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Taiwan looks forward to strengthened ties with U.K.: president

<p>Taipei-- President Tsai Ing-wen (???) said Thursday during a meeting with British members of Parliament that she hopes ties between Taiwan and the United Kingdom will continue to strengthen.</p><p></p><p>There have been frequent mutual visit between lawmakers and central and …</p>
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Taiwan, U.S. think tanks seek to hold regular meetings

<p>Taipei--Taiwan ThinkTank and a Washington-based think tank will hold an international forum later this month, in an effort to promote more frequent cooperation between Taiwanese and U.S. think tanks, with the objective of developing proposals on related gov...
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MediaTek shares soar after Q2 gross margin rebounds

<p>Taipei--Shares of MediaTek Inc. (???), the largest integrated circuit designer in Taiwan, rocketed higher on Tuesday after it was revealed Monday that the company's gross margin rebounded in the second quarter, dealers said.</p><p></p><p>As one of the most ...
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Magnitude 4 earthquake rocks Tainan

<p>Taipei--A magnitude 4 earthquake jolted southern Taiwan's Tainan City at 9:00 a.m. Sunday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.</p><p></p><p>The epicenter of the temblor, which struck at a depth of 5 kilometers, was located 50.3 km northeast of city hal...
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Hot weather, thunderstorms forecast for Wednesday

<p>Taipei--Cloudy to sunny weather is forecast for areas around Taiwan and the offshore islands of Matsu, Penghu and Kinmen are forecast on Wednesday, with daytime highs expected to hit 34-36 degrees Celsius, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).</p><...
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Hot weather, thunderstorms forecast for Wednesday

<p>Taipei--Cloudy to sunny weather is forecast for areas around Taiwan and the offshore islands of Matsu, Penghu and Kinmen are forecast on Wednesday, with daytime highs expected to hit 34-36 degrees Celsius, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).</p><...
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Vietnamese girls celebrate after receiving treatment for elephantiasis

<p>Taipei--Two Vietnamese girls celebrated their new life at the China Medical University Hospital (CMUH) in Taichung on Monday, after receiving successful surgical treatment for the treatment of elephantiasis.</p><p></p><p>The hospital held a birthday party f...
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Down reactor expected at full capacity by Wed.: Minister

<p>Economics Minister Lee Chih-kung says he hopes that a reactor at the Third Nuclear Power Plant will be able to generate electricity at full capacity by Wednesday. Lee was speaking on Monday, one day after a cooling system failure prompted …</p>
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Academia Sinica raises Taiwan’s 2017 GDP growth to over 2%

<p></p><p>Taipei--Academia Sinica, Taiwan's top academic research institution, said Wednesday that it has raised its forecast for Taiwan's gross domestic product (GDP) growth for 2017 to more than 2 percent on the back of improved export performance.</p><p></p...
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