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Stock investors incur over NT$440,000 in losses on average in 2018

<p>Taipei, Equity investors in Taiwan incurred more than NT$440,000 (US$14,332) in losses on average after the local main board fell about 8.6 percent in 2018 amid volatility in the global financial markets, according to data released Friday.</p><p></p><p>Friday was the …</p>
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Average mercury for December in Taiwan highest since 1897

<p>Taipei, The average mercury so far for December hit the highest level for this month since 1897, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Friday.</p><p></p><p>In a news conference, Lu Kuo-chen director of the bureau's Weather Forecast Center, said that betwee...
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Massive drug bust nets 470kg of heroin

<p>Taiwan authorities have announced a massive drug bust. They held a press conference on Wednesday to offer details of the case, which they cracked late last year.</p><p>Investigators apprehend two minors in a culvert next to the coastal highway in …</...
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No change to foreign minister posting: Wu

<p>Foreign Minister Joseph Wu says he has heard nothing about a reported change to his posting. His comments came Monday in the legislature's Foreign and National Defense Committee.</p><p>Wu was responding to local media reports which said that he was …...
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Domestic fuel prices to fall to 14-month low this week

<p>Taipei, Domestic gasoline and diesel prices will fall by NT$0.9 (US$0.029) per liter this week to their lowest for nearly 14 months, due to a fall in international crude oil prices last week, Taiwan's two major gasoline and diesel suppliers …</p>
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Line holds Taiwan developer meeting, looks to recruit engineers

<p>Taipei, Japan-based messaging app provider Line Corp. held an annual developer conference in Taiwan on Friday and also announced a campaign to recruit engineers in the country.</p><p></p><p>Line Taiwan President Roger Chen said at the 2018 Line Taiwan TechP...
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Foreign brokerages mixed about Asustek amid Q4 loss fears

<p>Foreign brokerages were mixed on the prospects for the stock of Taiwan-based PC brand Asustek Computer Inc. after the company said last week it could incur losses in the fourth quarter because of steep one-time costs.</p><p></p><p>In a research note, &helli...
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Chinese student in Taiwan disappears while snorkeling in Indonesia

<p>Taipei, Dec. 16 (CNA) A Chinese graduate student at Taiwan's National Tsing Hua University disappeared during a snorkeling excursion off the Indonesian island of Gili Air last week, according to a local search and rescue team.</p><p></p><p>Zhang Qiujue (???...
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AIT will not move to new Neihu compound by year-end

<p>Taipei, The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the de facto embassy of the United States, is unlikely to move to its new compound in Taipei's Neihu District by the end of this year due to administrative delays, an AIT spokeswoman …</p>
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