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CAL plane blows tire during landing, causes airport closure

Taipei, All 98 passengers aboard a China Airlines (CAL) flight from Manila were reported safe Tuesday after the plane blew a tire during landing at Kaohsiung International Airport, forcing the airport to close until 5 p.m., CAL and transport officials ...
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Vice President Chen receives warm welcome in Papal Palace

Gandolfo, the Vatican, Oct. 12 (CNA) Vice President Chen Chien-jen (???) and his delegation to the Vatican, on Friday received a warm welcome in Castel Gandolfo, Pope Paul VI's summer residence.Chen, who led the delegation to the Holy See to attend a c...
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Largan shares boosted by Q3 results

Taipei, Shares in Taiwan-based Largan Precision Co., a smartphone camera supplier to Apple Inc., received a significant boost from third quarter results which pointed to a more than 50 percent sequential increase in net profit for the third quarter, de...
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Nobel laureate praises Taiwan’s initiatives to empower young people

Taipei, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi of India on Thursday applauded Taiwan-led initiatives aimed at engaging and empowering younger generations to make positive change, saying that respecting their voice is an important way to find solu...
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Northeasterly winds forecast to cool northern, eastern Taiwan

Taipei, Northeasterly winds are expected to start affecting Taiwan on Wednesday and will send temperatures lower in the north and east over the next few days, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).CWB forecaster Lin Po-tung (???) said northern ...
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IMF raises Taiwan GDP growth forecast for 2018, 2019

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its forecasts for Taiwan's gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2018 and 2019 while lowering its projection for global economic growth amid trade tensions between the U.S. and China.In its latest World...
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Taiwan shares close down 0.58%

Taipei, Taiwan shares closed down 61.19 points, or 0.58 percent, at 10,455.93 Monday on turnover of NT$124.84 billion (US$4.04 billion). Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel
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Taiwan shares close down 1.88%

Taipei, Taiwan shares closed down 201.79 points, or 1.88 percent, at 10,517.12 Friday on turnover of NT$148.80 billion (US$4.83 billion). Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel
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Taiwan shares close down 1.20%

Taipei, Taiwan shares closed down 132.17 points, or 1.20 percent, at 10,919.63 Tuesday on turnover of NT$105.87 billion (US$3.46 billion). Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel
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