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/ Aug 12, 2018

Otsuka Kagu in tie-up talks with Taiwanese group

Struggling furniture retailer Otsuka Kagu Ltd. is negotiating a tie-up with Taiwan's Abico Group in hopes of achieving a turnaround, informed sources have said. Otsuka Kagu aims to obtain financial and business assistance from a number of Taiwanese companies through the Abico Group's powerful network, ...

Jul 28, 2018

Fukushima 'ambassadors' visit Taiwan school to offer thanks for 3/11 aid

Three students from Fukushima Prefecture visited a junior high school in Taipei to offer thanks for Taiwan's reconstruction support after the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis. The three junior high and high school students, acting as "reconstruction ambassadors," called on the Taiwanese students ...

Jul 24, 2018

Taiwan to cease employing North Koreans on fishing boats

Taiwan says it will stop employing North Korean workers on its fishing boats in compliance with U.N. sanctions on such contracts. The foreign ministry said in a notice Tuesday that the last three North Koreans working on Taiwanese vessels would be put to shore at ...