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UNIVERSIADE: Aussies hail event success, complain about shuttle bus

<p>Taipei-The 2017 Taipei Universiade has been a big success except for the shuttle bus service transporting athletes between venues which can sometimes takes longer than 30 minutes to turn up, athletes from the Australian delegation said on Sunday.</p><p></p><p>"Everything is …</p>
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July retail sales remain slow; August momentum could pick up

<p>Taipei-Retail sales in Taiwan for July continued to post a year-on-year decline relative to the same period of last year, but momentum could pick up in August due to seasonal effects, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).</p><p></p><p>Statis...
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Winning numbers for Friday’s Taiwan lotteries

<p>Taipei-The winning numbers for Taiwan's Grand Lottery (???) on Friday were 31, 01, 04, 24, 19 and 28 plus the special number 49, the Taiwan Lottery announced that day.</p><p></p><p>Meanwhile, the winning numbers for "Jin Cai 539" lottery (??539) were &helli...
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Taiwan headline news

<p>Taipei-The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Thursday are as follows:</p><p></p><p>@United Daily News: Task force plan to promote long-term care program relaunched</p><p></p><p>@China Times: Retail investors indifferent to record high Taiwan stock mar...
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UNIVERSIADE: Taiwan dominant in roller sports again

<p>Taipei-Taiwan maintained its dominance of inline speed skating events at the 2017 Taipei Universiade on Wednesday when it racked up three more gold medals and threw in a bronze for good measure.</p><p></p><p>Chen Ying-chu (???) started the run with gold &he...
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Illicit drug use increasingly a young people’s problem: FDA

<p>Taipei-The use of illicit drugs in Taiwan is now most prevalent among people in their 20s and represents a growing worry because of the impact it could have on productivity, a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) official said Tuesday.</p><p></p><p>Tsay &hell...
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Heavy rain forecast on tail end of Tropical Storm Hato

<p>Taipei-The national Water Resources Agency (WRA) issued on Tuesday flood warnings for parts of Taiwan as the tail of Tropical Storm Hato drags past, bringing heavy rain to some areas.</p><p></p><p>At 3 p.m., the WRA warned that some townships in …</p...
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U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex (update)

<p>Taipei-The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, shedding NT$0.028 to close at NT$30.300 as other regional currencies moved higher, prompting local traders to raise their holdings in the local unit, dealers said.</p><p></p><p>A rebound staged ...
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Tropical storm set to bring rain to most of Taiwan

<p>Taipei--Tropical storm Hato is expected to bring rain to Taiwan as it approaches the island, according to a statement from the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Monday.</p><p></p><p>What was originally a tropical depression off the eastern seafront of the Phi...
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