Day: May 11, 2019

Japanese motorcycle-themed manga creator in Taiwan for inspiration

| May 11, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Mimana Orimoto, the Japanese creator of popular manga series “Bakuon!!” is now on a motorcycle tour around Taiwan to find inspiration for his next work.Starting from Taipei, Orimoto set off on his 10-day journey on Friday with local animators,…

Photo exhibit advocates inclusiveness through beauty of Taiwan

| May 11, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, At a time when society is inundated with divisive messages, a charity exhibition organized by a group of amateur photographers that features the beauty of Taiwan is hoping to bring people together while supporting a good cause.The “Our Island”…

U.S.-China trade war to push companies back to Taiwan: think tank

| May 11, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The ongoing trade dispute between Washington and Beijing will compel more Taiwanese firms operating in China to return to Taiwan to avoid the United States’ punitive tariffs on goods made in China, a think tank predicted Friday.Gordon Sun dire…

Taiwan’s Hsieh wins women’s doubles title at Mutua Madrid Open

| May 11, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei and partner Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic won the women’s doubles title at the Mutua Madrid Open on Saturday to capture their second Premier Mandatory title as a team.The fifth-seeded Hsieh and Strycova defeated …

Pooh cartoon backing Taiwan’s WHA inclusion a hit on social media

| May 11, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, A cartoon posted on Facebook by Taiwan’s representative office in Munich to ask people to voice support for Taiwan’s inclusion in the annual World Health Assembly (WHA) has drawn attention on social media.The office posted a cartoon on May 4 t…

Asustek No. 5, Acer No. 6 notebook brands in Q1: TrendForce

| May 11, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Taiwan-based Asustek Computer Inc. and Acer Inc. ranked as the fifth and sixth largest notebook computers suppliers in the world in the first quarter, according to Taipei-based market information advisory firm TrendForce Corp.Asustek and Acer …

Lawmakers in Czech Republic, Peru back Taiwan’s WHA participation

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Taipei, Lawmakers from the Czech Republic and Peru have expressed their support for Taiwan to participate in the upcoming annual World Health Assembly (WHA), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Saturday.In a letter addressed to World Health Or…

Taiwanese artist’s work recommended by U.K. reading charity

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Taipei, Taiwanese illustrator Lee Chin-lun’s work “The Pawed Piper” has made it on to the May list of recommended books for children aged 3 to 5 by BookTrust, the largest reading charity in the United Kingdom.Penned by English picture book author Mich…

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