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CAL to introduce additional weekly flight to Rome

<p></p><p>Rome, China Airlines (CAL), one of Taiwan's leading carriers, said Thursday it will increase the number of weekly non-stop flights between Taiwan and Rome from two to three starting this month as it works to expand the European travel market.…</p>
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Taiwan shares close down 0.74%

<p>Taipei, Taiwan shares closed down 80.05 points, or 0.74 percent, at 10,676.84 Wednesday on turnover of NT$118.84 billion (US$3.90 billion).</p><p></p><p>Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel</p><p>…</p>
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Deputy science minister visits Ireland

<p>London, A delegation led by Deputy Science Minister Su Fong-chin (???) visited Ireland recently to establish official contact with the country's top science research institute.</p><p></p><p>The delegation visited Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), which is r...
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Taiwan reaches semifinals of World University Baseball Championship

<p></p><p>Taipei, Taiwan overpowered the Czech Republic 11-0 Sunday at the 2018 FISU World University Baseball Championship in Chiayi City, southern Taiwan, to reach the second round of the tournament.</p><p></p><p>The ease of the victory was largely down to a...
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FSC eases rules on primary listings by Taiwan investors overseas

<p>Taipei, The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) has lowered the threshold for primary listings in Taiwan by Taiwanese companies operating overseas to encourage them to raise funds in the local equity market.</p><p></p><p>Chang Cheng-shan (???), deputy di...
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Taiwan’s consumer prices stable as CPI shows 1.31% rise in June

<p></p><p>Taipei, Taiwan's consumer price index (CPI) rose 1.31 percent in June from a year earlier, due largely to a spike in tobacco tax and the price of raw materials, the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) said Thursday.&helli...
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New AIT deputy director assumes office

<p>Taipei, Raymond Greene, a career diplomat who is highly familiar with East Asia, has taken over as the deputy director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT).</p><p></p><p>According to an AIT statement, Greene, who has spent his entire 22-year career &he...
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Owners protest restrictions on two-stroke vehicles

<p>Taipei, Over 1,000 owners of two-stroke scooters rallied on Ketagalan Boulevard in Taipei on Sunday to protest the government's plan to ban such vehicles on certain designated roads.</p><p></p><p>A draft amendment to the Air Pollution Control Act, which wou...
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Taiwan monitoring visit by Solomon Islands officials to Beijing

<p>Taipei, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is closely monitoring what it said is a "private" visit by a group of Solomon Islands government officials and parliamentarians to Beijing, a ministry spokesman said Saturday.</p><p></p><p>Legislator Wang Ding-...
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