13 cities, counties issue statement on food imports from Japan

13 cities, counties issue statement on food imports from Japan

<p>Thirteen cities and counties governed by the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) issued a joint statement on Wednesday to clarify their position on the potential lifting of restrictions on food imports from radiation-affected areas of Japan.</p> <p>The statement said that …</p>
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Over 20% of first-time jobseekers fail to adapt to workplace

Over 20% of first-time jobseekers fail to adapt to workplace

<p>More than 20 percent of first-time jobseekers in Taiwan failed to adapt to their workplaces quickly, according to the results of survey released Tuesday by the Workforce Development Agency (WDA) under the Ministry of Labor.</p> <p>Citing the survey results,...
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Ma office protests Malaysian daily describing him as ex-leader

Ma office protests Malaysian daily describing him as ex-leader

<p>The office of former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) expressed dissatisfaction Monday about a Malaysian newspaper referring to him as “former leader of Taiwan” instead of “former president.”</p> <p>The Sin Chew Daily carried an ex...
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President Tsai expresses confidence in Taiwan-U.S. ties

President Tsai expresses confidence in Taiwan-U.S. ties

<p>President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday expressed confidence in Taiwan-U.S. relations under the incoming administration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.</p> <p>In a Facebook post, Tsai said Taiwan’s relations with the United States have been...
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Magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan

<p>A magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook eastern Taiwan at 6:25 a.m. Saturday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).</p> <p>The quake’s epicenter was located at sea about 50 kilometers east of Yilan County Hall at a depth of 21.6 km, the …</p>
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Soong says he will interact naturally with Xi at APEC

<p>Opposition People First Party Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜), who will represent Taiwan at next week’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders’ meeting in Peru, said Friday that he will interact naturally with China’s leader at ...
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KMT chair vows to keep communication channels with CPC open

KMT chair vows to keep communication channels with CPC open

<p>The chairwoman of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT), Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱), said Wednesday that her party will maintain its communication channels with the Communist Party of China (CPC) for the sake of peace across the Taiwan Strait.</p> <p>The annual KM...
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Study subsidy scheme launched to promote ‘new southbound policy’

Study subsidy scheme launched to promote ‘new southbound policy’

<p>The Ministry of Education has launched a project to provide subsidies for young people to study in countries in Southeast Asia and South Asia for two months, to encourage them to participate in international activities, the ministry said Tuesday.</p> <p>As ...
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Microsoft’s AI chatbot might debut in Taiwan: senior executive

<p>If there is a chance for an artificially intelligent (AI)-driven chatbot developed by Microsoft Corp., called Xiaoice in China, to hit the market in Taiwan, it will target business customers, a senior company executive said Monday.</p><p></p><p>Xiaoice is a...
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