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  • Libyan Investment Authority concludes first phase of transformation programme - Libyan Investment Authority concludes first phase of transformation programme LONDON and TRIPOLI, Libya, Sept. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Libyan Investment Authority (LIA), Africa’s largest sovereign wealth fund, has announced the conclusion of the first phase of its comprehensive Transformation Programme, a major strategic mechanism for institutional development. The key milestone was marked in […]
  • CNH Industrial announces change to Board of Directors - London, September 28, 2020 CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) today announced that Nelda J. Connors, an independent member of the board of directors of CNH Industrial N.V. (the “Board”) and member of its Audit Committee, has decided to step down with immediate effect. “I have greatly enjoyed my tenure with CNH Industrial. […]
  • Taiwan fishing boat collides with Japanese ship near Diaoyutais - Taipei, A Taiwanese fishing boat collided with a Japanese government vessel in waters 12 nautical miles west of the disputed Diaoyutai Islands, with no reports of injuries, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said in a statement. The Su’ao-registered fishing boat, the “Hsin Ling Po 236,” was hit by the...
  • Taiwan reports 2 additional local dengue fever cases - Taipei, Taiwan has reported two new confirmed cases of indigenous dengue fever in the past week that are believed to be part of a cluster infection associated with a bamboo shoots farm in Sanxia in New Taipei, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Sunday. The men involved in the...
  • CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan will not import COVID-19 vaccines made in China: minister - Taipei, Taiwan will not import COVID-19 vaccines manufactured in China due to a longstanding policy against importing China-made vaccines and other biological products, Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) reiterated Sunday. Chen made the comment when asked about a statement he made at a legislative hearing on Sept....

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Legislature decides 9 eased-pork import directives to be reviewed

Taipei,  The Legislative Yuan decided on Friday to have five of its committees review nine administrative directives related to the recent government decision to ease restrictions on pork and beef imports and ...

U.S. ranks top debtor to Taiwan’s banks for 20th straight...

Taipei,  The United States ranked as the largest debtor to banks in Taiwan for the 20th consecutive quarter at the end of June, the central bank said Friday. Data compiled by the central bank showed outstandin...

Taiwan, Paraguay sign agreement to promote technical cooperation

Taipei,  Taiwan and Paraguay on Thursday signed a letter of intent (LOI) aimed at promoting technical cooperation between the two countries, during a meeting held remotely via video conferencing. Due to the on...

Taiwan shares drop more than 300 points in wake of...

Taipei,  Shares in Taiwan plunged more than 300 points Thursday to end below the 12,300-point mark and the three-month moving average of 12,577, as market sentiment was hurt by a steep drop on Wall Street over...

Half price entry to forest recreational areas offered during holiday

Taipei,  Half price tickets for entry into 13 of Taiwan’s forest recreational areas will be offered from the Mid-Autumn Festival to the Double Ten National Day holiday weekend — Oct. 1 to Oct. 11 &...

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Taiwan fishing boat collides with Japanese ship near Diaoyutais

Taipei, A Taiwanese fishing boat collided with a Japanese government vessel in waters 12 nautical miles west of the disputed Diaoyutai Islands, with no reports of injuries, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Af...

Taiwan reports 2 additional local dengue fever cases

Taipei, Taiwan has reported two new confirmed cases of indigenous dengue fever in the past week that are believed to be part of a cluster infection associated with a bamboo shoots farm in Sanxia in New Taipei, ...

CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan will not import COVID-19 vaccines made in China: minister

Taipei, Taiwan will not import COVID-19 vaccines manufactured in China due to a longstanding policy against importing China-made vaccines and other biological products, Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-...

Taiwan protests global group’s designation of its cities (update)

Taipei, Taiwan has lodged a protest with the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) over its listing of the six cities in Taiwan that are members of the group as being part of China. The six ci...

Stunning looks on the red carpet at Golden Bell Awards

Taipei,  Stunning gowns and head-turning looks made their way down the red carpet Saturday evening at the 55th Golden Bell Awards being held at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei. The event, Taiwan’...

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Taxpayers to be allowed to file taxes via smartphones in...

Taipei,  Taxpayers in Taiwan are expected to be allowed to use their smartphones to file taxes in 2021, according to the Ministry of Finance (MOF). In a hearing held by the finance committee under the Legislat...

Taiwan to create registration system to fight ‘ghost’ fishing gear

Taipei,  The Fisheries Agency said Tuesday it has issued a new draft regulation to establish a system to better manage derelict fishing gear, known as “ghost gear,” that causes marine pollution and...

Taipei leg of 2020 NASA Hackathon opens for registration

Taipei,  The 2020 NASA Space Apps Challenge Hackathon, one of NASA’s innovative outreach activities, is now open for registration until Sept. 18, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) announced Thursday...

NTU makes top 100 list, ranked 97th best university in...

London and Taipei,  National Taiwan University (NTU) has been ranked the 97th best university in the world, the first time the school has made it into the survey’s top 100 list, according to a Times High...

Students accuse NTU of ‘discrimination’ against student journalists

Taipei,  Students at National Taiwan University (NTU) on Thursday held a press conference to criticize what they say was “discrimination” against student journalists by university authorities who d...

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German Trade Office Oktoberfest 2020 kicks off in Taipei

Taipei,  The two-day Oktoberfest celebration kicked off in Taipei on Friday, giving German companies and their business partners a rare chance to rub elbows at a time when social gatherings are temporarily ban...

Kinmen to distribute unclaimed vouchers to students, disadvantaged

Kinmen,  Kinmen Magistrate Yang Cheng-wu (楊鎮浯) on Wednesday said the county will distribute unclaimed county stimulus vouchers among local students and disadvantaged families, with each entitled to recei...

CORONAVIRUS/18 Filipinos, 1 Japanese confirmed with COVID-19 after leaving Taiwan

Taipei,  Nineteen people — 18 Filipinos and one Japanese — tested positive for COVID-19 after leaving Taiwan recently, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Wednesday, adding that it coul...

CORONAVIRUS/Changhua COVID-19 study violated public health rules: CECC

Taipei,  A recent study carried out by the Changhua County government, which involved testing people for COVID-19 antibodies, was found to have violated public health policies but will not result in disciplina...

Industrial production hits new high in August

Taipei, Industrial production in Taiwan got a boost from solid global demand for semiconductors and other high tech devices to hit a new monthly high in August, up more than 4 percent from a year earlier, the M...