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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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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 Paraguay, Tsai arrived in Belize ...
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Asian Currencies Slip on Trade Fears as Authorities Try to Avert Crisis

TAIPEI Many of Asia's currencies are losing value against the U.S. dollar this year as China and the United States fight over trade, but analysts say policymakers are handling the dip better now than during past down cycles.China, India, Indonesia an...
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EVA Air-pilots make progress at talks: labor department

Taipei, Progress was made in the second round of negotiations between EVA Airways and its pilots on Thursday, Taoyuan City's Department of Labor said after intervening in the dispute to avoid a strike.The meeting was a clear improvement on the first ta...
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Russia Calls Latest US Sanctions on Companies in Russia, China, and Singapore ‘Useless’

Russia says the latest U.S. sanctions imposed on Russian, Chinese, and Singaporean companies are destructive" and "useless.The U.S. penalized the three companies Wednesday, accusing them of helping North Korea avoid international sanctions.The Russian ...
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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 Special Forces Command was injured Ma...
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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 be increased by 7.14 percent from...
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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 bullying."In an interview with the ...
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