained Taiwan activist to attend his trial in China

Sep 10 2017

TAIPEI The wife and mother of detained Taiwanese rights activist Lee Ming-che were due to arrive in China on Sunday to attend his subversion trial on Monday, Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council said in a statement, calling for Lee's safe return home.

Taiwan appoints new premier to drive reform efforts

Sep 05 2017

TAIPEI Taiwan has appointed as premier William Lai, the mayor of its southern city of Tainan, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Tuesday, as she moved to shore up declining public support.

Taiwan premier resigns to help shore up president's falling popularity

Sep 04 2017

TAIPEI Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen has accepted the resignation of Premier Lin Chuan, the ruling party said on Monday, a departure that had been widely expected because of the president's falling public support.

Stung by reputation, Taiwan looks to turn corner on money laundering

Aug 30 2017

TAIPEI After Taiwan's state-run Mega Financial Holding Co was fined $180 million by U.S. authorities for lax enforcement of anti-money-laundering rules at its New York branch, the bank started a rigorous training program for its staff.

Taiwan premier pledges to minimise chances of another power blackout

Aug 20 2017

TAIPEI Taiwan's premier said on Monday the government will minimise the probability of another power blackout but cannot guarantee that there will be no recurrence.

Taiwan taken off Asia-Pacific money-laundering watchlist

Jul 26 2017

TAIPEI Taiwan has been dropped from a watchlist of Asia-Pacific jurisdictions deemed to have inadequate anti-money laundering controls, a senior official said on Wednesday, adding that the move reflects the island's determination to tighten its laws.

Taiwan May export orders beat forecast as China, U.S. demand jump

Jun 20 2017

TAIPEI Taiwan's May export orders blew past expectations as the island's factories rushed to meet demand for components, such as for Apple Inc's upcoming iPhone 8, in a promising sign for global technology manufacturers.

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