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Diplomat’s visa bribery scandal sentence commuted to 10 years

<p>Taipei-The Taiwan High Court on Wednesday commuted from 12 years to 10 years the jail sentence of Hsiao Yu-wen (???), a former secretary at Taiwan's representative office in Vietnam, for corruption in a student visa bribery scandal.</p><p></p><p>According to the …</p>
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U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex

<p>Taipei-The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, shedding NT$0.031 to close at NT$30.070.</p><p></p><p>Turnover totaled US$752 million during the trading session.</p><p></p><p>The greenback opened at NT$30.080, and moved between NT$30.018 and ...
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Taiwan to see sunny weather with chance of showers Tuesday

<p>Taipei-The weather around Taiwan will be mostly sunny Tuesday, with chances of afternoon showers and thunderstorms in some parts of the country, the Central Weather Bureau forecast.</p><p></p><p>Under the influence of a large low pressure system east of the...
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Taiwan consumer confidence boosted by booming equity market: poll

<p>Taipei-Consumer confidence in Taiwan surged in August on a strong equity market as the weighted index ended above 10,000 points in almost 70 sessions, according to a survey released Monday by National Central University (NCU).</p><p></p><p>The survey showed...
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Tropical storm predicted to send showers to Taiwan

<p>Taipei-The outer band of Tropical Storm Pakhar over the South China Sea could send showers to eastern, southern and southeastern Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau said Saturday.</p><p></p><p>The most affected areas are Hualien, Taitung and Pingtung countie...
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Taiwan shares end above 10,500 points

<p>Taipei-Shares in Taiwan closed higher on Friday, extending momentum from a session earlier to breach the 10,500-point mark as major high-tech stocks shrugged off losses early in the day, dealers said.</p><p></p><p>The gains were limited, however, by cautiou...
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Taiwanese gymnastics gold medalist to be featured in new documentary

<p>Taipei-A new documentary that is scheduled to be released in October will tell the story of Lee Chih-kai, a 21-year-old Taiwanese gymnast who won gold in the men's pommel horse event at the 2017 Taipei Universiade on Wednesday.</p><p></p><p>The documentary ...
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UNIVERSIADE: Taiwan scores rare gymnastics gold (update)

<p>Taipei-Taiwanese gymnast Lee Chih-kai (???) delivered when it mattered most, nailing his routine in the finals of the men's pommel horse at the 2017 Taipei Universiade on Wednesday to win only Taiwan's second men's gymnastics gold ever at a Summer …<...
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July jobless rate up slightly

<p>Taipei-The jobless rate in July rose slightly from a month earlier on the back of an increase in first time job seekers during the graduation season, according to statistics released by the government on Tuesday.</p><p></p><p>The July unemployment rate rose...
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