EDAC blasted for favoring wealthy

The China Post staff As President Chen Shui-bian strives to cement consensus with opposition parties and business leaders to bolster investor confidence, about 400...

5-year-old to have rare transfusion

The China Post staff Doctors at National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) yesterday announced a five-year-old boy is to be the country's first patient to...

Six domestic banks suffer losses in first six months

Michelle Hsu, The China Post Grand Commercial Bank as well as other five domestic banks recorded losses for the first six months, according to...

KMT plans inter-party meet over EDAC decisions

Hsieh Kuo-lien, The China Post The Kuomintang (KMT) plans to cooperate with other political parties in monitoring the implementation of the consensus to be...

III chief offers sobering assessment of IT health

Andrew Pasek, The China Post Taiwan's IT industry is currently suffering a severe downturn as a result of a combination of slackening global demand...

Ma accuses Kaohsiung mayor of being confrontational

The China Post staff Taipei Mayor Ma Ying-jeou yesterday criticized Kaohsiung Mayor Frank Hsieh for sparking a confrontation between north and south Taiwan by...

Zabel wins Hamburg World Cup with sprint finish

HAMBURG, Germany, AP Telekom's Erik Zabel outsprinted two other riders over the last 50 meters (50 yards) Sunday to capture the cycling World...

Youngster Roddick guns down Schalken in Washington final

WASHINGTON D.C., Reuters American teenager Andy Roddick proved his contender for the U.S. Open with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Sjeng Schalken of the...

Malaysian party ups stake in PRC newspaper group

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, AP The ethnic Chinese political party that triggered a controversy by taking over an influential newspaper group has been left holding...

Former gangster fatally shoots himself in Taipei hospital

The China Post staff An ex-gangster yesterday fatally shot himself in the head in a hospital ward at Taipei's Tri Service General Hospital (TSGH)...