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U.S. congressmen back Taiwan after loss of Burkina Faso

<p></p><p>Multiple U.S. congressmen took to social media on Thursday to express their concern and support for Taiwan after it lost another diplomatic ally, most likely because of China's influence.</p><p></p><p>Burkina Faso announced it was severing diplomatic ties with Taiwan earlier …</p>
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Taiwan’s shares rise, finish above five-day moving average

<p>Taipei, Amid a mixed performance by Asian stock markets on Thursday, the Taiwan Stock Exchange finished higher on the back of increases in major weighted electronics stocks and several sub-industries.</p><p></p><p>After opening at 10,910.61, the Taiex rose ...
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National Palace Museum ranked 13th most-visited museum worldwide

<p>Taipei, Taiwan's National Palace Museum ranked 13th in attendance numbers for museums worldwide, according to the 12th annual Theme Index and Museum Index, making it one of four museums in Asia to make it into the top 20 of the …</p>
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Taiwan shares soar on eased fears over U.S., China trade war

<p></p><p>Taipei, Taiwan shares moved sharply higher in the Monday morning session to breach the 10,900 point mark after the United States and China said over the weekend that they have agreed to put trade tariffs on hold, while continuing talks …</p>
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Taiwan ‘dissatisfied’ but not ‘disillusioned’ with Tsai: survey

<p>Taipei, Just over half of respondents to a survey have given President Tsai Ing-wen (???) a passing grade for her performance since taking office on May 20, 2016, according to the poll's results released Sunday.</p><p></p><p>On a scale of 0 …</p>
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At least 25 countries to voice support for Taiwan’s WHA bid

<p>Taipei, At least 25 countries will voice support for Taiwan's participation at this year's World Health Assembly (WHA) later this month in Geneva, Switzerland, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said Thursday.</p><p></p><p>Hsu Peiyung (???), hea...
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Grand Lottery jackpot climbs to NT$550 million

<p>Taipei, After 19 weeks without a winner, Taiwan's Grand Lottery 6/49 will offer jackpot of NT$550 million (US$18.4 million) in Tuesday night's draw.</p><p></p><p>If one person takes the grand prize, it will be the lottery's sixth highest payout to a &hellip...
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President sends condolences over Indonesia bombings, Paris attack

<p>Taipei, President Tsai Ing-wen (???) offered her sympathy on Twitter to everyone impacted by suspected suicide bombings in Indonesia during a Sunday mass and an attack in central Paris a day earlier.</p><p></p><p>"My thoughts are with all those affected by ...
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Taiwan shares close up 0.92%

<p>Taipei, Taiwan shares closed up 98.77 points, or 0.92 percent, at 10,858.98 Friday on turnover of NT$163.24 billion (US$5.49 billion). </p><p></p><p>Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel</p><p>…</p>
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