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 2021-09-15 05:35 

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Taiwan reports five new COVID-19 cases, no deaths - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 15 (CNA) Taiwan reported five new COVID-19 cases -- one transmitted domestically and four contracted overseas -- and no deaths from the disease on Wednesday, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-09-15 05:08 

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Taiwan shares close down 0.46% - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 15 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed down 80.9 points, or 0.46 percent, at 17,354 Wednesday on turnover of NT$264.456 billion (US$9.55 billion)....

 2021-09-15 04:39 

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Wanan air defense drill conducted nationwide - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 15 (CNA) The annual Wanan air defense drill was held across Taiwan on Wednesday, with civilians not required to shelter in place....

 2021-09-15 03:12 

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Taiwan warplanes conduct first landing drill on provincial highway - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 15 (CNA) A military aircraft emergency landing and take-off drill was held on a standard highway for the first time early Wednesday as part of Taiwan's major annual war games to test the ability of pilots and aircraft to land on the narr...

 2021-09-15 02:09 

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Taiwan headline news - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 15 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Wednesday are as follows:...

 2021-09-15 00:21 

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Taiwan shares open slightly lower - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 15 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened down 0.88 points at 17,434.02 Wednesday on turnover of NT$1.861 billion (US$67.18 million).(By Flor Wang)Enditem...

 2021-09-14 14:04 

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Veteran actor Lung Shao-hua dies at 68 - Focus Taiwan...

Kaohsiung, Sept. 14 (CNA) Veteran Taiwanese actor Lung Shao-hua (), 68, was found unconscious at a rented residence in Kaohsiung Tuesday evening and despite being rushed to hospital later pronounced dead....

 2021-09-14 14:00 

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Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine take-up high among 12-17 age group - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) Take-up of the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) COVID-19 vaccine by students in the 12-17 age group in several cities and counties in Taiwan has been high, according to data released by local governments....

 2021-09-14 13:57 

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Tainan adds three new free beverage cup-share service stations - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) Teaming up with fast food chain McDonald's Taiwan, the cup-share platform, Good to Go, on Tuesday launched three new service stations in Tainan where users can borrow and return reusable cups free of charge, according to the cit...

 2021-09-14 13:45 

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Alleged leader of marijuana-selling ring arrested in New Taipei - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) A 25-year-old Taiwanese woman surnamed Pan (), who allegedly led a marijuana-selling ring, was arrested in New Taipei Monday, the Criminal Investigation Bureau said Tuesday....

 2021-09-14 13:20 

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Judge impeached over conflict of interest in trial of businessman - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) A Supreme Administrative Court judge has been impeached for failing to recuse himself from a case in which a company owned by a businessman acquaintance of his was the plaintiff in a contract dispute against the government, the Cont...

 2021-09-14 13:12 

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Chicago film festival to celebrate Taiwan cinema's King Hu - Focus Taiwan...

New York, Sept. 13 (CNA) The late King Hu (), who was a Chinese film director and actor based in Hong Kong and Taiwan from the 1950s, will be honored at the upcoming 13th...

 2021-09-14 12:47 

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Hon Hai, PTT to invest up to US$2 billion in Thailand - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) Taiwan-based manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. has agreed to team up with Thailand's state-owned oil supplier PTT Public Co. to invest US$1-2 billion in launching an electric vehicle (EV) joint venture in Thaila...

 2021-09-14 11:57 

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Taiwan to halt bulk clearance of imports from high-risk ASF countries - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) Freight forwarders that arrange air express shipments to Taiwan from high-risk African swine fever (ASF) countries will no longer be able to bulk clear consignments of goods starting November, the Customs Administration (CA) announc...

 2021-09-14 10:33 

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Ceramic tile imports found to cause material injury to Taiwan industry - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) Ceramic tile suppliers from India, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia have been found to cause material injury to Taiwan's industry by selling their products at unfair low prices, according to the International Trade Commission (IT...

 2021-09-14 10:19 

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Poland sees potential in cooperation with Taiwan: top envoy - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sep. 14 (CNA) Poland sees considerable potential in strengthening cooperation with Taiwan, especially in the fields of trade and technology, Poland's top envoy in Taiwan told CNA in a recent interview....

 2021-09-14 09:38 

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Taiwan shares edge down in consolidation mode - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan moved slightly lower Tuesday as investors pocketed initial gains built on the technical rebound staged by the United States markets overnight, dealers said....

 2021-09-14 09:17 

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Han Kuang Tamsui River, critical infrastructure defense drills held - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) A second day of annual Han Kuang military exercises was held across Taiwan Tuesday, featuring anti-amphibious landing and critical infrastructure defense drills in the north and nighttime armored vehicle maneuvers in the east, to te...

 2021-09-14 08:54 

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COVID cluster under control; no immediate plans to tighten rules: CECC - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) Two new COVID-19 cases were confirmed Tuesday in a cluster that has several Delta variant infections, but the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said the situation was under control and it had no immediate plans to tighten its d...

 2021-09-14 08:47 

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Taiwan's martial-arts breakdancer turns from fights to dance - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) From ritual performer to gang member, Taiwanese breakdancer Chen Bo-jin () has defied the odds over the years, turning from a life of fighting to dancing, and he has now been named as one of five winners of the 11th Presidential Cul...

 2021-09-14 07:43 

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Taiwan seizes cayenne powder shipment from China containing banned dye - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) A shipment of cayenne powder imported from China was recently seized at Taiwan's border, after it was found to contain a prohibited coloring agent, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Tuesday....

 2021-09-14 07:15 

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

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, shedding NT$0.007 to close at NT$27.713....

 2021-09-14 07:10 

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Taiwan trade delegation to visit three European countries in October - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) Kung Ming-hsin (), chief of Taiwan's National Development Council (NDC), will lead a trade delegation to three countries in Europe next month, in a bid to forge closer ties between Taiwan and that region, the Ministry of Foreign...

 2021-09-14 06:00 

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Taiwan, U.S. to hold TIFA working meeting - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) Taiwan and the United States will hold their working meeting of the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) talks on Wednesday, according to an official familiar with the matter....

 2021-09-14 05:38 

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Taiwan reports five new COVID-19 cases, zero deaths - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) Taiwan reported five new COVID-19 cases -- two transmitted domestically and three contracted overseas -- and no deaths from the disease on Tuesday, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-09-14 05:11 

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Taiwan to test national disaster warnings in annual drill Sept. 17 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) announced Tuesday that the annual national disaster warnings drill will be conducted on Friday, advising the public not to panic when receiving text alerts....

 2021-09-14 04:55 

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Taiwan shares close down 0.07% - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed down 11.41 points, or 0.07 percent, at 17,434.90 Tuesday on turnover of NT$257.23 billion (US$9.29 billion)....

 2021-09-14 04:09 

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Japan pledges 5th batch of vaccine donation to Taiwan -- 500,000 doses of AZ - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) The Japanese government on Tuesday pledged to donate another batch of 500,000 AstraZeneca brand of COVID-19 vaccine to Taiwan, bringing the total doses it has donated to nearly 4 million....

 2021-09-14 03:02 

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Blinken reiterates U.S. commitment to Taiwan in Afghanistan withdrawal hearing - Focus Taiwan...

Washington, Sept. 13 (CNA) United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday reiterated Washington's commitment to Taipei during a congressional hearing on the withdrawal from Afghanistan, amid concerns that the U.S. might not come to its alli...

 2021-09-14 01:45 

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Taiwan headline news - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Tuesday are as follows:...

 2021-09-14 01:34 

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

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$27.678 at 10 a.m. Tuesday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange, down NT$0.042 from the previous close....

 2021-09-14 00:14 

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Taiwan shares open higher - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened up 17.47 points at 17,463.78 Tuesday on turnover of NT$2.29 billion (US$82.7 million)....

 2021-09-13 13:39 

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Pregnant women still banned from working night shifts: MOL - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding are still banned from working shifts late at night or in the early morning hours, even though women who don't fall into these categories are now allowed to do so without restrictions, the ...

 2021-09-13 13:27 

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Taiwan researchers develop new breast cancer treatment technique - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) Researchers at Taiwan's National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) have developed an innovative system of clinical treatment for breast cancer that reduces skin burns, leaves no scars and causes few side effects for patients, th...

 2021-09-13 13:20 

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Taiwan pomelos to hit Japanese supermarkets before Mid-Autumn Festival - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) More than 50 metric tons of Taiwan-harvested pomelos will hit store shelves in Japan before the Mid-Autumn Festival, which is celebrated on Sept. 21 this year, the Agriculture and Food Agency (AFA) announced Monday....

 2021-09-13 13:06 

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Group says sale of iPhones without chargers harms consumer rights - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) A consumer protection group in Taiwan on Monday called the decision by Apple Inc. to sell its iPhone 12 series without two accessories -- battery chargers and earphones -- unfair, saying the practice has harmed consumer rights....

 2021-09-13 12:30 

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July employment, salaries rise amid improving COVID situation - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) Taiwan's employment numbers and average monthly regular salary both saw an increase in July from a month earlier amid the improving domestic COVID-19 situation, according to data released by the Directorate General of Budget, Ac...

 2021-09-13 11:57 

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Manufacturing sector sales, fixed asset investments hit Q2 high - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) Sales generated by the local manufacturing sector hit a new record high in the second quarter of this year largely on the back of rising demand for emerging technologies worldwide, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA...

 2021-09-13 10:23 

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Magnitude 5.6 earthquake jolts Nantou County - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) A magnitude 5.6 earthquake jolted Nantou County in central Taiwan at 6:41 p.m. Monday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)....

 2021-09-13 10:02 

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Nearly 100 migrant workers caught breaching indoor gathering rules - Focus Taiwan...

Taoyuan, Sept. 13 (CNA) Almost 100 migrant workers from Vietnam were caught gathering at a restaurant in Taoyuan on Sunday, in violation of the central government's COVID-19 regulations on indoor gatherings which are capped at 80, local police said Mo...

 2021-09-13 09:03 

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One new COVID-19 case confirmed in preschool cluster; total at 30 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) One new COVID-19 case linked to a preschool and apartment complex in New Taipei was reported Monday, bringing the number of infections in the cluster to 30, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-09-13 08:43 

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Taiwan shares end down on low turnover; non-tech stocks offset losses - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan closed lower Monday with market sentiment hit by volatility on the United States markets at the end of last week, keeping turnover at a low level, dealers said....

 2021-09-13 08:05 

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Taiwan allows foreign spouses, underage children to enter - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) Taiwan will partially lift an entry ban imposed since mid-May by allowing the foreign spouses of Taiwanese citizens and their underage children to enter the country with immediate effect, the authorities announced Monday....

 2021-09-13 07:56 

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Global legislators urge support for Lithuania, Taiwan amid China pressure - Focus Taiwan...

London, Sept. 13 (CNA) Members of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) have launched a global call for solidarity with Lithuania and Taiwan as they withstand intense pressure from the Chinese government....

 2021-09-13 07:26 

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Central bank expected to keep interest rates unchanged - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) Taiwan's central bank is expected to leave its key interest rates unchanged when it holds its upcoming quarterly policymaking meeting on Sept. 23 as a spread in the Delta variant of COVID-19 has caused uncertainty in the local e...

 2021-09-13 07:23 

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Japan's defense chief highlights cross-strait peace in Vietnam - Focus Taiwan...

Tokyo, Sept. 12 (CNA) Japan's Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi highlighted the importance of peace in the Taiwan Strait and the key role Taiwan can play in the world, in a speech delivered in Vietnam on Sunday....

 2021-09-13 07:15 

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

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Monday, gaining NT$0.010 to close at NT$27.720....

 2021-09-13 07:12 

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Han Kuang exercises begin with Air Force, Navy, biological warfare drills - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) The live-fire component of this year's annual Han Kuang military exercises, Taiwan's major war games involving all military branches, kicked off Monday morning and will run until late Friday to test the armed forces' cap...

 2021-09-13 05:23 

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Taiwan reports five new COVID-19 cases, zero deaths - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) Taiwan reported five new COVID-19 cases -- two transmitted domestically and three contracted overseas -- and no deaths from the disease on Monday, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-09-13 04:49 

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Taiwan shares close down 0.16% - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed down 28.26 points, or 0.16 percent, at 17,446.31 Monday on turnover of NT$252.69 billion (US$9.12 billion)....

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