Sumitomo to invest in Taiwan's top electric bus-maker

Business / Corporate Nov 13, 2019

Sumitomo to invest in Taiwan's top electric bus-maker

Trading house Sumitomo Corp. will spend some ¥500 million ($4.5 million) by February 2020 to acquire a 6.7 percent stake in Taiwan's top electric bus-maker, RAC Electric Vehicles Inc. The two will seek to capitalize on the Taiwan government's plan to replace 15,000 conventional buses ...

Asia Pacific / Politics Nov 11, 2019

Taiwan candidate chooses ex-Google executive as running mate

The pro-China opposition candidate in Taiwan's presidential election set for early next year has chosen a former Google executive as his running mate. Chang San-cheng, a political independent, on Monday joined the ticket of Nationalist Party candidate Han Kuo-yu, who lags behind Democratic Progressive Party ...

China says Vice President Wang Qishan and Abe discussed Taiwan

National / Politics Oct 24, 2019

China says Vice President Wang Qishan and Abe discussed Taiwan

China said Thursday that Vice President Wang Qishan raised the politically sensitive Taiwan issue with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe the previous day, a detail that was missing from an earlier Japanese account of their discussion. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying, speaking at a regular news ...