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Taiwan must be prepared amid U.S.-China trade war: TAITRA

<p>Washington, July 12 (CNA) Taiwan has spent the past few years diversifying export markets and promoting industrial transformation, which should help minimize the effects of the ongoing trade war between the United States and China, a Taiwanese trade official said …</p>
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Taiwan donates 20 million Japanese yen to Japan flood relief

<p>Tokyo, The Taiwanese government donated 20 million Japanese yen (US$$181,000) to Japan on Thursday in the wake of heavy rain, flooding and landslides that have caused at least 200 deaths.</p><p></p><p>Taiwan made the donation to demonstrate its concern over...
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Visa-free program extended for Brunei, Philippine, Thai nationals

<p>Taipei, Taiwan on Thursday announced that it is extending a trial 14-day visa-free entry program for nationals from Brunei, the Philippines and Thailand for another year, starting Aug. 1.</p><p></p><p>"The measure is being continued to attract visitors from...
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8 injured due to Typhoon Maria (update)

<p>Taipei, Eight people were injured as Typhoon Maria passed over northern Taiwan late Tuesday and early Wednesday, according to the latest information on the storm issued by the Central Emergency Operation Center.</p><p></p><p>The center quoted Ministry of th...
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Provincial highways 7, 8, 9 reopen as typhoon passes

<p></p><p>Taipei, Several sections of provincial highways 7, 8 and 9 that were closed due to Typhoon Maria reopened Wednesday as rain brought by the typhoon eased, the Directorate General of Highways (DGH) reported that day.</p><p></p><p>The section between Sh...
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Transportation disrupted due to approaching typhoon

<p>Taipei, Air, sea and land transport in Taiwan was disrupted Tuesday as Super Typhoon Maria approached the island.</p><p></p><p>As of 10 a.m., 117 domestic flights had been canceled, while 161 international and cross-strait flights had been canceled and 20 d...
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School, office closures to start Tuesday afternoon (update)

<p>Taipei, Several cities and counties in northern Taiwan, including Taipei, New Taipei, Keelung, Taoyuan, Hsinchu County Hsinchu City, and Miaoli County have announced school and office closures starting at 4 p.m. Tuesday.</p><p></p><p>Some areas will shut do...
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U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex market

<p></p><p>Taipei, The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Monday, shedding NT$0.114 to close at NT$30.386.</p><p></p><p>Turnover totaled US$973 million during the trading session.</p><p></p><p>The greenback opened at the day's high of NT$30.487, and mov...
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Giant panda Yuan Zai celebrates 5th birthday at Taipei Zoo

<p></p><p>Taipei, Taipei Zoo threw a party Friday to celebrate the fifth birthday of Yuan Zai (??), the first giant panda to be born in Taiwan.</p><p></p><p>Yuan Zai was born at the zoo on July 6, 2013 and has been a …</p>
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