Taiwan-US business event generates US$168.3 million in trade opportunities

The seventh U.S. Business Day was staged Oct. 4 in Taipei City, generating US$168.3 million in opportunities for Taiwan and U.S. firms and further strengthening the economic partnership between the two sides, according to Taiwan External Trade Development Council.

Take a Ride to Taiwan on New York’s Subway S Line

NEW YORK (October 2, 2018) –Taiwan Tourism Bureau will be transforming one MTA S train to highlight the majestic beauty of Taiwan. The train will be wrapped to showcase the beautiful and diverse landscape of Taiwan, as well as the friendliness of the Taiwanese people.

Two local manufacturers of wind power components get boost

Taipei, Oct. 3 (CNA) Siemens Gamesa, a Spanish company that provides renewable energy solutions worldwide, on Wednesday signed two separate deals with Taiwanese companies to procure components for a wind power project in Taiwan.

Why Amazon Picked Taiwan For Its Latest Innovation Center

Amazon periodically wows a city somewhere in the world by opening an innovation center that lets startups get immersed in its cloud services. Amazon Web Services, or AWS for short, agreed in 2016 to open one center in Busan, South Korea, and it operates two regional ones in China. The Seattle-based e-commerce giant delighted a suburb of Taipei on August 10 with its latest one.

St. Vincent stands by Taiwan despite Beijing’s Pressure

TOKYO — St. Vincent and the Grenadines cherishes its bond with Taiwan and has no intention of abandoning bilateral diplomatic exchanges even under pressure from mainland China, the Caribbean nation’s leader told Nikkei.

St. Vincent will continue to have relations with Taipei, Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves said in an interview here on Monday.

Taiwan to help Indonesia with post-earthquake relief: MOFA

Taipei – (CNA) Taiwan will soon provide assistance to Indonesia to help it recover from a magnitude 7.0 earthquake that has left scores dead in the popular tourist destination of Lombok, a government spokesperson said Tuesday.

The strong earthquake struck Lombok on Sunday evening, killing at least 98 people according to official figures and shaking neighboring Bali.

Giving In to China, U.S. Airlines Drop Taiwan (in Name at Least)

BEIJING — You can book a ticket to Taipei from New York on a major American airline. Just don’t ask it which country you are going to.

Bowing to pressure from China, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines began to remove references to Taiwan, of which Taipei is the capital city, as a separate country from their websites Wednesday.