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UNIVERSIADE: Universiade-themed stamps go on sale Wednesday

<p>Taipei--A set of commemorative stamps issued to celebrate the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade officially hit the market on Wednesday, Chunghwa Post Co. Ltd. said.</p><p></p><p>The set of eight stamps featuring the event mascot "Bravo" taking part in various sports -- …</p>
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Cabinet expected to approve NT$1.98 trillion budget for 2018

<p>Taipei-The Executive Yuan (Cabinet) is expected to approve a national budget plan of NT$1.98 trillion (US$65.33 billion) for 2018, the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) said on Tuesday.</p><p></p><p>The budget plan earmarks NT...
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Mercury hits 38 C again in Taipei, tenth day in a row above 36 C

<p>Taipei-Taipei recorded 38.2 degrees Celsius (100.76 degrees Fahrenheit) at 1:11 p.m. Monday and has now seen a record 10 consecutive days of temperatures above 36 degrees in August, the most since 1897 when modern weather stations first started recording da...
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UNIVERSIADE: Taiwan in contact with U.S., Japan on counter-terrorism

<p>Taipei--Taiwan has been maintaining close contacts with the United States and Japan to obtain counter-terrorism intelligence in preparation for the 2017 Universiade, a Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) official said Saturday.</p><p></p><p>Although Taiwan ...
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Taiwan shares fall below 10,400 points amid geopolitical tensions

<p>Taipei--Shares in Taiwan extended losses from the previous session, falling more than 1 percent at the close of trading on Thursday as market sentiment was hit hard by lingering concerns over tensions between North Korea and the United States, dealers &hell...
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Court hears first gay marriage case after landmark interpretation

<p>Taipei--The Taipei High Administrative Court on Wednesday became the first court in Taiwan to hear a same-sex marriage case since the country's Constitutional Court ruled in favor of such marriages in a landmark constitutional interpretation in May.</p><p><...
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Government to lift controversial air conditioning order Sunday

<p>Taipei--A temporary government order requiring public agencies and organizations to turn off their air conditioning systems every afternoon to save power is expected to be lifted Sunday, Cabinet spokesman Hsu Kuo-yung (???) said Tuesday.</p><p></p><p>The Ex...
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U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex

<p>Taipei--The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Monday, gaining NT$0.014 to close at NT$30.234.</p><p></p><p>Turnover totaled US$585 million during the trading session.</p><p></p><p>The greenback opened at NT$30.200, and moved between NT$30.187 and N...
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Taiwan, USA reach WBSC U-12 Baseball World Cup final

<p>Taipei--Taiwan will take on the United States for the right to be crowned the fourth WBSC U-12 Baseball World Cup champions in Tainan on Sunday, after defeating Nicaragua 9-1 in the tournament's Super Round on Saturday.</p><p></p><p>Taiwan and the U.S. &hel...
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