Oct 27, 2015

Taiwan military says China preparing for possible attack

China is actively building up its armed forces and could be strong enough by 2020 to launch an invasion of Taiwan, a military report said Tuesday. Despite closer political ties China is “continuing to accumulate large-scale war capabilities, with the threat of a cross-strait ...

Oct 10, 2015

Taiwan leader warns successor to keep status quo with China

Taiwan’s China-friendly president warned his successor Saturday to continue to meet Beijing’s condition for dialogue stating that the two sides see each other as parts of one country, despite growing discontent at home toward the mainland’s communist leadership. President Ma Ying-jeou said that maintaining ...

Sep 28, 2015

Super Typhoon Dujuan chugs toward Taiwan

Super Typhoon Dujuan was swirling toward Taiwan Monday with thousands of people evacuated from outlying islands as the storm gathered strength on its approach. Torrential rains and high winds are predicted across Taiwan from Monday afternoon as Dujuan nears the east coast, with landfall ...

Bon Jovi adds Taiwan show after Chinese gigs canceled

Sep 10, 2015

Bon Jovi adds Taiwan show after Chinese gigs canceled

American rock group Bon Jovi will play an extra gig in Taiwan later this month after two upcoming Chinese concerts were abruptly canceled, reportedly over the band’s use of Dalai Lama imagery in past shows. Bon Jovi, already scheduled to perform in the capital ...

Stressed-out Hong Kongers seek better life in Taiwan

Sep 6, 2015

Stressed-out Hong Kongers seek better life in Taiwan

Squeezed by soaring rents, cramped living conditions and unease over their city’s political future, increasing numbers of Hong Kongers are leaving to seek a better life in neighboring Taiwan. The island, which is a 90-minute flight away, offers lower costs and an abundance of ...