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 2017-08-21 15:27 

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Taiwan export orders grow for 12th straight month update... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) Taiwan reported on Monday that the export orders Taiwanese companies received in July grew year-on-year for the 12th consecutive month largely because of solid demand for electronics gadgets....

 2017-08-21 15:27 

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Minimum wage hike to raise employer costs by NT$16.29 billion: MOL... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) The planned minimum wage hike will increase the financial burden on employers by NT$16.29 billion (US$53.73 million) per year, including the increases in insurance premiums companies have to pay because of the higher wage, the Minist...

 2017-08-21 14:27 

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Positive parent-child interaction can promote safer sex: expert... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) Positive communication between parents and children can help young people learn about their sexuality and practice safe sex, a hospital director said Monday....

 2017-08-21 14:27 

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UNIVERSIADE: Taiwan weightlifter breaks world record... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) Taiwan's Kuo Hsing-chun () broke a 10-year-old world record and defeated the defending Olympic champion in the women's weightlifting 58kg weight class to win a gold medal at the Taipei Universiade on Monday....

 2017-08-21 14:27 

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Taitung and Pingtung counties announce school, office closings... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) Taitung and Pingtung counties in southern Taiwan will close schools and offices on Tuesday in anticipation of heavy rain from Tropical Storm Hato, according to the Directorate-General of Personnel Administration....

 2017-08-21 14:27 

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Taiwan's approved China-bound investment down over 12%... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) The amount of government-approved China-bound investment by Taiwanese companies in the first seven months of this year fell more than 12 percent from a year earlier because of a high base of comparison, the Investment Commission said...

 2017-08-21 14:26 

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Winning numbers of Monday's Taiwan lotteries... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) The winning numbers for Taiwan's ...

 2017-08-21 13:30 

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New makers of paper offerings for the dead... +

You might have seen elaborate traditional paper offerings for the dead, but perhaps not their modern versions. Well, take a look at what Taiwans new generation of paper offering makers are producing....

 2017-08-21 13:26 

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Infrastructure plan will not cause excessive debt: premier... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) Premier Lin Chuan () said in a recent interview that the special budget proposed by the Cabinet for the ...

 2017-08-21 12:26 

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UNIVERSIADE: Taiwan wins gold, silver medals in Taekwondo... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) Taiwan's Taekwondo athletes brought home a gold medal and two silver medals in various poomsae events at the 2017 Taipei Universiade on Monday....

 2017-08-21 12:26 

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U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex update... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Monday, shedding NT$0.004 to close at NT$30.328 as traders here were encouraged by the strength of the South Korean won to buy into the local currency, dealers said....

 2017-08-21 12:26 

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Foreign media covering Universiade visit CNA... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) A group of foreign media representatives who are covering the ongoing Taipei Universiade visited CNA on Monday to gain a better understanding of Taiwan's media industry and its relations with China....

 2017-08-21 11:27 

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UNIVERSIADE: Taiwan shares spoils with South Korea in roller sports... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) Taiwan and South Korea nearly swept all the medals on offer on the first day of roller sports events at the Taipei Universiade on Monday, including splitting the day's four gold medals....

 2017-08-21 10:26 

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Taiwan on alert as Tropical Storm Hato approaching... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has activated its disaster prevention system after a land warning was issued for Tropical Storm Hato on Monday afternoon to maintain a secure and stable supply of electricity and water during t...

 2017-08-21 10:26 

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EVA Air retires 'Queen of the Skies' Boeing 747-400... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) EVA Airways, one of Taiwan's two major international carriers, retired its last Boeing 747-400 passenger aircraft, nicknamed the ...

 2017-08-21 10:26 

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Injured presidential guard to be released from hospital: spokesman... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) The military police officer who was attacked by an assailant outside the Presidential Office last week is due to be released from hospital, Presidential Office spokesman Alex Huang () said Monday....

 2017-08-21 10:26 

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Chinese Valentine's event to feature performance, fireworks... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) The 2017 Taipei Sounds from the River festival is gearing up for the Dadaocheng () Valentine's Day celebration, with a list of live performances from top artists....

 2017-08-21 10:25 

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Thousands evacuated from islands off Taitung ahead of storm... +

Taitung, Aug. 21 (CNA) Over 5,000 people visiting Green and Orchid Islands off the coast of Taitung County were evacuated on Monday as Tropical Storm Hato headed toward southern Taiwan....

 2017-08-21 09:26 

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Export-Import Bank of India lists bonds in Taiwan, Singapore... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank) listed US$400 million in bonds in Taiwan on Monday, to become the first Indian institution to sell bonds to raise funds on the Taiwanese financial market, according to the Taipei Exchange (TPex...

 2017-08-21 09:25 

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U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Monday, shedding NT$0.004 to close at NT$30.328....

 2017-08-21 09:25 

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UNIVERSIADE: Taiwan clinches gold silver in women's roller sports... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) Taiwan's Yang Ho-chen () and Li Meng-Chu () snatched the top two spots in the roller sports women's 10,000 meter points-elimination race at the Taipei Universiade on Monday, winning the country's second gold and second si...

 2017-08-21 09:25 

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Taiwan export orders grow for 12th straight month in July... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) Taiwan reported on Monday that the export orders Taiwanese companies received in July grew year-on-year for the 12th consecutive month largely because of solid demand for electronics gadgets....

 2017-08-21 09:25 

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Taiwan shares end slightly higher on thin turnover... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan closed slightly higher Monday after recouping earlier losses as turnover fell, with many investors staying on the sidelines, watching closely how foreign institutional investors act after returning from their summer ...

 2017-08-21 09:25 

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CPC must take full responsibility for power outage: premier... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) Premier Lin Chuan () said Monday that state-run fuel supplier CPC Corp. Taiwan must be held fully responsible for last week's power outage, which involved a mistake occurring during CPC-contracted maintenance work....

 2017-08-21 08:25 

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Taiwanese man arrested for smuggling military equipment... +

Hanoi, Aug. 21 (CNA) A 31-year-old Taiwanese man was arrested by Vietnamese officials on Sunday in a case involving the alleged illegal smuggling of military equipment....

 2017-08-21 07:26 

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Land warning for tropical storm Hato issued... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a land warning for Tropical Storm Hato, which the bureau said poses a threat to Taitung and Hengchun Peninsula in Pingtung....

 2017-08-21 07:25 

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UNIVERSIADE: Medal Count... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) The following is the latest medal table for the top 10 countries:...

 2017-08-21 06:25 

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Taiwan shares close up 0.05%... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed up 5.06 points, or 0.05 percent, at 10,326.39 Monday on turnover of NT$83.94 billion (US$2.83 billion). ...

 2017-08-21 06:25 

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Taiwan wins LLB Junior League World Series final... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) Taiwan beat an American team from Pennsylvania 12-1 in the LLB Junior League Baseball World Series final in Michigan on Sunday, securing its fifth straight world title....

 2017-08-21 06:25 

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UNIVERSIADE: Roller sports athlete wins Taiwan's 1st gold... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) Taiwanese roller sports athlete Chen Yan-cheng () finished first in the roller sports men's 10,000m points-elimination final at the Taipei Unviersiade on Monday, winning the country's first gold at the games....

 2017-08-21 06:25 

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UNIVERSIADE: Taiwan top in women's roller sports preliminary... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) Taiwanese athletes snatched the top two spots in the women's roller sports 300 meter preliminary on Monday....

 2017-08-21 05:25 

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Government's diplomatic policies enjoys 70% approval rating : poll... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) A public opinion poll found an approval rating of more than 70 percent for two of the government's diplomatic initiatives: the ...

 2017-08-21 04:24 

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Tropical storm set to bring rain to most of Taiwan... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) Tropical storm Hato is expected to bring rain to Taiwan as it approaches the island, according to a statement from the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Monday....

 2017-08-21 04:23 

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Land warning for Tropical Storm Hato could be issued Monday... +

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) is expected to issue a land warning for Tropical Storm Hato on Monday afternoon, after it issued a sea warning the previous night as the storm approached Taiwan....

 2017-08-21 04:00 

Taiwan News

BC-SOC--German Results... +

BC-SOC--German Results...

 2017-08-21 04:00 

Taiwan News

North Korea tops medal table on day one of Universiade... +

With a trifecta of gold medals, North Korea has captured the top spot on day one of the 2017 Taipei Universiade.North Korea tops the medal standings on day one of the 2017 Taipei Universiade...

 2017-08-21 04:00 

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America still in turmoil a year after Kaepernick's protest... +

America still in turmoil a year after Kaepernick's protest...

 2017-08-21 04:00 

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BC-SOC--German Standings... +

BC-SOC--German Standings...

 2017-08-21 04:00 

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Insider Q&A: General Motors learning the rental business... +

Insider Q&A: General Motors learning the rental business...

 2017-08-21 04:00 

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Saudi carrier says Qatar has not yet approved hajj flights... +

Saudi carrier says Qatar has not yet approved hajj flights...

 2017-08-21 04:00 

Taiwan News

Typhoon Hato poised to strike Taiwan as sea warning issued... +

CWB issues sea warning for Typhoon Hato.Central Weather Bureau issues sea warning for Typhoon Hato as it prepares to strike Taiwan. ...

 2017-08-21 04:00 

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Finland honors stabbing victims; wounded suspect questioned... +

Finland honors stabbing victims; wounded suspect questioned...

 2017-08-21 04:00 

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Tensions rise within Yemen's rebel alliance... +

Tensions rise within Yemen's rebel alliance...

 2017-08-21 04:00 

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33 wounded, 6 fatally, in weekend shootings in Chicago... +

33 wounded, 6 fatally, in weekend shootings in Chicago...

 2017-08-21 04:00 

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Chelsea recovers from opening-round loss to beat Tottenham... +

Chelsea recovers from opening-round loss to beat Tottenham...

 2017-08-21 04:00 

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Kansas City Confederate memorial to be moved after vandalism... +

Kansas City Confederate memorial to be moved after vandalism...

 2017-08-21 04:00 

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Bayern, Leipzig drawn against each other in German Cup... +

Bayern, Leipzig drawn against each other in German Cup...

 2017-08-21 04:00 

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Mo Farah wins his last track race in Britain... +

Mo Farah wins his last track race in Britain...

 2017-08-21 04:00 

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Lampaert leads Vuelta as riders face winds, passing train... +

Lampaert leads Vuelta as riders face winds, passing train...

 2017-08-21 04:00 

Taiwan News

New Hurricane Kenneth forms in Pacific... +

New Hurricane Kenneth forms in Pacific...

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