Stories By Victoria Jen
114 Apr 2014 Mon
Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou still has two more years in office, but some analysts are questioning how effective he will be in the remainder of his term.
211 Apr 2014 Fri
Taiwan's parliament has resumed proceedings after student activists ended a three-week-long protest and occupation of the parliament building. A review of draft bills for an oversight mechanism on cross-strait agreements is on the top of the legislative chamber’s agenda.
327 Mar 2014 Thu
Taiwan's Parliament has been seized by student protesters for more than a week. They have refused to leave until President Ma Ying Jeou scraps a trade deal with China. Experts warned that the prolonged standoff could strain cross-strait relations.
420 Mar 2014 Thu
Hundreds of protesters have called for the Taiwanese government to retract its services trade deal with China but trade experts say the China trade deal actually does Taiwan more good than harm.
507 Mar 2014 Fri
Taiwan faces a tough act on balancing its military budget with warmer ties with China on one side versus the threat of Beijing's burgeoning military spending on the other.
619 Feb 2014 Wed
Taiwan's economy is set to enjoy its biggest growth in three years, with authorities projecting GDP growth of 2.82 per cent this year. And the island's booming tourism seems to be a bright spark for the retail sector.
710 Feb 2014 Mon
Taiwan's chief policymaker on China will meet his mainland counterpart in China's southern city of Nanjing on Tuesday. The meeting will be the highest-level official discussion between the two sides since their split in 1949.