Best hotels for business travelers in Asia-Pacific

Business travelers are on the road again. So there’s no better time for CNBC Travel to name the best hotels for business travel across Asia-Pacific. CNBC joined with the market and consumer data firm Statista to produce rankings of the “Best Hotels for Business Travelers.” A second list of rankings for hotels in Europe and … Read more

5 Points On Strongest Storm Of 2022

The path of Super Typhoon Hinnamnor, according to Japan Meteorological Agency. (AFP) Super Typhoon Hinnamnor is now charging towards the islands of Japan, packing winds of upto 150 miles per hour (241 kilometers per hour). This is the strongest tropical cyclone so far this year, according to Here are 5 points on Super Typhoon … Read more

Taiwan tycoon to train three million ‘civilian warriors’

TAIPEI: A colorful Taiwanese tycoon unveiled plans Thursday to train more than three million “civilian warriors” to help defend the democratic island in the event of a Chinese invasion, donating TW$1 billion ($33 million) of his own money. Robert Tsao, 75, is one of Taiwan’s most successful businessmen and founded major microchip maker United Microelectronics … Read more

China ‘wrapping up’ Taiwan drills, but plans regular patrols

BEIJING/TAIPEI: China’s military has “completed various tasks” around Taiwan but will conduct regular patrols, it said on Wednesday, potentially signaling an end to days of war games but also that Beijing will keep up its pressure on the island. Furious at a visit to Taipei last week by US Speaker Nancy Pelosi, China had extended … Read more

Taiwan foreign minister says China using drills to ‘prepare for invasion’

TAIPEI: Taiwan’s foreign minister said Tuesday that Beijing is using air and sea drills encircling the island to prepare for an invasion and to change the status quo in the Asia-Pacific region. China launched its largest-ever war games around Taiwan last week in a furious response to a visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, … Read more

From subway stations to shopping malls, Taiwan prepares its air-raid shelters

TAIPEI: Taiwan is preparing its air-raid shelters as rising tension with China and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine raise new fears about the possibility of a Chinese attack on the democratic island. China considers Taiwan its territory and has increased military activity in the air and seas around it. Taiwan vows to defend itself and has … Read more

China Warns Military Won’t ‘Sit Idly By’ If Pelosi Lands in Taiwan China Warns Military Won’t ‘Sit Idly By’ If Pelosi Lands in Taiwan China Warns Military Won’t ‘Sit Idly By’ If Pelosi Lands in Taiwan Pelosi announced her Asia trip on Sunday but skipped mentioning a possible visit to Taiwan, which has been reported by several media outlets. Her visit dela, if it … 01.08.2022, … Read more