Mainland universities offering positions to faculty from Taiwan

2016-01-08 17:21:23

Mainland universities have found a new source of teaching faculty in Taiwan, where many talented academics are underpaid due to oversupply.

Hong Kong hits all-time low on happiness index

2016-01-25 20:04:29

Hong Kong people are less happy compared with peers in Osaka and Seoul. Housing-related problems, a slowing economy and political bickering are dragging ratings down, according to a City University of Hong Kong poll.

Call to allow 200% 'super' tax break on Belt and Road expenses

2016-01-25 18:53:24

The Hong Kong government should consider a "super" tax deduction of 200 percent for company expenses relating to research and development, innovation, brand building and market development conducted in "Belt and Road" countries, an Australian professional accounting body has suggested.

No near term lift in sight for HK dollar

2016-01-25 18:46:12

The Hong Kong dollar will remain depressed in the short term, given that capital flight will likely continue with further US rate hikes and speculative attacks on the local currency on the horizon. But a pause in the US monetary tightening cycle later in the year is possible, a strategist at CLSA forecast.

HK home prices seen to come down to earth

2016-01-25 18:28:38

Nearly two-thirds of Hong Kong residents believe home prices in the SAR will fall in this year.

Taiwan lures mainlanders after quota increased

2016-01-21 04:58:14

Taiwan has become one of the most popular travel destinations for mainland residents during the winter holiday season thanks to an increase in the quota allowed for tour groups.

Gourmet food forges cross-Straits link

2016-01-20 20:37:22

Shanghai's gourmets will soon have the opportunity to try signature dishes from the Grand Hotel in Taipei, Taiwan without flying all the way across the Straits.

Cross-Straits free trade discussions on hold

2016-01-20 08:15:06

Cross-Straits talks on a free-trade agreement have been suspended as Taiwan goes through a political transition after its Jan 16 election, Phoenix Satellite Television reported on Tuesday.

HK's share of Chinese mainland tourists to drop: survey

2016-01-19 17:43:48

Hong Kong's share of tourists from Chinese mainland is predicted to drop to 27 percent in 2020, down from a peak of 42 percent in 2012, according to the brokerage firm CLSA.

Experts urge Taiwan's new leader not to avoid 1992 Consensus

2016-01-19 12:08:57

Experts on Taiwan have suggested that newly-elected leader Tsai Ing-wen should not avoid the 1992 Consensus to maintain cross-Strait relations.

5.4-magnitude quake jolts off Taiwan

2016-01-19 11:36:34

An earthquake measuring 5.4 magnitude hit the waters close to Taiwan at 10:13 a.m. Beijing Time on Tuesday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

KMT says it's time for review after rout in vote

2016-01-19 07:52:49

Vowing to conduct an internal reform, Taiwan's former ruling Kuomintang party holds an extraordinary congress to appoint Huang Min-hui acting chairwoman.