Friday, 16 November 2018

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  • Supporters, opponents debate gay, lesbian education referendum - Taipei, Supporters and opponents of the exclusion of gay and lesbian education from the national curriculum debated sexual orientation at a forum Thursday ahead of a Nov. 24 referendum on the issue.Yang Chun-tzu (???), executive director of the Nationa...
  • U.K. indicates support for Taiwan Interpol bid - London, The United Kingdom government has informed a pro-Taiwan Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) it is discussing with partner nations Taiwan's bid to attend the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) General Assembly as an observe...
  • Final public polls show several mayoral races still up for grabs - Taipei, Nov. 13 (CNA) Tuesday was the final day on which polling data could be released ahead of local elections in Taiwan on Nov. 24, and the results suggest that several key races are still up in the air.In Taiwan, the law prohibits poll results to b...
  • Hynix forecast to overtake TSMC as No. 3 global IC supplier - Taipei, Nov. 13 (CNA) South Korean dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chipmaker SK Hynix Inc. will soon become the third largest integrated circuit supplier in the world, replacing Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), according market adviso...
  • Proponents, opponents voice pros, cons of nuclear power - Taipei, Proponents and opponents of the government's policy of phasing out nuclear power in Taiwan by 2025 voiced their stances at a forum Monday ahead of a Nov. 24 referendum on the issue.Huang Shih-hsiu (???), founder of Nuclear Myth Busters and init...

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Hynix forecast to overtake TSMC as No. 3 global IC...

Taipei, Nov. 13 (CNA) South Korean dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chipmaker SK Hynix Inc. will soon become the third largest integrated circuit supplier in the world, replacing Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co....

Taipei 101, Jiufen more popular than NPM: Tourism Bureau

Taipei, There are many popular tourism spots in northern Taiwan apart from the National Palace Museum (NPM), some of which surpass the museum in terms of popularity, a Tourism Bureau division chief said Monday.Wu Chieh-p...

Winning numbers for Monday’s Taiwan lotteries

Taipei, The winning numbers for Taiwan's "Power Lottery" (???) on Monday were 36, 02, 13, 05, 03, 18 in the first section of the ticket and 08 in the second section, Taiwan Lottery said.Meanwhile, the winning numbers for...

Temperatures drop in northern Taiwan

Taipei, Temperatures in northern Taiwan will fall 6 degrees Celsius on Friday due to intensifying northeasterly winds, and an extremely heavy rain warning has been issued for Yilan County, according to the Central Weathe...

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Supporters, opponents debate gay, lesbian education referendum

Taipei, Supporters and opponents of the exclusion of gay and lesbian education from the national curriculum debated sexual orientation at a forum Thursday ahead of a Nov. 24 referendum on the issue.Yang Chun-tzu (???), e...

U.K. indicates support for Taiwan Interpol bid

London, The United Kingdom government has informed a pro-Taiwan Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) it is discussing with partner nations Taiwan's bid to attend the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol...

Final public polls show several mayoral races still up for...

Taipei, Nov. 13 (CNA) Tuesday was the final day on which polling data could be released ahead of local elections in Taiwan on Nov. 24, and the results suggest that several key races are still up in the air.In Taiwan, the...

Taipei National Palace Museum may close for 3 years for...

Taipei, Under questioning from a legislator, the head of the National Palace Museum (NPM) revealed for the first time on Monday a potentially controversial plan to shut down the museum's Taipei branch for three years sta...

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Final public polls show several mayoral races still up for...

Taipei, Nov. 13 (CNA) Tuesday was the final day on which polling data could be released ahead of local elections in Taiwan on Nov. 24, and the results suggest that several key races are still up in the air.In Taiwan, the...

Taipei National Palace Museum may close for 3 years for...

Taipei, Under questioning from a legislator, the head of the National Palace Museum (NPM) revealed for the first time on Monday a potentially controversial plan to shut down the museum's Taipei branch for three years sta...

Taipei National Palace Museum may close for 3 years for...

Taipei, Under questioning from a legislator, the head of the National Palace Museum (NPM) revealed for the first time on Monday a potentially controversial plan to shut down the museum's Taipei branch for three years sta...

Sri Lankan students arrived on student visas: government official

Taipei, The government clarified Thursday that a group of Sri Lankan students who arrived in Taiwan last year did so on student visas and not tourist visas as reported by local media.Chen Chun-shen (???), director genera...

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Most new job seekers treated inappropriately in interviews: poll

Taipei, More than 80 percent of new graduates revealed they were asked inappropriate questions while more than 20 percent said they were sexually harassed during one-on-one job interviews, according to a survey conducted...

HTC flagship U12+ phone to have VR and blockchain technology

Taipei, Taiwan-based smartphone HTC Corp. is planning to incorporate virtual reality and blockchain technology into its latest flagship smartphone model, the HTC U12+.Darren Chen (???), head of HTC Taiwan, said in a news...

DPP lawmaker thanks U.S. congressmen for support of Taiwan

Taipei, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator Yu Wan-ju (???), part of a delegation of Taiwanese lawmakers visiting the United States, thanked her U.S. counterparts for supporting Taiwan Friday."Many thanks to th...

Report: Asia-Pacific Factories Lead in Using Digital Technology

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM She may not be the warmest waitress, but she serves a nice, hot cup of Joe at a cafe on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City.Though this robotic barista is still getting help from her human count...