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Taiwan partners with Vietnamese university on scientific research

<p>Taipei-The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Vietnam has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Economics University in Hanoi to study climate change and its implications for the two countries, Taiwan's Ministry of Education said Tuesday.</p><p></p><p>Under …</p>
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Taiwan’s economy forecast to grow 2.27% in 2018

<p>Taipei--Taiwan's gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow 2.27 percent in 2018, the highest increase in four years, largely on the back of increasing government investments, according to the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (...
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CPC chairman’s resignation approved

<p>Taipei--Premier Lin Chuan (??) on Friday approved the resignation of state-owned CPC Corp, Taiwan (CPC) Chairman Chen Chin-de (???) to take responsibility for a massive blackout earlier this week, Cabinet spokesman Hsu Kuo-yung (???) announced.</p><p></p><p...
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Cabinet approves government’s 2018 budget

<p>Taipei--The Cabinet has approved the government's 2018 budget proposal, which shows expenditure of NT$1.985 trillion (US$65.49 billion) and revenue of NT$1.8904 trillion, Cabinet spokesman Hsu Kuo-yung (???) said Thursday.</p><p></p><p>High on the governmen...
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UNIVERSIADE: Universiade-themed stamps go on sale Wednesday

<p>Taipei--A set of commemorative stamps issued to celebrate the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade officially hit the market on Wednesday, Chunghwa Post Co. Ltd. said.</p><p></p><p>The set of eight stamps featuring the event mascot "Bravo" taking part in various ...
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Cabinet expected to approve NT$1.98 trillion budget for 2018

<p>Taipei-The Executive Yuan (Cabinet) is expected to approve a national budget plan of NT$1.98 trillion (US$65.33 billion) for 2018, the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) said on Tuesday.</p><p></p><p>The budget plan earmarks NT...
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Mercury hits 38 C again in Taipei, tenth day in a row above 36 C

<p>Taipei-Taipei recorded 38.2 degrees Celsius (100.76 degrees Fahrenheit) at 1:11 p.m. Monday and has now seen a record 10 consecutive days of temperatures above 36 degrees in August, the most since 1897 when modern weather stations first started recording da...
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UNIVERSIADE: Taiwan in contact with U.S., Japan on counter-terrorism

<p>Taipei--Taiwan has been maintaining close contacts with the United States and Japan to obtain counter-terrorism intelligence in preparation for the 2017 Universiade, a Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) official said Saturday.</p><p></p><p>Although Taiwan ...
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Taiwan shares fall below 10,400 points amid geopolitical tensions

<p>Taipei--Shares in Taiwan extended losses from the previous session, falling more than 1 percent at the close of trading on Thursday as market sentiment was hit hard by lingering concerns over tensions between North Korea and the United States, dealers &hell...
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