Semifinalists decided for men's curling tournament

Feb 21, 2017

Semifinalists decided for men's curling tournament

Taiwan advanced to the semifinals of the men’s curling tournament at the Asian Winter Games with a 13-2 victory over Kazakhstan on Tuesday evening. China improved to 5-0 with a 14-5 win over already eliminated Qatar, while Japan lost 8-4 to South Korea. Wednesday’s ...

Trump reaffirms 'one-China policy' in call with Xi

Feb 10, 2017

Trump reaffirms 'one-China policy' in call with Xi

President Donald Trump has reaffirmed America’s long-standing “one-China” policy in a phone call with Chinese President Xi Jinping, potentially alleviating concerns about a major shift in Washington’s relations with Beijing. The White House and China’s state broadcaster CCTV said the two spoke at length ...

Feb 8, 2017

Hon Hai bids for struggling Toshiba's flash memory unit

Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. has bid to invest in the flash memory division of struggling electronics and machinery giant Toshiba Corp. The move, revealed Tuesday, comes after the company, also known as Foxconn Technology Group, acquired Sharp Corp. last year. ...

Jan 25, 2017

Three Europeans jailed in Taiwan over ATM heist

Three eastern Europeans believed part of an international crime ring were jailed for five years in Taiwan Wednesday over a $2.6 million cyberheist that used malware to hack into a major local bank’s ATM network. The attack, the first of its kind in Taiwan, ...

Jan 25, 2017

Hong Kong to release seized Singapore troop carriers

Nine armored personnel carriers belonging to Singapore that were seized in the Chinese territory of Hong Kong will be returned, officials said Tuesday. The Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong received a letter from Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung ...

Jan 24, 2017

Tsutaya rental chain opens first 'book cafe' in Taiwan

Tsutaya Co., a major Japanese movie and music rental and bookshop chain, will open its first “book cafe” in Taiwan on Tuesday, company officials said Monday. The Tsutaya Bookstore in Xinyi, Taipei’s newest trend-setting commercial district, aims to offer a new “lifestyle” for people ...