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Omar whisky: a Taiwanese tale of grapes and barley

Taipei is usually the place that comes to mind when Taiwan is the topic of discussion. The city is fun, colorful and vibrant. Yet there is much more to the island than what Taipei has to offer. In terms of food, nature, history and culture, Taiwan is vast despite its small size. Even in wine, and in

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW - 2018-12-16 06:51:00

Taiwan Embassy donates new vehicle to Belmopan City Council

By BBN Staff:Yesterday, the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in Belize announced via a press release that it will donate $24,000 to the Belmopan City Council to purchase a vehicle which will be used by the City’s Traffic Department.

BREAKINGBELIZENEWS.COM - 2018-12-14 14:16:00

Reiser + Umemoto construction site triggers panic in Taiwan

Reiser + Umemoto‘s Kaohsiung Port Terminal building caused a temporary panic in Taiwan after a rumor spread on the internet that the building had collapsed. Taiwan News reported that a photograph of the building, which is still under construction inKaohsiung, Taiwan, was shared on Facebook with a ca

ARCHPAPER.COM - 2018-12-14 19:45:20

Audrey Tang, Digital Minister, Taiwan

How do you use technology/policy to improve citizens’ lives? Tell us about your role or organisation. My role in the cabinet is the Digital Minister. Our office, the PDIS, engages diverse stakeholders to identify and define core problems, generate meaningful challenge statements, and co-create possi

GOVINSIDER.ASIA - 2018-12-14 14:45:37

What went wrong? Taiwan’s fails to legalise same-sex marriage

Like in Australia, the debate about foreign interference in Taiwan usually centres on the shadowy intentions of China. But a very different source of overseas influence is blamed, at least in part, for Taiwan’s failed bid last month to become the first Asian nation to formally legalise same-sex marr

LOWYINSTITUTE.ORG - 2018-12-13 07:00:00

Taiwan to host 2019 XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship

The 2019 XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship off-road triathlon festival weekend is set for March 30-31, 2019, at Kenting National Park on the southern tip of Taiwan in Pingtung County.

ENDURANCEBUSINESS.COM - 2018-12-13 18:01:21

Taiwan's Accupass expands to Malaysia

Applies AI and Big Data technologies into event planning. Expecting to explore the blue-ocean market in the field. ACCUPASS, an AI and Big Data company from Taiwan, held a brand launch called “Shape Future Events - Take your events to the next level” on Dec 12 at the Selangor Digital Creative Centre

DIGITALNEWSASIA.COM - 2018-12-13 16:01:00

BTS Escape Injury After Tour Bus Accident in Taiwan

Korean boyband BTS have escaped injury after a collision that involved three of their tour buses, according to news reports. The superstar pop band were on board the buses after having performed a gig at the Taoyuan Baseball Stadium in Taiwan. At least seven vehicles were involved, according to loca

VARIETY - 2018-12-12 10:58:00

How murals are lifting Taiwan villages from economic decline

This quiet hamlet of gray-walled houses is cut off from rail lines and expressways. Many younger people have left to find work, and the elderly get by harvesting oysters from the Taiwan Strait. Empty shells litter the uncut grass along roadsides.

LA TIMES - 2018-12-13 11:00:00

IBM Taiwan expects rising hardware business in 2019

As enterprises have been accelerating their paces of adopting artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, IBM has been assisting clients in the manufacturing, medical care and finance industries to transform their businesses with its AI platform and expects IBM's hardware business to continue enjoyin

DIGITIMES.COM - 2018-12-13 03:20:18

Average monthly pay for Taiwan employees increases by 2.56% annually

The average monthly take-home pay for Taiwanese employees increased by 2.56%. According to data from the Taiwanese Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS), employees in Taiwan received a much higher take-home pay in October.

HRMASIA.COM - 2018-12-12 23:19:28

Taiwan Push for Full Marriage Rights Continues

After voters reject same-sex marriage, advocates cling to 2017 court ruling. Lance Chen-Hayes speaks at the Stonewall Inn on November 2 during a rally for marriage equality in Taiwan.

GAYCITYNEWS.NYC - 2018-12-13 07:00:00

BTS Is Uninjured After Minor Car Crash in Taiwan

BTS was involved in a minor car accident in Taiwan on Dec. 9. The fender-bender occurred in Taoyuan, Taiwan, after the second concert on their Love Yourself World Tour at the Taoyuan International Baseball Stadium. The collision involved three BTS tour buses and several smaller cars.

BILLBOARD - 2018-12-11 07:00:00

For Taiwan, the 'Status Quo' Is an Increasingly Delicate Balancing Act

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- If you like betting on embattled underdogs, President Tsai Ing-wen is worth a look. She's tempting the wrath of her powerful neighbor in mainland China by arguing that Taiwan must maintain its own open culture, democratic values and, yes, its sovereignty.

REALCLEARPOLITICS - 2018-12-12 07:00:00

Would Taiwan Fight China Without U.S. Support?

It is in the interests of the United States to send reassuring signals to the public in Taiwan about the U.S. determination to assist and defend Taiwan. Policymakers in the United States have long believed that U.S. assistance to Taiwan, such as arms sales and an implicit promise to militarily assis

NATIONALINTEREST.ORG - 2018-12-10 02:32:14

Weak numbers at Taiwan suppliers show iPhone sales have peaked

TAIPEI -- A majority of Apple's Taiwanese suppliers suffered a monthly fall in revenue in November, as hopes for a sales uptick of the new iPhones ahead of the holiday season were dashed.

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW - 2018-12-11 17:35:00

Taiwanese Video Games at the Taiwan AGC Carnival

The Taiwan Cultural Center in New York highlighted Taiwanese comics and video games at the Taiwan AGC Carnival that was set up at Animefest during the New York Comic Con. The pavilion was sponsored by the Taiwanese Ministry of Culture to bring Taiwanese comics and video games to the United States. N

BLEEDINGCOOL.COM - 2018-12-12 02:42:53

Ted Yoho Continues to Defend Taiwan Against Communist China

While he is losing the gavel on the U.S. House Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee as the Democrats take control of the House in January, U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., continues to go to bat for Taiwan.

SUNSHINESTATENEWS.COM - 2018-12-12 13:56:17

The Nightmare Scenario: Imagine if China Tried to Invade Taiwan

The PLA is now better equipped than it ever has been to launch a military invasion of Taiwan. This “nightmare” scenario is a looming threat to Taiwan’s continued existence as an independent and sovereign state.

NATIONALINTEREST.ORG - 2018-12-10 16:05:26

Woman called Taiwan's 'most beautiful fishmonger' after photos pop up online

This model and fishmonger is quite the catch. Liu Pengpeng, a 26-year-old model from Changhua County, was recently dubbed Taiwan’s “most beautiful fishmonger” after a Facebook user visited a local market and spotted Pengpeng handling fish. He then uploaded a photo of Pengpeng and posted it online.

FOX NEWS - 2018-12-14 16:09:09