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UNIVERSIADE: Uganda team will attend games: MOFA

<p>Taipei--Ugandan athletes will take part in the 2017 Taipei Universiade as scheduled, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Thursday.</p><p></p><p>After receiving their government's support, the Ugandan team will arrive in Taiwan before the Universiade opening ceremony on Saturday, MOFA …</p>
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Acting economics minister named

<p>Taipei--Vice Minister of Economic Affairs Shen Jong-chin (???) has been named by Premier Lin Chuan (??) to take over as head of the ministry to replace Lee Chih-kung (???), who resigned on Tuesday.</p><p></p><p>Shen, 67, a Ministry of Economic Affairs &hell...
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Economic recovery, new work rules boost manpower demand: job bank

<p>Taipei-The economic recovery has boosted demand for manpower in Taiwan, pushing the number of new job openings as of the end of July by about 7 percent from a year earlier, 1111 job bank said Tuesday, referring to statistics compiled …</p>
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VietJet to launch Kaohsiung-Hanoi direct flights on Oct. 29

<p>Taipei--Budget carrier VietJet Air announced on Thursday that it will start offering direct flights between Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan and Hanoi on Oct. 29 to meet increased demand.</p><p></p><p>The new service will be the carrier's sixth route between Ta...
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HK and mainland China agree to develop Silk Road tourism

<p>Hong Kong, Aug 9 (CNA) Hong Kong and mainland China signed a tourism agreement in Beijing Wednesday, agreeing to jointly develop Maritime Silk Road tourism products.</p><p></p><p>The Agreement on Further Enhancement of Tourism Cooperation between China and ...
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South Korean burglary suspect denied habeas corpus petition

<p>Taipei--The Taipei District Court denied Monday a habeas corpus appeal by a South Korean man who was arrested a day earlier in New Taipei for breaking into the headquarters of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and stealing cash.</p><p></p><p>Cho...
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TAIFEX studying measures to prevent futures volatility

<p>Taipei--The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX), which operates the local futures market, said Friday that it is studying measures to prevent volatility seen a day earlier, when TAIEX futures for August contracts suffered a plunge at one point.</p><p></p><p>TA...
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Taiwan looks forward to strengthened ties with U.K.: president

<p>Taipei-- President Tsai Ing-wen (???) said Thursday during a meeting with British members of Parliament that she hopes ties between Taiwan and the United Kingdom will continue to strengthen.</p><p></p><p>There have been frequent mutual visit between lawmake...
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Taiwan, U.S. think tanks seek to hold regular meetings

<p>Taipei--Taiwan ThinkTank and a Washington-based think tank will hold an international forum later this month, in an effort to promote more frequent cooperation between Taiwanese and U.S. think tanks, with the objective of developing proposals on related gov...
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