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Taiwan shares open lower

<p>Taipei--The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened down 26.29 points Monday at 10,396.76 on turnover of NT$1.192 billion (US$39.35 million).</p><p></p><p>Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel</p><p>…</p>
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U.S. dollar unchanged in Taipei trading

<p>Taipei--The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$30.360 at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange, unchanged from the previous close.</p><p></p><p>Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel</p><p>…</p>
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‘Taiwanese Waves’ to feature on Summer Stage in New York

<p>New York, July 23 (CNA) "Taiwanese Waves," a concert program featuring music from Taiwan will be showcased at the "SummerStage" festival in Central Park, New York, on Saturday.</p><p></p><p>"SummerStage" is New York city's largest free summer music festival...
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Interior ministry offers support for Universiade security

<p>The Ministry of the Interior held a preparatory meeting on Monday to discuss security ahead of the 2017 Summer Universiade. The international sporting event for university students is second only to the Olympics in scale, and is set to take …</p>
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Think tank’s forecast for Taiwan’s economic growth edges higher

<p>Taipei--The Chung-hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER) has raised its forecast for Taiwan's economic growth on expectations of higher exports due a stronger global economic recovery than originally foreseen.</p><p></p><p>The think tank on Tuesday re...
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New CIER projection puts 2017 growth at 2.14%

<p>A new prediction from the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER) puts Taiwan's GDP growth for 2017 at 2.14%.</p><p> </p><p>The latest prediction takes into account a good first quarter and a second quarter that saw more growth than expected than...
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Jeremy Lin arrives in Taiwan

<p>Taipei--Taiwanese-American NBA player Jeremy Lin arrived in Taiwan Sunday for an eight-day visit, during which he will teach at a basketball camp, attend sports brand promotional activities and play basketball with pop singer Jam Hsiao.</p><p></p><p>Lin, a ...
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Taiwan’s representative office in Bahrain operating normally: MOFA

<p>Taipei--Taiwan's representative office in the Kingdom of Bahrain is working normally, despite recently having been forced to change in its name, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) reiterated Thursday.</p><p></p><p>Nothing has changed apart from the name...
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ROC adds Latin American, Caribbean allies to visa-waiver program

<p>The 10 diplomatic allies of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in Central America and the Caribbean are the latest additions to the country's visa-waiver program, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs July 12.</p><p> </p><p>Effective immediately, qualifi...
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