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Chinese military aircraft spotted again near Taiwan: MND

<p>Taipei-Several Chinese military aircraft were seen flying near Taiwan on Wednesday, passing through the Bashi Channel south of the island, as part of a far-sea training mission in the Western Pacific, Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) has confirmed.</p><p></p><p>The …</p>
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Thousands of undeclared jade items seized at Taiwan airport

<p>Taipei-Customs officers at Taiwan's main airport confiscated more than 4,000 decorative jade items from a man who was returning from China on Monday, Taipei Customs said Tuesday.</p><p></p><p>The Taiwanese man was carrying 4,218 undeclared jade items in his...
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MOEA touts increase in New Southbound Policy related investment

<p>Taipei-The latest data from the Ministry of Economic Affairs Investment Commission (MOEAIC) indicates that the number and value of inward and outward investments involving countries targeted by the government's New Southbound Policy saw year-on-year increas...
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Taiwan wins gold at international synthetic biology competition

<p>New York-Taiwan captured six gold, two silver and one bronze medals at an international synthetic biology competition held in Boston recently.</p><p></p><p>Teams at the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM), held from Nov. 9 to 13, had to buil...
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Police seize over 200 kg of drugs in latest raids

<p>Taipei-Taipei City Police Department seized more than 200 kilograms of illegal drugs in a series of coordinated drug raids around the city that spanned eight days in early November, according to police officials on Thursday.</p><p></p><p>The police departme...
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TIER forecasts 2.3% economic growth for Taiwan in 2018

<p>Taipei-The Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER), one of the country's leading think tanks, forecast 2.3 percent GDP growth for 2018 on Wednesday, citing increased domestic demand as a key factor.</p><p></p><p>TIER officials shared their GDP growth f...
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Diplomat’s visa bribery scandal sentence commuted to 10 years

<p>Taipei-The Taiwan High Court on Wednesday commuted from 12 years to 10 years the jail sentence of Hsiao Yu-wen (???), a former secretary at Taiwan's representative office in Vietnam, for corruption in a student visa bribery scandal.</p><p></p><p>According t...
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Diplomat’s visa bribery scandal sentence commuted to 10 years

<p>Taipei-The Taiwan High Court on Wednesday commuted from 12 years to 10 years the jail sentence of Hsiao Yu-wen (???), a former secretary at Taiwan's representative office in Vietnam, for corruption in a student visa bribery scandal.</p><p></p><p>According t...
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U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex

<p>Taipei-The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, shedding NT$0.031 to close at NT$30.070.</p><p></p><p>Turnover totaled US$752 million during the trading session.</p><p></p><p>The greenback opened at NT$30.080, and moved between NT$30.018 and ...
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