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Taiwan headline news

<p>Taipei-The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Thursday are as follows:</p><p></p><p>@United Daily News: Task force plan to promote long-term care program relaunched</p><p></p><p>@China Times: Retail investors indifferent to record high Taiwan stock market above 10,000-point mark for 66 …</p>
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UNIVERSIADE: Taiwan dominant in roller sports again

<p>Taipei-Taiwan maintained its dominance of inline speed skating events at the 2017 Taipei Universiade on Wednesday when it racked up three more gold medals and threw in a bronze for good measure.</p><p></p><p>Chen Ying-chu (???) started the run with gold &he...
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Illicit drug use increasingly a young people’s problem: FDA

<p>Taipei-The use of illicit drugs in Taiwan is now most prevalent among people in their 20s and represents a growing worry because of the impact it could have on productivity, a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) official said Tuesday.</p><p></p><p>Tsay &hell...
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Heavy rain forecast on tail end of Tropical Storm Hato

<p>Taipei-The national Water Resources Agency (WRA) issued on Tuesday flood warnings for parts of Taiwan as the tail of Tropical Storm Hato drags past, bringing heavy rain to some areas.</p><p></p><p>At 3 p.m., the WRA warned that some townships in …</p...
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U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex (update)

<p>Taipei-The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, shedding NT$0.028 to close at NT$30.300 as other regional currencies moved higher, prompting local traders to raise their holdings in the local unit, dealers said.</p><p></p><p>A rebound staged ...
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Tropical storm set to bring rain to most of Taiwan

<p>Taipei--Tropical storm Hato is expected to bring rain to Taiwan as it approaches the island, according to a statement from the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Monday.</p><p></p><p>What was originally a tropical depression off the eastern seafront of the Phi...
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Government’s diplomatic policies enjoys 70% approval rating : poll

<p>Taipei--A public opinion poll found an approval rating of more than 70 percent for two of the government's diplomatic initiatives: the "steadfast diplomacy" initiative and the New Southbound Policy.</p><p></p><p>The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) releas...
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Wu Den-yih assumes KMT chairmanship

<p>Taipei--Former Vice President Wu Den-yih (???) formally took office as chairman of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) on Sunday, vowing to restore Taiwan to glory and safeguard its dignity by standing with all members of the party.</p><p></p><p>Wu and other ne...
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UNIVERSIADE: President Tsai whips up public support for Taiwan team

<p>Taipei--Hours before the grand opening of the Taipei 2017 Universiade on Saturday, President Tsai Ing-wen (???) wrote a Facebook message of support for the Taiwan team and encouraged the public to cheer for them.</p><p></p><p>"The long-anticipated Taipei 20...
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