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Flags of Taiwan (2nd-R) and Burkina Faso (R) are seen inside the Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Taipei, Taiwan May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

REUTERS - 2018-05-24 17:29:38

Taiwan's Economy Seen Poised to Coast After Best Growth in Years

Growth is holding up, albeit at a slightly slower pace, amid a weakening Taiwan dollar that’s making exports more attractive as well as rising oil prices that are helping to lift inflation. Those will be the issues for policy makers at their next gathering on June 21, when they’ll weigh whether to k

MSN.COM - 2018-05-24 16:32:55

Burkina Faso breaks ties with Taiwan in fresh blow to island

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Burkina Faso has broken diplomatic ties with Taiwan, the West African nation's foreign minister said Thursday, in the latest blow to the self-ruled island that Beijing has been trying to isolate on the global stage.

AP - 2018-05-24 15:23:49

Greenpeace claims evidence links Taiwan fleet, FCF to human rights abuses

New evidence links human rights abuses to Taiwan’s international fishing fleet, including major seafood trader Fong Chun Formosa Fishery Company (FCF), according to NGO Greenpeace.

UNDERCURRENTNEWS.COM - 2018-05-24 09:37:00

Osaka Gas Engineering to Provide Consulting Services on Construction of LNG Receiving Terminals in Taiwan

OSAKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2018--Osaka Gas Engineering Co., Ltd. (OGE), a subsidiary of Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. (Osaka Gas)(TOKYO:9532), has entered into an agreement to provide consulting services on construction of LNG receiving terminals of CPC Corporation, Taiwan (CPC) and Taiwan Power C

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-05-24 07:37:19

China is cranking up its war of words over Taiwan: It just slapped an iconic Japanese retailer with a $30,000 fine for describing it as a country

China fined the Japanese retailer Muji $31,280 for describing Taiwan as a country.Taiwan was listed as the "country of origin" on the packaging for 119 clothes hangers last year.This is the most serious action from China in the country's escalating war of words over how Taiwan is officially recogniz

SFGATE - 2018-05-24 07:12:48

China fines Muji over Taiwan label on packaging

Muji -- which is known for its household goods, clothes and stationery -- was recently fined 200,000 yuan (about $31,000) by Shanghai authorities after officials discovered the company had imported a batch of coat hangers wrapped in packaging that described Taiwan as a country.

CNNMONEY - 2018-05-24 07:12:17

Taiwan wants to challenge Silicon Valley and Shenzhen, but still has a long way to go · TechNode

A growing number of countries are welcoming talented entrepreneurs from overseas, encouraging them to set up shop on their home turf. Entrepreneurs, for their part, see tremendous potential in Asia but lose their nerve once they realize how little they know of themarket, the language, or cultural nu

TECHNODE.COM - 2018-05-24 04:50:23

Taiwan plans to pass bill allowing foreign workers to reside there permanently

Although the bill has not been passed yet, the official news agency in Taiwan, Central News Agency, said that the intention is to resolve a problem regarding the “manpower shortfall” due to their decreasing population.

KICKERDAILY.COM - 2018-05-24 00:00:00

Taiwan stocks higher at close of trade; Taiwan Weighted up 0.47%

Investing.com – Taiwan stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in theElectricity,Biotech & Medical CareandOptoelectronicsectors led shares higher.

INVESTING.COM - 2018-05-24 00:00:00

Taiwan Says Will Not Engage in Dollar Diplomacy With China

TAIPEI — Taiwan will not engage in dollar diplomacy with China, after Burkina Faso cut diplomatic ties with the self-ruled island, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Thursday.

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-05-24 00:00:00

Burkina Faso Cuts Ties With Taiwan, Dealing It Another Blow

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The West African nation of Burkina Faso announced on Thursday that it was ending official diplomatic relations with Taiwan’s government, a new challenge to the self-governing democracy as Beijing increasingly tries to isolate it on the global stage.The break leaves Taiwan with only

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-05-24 00:00:00

Halfway through her term, Taiwan’s president has upset both business and workers

LIKE a nervous candidate in a job interview, shy yet formal, she fielded questions ranging from how to handle Chinese infiltration to why she always wears trouser suits. Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan’s usually plain-speaking president, marked her second anniversary in office with a rare live interview with a

ECONOMIST.COM - 2018-05-24 00:00:00

Microchip's acquisition of Microsemi passes Taiwan antitrust regulators

Microchip Technology (NASDAQ:MCHP)announcesreceiving antitrust clearance in Taiwan for its acquisition of Microsemi (NASDAQ:MSCC).Microchip expects the merger to close on May 29.Microchip shares areup 0.1%aftermarket.Microsemi shares areup 0.3%.Previously:Microchip receives Chinese antitrust approva

SEEKINGALPHA.COM - 2018-05-23 20:40:18

Airlines obey demand to call Taiwan part of China

The Associated PressSHANGHAI (AP) — British Airways, Lufthansa and Air Canada are among 20 carriers that now refer to Taiwan, the self-ruled island that Beijing considers its territory, as a part of China on their global websites, in line with Beijing’s demands that the White House called “Orwellian

THE-JAPAN-NEWS.COM - 2018-05-23 19:59:00

Mainland Chinese media names and shames foreign airlines that refuse to comply with 'Orwellian' Taiwan demands

This story is being published by POLITICO as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on scmp.com on May 23, 2018. China's mainland media has joined in the fanfare to pressure overseas airlines to identify Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau as being part of th

POLITICO - 2018-05-23 16:43:35

Studio In2 office, Taipei City – Taiwan

The goal for this design was to construct a space suitable for creative work. In analyzing people’s everyday lives, Studio In2 found that two thirds of our time is spent working, while one third is spent resting. The inspiration and creativity that we generate during the time we spend resting is inj

RETAILDESIGNBLOG.NET - 2018-05-23 00:00:00

In Taiwan, Debate Over History And Censorship As WWII TV Drama Is Canceled

A Taiwanese historical drama about a nurse who runs away to serve the army of occupying Japan during World War II has been forced off the air amid concerns of censorship pressure from mainland China. Jiachang's Heart, produced by the local Da Ai TV station was scheduled to run for 39 prime-time epis

NPR - 2018-05-23 11:01:00

Taiwan Now Has a Plan to Save Its Best Submarines (That Are 30 Years Old)

Rotterdam-based firm RH Marine, which supplies a range of maritime electrical and automation systems, will determine the feasibility of an upgrade and provide technical support for the subs, which were built some 30 years ago in the Netherlands. Both are in the Hai Lung class of vessels, modeled on

YAHOO! - 2018-05-23 00:00:00

WHO hailed for rejecting proposal on Taiwan

An Fengshan, spokesman for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, answers questions at a press conference in Beijing on March 28, 2018. [Photo/Xinhua]

CHINA DAILY - 2018-05-23 00:00:00