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Taiwan shares extend strength to end up 1.01%

<p>Shares in Taiwan continued their upward momentum from a session earlier to close 1.01 percent higher Tuesday amid an influx of hot money into Asia after a lackluster U.S. monthly jobs report dampened expectations for a U.S. interest-rate hike, dealers …</p>
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Taiwan essay contest offers free trip to Filipino winners

<p>Taiwan's representative office in the Philippines launched a short essay contest Tuesday, inviting Philippine citizens to take part in the event with the top prize being a three-day free trip to Taiwan.</p><p></p><p>Titled "An Amazing Short Break in Taiwan,...
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Heavy rain warning issued for 8 cities, counties

<p>The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a heavy rain warning Monday for eight cities and counties in southern and eastern Taiwan.</p><p></p><p>The areas are Nantou County, Yunlin County, Chiayi County, Chiayi City, Tainan City, Kaohsiung City, Taitung Count...
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China will not attend global cities forum in Kaohsiung: official

<p>Five Chinese cities that were invited to an international forum hosted by Kaohsiung City are unlikely to attend the event, which will begin Tuesday, a city official said Monday.</p><p></p><p>Tseng Wen-sheng (???), director of Kaohsiung's Economic Developmen...
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TWSE trading on Monday

<p>The weighted index on the Taiwan Stock Exchange opened at 9,032.38 today. After moving between 9,032.38 and 9,100.05 the index closed at 9,090.13 points, up 102.58. Turnover totaled NT$62.40 billion.</p><p></p><p>The weighted index, excluding the financial ...
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UBS: Taiwan economy faces hard road to clear recovery in short term

<p>It will be difficult for Taiwan's economy to stage a meaningful recovery in the short term since the country is suffering from insufficient domestic investment, Switzerland-based banking group UBS said Monday.</p><p></p><p>Kevin Zhao, head of UBS's global s...
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Foreign brokerage raises target price on Largan to NT$5,100

<p>A U.S.-based brokerage has raised its target price on shares of Largan Precision Co. (???), a smartphone camera lens supplier to Apple Inc., to NT$5,100.00 (US$161), the highest level among the foreign securities firms tracking the stock.</p><p></p><p>In a ...
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Amputee finishes 3-km Sun Moon Lake swim

<p>It took Vicky Guo (???) three and a half hours to finish a 3-kilometer swim across Sun Moon Lake Sunday, a feat that completed the amputee's three dreams of making the swim, biking around Taiwan and climbing Taiwan's highest peak …</p>
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U.S. sinologist donates precious family letters to Tang Prize

<p>American scholar William Theodore de Bary has donated to the Tang Prize Foundation two of his precious family letters, which described the prominent sinologist's first ever visit to China in 1948, the foundation said Friday.</p><p></p><p>De Bary, a leading ...
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