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Taiwan probes two executives for security law breaches over China meddling claims

Nov 26 2019

TAIPEI Taiwan is investigating two executives at a Hong Kong-listed company on suspicion of violating the country's National Security Act, prosecutors said on Tuesday, after they were named in a report about Chinese meddling.

Taiwan ruling party says China 'enemy of democracy' after meddling allegations

Nov 25 2019

TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's ruling party denounced China as an "enemy of democracy" on Monday following fresh claims of Chinese interference in the island's politics ahead of presidential and legislative elections on Jan. 11.

Taiwan says China fails to pay up on $8.6 billion in aid pledges to former allies

Nov 22 2019

TAIPEI Taiwan's foreign minister said on Friday that China had failed to deliver aid promises worth $8.6 billion and instead "exported corruption" to nations that had switched allegiance to Beijing from Taipei, amid a tug-of-war for diplomatic recognition.

Taiwan says China fails to pay up on $8.6 billion in aid pledges to former allies

Nov 22 2019

TAIPEI, Nov 22 Taiwan's foreign minister said on Friday that China had failed to deliver aid promises worth $8.6 billion and instead "exported corruption" to nations that had switched allegiance to Beijing from Taipei, amid a tug-of-war for diplomatic recognition.

Tuvalu rejects China offer to build islands and retains ties with Taiwan

Nov 21 2019

TAIPEI Tuvalu's foreign minister said on Thursday the South Pacific nation had rejected offers from Chinese companies to build artificial islands to help it cope with rising sea levels, an approach viewed as undermining Taiwan's influence in the region.

UPDATE 1-Taiwan Oct export orders shrink, but likely to rebound soon

Nov 20 2019

TAIPEI, Nov 20 Taiwan's October export orders fell for the 12th straight month but at a slower pace, amid signs of a pick-up in global demand for electronics despite the protracted U.S.-China trade war.

China sails carrier group through Taiwan Strait as election campaign picks up pace

Nov 17 2019

TAIPEI China has sailed a carrier group into the sensitive Taiwan Strait led by its first domestically build aircraft carrier as election campaigning kicked into high gear on the self-ruled island on Sunday.

Apple supplier Foxconn flags slight growth in core business as third quarter profit beats forecasts

Nov 13 2019

TAIPEI Taiwan's Foxconn , a key supplier to Apple Inc , posted a better-than-expected 23% rise in quarterly profit on Wednesday and forecast slight growth in its core business next year. | Video

Taiwan warns of possible attack if China's slowdown 'becomes serious'

Nov 07 2019

TAIPEI Beijing could resort to military conflict with self-ruled Taiwan to divert domestic pressure if a slowdown in the world's second largest economy amid trade war threatens the legitimacy of the Chinese Communist Party, the island's foreign minister has said.

Thousands throng Taipei streets in East Asia's largest Pride march

Oct 26 2019

TAIPEI More than 100,000 people thronged the streets of Taiwan's capital Taipei on Saturday for East Asia's largest Pride march, months after the self-ruled island began formally allowing same-sex marriage, the first place in Asia to do so. | Video

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