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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...

Vietnam Aims to Grow its Economy by 7% This Year,...

Vietnamese officials aim to expand their economy by 7% this year, among its fastest rates ever and quicker than world factory powerhouse China, due to investment in manufacturing, lack of trade disputes and the...

Taiwan guavas greenlighted for US market

Taiwan-cultivated guavas are set to go on sale in the U.S. after the agricultural product was greenlighted for import, spotlighting government efforts to open up new markets for local farmers. The decision come...

Trump, Hong Kong Protests, Boost Taiwan President’s Approval Rating

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, a thorn in the side of China, saw her approval rating plunge to 24% about a year ago. Now the leader who continues to resist Beijing enjoys a more than 55% approval rating � a m...

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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...

MOFA thanks European Parliament for resolutions backing Taiwan

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs thanked the European Parliament Jan. 16 for the passage of resolutions reaffirming support for Taiwan. Passed the previous day in Strasbourg, the Common Foreign and Security Poli...

The Pearl S. Buck Foundation-Top 10 New Inhabitant News of...

The Pearl S. Buck Foundation has provided services to transnational marriage children and families for more than 50 years while accompanying the growth and development of more than thousands of children from un...

President Tsai touts CSIS role in Taiwan-US ties

President Tsai Ing-wen said Jan. 14 that Washington-based think tank Center for Strategic and International Studies has played a crucial role in strengthening Taiwan-U.S. ties. CSIS has been a consistent suppor...

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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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...

COA reinforces African swine fever prevention measures

Additional measures are being implemented to prevent the spread of African swine fever to Taiwan, according to the Cabinet-level Council of Agriculture Jan. 3. With traveler numbers ramping up and demand for po...

7 Children Among 14 Killed in Roadside Bomb in Burkina...

OUAGADOUGOU - Seven children and four women were among 14 civilians, killed when a roadside bomb blew up their bus in northwestern Burkina Faso, the government said."The provisional toll is 14 dead," a statemen...