• Airline offers speed-dating on dead-end ‘flight to nowhere’

    Airline offers speed-dating on dead-end ‘flight to nowhere’

    'Love is in the Air!' in the COVID-19 era.
  • Apple temporarily drops supplier over student worker violations

    Apple temporarily drops supplier over student worker violations

    Apple has temporarily cut off business with a Taiwanese supplier after finding it asked student employees to work late nights or overtime hours in violation of the iPhone maker’s
  • Activists urge boycotts of Disney’s ‘Mulan’ after actress favors Hong Kong police

    Activists urge boycotts of Disney’s ‘Mulan’ after actress favors Hong Kong police

    The live-action film version of Disney’s “Mulan” is facing renewed boycott calls from Asian activists. Thai and Taiwanese activists have joined Hong Kong protestors fighting for democratic reform who first raised the call for boycotts of the film last year, after its Chinese-born star sided with the Hong Kong police and their crackdown of pro-democracy …
  • China to sanction Lockheed Martin over Taiwan arms sales

    China to sanction Lockheed Martin over Taiwan arms sales

    China will impose sanctions on US defense contractor Lockheed Martin over its involvement in arms sales to Taiwan, it announced Tuesday. “China firmly opposes US arms sales to Taiwan. We will impose sanctions on the main contractor of this arms sale, Lockheed Martin,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said in a press conference without …
  • The United States should consider rebuilding its military and political ties to the Taiwan

    The United States should consider rebuilding its military and political ties to the Taiwan

    As the confrontation between the United States and China intensifies, Taiwan will occupy a pivotal place. Since becoming the site of the exiled Nationalist Chinese government after the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) conquest of mainland China in 1949, the island state has become a flourishing and prosperous liberal democracy boasting the 21st-largest economy in the …
  • US eyes business with Taiwanese tech firms in move to distance from China

    US eyes business with Taiwanese tech firms in move to distance from China

    The Trump administration has ramped up pressure on the Chinese Communist Party by forging closer political and business ties with Taiwanese technology firms, while at the same time working to undermine Chinese tech giant Huawei, according to a report. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, or TSMC, said last week it would build a factory in Arizona, …
  • Taiwanese Silicon Chip Manufacturer to Build Factory in Arizona

    Taiwanese Silicon Chip Manufacturer to Build Factory in Arizona

    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world’s largest producer of silicon chips used in computers and other electronic devices, announced on Friday that it would build a factory in Arizona. The company, a major supplier to Apple, said on Friday that it “welcomes continued strong partnership” with the U.S. federal government and the state of Arizona. …
  • China Has Increased Military Pressure on Taiwan during Pandemic, Congressional Report Claims

    China Has Increased Military Pressure on Taiwan during Pandemic, Congressional Report Claims

    China has been increasing military pressure on Taiwan during the coronavirus pandemic. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, a board made up of congressional Republicans and Democrats, warned in a report that China is engaging in aggressive military maneuvers directed towards Taiwan, Foreign Policy reported Tuesday. Chinese planes have been buzzing the median line …
  • Benches clear during CPBL baseball game in Taiwan

    Benches clear during CPBL baseball game in Taiwan

    Things are starting to get heated in the Taiwan baseball league. Some fans looking for their sports fix have tuned in to the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL), which restarted last week with robots and cardboard cutouts in the stands amid the coronavirus outbreak. And anyone watching Sunday’s Rakuten Monkeys-Fubon Guardians game on Eleven Sports …
  • Why China is threatening to destroy Taiwan for succeeding against coronavirus

    Why China is threatening to destroy Taiwan for succeeding against coronavirus

    “The world has entered an eventful period, during which Taiwan is ineligible to play an active role,” China’s state-run Global Times concluded its anti-Taiwan editorial on Friday. “Taiwan authorities should have the basic rationality to act cautiously. Otherwise, they have to pay the price for their self-righteousness and recklessness.” There is no mention along with …