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 2021-10-20 12:58 

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Medigen expects results from Phase 3 vaccine trial in Paraguay in Q4 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) Taiwan's Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. is accelerating a Phase 3 clinical trial in Paraguay for its COVID-19 vaccine, with the trial expected to produce key safety and efficacy data during the fourth quarter of this year, the c...

 2021-10-20 12:28 

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Badminton: Taiwan's Wang and Lee score first-round win at Denmark Open - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) Tokyo 2020 gold medalists Wang Chi-lin () and Lee Yang () are into the second round of badminton's Denmark Open after defeating Malaysia's Goh V Shem () and Low Juan Shen () 21-14, 21-18 Wednesday....

 2021-10-20 12:14 

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Taiwan delegation to hold investment forum, talks during Europe trip - Focus Taiwan...

London, Oct. 19 (CNA) A Taiwan trade delegation led by National Development Council (NDC) chief Kung Ming-hsin () will be holding high-level economic consultations in the Czech Republic and a trade and investment forum in Lithuania when it visits those tw...

 2021-10-20 11:18 

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September export orders hit record high - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) The value of export orders placed by foreign companies with Taiwanese businesses in September reached US$62.9 billion, the first time US$60 billion has been exceeded this year and a historic high, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MO...

 2021-10-20 10:52 

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Taiwanese education kit for migrant workers wins Japan design award - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) Taiwanese nonprofit organization One-Forty, which is devoted to migrant workers' rights, won a Good Design Gold Award Wednesday for its education kit, which was praised for its contribution to facilitating networking among migran...

 2021-10-20 10:35 

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Acer announces plan for cybersecurity school - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) After confirming Tuesday it had fallen victim to hackers for the second time recently, Acer has announced a plan to open a school aimed at cultivating Taiwan's next generation of cybersecurity talent....

 2021-10-20 10:11 

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MIH Consortium unveils open electronic vehicle software platform - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) The MIH Consortium -- an alliance initiated by Hon Hai Group last year to promote open standards for electric vehicles (EV) -- unveiled its Open EV Software Platform in partnership with major tech firms Arm Ltd., Microsoft Corp. and ...

 2021-10-20 08:57 

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CHEM officials receive jail terms for armored vehicle procurement fraud - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) Taiwan Taichung District Court sentenced the chairman, president, vice president and other officials from Chung-Hsin Electric and Machinery Manufacturing Corp. (CHEM), a contractor for the domestically produced CM-32...

 2021-10-20 08:37 

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Think tank raises Taiwan 2021 GDP growth forecast to 5.84 percent - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) The Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER) has raised its forecast for Taiwan's economic growth for 2021 to 5.84 percent, the highest estimate it has made in a decade....

 2021-10-20 08:24 

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National Symphony Orchestra to premiere second '1-minute' piece - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) The National Symphony Orchestra will premiere the second piece in its...

 2021-10-20 07:47 

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Taiwan shares end lower on profit taking - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan closed lower Wednesday as investors took advantage of the initial upturn to lock in profits, sending the main board lower ahead of stiff technical resistance at around 17,000 points, dealers said....

 2021-10-20 07:23 

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4 new imported COVID cases Wednesday include 3 breakthrough infections - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) Taiwan on Wednesday reported four new cases of COVID-19, all contracted abroad, including three breakthrough infections, and zero deaths from the disease, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said in a statement....

 2021-10-20 07:13 

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

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.024 to close at NT$27.911....

 2021-10-20 07:03 

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Hon Hai gears up to tap overseas electric vehicle market - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) Hon Hai Group Chairman Liu Young-way () said on Wednesday that the group expects to build electric vehicles (EV) in several key overseas markets by 2024 by which time the global EV market is forecast to have increased dramatically wo...

 2021-10-20 06:08 

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Google unveils new smartphones; preorders begin in Taiwan - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) Google unveiled the newest editions of its Pixel smartphone line, the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, on Wednesday (Taiwan time) and opened the phones to preorders in Taiwan....

 2021-10-20 05:23 

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One of two missing from Beishi River outing found dead - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) A teenage girl who remained missing after six people were swept into New Taipei's Beishi River on an outing on Oct. 16 was found dead Wednesday, bringing the death toll in the tragedy to five with one girl still missing....

 2021-10-20 05:07 

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Taiwan shares close lower 0.08% - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed down 12.85 points, or 0.08 percent, at 16,887.82 Wednesday on turnover of NT$265.24 billion (US$9.52 billion)....

 2021-10-20 04:33 

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EU to engage with Taiwan despite China's pressure: European official - Focus Taiwan...

Brussels, Oct. 19 (CNA) The European Union will further its engagement with Taipei at a time when China is ramping up its pressure on Taiwan and the island's partners, European Commission Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager said Tuesday....

 2021-10-20 04:05 

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Taiwan, Taiwan businesses seen positively by Thai executives: survey - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) Taiwan and Taiwanese businesses in Thailand have among the most positive images of any of the country's top 11 foreign investors, along with Japan and the United States, according to the results of a survey released Wednesday....

 2021-10-20 04:05 

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Taiwan, Taiwan businesses seen positively by Thai executives: survey - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) Taiwan and Taiwanese businesses in Thailand have among the most positive images of any of the country's top 11 foreign investors, along with Japan and the United States, according to the results of a survey released Wednesday....

 2021-10-20 02:42 

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Fubon Financial confirms chairman infected by COVID-19 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) Fubon Financial Holding Co. confirmed Wednesday that its chairman Richard Tsai () tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from overseas, but said he was in good condition and that the company's operations remained normal....

 2021-10-20 01:37 

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Taiwan headline news - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Wednesday are as follows:...

 2021-10-20 01:21 

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

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$27.873 at 10 a.m. Wednesday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange, down NT$0.062 from the previous close....

 2021-10-20 00:23 

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Taiwan shares open higher - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened up 35.53 points at 16,936.20 Wednesday on turnover of NT$3.46 billion (US$124.13 million)....

 2021-10-19 13:08 

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Conservation group urges action against marine trash - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) A Taipei-based ocean conservation group urged the government on Tuesday to take swift action and come up with a set of measures to address the deteriorating problem of marine trash....

 2021-10-19 12:25 

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Passengers at Taoyuan Airport could drop to below 1 million in 2021 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) Due to tight border controls amid COVID-19, the number of passengers handled by Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is likely to be less than 1 million in 2021, Taoyuan International Airport Corp. (TIAC) said Tuesday....

 2021-10-19 11:56 

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NIIS registration available for recipients of COVID-19 vaccine abroad - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) People who received a COVID-19 vaccine jab abroad can register their vaccination through a dedicated online digital immunization database after returning to Taiwan, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Tuesday....

 2021-10-19 11:39 

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Taipei's LGBT Pride parade goes online for 2021 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) The 19th edition of Taiwan LGBT Pride will be held online on Oct. 30, organizer Taiwan Rainbow Civil Action Association (TWRCAA) announced Tuesday....

 2021-10-19 10:51 

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Acer confirms hacker attacks on systems - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) Acer Inc., one of the leading PC brands in Taiwan, confirmed Tuesday that its systems were attacked twice by the same group of hackers recently: the first time in India and the second in Taiwan....

 2021-10-19 10:09 

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Chinese yuan deposits fall to 10-month low at end of September - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) Chinese yuan deposits held by banks in Taiwan at the end of September fell to their lowest in 10 months, largely because institutional investors cut their holdings in the Chinese currency, according to the central bank....

 2021-10-19 09:50 

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Wimbledon champ Hsieh qualifies for WTA Finals - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) World No. 2 women's doubles player Hsieh Su-wei () has secured a spot at the Women's Tennis Association's (WTA) Finals following victory alongside Elise Mertens at the BNP Paribas Open this weekend....

 2021-10-19 09:32 

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French TV host grateful to get dual citizenship in Taiwan - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) French TV host Remy Gils, who has dedicated himself to preserving local languages in Taiwan, has expressed his gratitude for getting Taiwanese citizenship as a high-level professional without having to relinquish his French nationali...

 2021-10-19 09:14 

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New chatbot offers counseling to LGBTQ+ community members - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) The Taipei-based Taiwan Tongzhi (LGBTQ+) Hotline Association has posted a chatbot online aimed at offering counseling to members of the LGBTQ+ community conflicted about telling others about their sexual orientation....

 2021-10-19 08:54 

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Taiwan shares soar, end above 16,900 points on tech stock gains - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan moved sharply higher to close above the 16,900-point mark Tuesday as large tech stocks regained their footing after losses on Monday in the wake of a rally among their counterparts on the U.S. markets overnight, trad...

 2021-10-19 08:26 

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Taiwan reports 6 six new COVID-19 cases, one locally transmitted - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) Taiwan on Tuesday reported six new COVID-19 cases, all but one contracted overseas, and no deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-10-19 07:19 

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

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, shedding NT$0.080 to close at NT$27.935....

 2021-10-19 07:15 

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Tsai awards 9 startups chosen to promote Taiwan as 'startup island' - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen () on Tuesday honored nine benchmark startup companies which have been selected to promote Taiwanese startups on the international stage....

 2021-10-19 06:18 

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Main suspect behind deepfake pornography released on bail - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) A male Taiwanese Youtuber suspected of creating and selling deepfake porn videos featuring over 100 famous politicians and influencers was released on bail on Monday after being arrested the previous day....

 2021-10-19 06:09 

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Taiwan reports six new COVID-19 case, zero deaths - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) Taiwan on Tuesday reported six new COVID-19 cases, all but one of them contracted overseas, and no deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-10-19 05:46 

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Taiwan closely watching China's latest weapon development: military - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) Taiwan is closely monitoring China's latest advanced weapon development, a military spokesman said Tuesday, in response to media reports that Beijing tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile earlier this year, raising concerns...

 2021-10-19 04:53 

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Taiwan shares close higher 1.17% - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed up 195.21 points, or 1.17 percent, at 16,900.67 Tuesday on turnover of NT$265.38 billion (US$9.50 billion)....

 2021-10-19 04:14 

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Taiwan's foreign minister planning trip to Europe: MOFA - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) confirmed Tuesday that Foreign Minister Joseph Wu () is planning to visit Europe, but did not provide any further details, saying his itinerary was still being arranged....

 2021-10-19 03:22 

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P.LEAGUE+ expands playoffs for new basketball season - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) Taiwan's P.LEAGUE+ professional basketball league is expanding its playoffs to four teams in its second season after adding two teams to the league this offseason....

 2021-10-19 03:02 

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German experts, politicians urge new government to back Taiwan - Focus Taiwan...

Berlin, Oct. 19 (CNA) Some German scholars and politicians with Germany's future ruling parties have recently suggested that when the country's new government is formed it should support Taiwan's international participation amid increasing pre...

 2021-10-19 02:25 

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Taiwan eases past Laos 4-0 in Women's Asian Cup qualifiers - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) Taiwan's women's soccer team opened its qualifying round for the 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup with a 4-0 victory over Laos in Bahrain on Monday....

 2021-10-19 01:27 

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Taiwan headline news - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Tuesday are as follows:...

 2021-10-19 01:13 

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

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$27.970 at 10 a.m. Tuesday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange, down NT$0.045 from the previous close....

 2021-10-19 00:08 

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Taiwan shares open higher - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened up 85.66 points at 16,791.12 Tuesday on turnover of NT$2.90 billion (US$103.58 million)....

 2021-10-18 14:22 

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Survey shows support for President Tsai's cross-strait views - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 18 (CNA) The results of a survey released on Monday showed that most of the respondents supported President Tsai Ing-wen's () cross-Taiwan Strait stance in her recent National Day speech....

 2021-10-18 13:20 

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New line on Kaohsiung Metro scheduled to be opened in 2030 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 18 (CNA) Taiwan's National Development Council (NDC) on Monday approved a project to build the Siaogang-Linyuan line on the Kaohisung Metro, and said service on the line is scheduled to begin in 2030....

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