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Winning numbers for Friday’s Taiwan lotteries

Taipei-The winning numbers for Taiwan's Grand Lottery (???) on Friday were 46, 28, 39, 14, 19, and 02 plus the special number 45, the Taiwan Lottery announced that day.Meanwhile, the winning numbers for "Jin Cai 539" lot...

Chinese scholars a no-show at cross-strait symposium

Taipei-The two Chinese scholars scheduled to attend a conference Friday on historical trade ties between Taiwan and China were no-shows, likely because of political factors.The Commerce Development Research Institute, wh...

Renowned Taiwanese chef to start restaurant project in China

Singapore-Taiwanese celebrity chef Andre Chiang (???), in collaboration with Chengdu Langqiao Culture Development Co., will launch a food and restaurant project in China next month, according an article posted on Chinese...

Winning numbers for Thursday’s Taiwan lotteries

Taipei-The winning numbers for Taiwan's "Power Lottery" (???) on Thursday were 11, 38, 20, 21, 13, and 01 in the first section of the ticket and 02 in the second section, Taiwan Lottery said.Meanwhile, the winning number...

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Neuralstem Announces Presentation of Clinical Data for NSI-189 in Major...

GERMANTOWN, Md., Nov. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Neuralstem, Inc. (Nasdaq:CUR), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel treatments for nervous system diseases, today announced that data from the Company&rsquo...

Sundance Energy Australia Limited Schedules Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference...

DENVER, Nov. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sundance Energy Australia Limited (ASX:SEA) (NASDAQ:SNDE) (“Sundance” or the “Company”), a U.S. onshore oil and gas exploration and production compan...

Taiwan wins gold at international synthetic biology competition

New York-Taiwan captured six gold, two silver and one bronze medals at an international synthetic biology competition held in Boston recently.Teams at the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM), held from No...

Taiwan, U.S. need to cooperate for cross-strait peace: U.S. scholar

Taipei-Cooperation between Taiwan and the United States is needed to maintain the peace and stability of the Taiwan Strait, a visiting U.S. scholar told Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmakers on Friday.Ian Easton, ...

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Legislature approves Central Election Commission nominees

Taipei-The Legislative Yuan on Friday approved the Cabinet's nominees for chairman and five other members of the Central Election Commission (CEC) in a vote that was boycotted by the opposition Kuomintang (KMT).The Legis...

Taiwan shares edge lower

Taipei-Taiwan shares closed marginally lower Thursday but remained above the quarterly moving average of 10,609 points, on the back of gains posted by the bellwether electronics sector in the afternoon trading session.Th...

Shifting to gas could reduce Taipower air pollution by 35%

Taipei-A planned shift by state-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) from coal-fired power plants to natural gas for power generation, will not only increase the amount of electricity produced by thermal power plants, it ...

Luxury residential prices may continue to fall in Q3: realtor

Taipei-Luxury residential prices in Taipei may continue to fall in the third quarter by 5 percent to 8 percent, an executive of real estate firm REPro Knight Frank said on Wednesday.During a press conference to discuss t...

Luxury residential prices may continue to fall in Q3: realtor

Taipei-Luxury residential prices in Taipei may continue to fall in the third quarter by 5 percent to 8 percent, an executive of real estate firm REPro Knight Frank said on Wednesday.During a press conference to discuss t...

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Immigration computer system suffers glitch at Taoyuan airport

Taipei-Passengers arriving at Taoyuan International Airport faced temporary delays at immigration on Friday due to a technical glitch in the computer system, airport authorities said.The system outage, which occurred at ...

Ailing Fu gains approval for assisted suicide in Switzerland

Taipei-Former sports commentator Fu Da-jen (???), who recently traveled to Switzerland to seek assisted suicide, said Wednesday that he has received approval from a clinic there and could "die at any time" he wishes.On h...

Presidential Office denies meeting with Ching Fu officials

Taipei-The Presidential Office denied on Wednesday having ever met with senior-level officials from Ching Fu Shipbuilding Co. (CFS), in the wake of media reports claiming it pressured the Navy to transfer funds to the fi...

Senegal and France to host Global Partnership for Education Financing...

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is delighted that the governments of Senegal and France will co-host its financing conference, wh...

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Taiwan stocks regain momentum, move back above 10,700 points

Taipei-Lifted by a surge in high-tech stocks after three major indexes in the United States gained ground overnight, Taiwan shares closed higher Friday to end above the 10,700-point mark.The main weighted index on Taiwan...

Ching Fu executive questioned by Kaohsiung prosecutors

Kaohsiung-Ching Fu Shipbuilding Co. (CFS, ????) Vice Chairman Chen Wei-chih (???) was called in for questioning by Kaohsiung prosecutors on Wednesday in relation to the company's leasing of Singda Harbor, one part of an ...

Taiwan has 13th most millionaires of any country

Taipei-Taiwan has 381,000 individuals with a net worth of US$1 million or above, the 13th most of any country in the world, according to the latest edition of the Global Wealth Report by the Credit Suisse Research Instit...

Taiwan, Philippines reach consensus on labor issues

Taipei-Taiwan reached agreement with the Philippines on four key issues during the 7th R.O.C. (Taiwan)-Philippines Joint Labor Conference on Tuesday in Manila, Taiwan's Ministry of Labor (MOL) said on WednesdayThe meetin...