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As Taiwan prepares to vote, China peers closely over its shoulder
When Taiwan became a democracy more than two decades ago, a disapproving China had few ways of making its voice heard.(11/20/2014 7:30:03 AM)
China-Taiwan relations hit low point. 'Same bed, different dreams'?
Taiwan and China have hit a rough patch, marking the lowest point since the two shifted from openly hostile to cordial relations six years ago.(11/19/2014 8:55:11 AM)
Taiwan's ability to sign FTAs in doubt, says US
Taiwan's efforts to establish free trade agreements (FTA) with other countries have stalled, with the international community beginning to doubt Taiwan's ability to ratify negotiated agreements following the public's strong opposition to the cross-strait service trade pact, according to a US-China Economic and Security Review Commission statement in a recent report to the US Congress(11/21/2014 10:32:56 PM)
China-Taiwan relations hit low point. 'Same bed, different dreams'? (+video)
After spending lavishly on Taiwan incentives, China is worried the island isn't moving swiftly enough towards unification. Democratic Taiwan didn't like China's attitude toward Hong Kong student protests for universal suffrage. (11/19/2014 8:49:02 PM)
Sunflower power stalls Taiwan trade deal
Taiwan, the world's biggest maker of iPhones and iPads, has unexpectedly found its economy held hostage by protests by a young generation of digital natives, spawned – ironically – by its high-tech success.(11/22/2014 2:04:28 AM)
Taiwan's ability to sign FTAs in doubt: US
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taiwan's efforts to establish free trade agreements (FTA) with other countries have stalled, with the international community beginning to doubt Taiwan's ability to ratify negotiated agreements following the public's strong opposition to the cross-strait service trade pact, according to a U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission statement in a recent report to the U.S ...(11/21/2014 12:06:06 PM)
Taiwan Implements More Criminal Penalties, Fines for Food Safety
Taiwan (TWGDCONY) tightened regulatory oversight over food products and boosted fines 10-fold in a bid to restore confidence in the industry after edible oils were found to contain restricted materials.(11/18/2014 11:36:51 PM)
Taiwan best in Asia for entrepreneurs
Taiwan is ranked the best place to start a business in Asia, ranking No 8 out of 130 countries in the world, based on the recently released 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Index (GEI)(11/20/2014 10:21:05 PM)
The Taiwan Jewellery & Gem Fair 2014 Opens Today
TAIPEI, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taiwan's premier international jewellery trade fair -- The Taiwan Jewellery & Gem Fair -- will be held from 21 to 24 November in Hall 1 of the Taipei World Trade Centre. ...(11/21/2014 2:08:00 AM)
Taiwan's senior population may be 4 times that of kids in 2060
TAIPEI, Taiwan - If Taiwan continues to have the same low birth rate as in recent years until 2060, the senior population will be 4.4 times that of children, which could have huge societal consequences, the National Taiwan University Children and Family Research Center (CFRC) said yesterday. As the Cabinet announced that the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), a human rights treaty ...(11/20/2014 10:16:44 PM)
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