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Taiwan shares close up 0.07%

Taipei, Taiwan shares closed up 7.06 points, or 0.07 percent, at 10,690.96 Friday on turnover of NT$126.64 billion (US$4.12 billion).Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel

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Paratrooper recovering well after 400-meter fall

Taipei, A Taiwanese paratrooper is recovering well three months after he was critically injured during a drill in May, military authorities said Thursday.Paratrooper Chin Liang-feng (???) from the Army Aviation and Speci...

Taiwan team departs for Asian Games

Taipei, Taiwanese athletes who will compete in the Asian Games left for Indonesia on Wednesday morning, with expectations of gold medal performances in several sports.Almost 300 Taiwanese athletes and staffers took a cha...

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President Tsai arrives in Belize, receives warm welcome

Belize City, President Tsai Ing-wen (???) arrived in Belize on Thursday afternoon and received a warm welcome in the Central American country, one of Taiwan's 18 diplomatic allies.After wrapping up a three-day visit to P...

Monthly minimum wage set to rise to NT$23,100 next year

Taipei, The monthly minimum wage in Taiwan is to be increased by 5 percent from NT$22,000 (US$714) to NT$23,100 with effect from Jan. 1, 2019, the Ministry of Labor (MOL) announced Thursday.The hourly minimum wage will b...

85? cafe incident ‘worst kind of bullying’: ex-AIT head

Taipei, A former chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) has described the latest onslaught launched by Chinese netizens against a cafe chain that President Tsai Ing-wen (???) visited as "the worst kind of bul...

Taiwan shares plunge amid concerns over fund exodus

Taipei, Shares in Taiwan took a beating Wednesday, falling below the nearest technical support of the 240-day moving average of 10,799 points and even approached the 10,700 point mark amid fears over fund outflows from t...

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President Tsai arrives in Belize, receives warm welcome

Belize City, President Tsai Ing-wen (???) arrived in Belize on Thursday afternoon and received a warm welcome in the Central American country, one of Taiwan's 18 diplomatic allies.After wrapping up a three-day visit to P...

85? cafe incident ‘worst kind of bullying’: ex-AIT head

Taipei, A former chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) has described the latest onslaught launched by Chinese netizens against a cafe chain that President Tsai Ing-wen (???) visited as "the worst kind of bul...

Taiwan shares close down 0.40%

Taipei, Taiwan shares closed down 44.39 points, or 0.40 percent, at 10,983.68 Friday on turnover of NT$123.33 billion (US$4.02 billion).Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel

Combination of Chinese, Western medicine found to combat ADHD

Taipei, A doctor who specializes in Chinese medicine said Thursday that electroacupuncture derived from traditional Chinese medicine combined with behavior therapy prescribed by Western medicine eases most symptoms of at...

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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...