The China Post (Taiwan)

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Gogoro and Yamaha are joining forces to build new battery-swapping electric scooters, leveraging the strengths of both players in the Taiwan market.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Food delivery service Deliveroo is making headway in its Asian expansion strategy with plans to launch in Taiwan over the coming weeks. 

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - List of top “influential people” usually lead to endless discussion and debate on who is the strongest, the smartest and the most beautiful. Yet, there is a philanthropic vendor in Taiwan who has been such an inspiration for people from all walks of life that authorities have decided to give her name to an asteroid.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Taiwan is committed to banning the sale of gas-powered motorcycles by 2035, authorities said, amid reports that makers of electric vehicles are benefiting from rising prices and export volumes.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) – The largest scooter manufacturer in Taiwan recently announced two new groundbreaking electric scooter models that demonstrate its commitment to making electric scooters a popular reality for the average consumers in Asia, and beyond. 

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) – An error in Taiwan’s information management system halted the transfer of funds between banks via ATMs and online banking services on Saturday morning, authorities said.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) – The budget for electric scooter subsidies aimed at encouraging the replacement of gasoline-powered vehicles and promoting better air quality in Taiwan needs to be supplemented, authorities said.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - A short circuit in a wire connected to a mattress in a long-term care ward might have caused the fire that ripped through a hospital in Taiwan Monday and killed at least nine people, authorities said. 

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - LINE BIZ+ Taiwan Ltd. announced plans on June 25 to perform a third-party allocation of new shares underwritten by Taipei Fubon Bank and Union Bank of Taiwan, amid reports that the subsidiary of the creator of LINE freeware app aims at creating a partnership with local lenders to create Taiwan’s first digital bank.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) – Taiwan is a country of convenience stores, lunch boxes and street foods; a group of islands where the cost of groceries is disproportionately high compared to the cheap and abundant, but ultimately unhealthy, alternatives. Such extreme convenience has a cost, however: an increase in obesity that is symptomatic of an overworked, sedentary society in which most meals are eaten on the side of the road, at school or in the office.