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Two Indonesian laborers remain missing after Typhoon Megi

<p>Two Indonesian laborers working at the Suhua Improvement Engineering Office might have gone missing during Typhoon Megi, the office in Suao, Yilan County, said Saturday.</p><p></p><p>The office said that work on a construction site was suspended when Typhoon Megi approached …</p>
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Taiwan shares close down 1.12%

<p>Taiwan shares closed down 104.5 points, or 1.12 percent, at 9,166.85 Friday on turnover of NT$72.71 billion (US$2.32 billion).</p><p></p><p>Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel</p><p>…</p>
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U.S. values Taiwan’s international contribution: official

<p>Washington values Taiwan's ability to participate in international affairs, particularly in international organizations for which statehood is not a prerequisite, and believes Taiwan has a lot to offer the international community, a senior U.S. State Depart...
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Taiwan’s military prepares for Typhoon Megi

<p>The Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Monday mobilized 35,555 soldiers who are now on standby for Typhoon Megi, which is expected to make landfall in eastern Taiwan Tuesday.</p><p></p><p>The action was taken as the MND set up a disaster …</p>
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NTU slips to 195th in Times global university rankings

<p>The global ranking of National Taiwan University (NTU) has slipped to a record low of 195th in the latest assessment by the Times Higher Education magazine, published Wednesday.</p><p></p><p>The report, which has extended the number of evaluated schools fro...
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Condition of Taiwanese assaulted in Paris stable: official

<p>A Taiwanese tourist who was attacked after quarreling with other passengers on a train in Paris is in stable condition after undergoing surgery on Monday, a Taiwanese foreign affairs official said Tuesday.</p><p></p><p>The assaulted man was traveling with t...
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Number of furloughed workers in Taiwan increases in September

<p>The number of workers on unpaid leave in Taiwan in the first half of September increased by 118 from the second half of August as the economy remained slow, government statistics showed Monday.</p><p></p><p>As of Sept. 15, a total of …</p>
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Malakas strengthens into typhoon, to approach Taiwan Saturday: CWB

<p>Tropical Storm Malakas has strengthened into a typhoon and is expected to come closest to Taiwan on Saturday, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Wednesday.</p><p></p><p>As of 2 p.m. on Wednesday, the storm was located 1,380 kilometers southeast of Taiwan...
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TWSE trading on Saturday

<p>The weighted index on the Taiwan Stock Exchange opened at 9,084.81 today. After moving between 9,025.53 and 9,084.81 the index closed at 9,053.69 points, down 111.19. Turnover totaled NT$48.35 billion.</p><p></p><p>The weighted index, excluding the financia...
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