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Taiwan’s Hsieh stuns Kerber to reach Dubai quarters

DOHA, Qatar — Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber suffered a surprise last 16 exit from the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships after being beaten by unseeded Hsieh Su-wei 5-7 6-4 6-0 on Wednesday.

Palace on China-Taiwan row: ‘It’s between the two countries’

“NEVER MIND them,” said President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s spokesman, in response to questions about China’s latest tension with Taiwan.

Five destinations that show there is more to Taiwan

WITH Taiwan waiving visa requirements for Filipinos, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that it ranked as the third top destination for travelers from the Philippines using the Agoda online booking platform.

TAITRA holds Discover Advanced Trends in E-commerce Expo 2018 in Taiwan

With the Asia-Pacific having the largest population of Internet users and its e-commerce market achieving the highest growth rate in 2017 compared to other...

Expats say there are 46 better countries to live in than...

How the mighty have fallen. And fallen again. The appeal of the U.S. as a destination for expatriates slid for the fifth consecutive year, to...

Taiwan government seeks visa-free privilege for citizens visiting the Philippines

The Taiwanese government is requesting the Philippines to grant Taiwanese tourists visa-free privilege. Alfred Y.H. Yang, director for the Economic Division of the Taipei Economic...

Trump’s tariffs push electronics from China to Southeast Asia

Electronics makers are preparing to shift more production to Southeast Asia as trade tensions with the US make it less appealing to manufacture gadgets...

AirAsia announces flights from Clark to Taipei

Philippines AirAsia, Inc. said it is now flying to Taipei from its hub in Clark, Pampanga. In a statement on Friday, July 13, the budget...

Dropout to Michelin stars: The rise of chef Chan in Taiwan

TAIPEI — Ken Chan has come a long way since he started out wheeling a trolley in a dim sum restaurant, becoming the first chef in his adopted home of Taiwan to win three Michelin stars.

Several airlines hold off listing Taiwan as part of China

Several international airlines still listed Taiwan as a separate country on their websites on Friday despite a deadline set by Beijing for carriers to...

Fugitive Ozamiz councilor nabbed in Taiwan

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday, May 24, has confirmed the arrest of Ozamiz City Councilor Ricardo Parojinog in Taiwan. In a press briefing,...

Filipino missing in Taiwan quake

By Arjay L. Balinbin The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) has confirmed on Wednesday, Feb. 7, that a Filipino is missing after a 6.4...

What to see and get in the Taiwan Expo this weekend

By Nickky Faustine P. de Guzman Reporter TAIWAN is the land of bubble tea, but it can offer other T’s, as in, technology, trade, and tourism...

How Taiwan’s currency became world’s dullest

FOR A CURRENCY that surged the most in almost a decade in the first quarter of the year, the Taiwan dollar sure has turned...

Taiwan: from temples to sex shops

Text and photos by Zsarlene B. Chua, Reporter “Charming” is how one might describe Taiwan as the island country is a curious blend of religiosity,...

Taiwan seeks help to extradite fugitive

TAIPEI, Taiwan has asked authorities in the Philippines to arrest and extradite Chen Yu-hao, one of Taiwan’s most wanted fugitives, Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

Fewer ingredients set Taiwan skincare apart from Korean brands

KOREAN SKIN PRODUCTS make up most of the international brands found at local beauty counters, including masks and moisturizers of different “flavors” and ingredients...

Taiwan ‘White Terror’ brought back to life for gamers

TAIPEI, TAIWAN — As the 70th anniversary of a bloody political purge in Taiwan looms, a new horror video game set during the island’s...

‘No provocation’ can stop China’s military drills — Party newspaper

BEIJING -- China’s military will carry out drills regardless of foreign provocations and pressure, the Communist Party’s paper said on Sunday, adding that exercises...

Ampalaya juice, 'bubbles,' and other Taiwan discoveries

Text and photos by Nickky Faustine P. de Guzman Taiwan is associated with milk tea and Meteor Garden. But beyond its drinks that sell for a...

Road show promotes Taiwanese products

THE BEST of Taiwanese technological products are once again front and center as the Taiwan Excellence campaign kicks off for a third year. Starting this...

Van Gogh recycled: Four million bottles used in Taiwan replica

A TAIWAN company has used four million colorful plastic bottles to produce a giant replica of Vincent van Gogh’s painting The Starry Night to...