When Taiwanese businessman Jhang Yun-nan wanted to find buyers for his company's new cleaning products in China, he turned to an unconventional channel: A Taiwanese party that advocates the unification of China with the self-ruled, democratic island.
The Solomon Islands, one of Taiwan's remaining allies in the Pacific, will send a delegation to study Chinese aid in neighboring countries as it considers a potential diplomatic switch to Beijing, the delegation leader said on Monday.
Shari Ho was sold by her parents and spent her childhood working as a slave in Taiwan and the US. She escaped in 2005, and after CNN reported her story she found her family, and has written a book about her life.
The sentiment that has overwhelmed Hong Kong over the China extradition bill in the past weeks has spilled over to neighboring Taiwan, pushing relations with China to the forefront of upcoming general elections.
Foxconn chose chip-unit boss Liu Young-way as chairman of the world's biggest electronics contract manufacturer to succeed Terry Gou, who is preparing to contest Taiwan's presidential elections next year.
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