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22 couples to tie the knot in group wedding in Changhua

<p>Twenty-two couples will get married in a group ceremony in November at Changhua Station on the high-speed rail system, the local government announced Monday.</p><p></p><p>The wedding on Nov. 12 will be witnessed by Changhua Magistrate Wei Ming-ku (???), the county …</p>
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President Tsai visits Central Emergency Operation Center

<p>President Tsai Ing-wen (???) paid an inspection visit to the Central Emergency Operation Center in Taipei Tuesday morning as Typhoon Megi began to sweet across Taiwan with powerful winds and heavy rain.</p><p></p><p>Accompanied by Premier Lin Chuan (??), Ts...
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Russian envoy urges media exchanges between Taiwan and Russia

<p>Russia's representative in Taipei Dmitrii Polianskii said Sunday that his office is interested in promoting exchanges between media outlets in Taiwan and his country.</p><p></p><p>Polianskii told Central News Agency (CNA) President Fan Hsiang-lin that since...
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Sea warning for Typhoon Megi could be issued Sunday: CWB

<p>The chances that a sea warning will be issued for Typhoon Megi on Sunday are high, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Saturday.</p><p></p><p>The CWB said Megi, which was upgraded from a tropical storm to a typhoon on Saturday afternoon, …</p>
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President protests ICAO’s refusal to invite Taiwan to conference

<p>President Tsai Ing-wen (???) expressed strong regret and discontent Friday after the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) refused to invite Taiwan to its upcoming triennial assembly, presumably because of China's objection.</p><p></p><p>The deci...
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Tang Prize winners arrive in Taiwan for award ceremony

<p>American geneticist Jennifer Doudna and Canadian Louise Arbour, a former United Nations high commissioner for human rights, arrived in Taiwan early Thursday for the second Tang Prize award ceremony scheduled for Sept. 25.</p><p></p><p>Arbour is this year's ...
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Canadian office celebrating 30 years in Taiwan

<p>As the Canadian Trade Office in Taipei (CTOT) celebrates its 30th anniversary in Taiwan, it is looking back at Canada's longstanding relationship with Taiwan and looking ahead to deepen bilateral relations in trade and investment.</p><p></p><p>Established i...
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U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex (update)

<p>The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, shedding NT$0.083 to close at NT$31.367 on more fund inflow, as traders were betting on a higher local currency due to hopes of no immediate interest rate hike by the U.S. …</p>
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KMT rebuts amid controversy over local leaders’ visit to China

<p>The opposition Kuomintang (KMT) rebutted charges by the government led by the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Monday of damaging Taiwan's dignity and sovereignty after a group of eight local government chiefs met China's top Taiwan affairs official in Be...
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