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President Tsai arrives in Belize, receives warm welcome

Belize City, President Tsai Ing-wen (???) arrived in Belize on Thursday afternoon and received a warm welcome in the Central American country, one of Taiwan's 18 diplomatic allies.After wrapping up a three-day visit to Paraguay, Tsai arrived in Belize ...
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Monthly minimum wage set to rise to NT$23,100 next year

Taipei, The monthly minimum wage in Taiwan is to be increased by 5 percent from NT$22,000 (US$714) to NT$23,100 with effect from Jan. 1, 2019, the Ministry of Labor (MOL) announced Thursday.The hourly minimum wage will be increased by 7.14 percent from...
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85? cafe incident ‘worst kind of bullying’: ex-AIT head

Taipei, A former chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) has described the latest onslaught launched by Chinese netizens against a cafe chain that President Tsai Ing-wen (???) visited as "the worst kind of bullying."In an interview with the ...
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Taiwan shares plunge amid concerns over fund exodus

Taipei, Shares in Taiwan took a beating Wednesday, falling below the nearest technical support of the 240-day moving average of 10,799 points and even approached the 10,700 point mark amid fears over fund outflows from the region, dealers said.Such con...
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China Rescue Vessel in Disputed Sea Described as Public Relations Move

TAIPEI Beijing has stationed its first permanent search and rescue ship in a hotly disputed part of the South China Sea as a public relations move after alarming smaller countries with a military buildup in the same waters, analysts say.The Ministry ...
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Acclaimed German pianist gets ROC citizenship

Taipei, Well-known German pianist Rolf-Peter Wille (???) received his Republic of China (Taiwan) ID card Monday, officially making him an ROC citizen."I'm not feeling like a stranger here. Thank you all for treating me as a son of Taiwan," Wille said a...
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Plans to expand gas terminal threatens endangered dolphins

Taipei, Aug. 12 (CNA) Environmentalists on Sunday urged the reconsideration of a proposal to expand a liquefied natural gas terminal in the port of Taichung, saying the project would jeopardize the critically endangered Taiwanese humpback dolphin.The p...
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Hon Hai sets new high for July revenue

Taipei, Hon Hai Precision Industry, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, posted consolidated sales of NT$395.59 billion (US$12.89 billion) in July, the highest for the month in the company's history.July sales were 1.46 percent higher...
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CAL share buyback program fails to offset pilot strike concerns

Taipei, A share buyback program unveiled by China Airlines (CAL), one of Taiwan's leading international carriers, failed to boost its share price on Friday, dealers said.Investors remained concerned over a possible strike after pilots of (CAL) and EVA ...
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