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  1. Property - International - TAIWAN

    Taipei home prices rise beyond the reach of young people

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:30am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Taipei First-time buyers shut out of Taipei market after low mortgage rates fuel surge in housing costs Home prices rise beyond the reach of young people High school teacher ... mortgage rates. With elections in November, Taiwan's ruling party has put access to housing near the top of its agenda. President Ma Ying-jeou has proposed building more affordable housing, ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - TAIWAN

    Career first, children later: Taiwanese women put their eggs on ice

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 05:07pm

    ... Reuters in Hsinchu Women in Taiwan are increasingly opting to freeze their eggs at fertility clinics as they postpone marriage and motherhood Caught between traditional expectations and career pressures, working women in Taiwan are increasingly opting to freeze their eggs at fertility clinics as they postpone marriage and motherhood. Women play a big part in Taiwan’s workforce, ...

  3. News - China - TAIWAN

    KMT promotions offer clues to Ma Ying-jeou's succession plans

    Posted May 05th 2014, 03:56am by Lawrence Chung

    ... office that lasted nearly a week, have seen the leader's approval ratings tumble and a decline in support for the KMT. The government has agreed to hold off on commercial operations ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - TAIWAN

    Fast-growing Taipei suburb offers low-price, low-density homes

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 02:27pm by RALPH JENNING

    ... the township's major boulevards, Chungshan North Road and Binhai Road. Some come to live, while others to speculate, contributing to Taiwan's 10 per cent vacancy rate. Also among the prospective ...

  5. Business - Economy - TAIWAN

    Taiwan posts robust Q4 growth on improved exports and surging domestic consumption

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 01:44pm by Bloomberg

    ... and employment." The island's central bank held the benchmark interest rate at 1.875 per cent for a 10th consecutive meeting last month. The monetary authority has said it would maintain order ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TAIWAN

    Is Ma's Taiwan presidency going down the drain, or can complaints lead to repairs?

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 11:32am by Lawrence Chung

    ... as legislative speaker and a host of other setbacks. Many have cited Ma’s perceived lack of concern with general quality of life issues as a reason why his approval rating had recently slipped to a low ...

  7. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ma Ying-jeou vows to kick-start Taiwanese economy in new year

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 02:52am by TEDDY NG AND BLOOMBERG

    ... administration's top priority is to do all that can be done to achieve economic growth," Ma said. Ma is seeking to repair his approval ratings as he leads the Kuomintang into elections for the mayors ...

  8. News - China - TAIWAN

    Lack of interest holds back Taiwan's military recruitments

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:04am by Lawrence Chung

    ... a soldier has to be in the barracks for the rest of the day," said college student Yang Yi-ming. "He is only paid NT$69 an hour, far less than the hourly rate he can get at a fast-food ...

  9. Lifestyle - Travel - TAIWAN

    Medical cosmetic tourism in Taiwan lures high-end mainland Chinese travellers

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 09:05am by Lawrence Chung

    ... prompted hospitals and medical cosmetic clinics to work with Taiwanese travel agencies to organise cosmetic tours. Compared with South Korea, whose cosmetic surgery is rated among the best ...

  10. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ma Ying-jeou's approval sinks to record 9pc amid KMT infighting

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Ying-jeou's approval rating slip to an all-time low of 9.2 per cent and public pressure mounting on him to resign. Ma initiated the ouster of Wang, his long-time rival. A three-member legal team from ... with many seeing Ma's ouster of Wang as inappropriate. An opinion poll conducted by the TVBS news network late last week found that Ma's approval rating dropped to 11 per cent from more ...




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