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Taiwan export orders up year on year for December 2019

Taiwan's export orders increased 0.9 percent year on year for December 2019 to US$43.78 billion, the first monthly rise in four quarters, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs Jan. 20. Orders for the ma...

UN Agency Appeals for $375.5 Million to Enhance Human Rights...

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - The Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights is appealing for $375.5 million to support its efforts to promote and protect human rights in dozens of countries around the world...

Billionaires Richer Than 60% of World’s Population, Oxfam Reports

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND - The world's billionaires have doubled in the past decade and are richer than 60% of the global population, the charity Oxfam said Monday.It said poor women and girls were at the bottom of t...

NDC remains bullish on Taiwan economy in 2020

Taiwan's economy will remain on the growth track in 2020 despite a decelerating global trend, the Cabinet-level National Development Council said Jan. 16. Citing forecasts by domestic and foreign research insti...

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China Tries to Stop Spread of Virus But No Vaccine...

China has locked down 10 cities out of concern about the spread of the mysterious new coronavirus, which has infected more than 880 people and killed at least 41.The all-out effort to curb the disease involves ...

China Reports 15 More Deaths From Coronavirus, Bringing Toll to...

China is reporting another 15 deaths from the coronavirus, bringing the toll from the disease to 41, and an additional 180 people sickened in central Hubei province.The new figures, announced by officials in Hu...

Trump Heads to Switzerland Ahead of Impeachment Trial Presentations

With his impeachment trial in the Senate about to go into high gear, U.S. President Donald Trump is heading to Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum. Trump departed on Air Force One on Monday, the t...

Taiwan social enterprise improving lives in rural Cambodia

Social enterprise ELIV Co., short for Empowering Lives through Innovative Volunteerism, is part of a growing industry bringing Taiwan volunteers to work on projects that enhance living standards in developing c...

Education News

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Fears of Becoming a New Hong Kong Steer Taiwan Presidential...

Taiwanese voters will pick a president Saturday, setting the course for how to handle political and military rival China amid fears that Taiwan could be taken by the Communist government or become another prote...

2020 TIBE to feature SKorea as theme nation

Taipei International Book Exhibition will feature South Korea as its 2020 theme nation in an effort to foster closer cultural ties between Taiwan and East Asian country while promoting universal value like free...

MOE forum strengthens Taiwan-Vietnam education ties

Taiwan-Vietnam Education Forum wrapped up Dec. 21 in Hanoi, underscoring the commitment of the government to expanding related exchanges and strengthening friendship with the New Southbound Policy target countr...

MOE forum strengthens Taiwan-Vietnam education ties

Taiwan-Vietnam Education Forum wrapped up Dec. 21 in Hanoi, underscoring the commitment of the government to expanding related exchanges and strengthening friendship with the New Southbound Policy target countr...

Medical News

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Chinese City Stops Outbound Flights, Trains From Wuhan to Fight...

Chinese state media say the city of Wuhan is shutting down outbound flights and trains as the country battles the spread of a new virus that has sickened hundreds and killed 17.The official Xinhua News Agency s...

Chinese City Stops Outbound Flights, Trains From Wuhan to Fight...

Chinese state media say the city of Wuhan is shutting down outbound flights and trains as the country battles the spread of a new virus that has sickened hundreds and killed 17.The official Xinhua News Agency s...

CDC monitoring Wuhan pneumonia outbreak

Taiwan is closely monitoring an outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan, China, and preventative measures are fully in place, according to the Centers for Disease Control under the Ministry of Health and Welfare Jan. 15...

CDC monitoring Wuhan pneumonia outbreak

Taiwan is closely monitoring an outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan, China, and preventative measures are fully in place, according to the Centers for Disease Control under the Ministry of Health and Welfare Jan. 15...