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Ex-U.S. defense secretary visits Taiwan to speak at security forum

Taipei, Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter is currently visiting Taiwan to speak at a security forum and meet with local officials to exchange views on Taiwan-U.S. relations and regional security issues, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) ...
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Recently banned drug found in Taoyuan airport’s speedy delivery zone

Taipei, July 22 (CNA) Aviation police last week found a banned substance hidden in a batch of imported cargo at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, 10 days after the drug was added to the list of prohibited narcotics in Taiwan.During an inspection at...
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Minister demands action over CPC leaks in Penghu

Taipei, Minister of Economic Affairs Shen Jong-chin (???) demanded action Thursday from CPC Corp. over recent reports of leaks from an oil storage tank at its oil depot in the outlying county of Penghu.Shen said CPC had been instructed to submit a revi...
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U.S. dollar higher in Taipei trading

Taipei, The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$30.525 at 10 a.m. Wednesday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange, up NT$0.009 from the previous close. Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel
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Chinese actress Gong Li to chair jury at 55th Golden Horse Awards

Taipei, Renowned Chinese film actress Gong Li (??) is to chair the jury at the 55th Golden Horse Awards following an invitation from Ang Lee (??), executive committee chairman of the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival, according to a press release issue...
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Quemoy musical festival to open July 25

Taipei, The 2018 Quemoy International Music Festival is scheduled to take place July 25-Aug. 4, featuring popular singers and promising new stars, according to the Kinmen County government.Four concerts with different themes will start at 7 p.m. at the...
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Taiwan shares close up 1.17%

Taipei, Taiwan shares closed up 126.16 points, or 1.17 percent, at 10,864.54 Friday on turnover of NT$141.37 billion (US$4.64 billion). Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel
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Cabinet to undergo partial reshuffle

Taipei, The Cabinet is to carry out a partial reshuffle that will involve at least five ministries, a source familiar with the matter said Thursday.In the reshuffle, Interior Minister Yeh Jiunn-rong (???) will take over the post of education minister, ...
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Renowned economist Hu Sheng-cheng dies

Taipei, Hu Sheng-cheng (???), chairman of the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER, ???????), died after a long illness on Tuesday at the age of 78.Hu came down with a serious gastrointestinal ailment in 2016 that caused his health to dete...
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