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UNIVERSIADE: Uganda team still trying to attend: MOFA

<p>Taipei-Uganda athletes are still in discussion with their government about taking part in the upcoming Universiade in Taipei as scheduled, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Tuesday.</p><p></p><p>Responding to media reports that the Ugandan government had ordered the team …</p>
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U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex

<p>Taipei--The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Thursday, gaining NT$0.091 to close at NT$30.309.</p><p></p><p>Turnover totaled US$909 million during the trading session.</p><p></p><p>The greenback opened at NT$30.245, and moved between NT$30.217 and...
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Taiwan shares plunge amid geopolitical tensions

<p>Taipei--Shares in Taiwan took a beating Wednesday as market sentiment was affected by rising geopolitical tensions after North Korea threatened that it is considering a missile strike on U.S Pacific territory Guam, dealers said.</p><p></p><p>Selling focused...
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Taiwan needs to play ‘more proactive’ role in Asia-Pacific: Tsai

<p>Taipei--President Tsai Ing-wen (???) said Tuesday Taiwan is committed to peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region and must play a "more proactive" role there.</p><p></p><p>In an interconnected world, "Taiwan must play an even more proactive role in th...
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Taiwanese legislators to visit Japan next month

<p>Taipei--Legislative Yuan Speaker Su Jia-chyuan (???) will lead a delegation of lawmakers to Japan in September to attend the annual meeting of the Asian-Pacific Parliamentarians' Union (APPU) and promote parliamentary diplomacy.</p><p></p><p>The delegation ...
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Three days of national security drills begin in Taipei

<p>Taipei--A national security exercise that simulates various emergency scenarios, including some in which the safety of national leaders is jeopardized during a military crisis, began in Taipei on Friday.</p><p></p><p>The three-day drill involving Cabinet mi...
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U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex

<p>Taipei-- The U.S. dollar dipped against the Taiwan dollar Thursday, shedding NT$0.025 to close at NT$30.227.</p><p></p><p>Turnover totaled US$584 million during the trading session.</p><p></p><p>The greenback opened at NT$30.280, and moved between NT$30.184...
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Pistol, bullets found at dump site in Taoyuan

<p>Taipei--Ammunition was discovered at a trash dump in Taoyuan Wednesday, police authorities said, adding that they were investigating who should be held accountable.</p><p></p><p>Wang Sung-nien (???), a police station head in the special municipality, said t...
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Taiwan, Japan to promote local-level exchanges

<p>Taipei--An annual summit organized by members of Japan's prefectural assemblies will be held in late August to promote exchanges with Taiwan at the local level, an association that handles exchanges with Japan said Tuesday in Taipei.</p><p></p><p>The summit...
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