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Brother of Japanese PM Abe visits Tsai
Brother of Japanese PM Abe visits Tsai

By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese parliamentarian Nobuo Kishi, a brother of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, visited President-elect Tsai Ing-wen in Taipei Thursday amid tension between...full story
updated 2016-05-05 07:24 PM
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Brother of Japanese PM Abe visits Tsai Brother of Japanese PM Abe visits Tsai
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese parliamentarian Nobuo Kishi, a brother of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, visited President-elect Tsai Ing-wen in Taipei Thursday amid tension between....Fullstory

2016-05-05 07:24 PM

Former Taiwan officials visit Taiping Island Former Taiwan officials visit Taiping Island

Central News Agency

A group of 20 former senior government officials from Taiwan, led by former Premier Hau Pei-tsun (郝柏村), visited Taiping Island in the South China....Fullstory

2016-05-05 09:14 PM

Telecom subscriptions to become easier for foreign residents in Taiwan

Central News Agency

Foreign residents will soon be allowed to use their Alien Resident Certificates (ARCs) as an accepted form of ID to subscribe to mobile phone services....Fullstory

2016-05-05 07:54 PM

TWSE trading on Thursday

Central News Agency

The weighted index on the Taiwan Stock Exchange opened at 8,182.05 points today. After moving between 8,122.34 and 8,207.98, the index closed at....Fullstory

2016-05-05 05:15 PM

Bringing back fraud suspects impossible before May 20: official

Central News Agency

Justice Minister Luo Ying-shay said Thursday that it will be impossible to bring back Taiwanese nationals deported to China for alleged telecom fraud before....Fullstory

2016-05-05 04:43 PM

34 foreign workers nabbed for working illegally

Central News Agency

Thirty-four foreign laborers aboard a tour bus were found to have been working in Taiwan illegally Thursday, 26 of whom had absconded from....Fullstory

2016-05-05 04:24 PM

Taiwan's April CPI inflation rises 1.88% Taiwan's April CPI inflation rises 1.88%
By Sophia Yang
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Taiwan's consumer price index (CPI) rose 1.88 percent in April over the same period last year and up 0.34 percent compared to the previous month,....Fullstory

2016-05-05 04:05 PM

Taiwan's inflation up moderately in April

Central News Agency

Taiwan's consumer price index (CPI) was up 0.34 percent in April compared with the previous month and rose 1.88 percent annually, according to....Fullstory

2016-05-05 01:48 PM

U.S. dollar higher in Taipei trading

Central News Agency

The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$32.370 at 10 a.m. Thursday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange, up NT$0.014 from the previous close.....Fullstory

2016-05-05 01:47 PM

NTU slips in university reputation survey

Central News Agency

National Taiwan University's ranking in a global survey of university reputations has slipped for the third consecutive year, according to the results of the....Fullstory

2016-05-05 01:43 PM

Kaohsiung Port can accommodate U.S. aircraft carrier: MND

Central News Agency

Kaohsiung Port in southern Taiwan is capable of accommodating the American aircraft carrier, the USS John C. Stennis, but no assessment has ever been....Fullstory

2016-05-05 09:15 PM

Cabinet OKs amendments to allow owners to bring pet meds from abroad

Central News Agency

The Cabinet passed amendments to the Veterinary Drugs Control Act, which will allow owners to bring medicines from abroad for their pets, during a....Fullstory

2016-05-05 07:54 PM

Detained fishing boat returns, premier vows to seek justice Detained fishing boat returns, premier vows to seek justice

Central News Agency

A Taiwanese fishing boat and its crew, which had been detained by the Japanese coast guard last week in a disputed area of the Pacific....Fullstory

2016-05-05 07:54 PM

U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex

Central News Agency

The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Thursday, gaining NT$0.021 to close at NT$32.377. Turnover totaled US$892 million....Fullstory

2016-05-05 04:43 PM

HTC sets up firm for technology innovation

Central News Agency

Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC Corp. said Thursday that it has set up a company in preparation for development of new technology.....Fullstory

2016-05-05 04:41 PM

Taiwan shares end down but recoup part of earlier losses

Central News Agency

Shares in Taiwan closed lower Thursday but came off an early low as bargain hunters turned active to take advantage of steep falls....Fullstory

2016-05-05 04:22 PM

Taiwan shares close down 0.21%

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 5 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed down 17.51 points, or 0.21 percent, at 8,167.96 Thursday on turnover of NT$74.30....Fullstory

2016-05-05 02:14 PM

Taiwan shares open lower

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 5 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened down 3.42 points Thursday at 8,182.05 on turnover of....Fullstory

2016-05-05 01:47 PM

Thursday remains warm with possible afternoon thundershowers

Central News Agency

High temperatures are expected to remain Thursday in Taiwan, with some parts of the island likely to see thundershowers in the afternoon, the Central Weather....Fullstory

2016-05-05 01:44 PM

Premier shows resolution to protect fishing rights in international waters Premier shows resolution to protect fishing rights in international waters
By George Liao
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Premier Simon Chang said Thursday that the government’s demonstration of its resolution to protect the country’s fishing rights in the past has brought results and....Fullstory

2016-05-05 09:10 PM

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