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NBA Star Jeremy Lin Visits Taiwan

NBA Star Jeremy Lin Visits Taiwan

Basketball star Jeremy Lin is visiting his roots in Taiwan this week. The player, whose success as a point guard in the North American National Basketball Association sparked an international…

Taiwan Former VP Lien sets out APEC meeting goals

Taiwan Former VP Lien sets out APEC meeting goals

Taiwan will continue its drive for greater participation in regional economic integration at the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders’ Meeting, according to former ROC Vice President Lien Chan Aug. 27.…

Taiwan rebuts Tokyo gov.’s sex slave claim

Taiwan rebuts Tokyo gov.’s sex slave claim

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Taiwan expressed serious concern Aug. 25 over Tokyo Gov. Shintaro Ishihara’s denial that the Japanese military had forced women into sexual slavery during World…

China seeks new military relationship with U.S.

China seeks new military relationship with U.S.

The deputy chief of staff of China’s People’s Liberation Army has stressed the importance of developing a new type of military relationship with the United States. Cai Yingting is now…

NW China Road accident death toll rises to 36

NW China Road accident death toll rises to 36

The death toll from an expressway collision between a bus and a tanker in northwest China has risen to 36, local police said Sunday. The accident happened at around 2…

Taiwan issues sea warning as Typhoon Tembin returns

Taiwan issued a sea warning on Sunday as Typhoon Tembin was expected to return towards the island, two days after it caused substantial damage to eastern and southern parts of…

Chinese icebreaker continues Arctic voyage on high-latitude seaway

Chinese icebreaker continues Arctic voyage on high-latitude seaway

A Chinese icebreaker continued its Arctic voyage on Sunday while sailing along a high-latitude seaway, the first by a Chinese vessel in the Arctic Ocean. The icebreaker Xuelong, or “Snow…

10 dead, 2 injured in van-truck collision in SW China

Ten people were killed and two others injured when a van crashed into a truck Sunday afternoon in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, local authorities said. The van, with 12 people…

Sinopec H1 profit sharply down 40.5 pct

China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (Sinopec), the country’s largest oil refiner, said on Sunday that its net profits for the first half of the year dropped 40.5 percent year-on-year to…

Experts call for better services in China’s tourism

China should deliver sincere, fair and effective services to the general public, the head of the China Tourism Academy has said. “The rigid following of the so-called rules and standards…