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Snow pellets fall on Hehuanshan in central Taiwan

Seasonal northeasterly winds and abundant moisture resulted in snow pellets falling on the central Taiwan mountain of Hehuanshan Thursday, according to staff at Hehuanshan Forest Recreation Area.   The snow pellets fell for a few minutes, along with rainfall, in...
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CORONAVIRUS/CECC mulls announcement on shortened booster shot interval

The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Thursday that it could announce new details about its COVID-19 booster shot policy as early as Friday, with a source telling CNA that CECC experts have agreed to shorten the interval between the...
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Bank, importer organize free baking class for Indonesian migrant workers

Two Indonesian enterprises in Taipei — a state-owned bank and an import company — said Thursday that they are jointly planning a program to offer free baking lessons for Indonesian migrant workers so that they could acquire entrepreneurship skills ...
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Cabinet tackles road safety in its first meeting of the year

The Cabinet on Thursday approved several measures to improve road safety, in its first meeting of 2022, after Taiwan ended the last year with more than 2,000 traffic accident deaths.   The government is determined to reduced traffic accident causalities,....
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Taiwan shares close up 1.4%

Taiwan shares closed up 255.84 points, or 1.4 percent, at 18,526.35 Tuesday on turnover of NT$325.11 billion (US$11.80 billion).   Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel
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TSMC market cap tops NT$17 trillion after Tuesday’s rally

The market capitalization of contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) surpassed NT$17 trillion (US$616 billion) on Tuesday after a U.S.-based brokerage raised its target price for the stock, dealers said.   A strong showing by TSMC...
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U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex market

The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, gaining NT$0.010 to close at the day’s high of NT$27.642.   Turnover totaled US$1.306 billion during the trading session.   The greenback opened at NT$27.640, and moved to a low of...
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Taiwan shares end at historical high led by tech sector

Shares in Taiwan closed at a historical high, breaching 18,500 points Tuesday as the bellwether electronics sector led the upturn on the back of a rally on the U.S. markets overnight, dealers said.   Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing C...
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Taichung prosecutors indict trio for beating that left student in coma

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