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Stamps, postmarks from Dongsha Island gain popularity

<p>Taipei--Commemorative stamps and postmarks from a post office in the Taiwan-held Dongsha Island in the South China Sea are in high demand among philatelists in Taiwan, particularly as such products are not easily available.</p><p></p><p>Dongsha, also known as Pratas Island, …</p>
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Taiwan shares open lower

<p>Taipei--The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened down 44.54 points Friday at 10,324.83 on turnover of NT$1.734 billion (US$57.04 million).</p><p></p><p></p><p>Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel</p><p>…</p>
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UNIVERSIADE: Uganda team will attend games: MOFA

<p>Taipei--Ugandan athletes will take part in the 2017 Taipei Universiade as scheduled, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Thursday.</p><p></p><p>After receiving their government's support, the Ugandan team will arrive in Taiwan before the U...
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Acting economics minister named

<p>Taipei--Vice Minister of Economic Affairs Shen Jong-chin (???) has been named by Premier Lin Chuan (??) to take over as head of the ministry to replace Lee Chih-kung (???), who resigned on Tuesday.</p><p></p><p>Shen, 67, a Ministry of Economic Affairs &hell...
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Economic recovery, new work rules boost manpower demand: job bank

<p>Taipei-The economic recovery has boosted demand for manpower in Taiwan, pushing the number of new job openings as of the end of July by about 7 percent from a year earlier, 1111 job bank said Tuesday, referring to statistics compiled …</p>
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VietJet to launch Kaohsiung-Hanoi direct flights on Oct. 29

<p>Taipei--Budget carrier VietJet Air announced on Thursday that it will start offering direct flights between Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan and Hanoi on Oct. 29 to meet increased demand.</p><p></p><p>The new service will be the carrier's sixth route between Ta...
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HK and mainland China agree to develop Silk Road tourism

<p>Hong Kong, Aug 9 (CNA) Hong Kong and mainland China signed a tourism agreement in Beijing Wednesday, agreeing to jointly develop Maritime Silk Road tourism products.</p><p></p><p>The Agreement on Further Enhancement of Tourism Cooperation between China and ...
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South Korean burglary suspect denied habeas corpus petition

<p>Taipei--The Taipei District Court denied Monday a habeas corpus appeal by a South Korean man who was arrested a day earlier in New Taipei for breaking into the headquarters of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and stealing cash.</p><p></p><p>Cho...
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TAIFEX studying measures to prevent futures volatility

<p>Taipei--The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX), which operates the local futures market, said Friday that it is studying measures to prevent volatility seen a day earlier, when TAIEX futures for August contracts suffered a plunge at one point.</p><p></p><p>TA...
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