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 2021-10-05 11:47 

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Hong Kong film 'Drifting' leads Golden Horse Awards nominations - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) Hong Kong film...

 2021-10-05 11:35 

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Taiwan's pure play foundry output forecast to rise over 21% in 2021 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) The production of Taiwan's pure play wafer foundry business is expected to show annual growth of more than 21 percent in 2021, on solid global demand, the Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC) forecast Tuesday....

 2021-10-05 11:18 

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Largan sales hit 8-month high in September - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) Largan Precision Co., a supplier of smartphone camera lenses to Apple Inc., said on Tuesday that its sales for September hit the highest level in eight months, with market analysts attributing the growth to an increase in orders from ...

 2021-10-05 10:55 

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French senators to arrive in Taiwan Wednesday for 5-day visit: MOFA - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) A delegation of French senators led by Alain Richard, head of the French Senate's Taiwan Friendship Group, will arrive in Taiwan on Wednesday on a five-day visit, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Tuesday....

 2021-10-05 10:18 

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Taiwan will do whatever it takes to defend itself: President Tsai - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen has emphasized that Taiwan will do whatever it takes to defend itself if its democracy is threatened, alluding to recent actions taken by China, in an article published Tuesday in the U.S. international relation...

 2021-10-05 09:59 

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Ex-Australian PM Tony Abbott arrives in Taiwan to speak at forum - Focus Taiwan...

Taoyuan, Oct. 5 (CNA) Former Australian Prime Minister (PM) Tony Abbott, who recently voiced support for Taiwan joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) regional trade bloc, arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday to ...

 2021-10-05 09:42 

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Eric Chu stresses unity as he takes over leadership of KMT - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) New Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu () stressed unity at a handover ceremony for the party's new leader at its headquarters Tuesday, vowing to prepare the party for political combat and bring alienated members back into the fol...

 2021-10-05 09:13 

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CECC to conduct COVID-19 antibody study with blood donation samples - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) plans to assess the outcomes of its contact tracing efforts by performing antibody tests on blood donations given at the height of the domestic COVID-19 outbreak....

 2021-10-05 09:12 

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Taiwan inks MOUs with Arizona, New Mexico to deepen trade ties - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) signed memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with the U.S. states of Arizona and New Mexico to deepen bilateral trade cooperation during a virtual ceremony at the opening of the 10th U.S....

 2021-10-05 08:24 

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Taiwan shares end up after bouncing back from early losses - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan closed higher Tuesday as investors rushed into the market after it was battered early by heavy losses caused by a plunge in U.S. markets overnight, dealers said....

 2021-10-05 07:54 

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Drunken brawl leads to arrest of migrant workers with expired visas - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) Seven Vietnamese migrant workers with expired visas were arrested on Monday after getting into a drunken scuffle in public, the Taipei City Police Department said Tuesday....

 2021-10-05 07:14 

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U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex market - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, gaining NT$0.041 to close at NT$27.907....

 2021-10-05 06:51 

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French senators to visit Taiwan this week: MOFA - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) A delegation of French senators led by Alain Richard, head of the French Senate's Taiwan Friendship Group, will be visiting Taiwan later this week, according to Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday....

 2021-10-05 06:42 

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Taiwan reports no new domestic COVID-19 cases for sixth straight day - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) Taiwan on Tuesday marked six consecutive days without any new domestically transmitted COVID-19 infections, but it recorded seven new imported cases, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said....

 2021-10-05 04:54 

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Taiwan shares close up 0.32% - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed up 52.40 points, or 0.32 percent, at 16,460.75 Tuesday on turnover of NT$328.18 billion (US$11.75 billion)....

 2021-10-05 03:29 

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U.S. voices concern over China's incursions into Taiwan's ADIZ - Focus Taiwan...

Washington/Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) The White House has called out China's...

 2021-10-05 02:12 

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Taiwan conducts rehearsal for National Day armed forces display - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) Military aircraft soared over the Presidential Office Building in Taipei on Tuesday morning in a rehearsal for a military display to be held on the Republic of China (Taiwan) National Day on Oct. 10....

 2021-10-05 01:29 

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Taiwan headline news - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Tuesday are as follows:...

 2021-10-05 01:18 

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U.S. dollar up in Taipei trading - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$27.916 at 10 a.m. Tuesday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange, up NT$0.05 from the previous close....

 2021-10-05 01:17 

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Taiwan shares open lower - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened down 46.08 points at 16,362.27 Tuesday on turnover of NT$4.18 billion (US$149.69 million).(By Elizabeth Hsu)Enditem...

 2021-10-04 14:26 

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56 China military planes enter Taiwan's ADIZ, setting another record - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) A total of 56 Chinese military aircraft flew into Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) in two separate sorties on Monday, the highest-number in a single day since Taiwan began issuing a tally of such actions in Septembe...

 2021-10-04 13:57 

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52 China military planes enter Taiwan's ADIZ, setting another record - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) A total of 52 Chinese military aircraft flew into Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Monday, the highest-number in a single day since Taiwan began issuing a tally of such actions in September 2020, according to the...

 2021-10-04 13:20 

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Taipei Marathon to be held Dec. 19; no face mask required during race - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) The Taipei Marathon will be held this year in Taiwan's capital on Dec. 19 as scheduled, and participants will not have to wear a face mask during the race, the city government said on Monday....

 2021-10-04 12:53 

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New vaccine donation from Lithuania to arrive in Taiwan Thursday - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) A second batch of vaccines donated by Lithuania is scheduled to arrive in Taiwan on Thursday, according to the Taipei Mission in the Republic of Latvia....

 2021-10-04 12:26 

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Taichung hospital punished over vaccine administration error - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) The Dali Branch of Jen-Ai Hospital in Taichung has been suspended from administering COVID-19 vaccines for giving smaller than required dosages of the AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccine to over 40 patients undergoing dialysis....

 2021-10-04 11:53 

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Chimei incurs losses after disposal of Innolux shares - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) Chimei Corp., a leading Taiwanese synthetic and electronics material supplier, said Monday that it has incurred more than NT$1 billion (US$35.71 million) in losses after disposing of a large chunk of its holdings in flat panel maker I...

 2021-10-04 11:19 

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Housing transactions in 6 biggest cities up 28% in September - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) Transactions of residential and commercial property in Taiwan's six largest cities rose almost 28 percent in September from the previous month as the local property market climbed out of a slump due to COVID-19 concerns, according...

 2021-10-04 10:47 

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Taiwan FDA recalls tainted sartan blood pressure medicines - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) Eight types of sartan high blood pressure medicine have been recalled after being found to contain a potential carcinogen, Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Monday....

 2021-10-04 10:38 

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Taiwan's PMI falls in September, as manufacturing expansion slows - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) Taiwan's manufacturing sector continued to expand in September, but the seasonally adjusted Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for manufacturing indicated that the pace of expansion has slowed, the Chung-Hua Institution for Econ...

 2021-10-04 10:04 

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People 47 and over to be eligible for Pfizer-BioNTech jab in October - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) A new round of COVID-19 vaccinations, providing first doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) vaccine and second doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, will begin on Oct. 15, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Monday....

 2021-10-04 09:47 

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COVID-19 restrictions at religious, dining venues, to be eased - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) Certain restrictions on religious gatherings and indoor dining will be eased starting Tuesday even though Taiwan's current Level 2 COVID-19 alert is being extended until Oct. 18, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (C...

 2021-10-04 09:10 

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Taiwan shares end down, failing to sustain earlier gains - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan finished lower by more than 160 points Monday, as the stock market failed to maintain earlier gains resulting from a technical rebound on the U.S. markets at the end of last week, dealers said....

 2021-10-04 08:37 

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Taiwanese pro baseball player let go by team after DUI - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) A professional baseball player who was caught driving under the influence Monday morning has been released by his team, the Uni-President Lions....

 2021-10-04 08:14 

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First event of arts festival Taiwan NOW opens in Tokyo - Focus Taiwan...

Tokyo, Oct. 3 (CNA) An exhibition featuring Taiwan-designed products and artworks has opened in Tokyo, kicking off the months-long arts festival Taiwan NOW....

 2021-10-04 07:51 

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Taiwan congratulates Kishida on becoming Japan's 100th prime minster - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen () issued a congratulatory message on Monday to Fumio Kishida after he was officially elected as Japan's 100th prime minister earlier in the day after winning a majority of votes in both houses of parliament...

 2021-10-04 07:19 

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U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex market - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Monday, shedding NT$0.016 to close at NT$27.866....

 2021-10-04 07:01 

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U.S. congressman 'cautiously optimistic' on Taiwan office name change - Focus Taiwan...

Washington, Oct. 3 (CNA) Senior United States congressman and co-chair of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus Steven Chabot said he is...

 2021-10-04 06:25 

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Magnitude 4.8 earthquake shakes eastern Taiwan - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) A magnitude 4.8 earthquake occurred off the coast of eastern Taiwan at 2:07 p.m. Monday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)....

 2021-10-04 06:03 

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Taiwan extends Level 2 COVID-19 alert two weeks, reports five new cases - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) Taiwan's current Level 2 COVID-19 alert, which was due to expire Monday, is to be extended for two weeks until Oct. 18, though some disease-related restrictions will be eased, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC...

 2021-10-04 04:56 

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Taiwan shares close down 0.98% - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed down 162.54 points, or 0.98 percent, at 16,408.35 Monday on turnover of NT$299.54 billion (US$10.75 billion)....

 2021-10-04 02:40 

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U.S. dollar down in Taipei trading - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$27.848 at 11 a.m. Monday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange, down NT$0.034 from the previous close.(By Elizabeth Hsu)Enditem...

 2021-10-04 02:35 

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U.S. 'very concerned' by China's military pressure against Taiwan - Focus Taiwan...

Washington, Oct. 3 (CNA) The United States on Sunday expressed grave concern over China's increased military activity near Taiwan, in the wake of Beijing's deployment of a record number of military aircraft in Taiwan's air defense identificati...

 2021-10-04 01:59 

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Taiwan receives fifth shipment of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) Taiwan took delivery of a fifth shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) COVID-19 vaccine early Monday morning, the third batch to arrive in the country in the past week....

 2021-10-04 01:55 

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Taiwan headline news - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Monday are as follows:...

 2021-10-04 00:28 

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Taiwan shares open higher - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened up 29.63 points at 16,600.52 Monday on turnover of NT$3.84 billion (US$137.97 million).(By Elizabeth Hsu)Enditem...

 2021-10-03 12:32 

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Businesses to seek Vietnam's support for Taiwan's CPTPP bid - Focus Taiwan...

Hanoi, Oct. 3 (CNA) A Taiwanese business association in Vietnam is planning to submit a document to the Vietnamese government Monday, seeking its support for Taiwan's effort to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partner...

 2021-10-03 12:12 

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CECC mulls purchase of antiviral COVID-19 pill - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 3 (CNA) The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said on Sunday it is considering purchasing an experimental pill that, according to its makers, significantly reduces the risk of hospitalization or death from COVID-19....

 2021-10-03 10:24 

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Taiwan's Indonesian community celebrates Batik Day in Taipei - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 3 (CNA) Colorful costumes and cheerful music flowed from a museum in downtown Taipei Sunday at a festival honoring the art of batik, a traditional wax-resist dyeing technique from Indonesia....

 2021-10-03 10:01 

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Taiwan's Chen Yu-hung named best starter at U-23 Baseball World Cup - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 3 (CNA) Taiwanese player Chen Yu-hung () was named the best starting pitcher at the 2021 U-23 Baseball World Cup in Mexico on Saturday, while his team finished sixth in the standings....

 2021-10-03 09:33 

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Taiwan tops medal count at international invention contest - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 3 (CNA) Taiwan topped the medal table at a global invention competition last week, finishing with a total count of 45, the country's invention society said Sunday....

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