With just over a month to go until Taiwan's presidential election, the candidates have been out on the campaign trail talking China, health care and energy, three issues that will be key in deciding the country's next leader. A conference in Taipei has seen regional officials sound a warning on the effects of China's growing and destabilizing global influence. And Joyce Tseng reports from Arizona on how Taiwanese chip giant TSMC is dealing with delays to its multi-billion-dollar investment in the U.S. state. Also:
- Taiwan's leading weapons developer has begun building a factory in southern Taiwan to make military drones.
- One of Taipei's biggest annual religious events, the Qingshan Temple pilgrimage, has concluded in the city's oldest district, Wanhua.
- The mayor of Japan's westernmost island, Yonaguni, is concerned about an influx of refugees from Taiwan in the event of war in the Taiwan Strait.