Companies are reporting a strong market for products, especially in automotives and high-end computing, but difficulty in securing inputs.
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The plans, championed by President Tsai Ing-wen, come as chip companies plow billions of dollars into capacity expansion.
Taiwan held live-fire drills in its northernmost territory on Wednesday, putting the spotlight on a remote island that is strategically located at a chokepoint near China — and potentially vulnerable to attack. Although the Defense Ministry says the exercises on Dongyin, part of the Taiwan-controlled ...
The referendum, which seeks to relocate the project away from an ancient algal reef and would likely delay it for years, has a reasonable chance of passing.
Taipei has stealthily sourced technology, components and talent from at least seven nations to help it build a fleet with the potential to exact a heavy toll on any Chinese attack.
At the same time, National Security Bureau Director-General Chen Ming-tong warned that the island must still pay attention to "contingent events."
Hong Kongers in Canada are banding together to help the latest wave of immigrants fleeing Beijing's tightening grip on their city.
With recent pro-democracy protests virtually snuffed out and Beijing enshrining control last year via a national security law, bags are being packed once more.
Targeting the city's teachers has become part of a broader plan by China's leaders to reform the city's youth after last year's sometimes-violent pro-democracy demonstrations.
While the country does have some sex education, there are calls for it to go beyond biology and cover relationships and sexuality.