HK former officials sentenced suspended prison

2013-08-08 15:53:32

HK's former Development Minister Mak Chai-kwong and Highways Department Assistant Director Tsang King-man received sentences of suspended prison over housing allowances fraud.

Philippines recommends homicide charges in Taiwan death

2013-08-08 13:36:35

The Philippine National Bureau of Investigation recommended the filing of homicide charges against eight members of the Philippine Coast Guard involved in the killing of a Taiwan's fisherman.

Taiwan appoints new head of defense

2013-08-07 17:23:39

Yen Ming has been appointed head of Taiwan's defense authority, replacing Andrew Yang, who resigned on Tuesday amid accusations of plagiarism after six days in office.

Taiwan reports 39 rabies infections in animals

2013-08-05 09:19:03

A total of 38 ferret-badgers and one suncus murinus in Taiwan were found with rabies, the island's rabies outbreak control center announced on Sunday.

Taiwan sailor dies of heatstroke in Shanghai

2013-07-31 21:01:40

An elderly sailor from Taiwan died of multiple organ failure triggered by heatstroke on Wednesday morning, the latest victim of the unprecedented summer heat scorching the Chinese business hub.

11 hurt in bus knife attack in Hong Kong

2013-07-31 11:52:32

Eleven people have been injured in a knife attack on board a coach in Tuen Mun, Hong Kong this morning.

Taiwan eases entry limits for mainland elites

2013-07-30 21:30:26

Taiwan authorities on Tuesday announced new measures to relax entrance restrictions for certain "professionals" from the Chinese mainland.

Bruce Lee's martial arts secrets relaunched

2013-07-22 21:43:43

Bruce Lee's Fighting Method, a collective instruction book on Jeet Kune Do, or the martial art invented by the film star, was relaunched in China on July 20 - 40 years after his sudden death in Hong Kong.

Ma Ying-jeou re-elected KMT chairman

2013-07-20 20:51:34

Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou was re-elected as chairman of the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) in an uncontested election on Saturday.

Ethnic time bombs in Asia

2013-07-20 07:11:47

Egypt's elected former president Mohammed Morsi was toppled by the military on July 3. The uprising against his rule, with 14 million people protesting on the streets at one point, is a reminder of the ticking political time bombs in Asia.

Mainlanders boost Taiwan's tourism industry

2013-07-19 06:45:43

The latest figures from Taiwan Strait Tourism Association revealed that 1.19 million Chinese mainlanders visited Taiwan in the first five months this year, up by 12 percent compared with the same period in 2012.

China opposes US on Taiwan's ICAO bid

2013-07-16 18:58:38

China firmly opposes US legislation on Taiwan's bid to join the International Civil Aviation Organization.