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Taiwan's ex-China affairs official accused of leaking secrets
One of Taiwan's top negotiators on China policy is being investigated on suspicion of leaking secrets after resigning, his superior said Wednesday, in the latest political scandal to rock the island. Wang Yu-chi, minister in charge of Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council, said his former deputy Chang Hsien-yao is being investigated following a tip-off he received in late July accusing the latter of ...(8/20/2014 2:24:18 PM)
Taiwan's ex-China affairs official denies spying claim
A former top Taiwanese negotiator on China policy on Thursday rejected allegations he was spying for China, after he was forced to step down over suspicions of leaking secrets. Chang Hsien-yao, ex-deputy minister at Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council, resigned last week and has been put under investigation over suspicions of leaking confidential work-related information, according to the council ...(8/21/2014 1:41:30 PM)
Taiwan to protest the alleged change in status in Germany
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday said it will continue to lodge protests with Germany against a German government unit's alleged downgrading of Taiwan's status in its designation of the country.(8/22/2014 12:08:30 PM)
TMBA: Taiwan is the Third Largest Machine Tool Accessories Supplier in the World, According to UN Comtrade Database
Taiwan machine tool industry builds a machine tool cluster with a unique supply chain system. Within a 60 kilometer radius, all precision parts and accessories for machine tool man(8/22/2014 4:57:00 AM)
Taiwan growth outlook brightens as factories gear up for smartphone demand
By J.R. Wu TAIPEI (Reuters) - The launch of new tech products such as Apple's iPhone 6 will help Taiwan remain one of Asia's stronger exporters, bolstering its economic prospects this year amid a patchy global recovery. After the government raised Taiwan's GDP outlook for 2014 last week, export orders on Wednesday will provide more evidence that prospects have improved for the trade-reliant ...(8/19/2014 5:16:24 PM)
AQUA TAIWAN: From Factory Chains to Exhibitors and Global Distributors
AQUA Taiwan will be held October 8-10, 2014 at Kaohsiung Exhibition Center. To date, more than 134 exhibitors have signed for 214 booths to showcase their products and services at the event. Pre-registered ...(8/19/2014 12:35:59 AM)
Sacked Taiwan official says probe could damage China ties
A former Taiwan official involved in talks with mainland China until he was sacked said on Thursday any investigation into his handling of relations could damage ties with Beijing. Chang Hsien-yao, who until last week was the vice chairman of the Mainland Affairs Council, Taiwan's government agency responsible for cross-strait relations, has been under investigation by the council and judicial ...(8/21/2014 7:36:04 AM)
China's Cyber Warriors Keep Clicking at Taiwan Shows Reality of Detente
"Why don't you guys use WeChat, is it because it's from China?" With presentations at the four-day hacker event HITCON 2014 ranging from Android vulnerabilities to bitcoin security, the elephant in the room was, of course, China. Since 2008 when Taiwan's current president Ma Ying-jeou came to power, tensions have eased between the world's largest country and the country which the world's largest ...(8/21/2014 11:52:56 PM)
Taiwan Insurers Seek More Ways to Invest $580 Billion of Assets
Taiwan’s insurers, with $580 billion of assets, should be allowed to buy securitized assets, structured notes and Chinese bonds to boost returns, according to Taiwan’s Life Insurance Association.(8/19/2014 9:14:28 PM)
Taiwan's July export order growth slows, delays possible
By J.R. Wu and Faith Hung TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's export orders expanded less than expected in July even as factories rushed output ahead of new smartphone launches, pointing to erratic demand in some of its major markets. New product launches, particularly Apple Inc's anticipated iPhone 6 smartphone, are expected to bolster Taiwan's economic expansion this year amid a patchy global recovery ...(8/20/2014 5:34:23 AM)
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