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US couple charged in scam against HTC chair
US couple charged in scam against HTC chair

By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A couple suspected of having embezzled about NT$250 million (US$7.4 million) in donations by HTC Corporation Chairwoman Cher Wang to a...full story
updated 2016-02-13 02:48 PM
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US couple charged in scam against HTC chair US couple charged in scam against HTC chair
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A couple suspected of having embezzled about NT$250 million (US$7.4 million) in donations by HTC Corporation Chairwoman Cher Wang to a....Fullstory

2016-02-13 02:48 PM

Get an early warning before a tremor with your smartphone Get an early warning before a tremor with your smartphone
By Sophia Yang
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

A new app that turns a smartphone into a mobile seismometer is being launched by California scientists following a deadly earthquake that rattled southern Taiwan....Fullstory

2016-02-13 04:05 PM

Pregnant women urged to get tested after returning from Zika areas

Central News Agency

Pregnant women returning from areas affected by Zika virus should get an ultrasound test for their fetuses, the Centers for Disease....Fullstory

2016-02-13 06:36 PM

Motorists urged to allow ample travel time after overpass demolition

Central News Agency

The Taipei city government on Saturday urged motorists who commute via the newly demolished overpass to Zhongxiao Bridge to allow themselves additional travel time....Fullstory

2016-02-13 04:12 PM

Weather bureau forecasts cooler, wetter weather

Central News Agency

The sunny and warm weather Taiwan has seen over the past few days is likely to give way to showers and lower temperatures on....Fullstory

2016-02-13 04:12 PM

Solar eclipse to be highlight of 2016 sky: museum

Central News Agency

The most exciting celestial event in 2016 will be a total solar eclipse in March, although people in Taiwan will only see part....Fullstory

2016-02-13 01:14 PM

Tainan earthquake death toll reaches 116 Tainan earthquake death toll reaches 116
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As rescue efforts wound down Saturday, the death toll of the February 6 earthquake rose to 116 with one person still....Fullstory

2016-02-13 02:00 PM

Six dangerous buildings in Tainan being torn down
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The authorities in Tainan City hoped that the demolition of six out of 63 buildings described as dangerous following the earthquake....Fullstory

2016-02-13 03:50 PM

NTU student in ghost game accident donates organs

Central News Agency

The family of a freshman at National Taiwan University who hanged himself from a tree during a "ghost game," decided to....Fullstory

2016-02-13 06:36 PM

Taiwan's main airport seeing increasing passenger traffic

Central News Agency

The Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, the country's main gateway, reported increasing passenger traffic Saturday as the Lunar New Year holiday comes to a close. There....Fullstory

2016-02-13 04:12 PM

Treasures of Holy See on display during Lunar New Year

Central News Agency

Those seeking religious or intellectual inspirations during the Lunar New Year will be able to visit a special exhibition in Taipei that will....Fullstory

2016-02-13 01:14 PM

Death toll climbs to 112 in Tainan earthquake Death toll climbs to 112 in Tainan earthquake
By Sophia Yang
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The number of people who died in a magnitude 6.4 earthquake that struck southern Taiwan a week ago has reached 112 as of noon February....Fullstory

2016-02-13 12:08 PM

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