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 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)....

 2021-09-13 03:05 

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Indonesia allows Taiwan's COVID-19 vaccine candidate to conduct clinical trial - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) Taiwanese vaccine producer Adimmune Corp. said on Monday that it has gained approval from the Indonesian government to conduct Phase 2 clinical trials for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, with results expected to be released next yea...

 2021-09-13 02:12 

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

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$27.698 at 11 a.m. Monday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange, down NT$0.012 from the previous close....

 2021-09-13 02:08 

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Taiwan headline news - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Monday are as follows:...

 2021-09-13 00:17 

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Taiwan shares open lower - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened down 22.41 points at 17,452.16 Monday on turnover of NT$3.64 billion (US$131.17 million)....

 2021-09-12 12:57 

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Taiwan lifts land warning for Typhoon Chanthu (update) - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 12 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) lifted its land warning for Typhoon Chanthu on Sunday night, after the storm circle moved away from Taiwan....

 2021-09-12 11:51 

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Latest cases in COVID-19 cluster took Taipei MRT, traveled to Beitou - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 12 (CNA) Two people confirmed to have COVID-19 Sunday as the latest cases of a cluster in New Taipei had traveled on the Taipei MRT and had been to a clinic in Taoyuan and restaurants in Taipei's Beitou District prior to testing positive...

 2021-09-12 11:48 

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Taiwan lifts land warning for Typhoon Chanthu - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 12 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) lifted its land warning for Typhoon Chanthu on Sunday night after the storm circle of the departing typhoon left Taiwan....

 2021-09-12 11:32 

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Chinese man detained for illegal entry into Taiwan waters - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 12 (CNA) A Chinese man in a rubber boat was intercepted by coast guard officers in Taiwan's territorial waters Sunday and is now being held in a quarantine facility, according to the Coast Guard Administration (CGA)....

 2021-09-12 09:44 

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Rescue teams searching for man swept away by river while fishing - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 12 (CNA) Rescue teams in Miaoli County are searching for a man who was swept away while fishing in the Houlong River Sunday afternoon, the county's Fire Bureau said....

 2021-09-12 08:58 

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Two new cases confirmed in New Taipei preschool cluster; total at 29 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 12 (CNA) Two new COVID-19 cases linked to a preschool and an apartment complex in New Taipei were reported Sunday, bringing the number of infections in the cluster to 29, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-09-12 08:40 

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Northern Taiwan bears brunt of Chanthu's drenching Sunday: CWB - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 12 (CNA) Areas in northern Taiwan saw the heaviest rainfall from Typhoon Chanthu on Sunday, as it swept north along the country's east coast, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)....

 2021-09-12 07:57 

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Taipei Film Festival ticket sales to begin Monday - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 12 (CNA) Sales of tickets to the Taipei Film Festival, which was postponed from June to late September due to COVID-19, will begin at noon Monday, according to the organizers....

 2021-09-12 07:29 

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Typhoon Chanthu causes power outages nationwide, no major casualties - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 12 (CNA) Some 30,000 households across Taiwan were without power Sunday morning, as Typhoon Chanthu pummeled the country with strong winds and heavy rains, but no major casualties have resulted from the storm, so far, according to the govern...

 2021-09-12 07:16 

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Typhoon Chanthu moves north, bringing heavy rain to northern Taiwan - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 12 (CNA) As Typhoon Chanthu moves towards the north, heavy rain is expected in Taipei, New Taipei, mountainous areas of northern Taiwan, and Yilan County in the northeast on Sunday afternoon, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)....

 2021-09-12 05:55 

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Taiwan reports 14 new COVID-19 cases, zero deaths - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 12 (CNA) Taiwan on Sunday reported 14 new COVID-19 cases -- three transmitted domestically and 11 contracted overseas -- and zero deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-09-12 05:29 

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Queer East Film Festival in London to showcase 15 Taiwanese films - Focus Taiwan...

London, Sept. 11 (CNA) A total of 15 Taiwanese films will be screened in cinemas across London later this month at the Queer East Film Festival, which will highlight films from 15 Asian countries, according to the organizers....

 2021-09-12 04:16 

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Typhoon Chanthu causes traffic disruptions in Taiwan - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 12 (CNA) Heavy rainfall and strong gusts brought by Typhoon Chanthu have caused air, rail and marine traffic disruptions across Taiwan on Sunday, according to transportation authorities....

 2021-09-12 01:22 

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Taiwan headline news - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 12 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Sunday are as follows:...

 2021-09-11 22:56 

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Typhoon Chanthu, Sunday morning - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 12 (CNA) Typhoon Chanthu moved from southeast of Taiwan to off the coast of Hualien Sunday, and a land warning for the storm that covers all areas in Taiwan remains in place, , according to the Central Weather Bureau....

 2021-09-11 13:12 

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Train service in eastern Taiwan disrupted due to typhoon - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 11 (CNA) With Typhoon Chanthu beginning to affect southeastern Taiwan, train services in that region will be partially disrupted until Sunday midnight, the Taiwan Railway Administration (TRA) said on Saturday afternoon....

 2021-09-11 12:40 

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Offices, schools in parts of Taiwan to be closed Sunday due to typhoon - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 11 (CNA) Offices and schools in Greater Taipei, Keelung City and counties in eastern Taiwan will be closed Sunday, as Typhoon Chanthu is forecast to start affecting those areas Saturday night, the local governments announced....

 2021-09-11 12:28 

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Fubon most profitable financial holding firm for Jan-Aug - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 11 (CNA) Fubon Financial Holding Co. was the most profitable of the 15 financial holding firms listed on the local equity market for the first eight months of this year, according to market statistics....

 2021-09-11 11:40 

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Majority of COVID cases in preschool cluster are Delta variant: CECC - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 11 (CNA) Eight more people in a cluster of COVID-19 cases in New Taipei were confirmed Saturday to be infected with the Delta variant of the virus, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-09-11 11:25 

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Taiwan to roll out Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for adults on Sept. 25 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 11 (CNA) Taiwan will begin administering the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) COVID-19 vaccine to eligible adults on Sept. 25, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Saturday....

 2021-09-11 10:39 

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Over 2,000 moved to safety in Hualien as Typhoon Chanthu approaches - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 11 (CNA) Over 2,000 residents in Hualien County are being moved to safe locations as a precautionary measure, as Typhoon Chanthu is expected to bring heavy rainfall to the eastern county Saturday, local officials said....

 2021-09-11 09:02 

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Taiwanese comic book artist wins major European competition - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 11 (CNA) Taiwanese Wu Shih-hung () on Friday was awarded the top prize in a prestigious competition in Brussels for comic book artists....

 2021-09-11 08:04 

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TSMC to sell US$1 billion bond for production expansion - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 11 (CNA) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, will sell US$1 billion worth of unsecured straight corporate bonds to fund production expansion during a time of lingering supply shortages o...

 2021-09-11 07:42 

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From boba tea shop to multimillion-dollar conglomerate - Focus Taiwan...

Los Angeles, Sept. 10 (CNA) Starting with a humble beverage shop, a Taiwanese-American boba tea entrepreneur managed to transform his business into a multimillion-dollar packaging giant that is publicly listed on Nasdaq....

 2021-09-11 07:32 

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

Taipei, Sept. 11 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Saturday, gaining NT$0.020 to close at the day's high of NT$27.710....

 2021-09-11 05:22 

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

Taipei, Sept. 11 (CNA) Taiwan reported five new COVID-19 cases, all of which were contracted overseas, and zero deaths from the disease on Saturday, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-09-11 05:07 

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Flights disrupted as Typhoon Chanthu approaches Taiwan - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 11 (CNA) Dozens of domestic and international flights have been postponed or cancelled as Typhoon Chanthu continued to move closer and is expected to bring heavy rain and strong winds this weekend....

 2021-09-11 04:36 

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Liftoff delayed for Taiwan's first indigenous rocket - Focus Taiwan...

Sydney, Sept. 10 (CNA) The scheduled launch of Taiwan's first domestically-made research rocket Hapith I from Australia has been delayed due to poor weather on Friday....

 2021-09-11 03:50 

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U.S. silent on Taiwan rep office name change, says ties 'rock solid' - Focus Taiwan...

Washington, Sept. 10 (CNA) The U.S. State Department on Friday did not confirm or deny a news report that said the U.S. was considering approving the change of the name of Taiwan's representative office in Washington D.C., but it reiterated its stance...

 2021-09-11 03:23 

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

Taipei, Sept. 11 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$27.710 at noon Saturday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange, up NT$0.020 from the previous close....

 2021-09-11 02:31 

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Taiwan headline news - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 11 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Saturday are as follows:...

 2021-09-10 13:49 

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World's oldest captive pangolin dies at 23: Taipei Zoo - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) Taipei Zoo said on Friday that one of its Formosan pangolins, the world's oldest captive pangolin, was put down by a vet two days earlier, after suffering from kidney problems for more than two years....

 2021-09-10 13:08 

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Offices, schools to open in most of Taiwan Saturday - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) Government offices, banks and schools will open in most areas across Taiwan Saturday, except on Green Island and Orchid Island, as Super Typhoon Chanthu moves closer, according to local authorities....

 2021-09-10 13:07 

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Egyptian man and wife visited Carrefour store, FamilyMart in Banqiao - Focus Taiwan...

New Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) An Egyptian man and his wife who were recently confirmed as having the COVID-19 Delta variant, visited a Carrefour store and several shops in New Taipei's Banqiao District before being found to have the virus, the city's...

 2021-09-10 12:45 

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Fitch upgrades Taiwan's ratings to 'AA' for first time in 20 years - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) Fitch Ratings has raised Taiwan's Long Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to...

 2021-09-10 12:13 

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Taiwan power supply device maker to lay off 80 workers - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) Chicony Power Technology Co., one of Taiwan's leading power management solution providers, said on Friday that it is shutting down its electric motor division and laying of about 80 workers....

 2021-09-10 11:29 

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TSMC August sales up over 10% from July to hit 2nd-highest total ever - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) sales for August were its second-highest ever after having risen more than 10 percent from the previous month, the world's largest contract chipmaker said Friday....

 2021-09-10 10:55 

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Taiwan to tighten checks on goods from high-risk ASF countries - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) Taiwan's Customs Administration on Friday said it plans to tighten checks on all goods imported via air cargo from high-risk countries for African swine fever (ASF) beginning next year....

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