The Association of Taiwan Investment Enterprises on the Mainland (ATIEM) on Tuesday concluded its members' congress, with Kuo Shan-hui reelected as chairman.At the meeting, Kuo said, "The association should serve Taiwanese entrepreneurs with a more active attitude, helping them transform and upgrade development modes while guiding them to participate deeper and more comprehensively in ...
Taipei, May 21 (CNA) Eleven crew members were rescued Tuesday after a Taiwanese fishing boat caught fire in waters near Mauritius on May 19, but the search continues for two missing fishermen, a Taiwanese fishery official said Tuesday. Huang Pao-jung, the Taiwanese skipper of the Ruei Yi Hsiang No. 11, and a crew member had not been found as of noon Tuesday, two days after the boat caught fire ...
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Two Air Force pilots ejected to safety when a Mirage jet belonging to the 499th Tactical Fighter Wing based in Hsinchu, northern Taiwan, crashed off the western coast shortly after takeoff Monday. It was the second crash of an Air Force fighter in five days. On May 15, a single-seater F-16 of the 455th Tactical Fighter Wing crashed into waters southwest of Chiayi in southern Taiwan, but its ...
MANILA, Philippines--Local budget carrier Zest Airways has suspended its daily chartered flights between Kalibo, Aklan, and Taipei amid the ongoing bitter tensions between the Philippines and Taiwan. In a statement, Zest Airways, founded by juice magnate Alfred M. Yao, said its daily flights to Taipei were suspended last Monday. Zest Airways is now controlled by AirAsia Philippines Inc., the ...
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Justice Secretary Leila De Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO MANILA, Philippines--Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said Tuesday a video clip of the shooting incident involving the Philippine Coast Guard and a Taiwanese fishing vessel in the Balintang Channel was ';very revealing'; and ';helpful to the investigation.'; She said the video, as part of the report of the National Bureau ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's Kuang Ta Hsing No.28 did not enter Philippine territorial waters according to tracking data released by the Fisheries Agency under the Council of Agriculture Tuesday. After Taiwanese fisherman Hung Shih-cheng had been shot and killed on May 9, ...
Taipei, May 21 (CNA) Taiwan's export order data for May is expected to improve from April on the back of rising global demand for handheld devices and flat panels, a local economic think tank said Tuesday. Yuanta-Polaris Research Institute said there have been signs that foreign buyers have started to restock their inventories in Taiwan-made electronics products, in particular mobile ...
/enpproperty--> TAIPEI - A 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit the area 190.1 kilometers to the southeast of Hualien County in Taiwan at around 4:25 pm Tuesday Beijing Time, according to Taiwan meteorological authorities. The epicenter, with a depth of 13.7 km, was monitored at 23.27 degrees north latitude and 123.31 degrees east longitude, the center said in a statement. The tremor was slightly ...
Ma Ying-jeou, seen here waving to supporters during a visit to UC Berkeley in March 2006, proposed "Five Dos" on dealing with the PRC. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Veteran Taiwanese political scientist George Tsai is cringing at the anti-Philippine hysteria that swept his homeland like a typhoon after May 9. That day Taiwan began its campaign for an apology from Manila over the shooting ...
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Chinese Taipei's Chen Chien-An and Chuang Chih-Yuan upset Hao Shuai and Ma Lin from China to win the men's doubles title at the World Table Tennis Championships here.
Chen and Chuang fought back from one game down to win three in a row but Ma, former Olympic Champion, and Hao Shuai took the fifth before the Chinese Taipei tandem sealed the victory Sunday by taking the sixth 11-8, reports Xinhua.
This was the second event that China failed to win at the World Championships following the mixed doubles and the third title they have lost since the 2003 worlds in Paris.
China cleanswept all five titles from 2005 to 2011 at all World Championships.
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