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Legislature takes break after staff member faints
Legislature takes break after staff member faints

By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Legislative Yuan announced a break until Thursday morning after a member of staff was taken to hospital Wednesday evening as...full story
updated 2016-07-27 07:52 PM
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Legislature takes break after staff member faints Legislature takes break after staff member faints
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Legislative Yuan announced a break until Thursday morning after a member of staff was taken to hospital Wednesday evening as....Fullstory

2016-07-27 07:52 PM

Chiayi County chief invites I-Mei Foods general manager Chiayi County chief invites I-Mei Foods general manager
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the agricultural county of Chiayi is preparing to open the nation’s first “Food Safety Building” next April, County Magistrate Chang....Fullstory

2016-07-27 04:42 PM

Ex-president says tribunal ruling 'unfair,' 'unreasonable' in WSJ

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 27 (CNA) Former President Ma Ying-jeou said the Taiwanese people are "furious" about a ruling handed down by a tribunal in favor of....Fullstory

2016-07-27 08:42 PM

Taiwan shares end slightly higher

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 27 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan closed higher Wednesday as foreign institutional investors continued to buy ahead of Thursday when Morgan Stanley....Fullstory

2016-07-27 08:06 PM

'Smart' cider brewer developed by Taiwanese startup well-received

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 27 (CNA) A "smart" home cider brewer developed by a Taiwanese startup has been well-received on the global project crowdfunding website....Fullstory

2016-07-27 07:45 PM

Majority of workers suffer from smartphone withdrawal: poll

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 27 (CNA) A total of 57.1 percent of surveyed workers become anxious or worried if they do not use their mobile phones for....Fullstory

2016-07-27 05:44 PM

TWSE trading on Wednesday

Central News Agency

The weighted index on the Taiwan Stock Exchange opened at 9,058.19 points today. After moving between 9,084.90 and 9,042.14, the index closed at....Fullstory

2016-07-27 05:44 PM

Taiwan tapping booming cruise tourism

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 27 (CNA) Eying bright prospects for the cruise business in Taiwan, with growing interest in Asia in the travel model, the....Fullstory

2016-07-27 05:44 PM

Consumer confidence rises for first time since February

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 27 (CNA) Backed by stronger confidence in the local equity market, Taiwan's consumer confidence index (CCI) for July rose to 80.18....Fullstory

2016-07-27 05:44 PM

Magnitude 4.6 temblor rattles Taiwan

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 27 (CNA) A magnitude-4.6 earthquake rattled Taiwan on Wednesday just after noon, according to Central Weather Bureau (CWB) data.....Fullstory

2016-07-27 02:15 PM

EBC takeover flounders over price EBC takeover flounders over price
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Eastern Media International Corporation was canceling the planned sale of its stake in television group Eastern Broadcasting Company to China-affiliated DMG....Fullstory

2016-07-27 07:33 PM

Bus checks reveal wiring problems Bus checks reveal wiring problems
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Over half the buses of the type in which 26 people died in a blaze on July 19 revealed problems during....Fullstory

2016-07-27 03:16 PM

Electricity consumption sets new record amid continuing hot weather

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 27 (CNA) Taiwan recorded a new record for electricity consumption Wednesday, when the mercury in Taipei soared to 38.5 degrees Celsius, according....Fullstory

2016-07-27 08:06 PM

U.S. court rules against overseas group's removal of ROC flag

Central News Agency

San Francisco, July 27 (CNA) A U.S. district court of appeal in San Francisco has handed down a ruling against an overseas Chinese association....Fullstory

2016-07-27 07:46 PM

U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 27 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.038 to close at NT$32.068.....Fullstory

2016-07-27 05:44 PM

President meets Nauru ambassador

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 27 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) received credentials from new Republic of Nauru Ambassador to the Republic of China Chitra Jeremiah....Fullstory

2016-07-27 05:44 PM

5 Taiwanese arrested in Philippines for suspected illegal entry

Central News Agency

Manila, July 27 (CNA) Five Taiwanese citizens have been detained in the Philippines for trying to enter the country on a yacht earlier this....Fullstory

2016-07-27 05:44 PM

Taipei records second highest July temperature on record

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 27 (CNA) Temperatures in Taipei soared to 38.5 degrees Celsius shortly after 1 p.m. on Wednesday, the second highest ever recorded....Fullstory

2016-07-27 05:44 PM

Taiwan shares close up 0.43%

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 27 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed up 38.6 points, or 0.43 percent, at 9,063.39 Wednesday on turnover of NT$94.576 billion (US$29.5 billion).....Fullstory

2016-07-27 02:15 PM

CWB keeping close eye on tropical disturbance near Philippines

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 27 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Wednesday it is keeping a close eye on whether a tropical disturbance near....Fullstory

2016-07-27 11:30 AM

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