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Home prices near some Taipei subway stations fall

<p>Amid a slowdown in the local property market, prices of homes near the stations on Taipei Metro's Tamsui-Xinyi Line fell by more than 5 percent year-on-year in the first half of this year, according to the Yung Ching Realty Group …</p>
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Taiwan planning to downsize overseas representative offices

<p>Taiwan is planning to close some of its overseas representative offices in an effort to improve the overall efficiency of the country's overseas presence, in response to the diplomatic strategy of the administration of President Tsai Ing-wen (???), foreign ...
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Taiwan shares end slightly lower

<p>Shares in Taiwan closed lower Wednesday as investors were concerned that a possible interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve will impact markets in Europe and the U.S., dealers said.</p><p></p><p>The weighted index on the Taiwan Stock Exchange ended &...
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58 former officials have circumvented China travel ban: lawmaker

<p>A ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator Friday accused 58 former ministerial officials and local government chiefs of taking advantage of a legal loophole to circumvent a ban on traveling to China.</p><p></p><p>According to the Act Governing ...
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Taiwan shares end above 9,200 points, led by TSMC

<p>Shares in Taiwan extended momentum from a session earlier and closed above the 9,200-point mark Wednesday, led by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, ???), the most heavily weighted stock in the local equity market, dealers said.</p><p></p><p>The ...
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DPP reiterates opposition to casinos on Penghu

<p>The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) reiterated Tuesday its opposition to the opening of casinos in the outlying island county of Penghu, saying that setting up casinos is not the only option for developing tourism.</p><p></p><p>Penghu should promo...
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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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Daytime running lights required for new motorcycle models from 2017

<p>From Jan. 1, 2017, new motorcycle models will be required to be equipped with daytime running lights that are automatically switched on while in traffic, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) said Saturday.</p><p></p><p>The requirement wi...
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Delegation from the Hungarian Parliament to visit Taiwan

<p>A delegation from the Hungarian National Assembly, consisting of Mr. Istvan Tiba, Ms. Monika Bartos, and Mr. Mariusz Revesz, all of whom are members of the Hungary-Taiwan Parliamentary Friendship Association, will visit Taiwan from August 28 through Septemb...
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