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One of the great joys of biking in Taiwan is meeting all the friendly people. With Taipei and Manila agreeing to forego the use of force in settling disputes at sea at a recent meeting, a pact which enormously favors Taipei since Philippines' boats rarely poach in Taiwan waters, but the reverse, alas, is all too common, the possibility of an actual ... (more)
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Other leading members of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party were reportedly planning to attend a June 20-21 seminar in Beijing in another sign that contacts between the two sides are warming up after a long period of near-animosity.
10 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com
Democratic Progressive Party legislative chief whip Ker Chien-ming was not guilty of breach of trust and of violating the Business Accounting Act, the Taiwan High Court ruled Tuesday, overturning a six-month prison sentence.
10 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com
Former President Chen Shui-bian's recent suicide attempt was motivated by depression and not by changes in the Accounting Act, an opposition Democratic Progressive Party lawmaker said Tuesday.
The Xiamen Cultural and Art Center, which opened in 2007, is the biggest venue for public cultural activities in the city, including a popular sculpture square.
Taiwan called on Monday for more direct flights connecting it and China and the relaxation of restrictions that prevent Chinese passengers from flying from the mainland to a third destination through Taiwan.
Usually I dislike travel posts that claim things are "the world's best." However, Din Tai Fung in Taipei, Taiwan, deserves the title.
Leading technology company ASUS recently unveiled its new Transformer Book Trio to the world... to the music of DJ Code.
Taipei, June 17 Three bands from Taiwan will participate in a music festival in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta in June, as part of efforts to promote Taiwanese music in the southeast Asian country, the Taiwan organizers said on Monday.
Taipei, June 17 Visiting Guatemala President Otto Perez Molina was awarded an honorary doctorate degree by Taiwan's National Defense University on Monday in recognition of his contribution to the Central American country's development and its ties with Taiwan.
MECO Chairman Amadeo R. Perez Jr. said the two sides reached an initial consensus on many points at a meeting on June 14, including no use of force and violence in policing their respective fishing grounds.
Though the fracas with Philippines is currently occupying the news feeds in Taiwan, it is noteworthy that current Democratic Progressive Party Chairman Su Tseng-chang went to the US last week to open the DPP offices in Washington, DC, and hobnob with influential politicians on both sides of the aisle .
On Saturday, just one day after tougher laws on drunk driving went into effect, a college student riding a scooter was hit and killed by an intoxicated driver who was being chased by a police patrol in Taiwan's southeastern Taitung County.
Although Taiwanese companies are ready to pay some more for fresh graduates this year, the starting salaries for bachelor's and master's degree holders have actually decreased 5.24 per cent and 2.18 per cent, respectively.
The Chinese mainland on Sunday introduced a slew of preferential policies to boost cross-Strait exchanges with a focus on improving the lives of the Taiwanese.
Taipei, June 16 The president of Guatemala, Otto Perez Molina, was scheduled to arrive in Taiwan Sunday evening to kick off his first state visit to the country since taking office in January, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.