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 2020-10-22 19:06 

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Joseph Wu describes Fiji incident in interview with Indian news station...
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DPP introduces proposal for constitutional amendments...
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Taiwan Nation protests as KMT holds Retrocession Day seminar...
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Taipei, New Taipei win bid to host 2025 World Masters Games...
 2020-10-22 19:06 

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Northern Taiwan reservoirs get respite, drought still dire in south...
 2020-10-22 19:06 

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Hotels offer lemongrass and pineapple crab dishes as autumn sets in...
 2020-10-22 19:05 

Formosa News

Oyster shells make a safe, quick and easy heat bag for instant meals...
 2020-10-22 19:05 

Formosa News

US to sell Taiwan three arms packages worth US$1.8 billion...
 2020-10-22 19:05 

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KMT caucus whip, former lawmaker endorse Biden for US president...
 2020-10-22 19:05 

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Consumers' Foundation highlights your rights against hard marketing tactics...
 2020-10-22 19:05 

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Circular economy R&D on show across Taiwan...
 2020-10-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

FSC to inspect brokerages offering high-speed trade ...

The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) is to conduct a full inspection of the 22 securities firms that offer high-speed trading services to see if they treat clients fairly, FSC Chairman Thomas Huang () said yesterday.The announcement comes in the wak...

 2020-10-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

S Korea minister losing home under policy he pushed ...

South Korean Minister of Finance Hong Nam-ki, the architect of rules aimed at protecting tenants and slowing deposit increases, has himself been forced to look for a new home as landlords react to the rules by quickly replacing tenants so they can bump up...

 2020-10-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

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DPP lawmakers present Constitution change plans ...

Recommendations for amendments to the Constitution and plans for public hearings to solicit input from across society were presented at the legislature in Taipei yesterday by lawmakers from the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and other parties.DPP Legi...

 2020-10-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

China, Vatican renew 2018 deal ...

A secretive 2018 agreement between Beijing and the Vatican was renewed yesterday, despite strident US condemnation and warnings from underground Chinese priests loyal to Rome that they have only become more marginalized since it was signed.The deal allows...

 2020-10-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

US’ Taiwan policy needs clarity ...

Then-US assistant secretary of defense Joseph Nye was asked in 1995 if the US would fight to defend Taiwan. His answer: "It would depend on the circumstances.""Depends" sounds clever to American ears, but one suspects the Chinese heard it ...

 2020-10-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

APT eyes enterprise market for growth ...

Asia Pacific Telecom Co (APT, ) yesterday said it aims to turn a profit in the next three to five years by boosting revenue contribution from enterprise customers, which deliver better margins and are keen to adopt ultrahigh-speed and low-latency 5G servi...

 2020-10-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

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Cyberbullying affects half of students: study ...

Nearly half of the nation's students say that they have been involved in cases of cyberbullying — nearly twice the rate in 2016, a Child Welfare League Foundation survey released yesterday showed.The Ministry of Education in July amended the Reg...

 2020-10-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

Australia’s Ben O’Connor wins 17th stage of Giro ...

Australian rider Ben O'Connor on Wednesday won the Giro d'Italia's 17th stage in the ski resort of Madonna di Campiglio in the northern Italian Dolomites, a day before the final big climb of this year's race towards the Stelvio Pass.Portug...

 2020-10-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

Win excites Honduran Americans ...

It would have been just another Saturday night until Faridd Sierra received a telephone call from his brother: Come over. A fellow Honduran American is fighting for a unified boxing lightweight championship.The 39-year-old from Dallas had not heard of Bro...

 2020-10-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

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Pompeo wishes Taiwanese well ...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday wished a Taiwanese official in Fiji a safe recovery from injuries he sustained during an altercation with Chinese diplomats on Oct. 8."We wish our Taiwanese friend a healthy, safe recovery. This isn't...

 2020-10-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

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British official concludes virtual Taiwan visit ...

British Minister of State for Trade Policy Greg Hands yesterday wrapped up a two-day virtual visit to Taiwan, during which he presided over the two nations' 23rd annual trade dialogue and the signing of memorandums of understanding (MOUs) in education...

 2020-10-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

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Fan Yun reiterates call for Academia Sinica name change ...

Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Fan Yun () yesterday reiterated her call for Academia Sinica to change its name in English and other languages to avoid being confused with the Beijing-based Chinese Academy of Sciences.Speaking at the Legislative Y...

 2020-10-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

Restricting security suspects’ movements ...

According to a report in the Chinese-language Liberty Times (the Taipei Times' sister newspaper), Chinese student Zhou Hongxu (), who was sentenced to 14 months in prison for contravening the National Security Act (), ended up not having to serve any ...

 2020-10-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

Cabbage shortage strikes S Korea’s kimchi culture ...

South Koreans are facing a shortage of a beloved dietary staple after a summer of extreme weather destroyed crops of cabbages — the main ingredient of kimchi. In what is being described as a full-blown crisis, fields of napa , or Chinese cabbages, w...

 2020-10-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

EDITORIAL: Boycott the 2022 Beijing Games ...

The year is 2022. In the depths of a frosty Beijing winter, Chinese President Xi Jinping () stands erect for the Chinese national anthem and allows himself a wry smile as he surveys the crowd before him.Despite all of the hand-wringing and pious rhetoric ...

 2020-10-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

DPP legislator calls for greater online safety awareness among students ...

Advocacy group Cyber Angel's Pick (CAP) and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Chiu Chih-wei () yesterday called for greater awareness of Internet safety among students at a news conference to release a survey on data privacy and Internet u...

 2020-10-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Air Force heads detail intercept data ...

The ratio of Republic of China Air Force planes scrambled is 2.13 for each Chinese jet that has entered Taiwan's air defense identification zone this year, Deputy Minister of National Defense Chang Che-ping () said yesterday, as lawmakers raised conce...

 2020-10-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

Bayern Munich launch their title defense in style ...

Bayern Munich on Wednesday began their defense of the Champions League title in ominous fashion by crushing Atletico Madrid 4-0, while Liverpool and Manchester City also won, but Real Madrid suffered a shock defeat.Madrid, the record 13-time European cham...

 2020-10-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

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Virus Outbreak: CECC reports four new imported cases of COVID-19 ...

The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) yesterday reported four new imported cases of COVID-19, two of them arriving in Taiwan from Indonesia and one each from the Philippines and Turkey, bringing the total number in Taiwan to 548.The four cases are a ...

 2020-10-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

Lowe’s homers help Rays level series ...

Brandon Lowe on Wednesday hit two home runs as the Tampa Bay Rays showed their resiliency in a 6-4 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers that knotted the World Series one game apiece.Joey Wendle drove in three runs for the Rays, who would try to maintain momen...

 2020-10-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

Virus Outbreak: Unemployment rate falls to 3.83% ...

The unemployment rate decelerated to 3.83 percent last month, falling by 0.16 percentage points from 3.99 percent in August, as more first-time jobseekers found positions and fewer people lost work due to business closures or downsizing, the Directorate-G...

 2020-10-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

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Taipei and New Taipei City to host World Masters ...

Taipei and New Taipei City were on Wednesday chosen to jointly host the 2025 World Masters Games, defeating bids by Paris and Perth, Australia, to host the multi-sports event aimed at athletes of all abilities mostly over the age of 35. The Games are held...

 2020-10-22 13:55 

Central News Agency

Taiwan urges Vatican to focus on religious freedom in China - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 22 (CNA) Taiwan on Tuesday reminded the Vatican of the importance of religious freedom after it extended a provisional agreement on bishop appointments with China for another two years....

 2020-10-22 13:47 

Central News Agency

Taiwan-UK dialogue addresses health, offshore wind energy - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 22 (CNA) An annual trade dialogue between Taiwan and the United Kingdom on Thursday focused on improving bilateral trade and investment ties and granting easier access to each other's markets for medical care, financial services and other...

 2020-10-22 13:32 

Central News Agency

2020 Art Taipei to kick off on Friday - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 22 (CNA) 2020 Art Taipei, one of the largest art fairs of its kind in Asia, will get underway on Friday with a total of 77 gallery collections and standalone exhibitions on display....

 2020-10-22 13:27 

Central News Agency

Taiwan's jobless rate falls in September for 2nd straight month - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 22 (CNA) Taiwan's unemployment rate fell for the second consecutive month in September as the economy gradually recovered and many new college graduates landed jobs, the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) sai...

 2020-10-22 12:59 

Central News Agency

Government task force to improve civil servants' English proficiency - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 22 (CNA) The Examination Yuan on Thursday said it has set up a bilingual task force aimed at overseeing and helping improve the English proficiency of civil servants in Taiwan....

 2020-10-22 12:49 

Central News Agency

TRA ordered to investigate late reporting of rail crack in Taichung - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 22 (CNA) Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) has been given a directive to investigate why a cracked rail in the Taichung area was not reported until a commuter train driver spotted it on May 19, Minister of Transportation and Communications...

 2020-10-22 12:00 

China Post

| Brazilian portrays Taiwan 'betel nut beauties' through comics...

CP309 Hailing from Salvador, Brazil, 30-year-old Lucas Paixo published his comic book last month, featuring a Taiwanese "betel nut beauty" as its central figure. In an interview with NOWnews and The China Post, Taiwan, he acknowledges that the pro...

 2020-10-22 11:12 

Central News Agency

New U.S. arms sales will boost Taiwan's counterstrike ability: analysts - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 22 (CNA) A proposed arms package sale approved by the U.S. State Department Wednesday will help Taiwan to improve its long-range counterstrike capability, in the event of an attack, according to Taiwanese security analysts....

 2020-10-22 10:59 

China Post

Jeannie Hsieh hits back at fans for questioning her age...

Taiwanese singer Jeannie Hsieh has been questioned over her physical strength after her surprising announcement about the upcoming concert....

 2020-10-22 10:42 

Central News Agency

MOEA rolls out guidelines on economic cooperation with U.S. - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 22 (CNA) Faced with the accelerated restructuring of the global supply chain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) presented policy guidelines to help Taiwan bolster economic cooperation with the United Stat...

 2020-10-22 09:53 

Central News Agency

Biden vows deeper ties with Taiwan in new op-ed - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 22 (CNA) U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden pledged to deepen ties with Taiwan in an op-ed that ran Thursday in America's largest Chinese-language newspaper....

 2020-10-22 09:28 

China Post

Wang Kuan-hung breaks the Internet and World Junior Record...

Taiwanese swimmer Wang Kuan-hung broke the previous World Junior Record record in the 200 short course meter butterfly....

 2020-10-22 09:28 

China Post

18 | Taiwanese swimmer becomes online sensation after breaking World Junior....

CP 101820015079 Taiwanese swimmer Wang Kuan-hung broke the previous World Junior Record record in the 200 short course meter butterfly with a time of 1 minute, 50.79 seconds during the International Swimming League (ISL) competition held in Hungary on Oct...

 2020-10-22 09:01 

Central News Agency

Taiwan records 4 new imported COVID-19 cases - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 22 (CNA) Taiwan confirmed four new imported cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, two of them from Indonesia and one each from the Philippines and Turkey, bringing the total number in the country to 548, according to the Central Epidemic Command Cen...

 2020-10-22 08:58 

China Post

Lang Lang's wife prepares to welcome her first child in style...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Gina, the wife of acclaimed Chinese pianist Lang Lang () flaunted her blossoming baby bump in a series of stunning pictures posted to Weibo on Wednesday. The popular couple announced on Oct. 15 that they are expecting their...

 2020-10-22 08:58 

China Post

| Taiwan remains safe haven for Zhongsin Int'l Music Competition...

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 2020-10-22 08:47 

Central News Agency

Taiwanese to march in support of detained Hong Kong activists - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 22 (CNA) A number of civic groups announced in a joint press conference in Taipei Thursday that they will stage a demonstration on Oct. 25 in Taipei in support of 12 Hong Kong citizens detained in Shenzhen, China....

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