Category Archives: Government

Taiwan honored in India as ‘beacon of democracy’

| April 24, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

New Delhi, Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen and the Taiwanese people were awarded the 2019 Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize for Social Achievement in New Delhi on Tuesday for being a “beacon of democracy, human rights and freedom.”Tien Chung-kwang T…

First Turkish MADO ice cream shop opens in Taiwan

| April 24, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The Turkish ice cream and pastry brand MADO opened its first shop in Taiwan on Wednesday in a joint venture with the Taiwanese conglomerate Teco Group.The shop in Nankang Software Park in Taipei is part of the MADO Group’s chain that sells pas…

President Tsai touts strength of Taiwan-Belize relations

| April 24, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

President Tsai Ing-wen said April 23 that Taiwan-Belize ties are going from strength to strength and she looks forward to further enhancing this close partnership. Taiwan and Belize will celebrate 30 years of diplomatic relations in October, Tsai said,…

KMT members propose ways of including Han in presidential primary

| April 23, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Members of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) on Tuesday put forth a number of ideas for including Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu in the party’s presidential primary, hours after he indicated that he had no wish to do so under the current system.KMT …

Samsung postpones release of Galaxy Fold in Taiwan

| April 23, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Samsung Electronics Co. of South Korea said Tuesday that it will not release its first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, in Taiwan in April as planned because some reviewers have reported flaws in the test units.The company said it will ca…

Works by renowned Taiwan writer published in Malay: official

| April 23, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Kuala Lumpur, A collection of short stories by renowned Taiwanese scholar and writer Yeh Shih-tao has been translated and published in Malay, further strengthening cultural exchanges between the two countries, according to a Tainan City cultural offic…

High ratings for finales of Taiwan drama ‘The World Between Us’

| April 22, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The airing of the final two episodes of the Taiwanese crime drama “The World Between Us” on Sunday drew high ratings and nearly four million viewers watching online, according to live streaming services company CatchPlay.CatchPlay, which owns …

Taiwan facing unprecedented challenges from China: official

| April 21, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Taiwan’s democracy is facing unprecedented challenges from China, Taiwan’s Minister without Portfolio responsible for digital technology Audrey Tang said during a trip in the United States, describing the situation as “precarious.”Tang sounde…

Brokerages raise target prices on TSMC shares to high of NT$310

| April 19, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Several foreign brokerages have raised their target prices on shares of contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) after the company gave an upbeat forecast for the rest of the year in an investor conference held Thursday…

AIT reiterates U.S.’ neutrality after Gou announces presidential bid

| April 18, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The United States will work with whoever wins Taiwan’s 2020 presidential election, American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Chairman James Moriarty reiterated Thursday, a day after Taiwanese tycoon Terry Gou (???) announced his intention to compete …

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