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    1. November 22, 2015

      How important is the semiconductor industry to Taiwan?

      How important is the semiconductor industry to Taiwan? There are three main stages of semiconductor production: first...

    2. November 6, 2015

      Taiwan: China’s ever tighter embrace

      On the same day the student-led “umbrella revolution” erupted in Hong Kong in September 2014, Chinese President Xi...

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    1. November 4, 2015

      President Xi’s historic gesture to Taiwan

      Often overused, the word “historic” richly applies to the upcoming meeting between Xi Jinping, China’s president, and...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      September 28, 2015

      Taipei typhoon

      People hold their umbrellas while walking against strong winds caused by Typhoon Dujuan in Taipei, Taiwan, on Monday ...

    3. FT Photo Diary

      August 18, 2015

      Performing the Antham to the Fading Flowers

      Dancers from the “Legend Lin Dance Theatre” perform Li-chen Linís’ classic work “Hymne aux Fleurs qui Passent, Anthem...

    4. August 13, 2015

      Smartphone maker HTC to cut 15% of staff

      The ailing Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has revealed plans to cut 15 per cent of its workforce soon after warning of...

    5. August 7, 2015

      HTC sinks 10% as loss projections balloon

      Shares in HTC fell by a tenth to their lowest level in a decade on Friday after the Taiwanese smartphone maker forecast...

    6. June 9, 2015

      HTC shares tumble after slashed sales forecast

      Renewed turmoil at HTC is casting a shadow over the once highly regarded Taiwanese smartphone maker, which has fallen...

    7. FT Photo Diary

      June 8, 2015

      Flat top dog

      A dog is groomed at a pet shop in Taipei, Taiwan, on Monday. The flat top hairstyle on small dogs takes about 2 hours...

    8. May 4, 2015

      China-Taiwan ties in focus as Xi Jinping meets KMT chairman

      The chairmen of the Chinese Communist party and Taiwan’s ruling Kuomintang party have met for the first time in six...

    9. April 13, 2015

      China rejects Taiwan as AIIB founding member

      China has rejected Taiwan’s application to join its new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank as a founding member,...

    10. February 4, 2015

      At least 16 killed in Taiwan air crash

      TAIPEI — A TransAsia Airways plane with 58 passengers and crew on board cartwheeled into a river shortly after taking...

    11. January 23, 2015

      The Slow Lane: An urban stage for nature’s grandest acts

      Forty minutes by metro from the dense conglomeration of neon signs, street markets, scooters, mobile phone franchises,...

    12. January 1, 2015

      Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra, National Performing Arts Centre, Taipei — review

      The words “New Year’s Eve” and “Schoenberg” rarely appear in the same sentence, but by some quirk of fate (and a rather...

    13. December 11, 2014

      Apple supplier Wintek shutters China plants

      Taiwanese group Wintek, formerly a major supplier of touchscreens for Apple’s iPhone and iPad, has shuttered two plants...

    14. November 29, 2014

      Taiwan premier resigns after opposition wins local elections

      Taiwan’s premier has resigned after the opposition party swept local elections that were viewed as a litmus test for...

    15. November 27, 2014

      ThyssenKrupp unveils new directions for lifts – to the left and right

      The design of skyscrapers could be transformed by a cable-free elevator which is powered by magnets and moves...

    16. October 19, 2014

      The Academic Week Ahead

      Monday – October 20 Consider an EMBA The Financial Times Global Executive MBA 2014 ranking publishes today. Find out...

    17. FT Photo Diary

      October 10, 2014

      Colourful hats in Taipei

      Sam Yehsam/Afp Participants in coordinated colours wave national flags during Taiwan’s National Day celebrations in...

    18. October 5, 2014

      Women in Business – ShaoLan Hsueh, MBA graduate

      ShaoLan Hsueh is an MBA graduate of National Chenghi University in Taiwan and founder of Chineasy, a social project for...

    19. FT Photo Diary

      August 28, 2014

      Tapei angel

      Wally Santana/AP An employee wearing a pair of wings waits for her shift to end in the Ximendin fashion district in...

    20. August 28, 2014

      Hong Kong anti-corruption agents raid media mogul Jimmy Lai’s home

      Hong Kong authorities have raided the home of Jimmy Lai, the media tycoon and fierce critic of the Chinese government,...

    21. FT Photo Diary

      July 22, 2014

      Taipei braces itself for Typhoon Matmo

      Mandy Cheng/AFP/Getty Pedestrians shield themselves from the rain with umbrellas as they cross a street in Taipei....

    22. May 16, 2014

      Vietnam government’s role under scrutiny as factories face rebuilding task

      Fires still burned as Richard Tsai edged through the charred ruin of his Taiwanese-owned bicycle parts factory outside...

    23. FT Photo Diary

      April 28, 2014

      Taipei demonstrators pelted with water

      Minshen Lin/Reuters Police use a water cannon to disperse demonstrators protesting the construction of a fourth nuclear...

    24. March 30, 2014

      Thousands of Taiwanese rally against closer ties with China

      Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators gathered in central Taipei on Sunday in support of students who have occupied...

    25. March 2, 2014

      Women at business school – Ruby Chen, deputy director exec ed

      Ruby Chen is deputy director of executive education at Ceibs in China, which she joined in 2011. Prior to this, Ms Chen...

    26. FT Photo Diary

      February 28, 2014

      Pandas in Taipei

      Patrick Lin/Reuters Papier mâché pandas created by French artist Grangeon are displayed outside Taipei City Hall as...

    27. January 30, 2014

      New York Times reporter Austin Ramzy forced to leave China

      Austin Ramzy, the Beijing-based New York Times journalist, was forced to leave China on Thursday after Beijing refused...

    28. January 27, 2014

      Former activist Chen Chu battles to revive Taiwan port city

      As a young democracy activist, Chen Chu was thrown into jail for opposing the military dictatorship that ruled Taiwan...

    29. January 23, 2014

      China joins Davos drive to cut green trade barriers

      China has joined the US, EU and Japan in a new push to lower tariffs and other trade barriers on the $1tn global annual...

    30. January 13, 2014

      Acer outlines software and service plan

      The two top executives of PC maker Acer wore matching pink shirts and nearly identical hair cuts and glasses as they...

    31. January 6, 2014

      HTC: hanging on

      Burying bad news is far from rare, although any company that publishes updates on a Sunday afternoon – as HTC did –...

    32. December 26, 2013

      Apple fined in Taiwan for price restrictions

      TAIPEI, December 26 – Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission fined Apple $666,700 for restricting the prices charged by local...

    33. December 17, 2013

      Caribbean in crisis: Chequebook diplomacy

      The leaders of eight Caribbean nations toasted a new friend at a private luncheon this summer at Port of Spain, the...

    34. MBA blog

      December 10, 2013

      My upcoming MBA trek to India

      It is the second year of my MBA. Next week is finals week. Then after winter break, I begin my final semester. Before I...

    35. December 1, 2013

      Japan to take up spat over China air zone with US

      Japanese politicians will take up their anxieties over China’s controversial new air defence zone with US...

    36. November 21, 2013

      Taiwan’s Acer struggles to redefine its niche

      The travails of Taiwanese PC maker Acer are on clear display in the neon-lit alleyways of the Guanghua electronics...

    37. November 15, 2013

      Taiwan loses African ally as Gambia cuts ties

      The west African nation of Gambia says it has cut off relations with Taiwan, deepening the small island’s diplomatic...

    38. November 13, 2013

      Foxconn profits beat expectations

      Electronics manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industry beat expectations for profits in the third quarter when new...

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