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Residents seek compensation from state oil firm after spill


Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) Residents of an area affected by a chemical spill were seeking compensation from CPC Corp., Taiwan, Monday...full story
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Residents seek compensation from state oil firm after spill

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) Residents of an area affected by a chemical spill were seeking compensation from CPC Corp., Taiwan, Monday....Fullstory

2014-09-01 11:24 PM

Taiwanese officials assisting Philippines in fisherman case

Central News Agency

Manila, Sept. 1 (CNA) Three Taiwanese judicial officials attended a preliminary conference Monday in the Philippines to assist Filipino....Fullstory

2014-09-01 09:51 PM

Legislation, high standards can help Taiwan food banks: experts

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) Passing a law that protects food donors from liability and practicing high standards of food safety....Fullstory

2014-09-01 08:48 PM

Students from China outnumber locals in NCCU PhD program

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

As number of PhD candidates from Taiwan wanes, admission from China is increasing, some programs more students from China than Taiwan....Fullstory

2014-09-01 07:52 PM

CIER: Taiwan August PMI shows expansion, despite monthly drop

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The Chung-hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER), a local economic think tank, issued the latest Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) for August at 55.4, the slowest....Fullstory

2014-09-01 07:18 PM

Electronics sector likely to fare better in Q4: analysts

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) Share prices of local electronics manufacturers are likely to move higher in the fourth quarter of....Fullstory

2014-09-01 06:41 PM

TRI sales rise on Apple patronage

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Testing equipment manufacturer Test Research Inc. (TRI)(3030) again obtained exclusive printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) testing equipment orders for Apple’s iPhone 6, leading to explosive....Fullstory

2014-09-01 05:55 PM

U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex (update)

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Monday, shedding NT$0.002 to close at NT$29.968 after....Fullstory

2014-09-01 05:20 PM

Tigerair Taiwan flights to Singapore from NT$888 Tigerair Taiwan flights to Singapore from NT$888

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Budget carrier Tigerair Taiwan, a joint venture between Taiwan's China Airlines (CAL) and Singapore's Tiger Airways, said Monday that it expects to start operation on....Fullstory

2014-09-01 05:14 PM

Quiznos brings toasted subs to Taipei with trial run

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) Toasted submarine sandwich brand Quiznos kicked off a 10-day trial run at its first store in....Fullstory

2014-09-01 05:05 PM

Tigerair Taiwan to offer local dishes on its flights

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) Tigerair Taiwan, a low-cost carrier joint venture between Taiwan's China Airlines and Singapore's Tiger Airways,....Fullstory

2014-09-01 10:48 PM

China incapable of launching full attack on Taiwan proper: MND

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) China's military is capable of seizing Taiwan-held islands near the mainland and taking over islets in....Fullstory

2014-09-01 09:14 PM

Taiwan Water Corp. ex-chairman indicted on corruption charges

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) Hsu Hsiang-kun, former chairman of Taiwan Water Corp. (TWC), was indicted Monday on charges of corruption,....Fullstory

2014-09-01 07:54 PM

Housing transactions in Taiwan up in August (update)

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) A major real estate agency recorded a month-on-month rise in real estate transactions in most of....Fullstory

2014-09-01 07:21 PM

Premier to hike up Taiwan's highest peak in late September

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) Premier Jiang Yi-huah is scheduled to lead Cabinet members on a hike up Yushan (Jade Mountain),....Fullstory

2014-09-01 06:43 PM

MND: China could invade Taiwan if ‘urgent situation’ arose

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

MND warns China could attack Taiwan in case of independence declaration or changes in leadership on either side....Fullstory

2014-09-01 06:34 PM

Farmer reproduces Taitung's landmark tree

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) A local farmer has successfully propagated three plants from the famous "Takeshi Kaneshiro tree" in Chihshang....Fullstory

2014-09-01 05:25 PM

Technicians involved in fatal gas explosion released on bail

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) Three technicians employed by a gas company were released on bail Monday after being questioned over....Fullstory

2014-09-01 05:20 PM

Ma vows Taiwan will play important role in South China Sea talks Ma vows Taiwan will play important role in South China Sea talks

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou said Monday that the Republic of China plays a "very important role" in....Fullstory

2014-09-01 05:06 PM

Smuggled cigarettes to be destroyed in Keelung

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) Nearly 3 million packs of smuggled cigarettes with a market value of NT$120 million (US$4.3 million)....Fullstory

2014-09-01 05:04 PM

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