Taiwan

TSMC votes for chief executive CC Wei to also become chairman

TAIPEI — TSMC’s board of directors on Tuesday unanimously elected chief executive CC Wei (picture) to succeed Mark Liu as…

1 month ago

Nine dead, over 1,000 injured in Taiwan’s strongest quake in decades

TAIPEI — At least nine people were killed and more than 1,000 injured Wednesday by a powerful earthquake in Taiwan…

3 months ago

No Malaysians affected by Taiwan earthquake — Wisma Putra

PUTRAJAYA — No Malaysians have reportedly been affected by the powerful earthquake that struck Taiwan as of 10 am on…

4 months ago

Four dead, dozens injured in most powerful Taiwan quake in 25 years

TAIPEI — At least four people were killed and nearly 60 injured Wednesday by a powerful earthquake in Taiwan that…

4 months ago

One person killed, over 50 injured as result of earthquakes in Taiwan

MOSCOW — One person was killed and more than 50 were injured after a series of powerful earthquakes hit the…

4 months ago

Major earthquake triggers tsunami warnings in Taiwan, Japan

TAIPEI — A major earthquake hit Taiwan’s east shortly before 8:00 am (0000 GMT) local time Wednesday, prompting tsunami warnings…

4 months ago

7.5-magnitude earthquake hits near Taiwan: Japan agency

TOKYO — A major 7.5-magnitude earthquake hit near Taiwan shortly before 9:00 am Japanese local time (0000 GMT) Wednesday, prompting…

4 months ago

Taiwan ex-leader Ma embarks on ‘peace journey’ to China

TAIPEI — Taiwan’s former president Ma Ying-jeou (picture) headed to China on Monday for what he called a “journey of…

4 months ago

Taiwan transforms Matsu wartime strongholds into ‘island museum’

by SEAN CHANG  A FORMER military power plant on Taiwan’s tiny Matsu archipelago is bathed in an ominous crimson light…

8 months ago

Taiwan detects 103 Chinese warplanes around island

TAIPEI – Taiwan told China on Monday to stop its “destructive unilateral actions” after more than 100 Chinese warplanes and…

10 months ago

Taiwan’s antique jade trade dimming

Buyers more cautious on expensive items, especially with market awash with counterfeits  by DENE-HERN CHEN & AMBER WANG  TRACING a…

10 months ago

Foxconn founder Gou cuts final ties with company for presidential run

TAIPEI – Foxconn founder Terry Gou (picture) has resigned as a director for “personal reasons”, officially cutting ties as the…

11 months ago

Typhoon Haikui sweeps across Taiwan, weakens to a severe storm

TAITUNG – Taiwan woke up Monday to toppled trees, floods, and persistent rainfall after Typhoon Haikui made landfall on the…

11 months ago