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 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....

 2021-09-10 10:38 

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No new COVID-19 cases linked to preschool, EVA Air clusters - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) No new COVID-19 cases linked to a preschool cluster in New Taipei or cluster infection involving three EVA Airways pilots and one family member were reported Friday, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-09-10 10:14 

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Brutal cat killing reveals Taiwan's struggles in animal protection - Focus Taiwan...

After 11 days of intensive care, Tea Tea (), a white tabby cat in New Taipei City, finally succumbed to his injuries on Aug. 28. He endured 13 hours of hell on Aug. 17 when his owner repeatedly doused him with boiling water and beat him so hard with an um...

 2021-09-10 09:15 

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U.S. Representatives call for Taiwan membership of U.N. - Focus Taiwan...

Washington, Sept. 9 (CNA) Two members of the United States House of Representatives on Thursday urged the U.S. government to support Taiwan's membership of the United Nations....

 2021-09-10 09:15 

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Land warning issued for Super Typhoon Chanthu - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a land warning Friday evening for Super Typhoon Chanthu, which continues to strengthen as it approaches waters southeast of Taiwan....

 2021-09-10 08:59 

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Taiwan shares end sharply higher, but turnover remains thin - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan moved sharply higher Friday as the bellwether electronics sector recouped earlier losses and pushed the broader market back into positive territory by the end of the session, dealers said....

 2021-09-10 07:32 

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Hon Hai says uses TSMC technology for electric vehicle chips - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) Taiwan-based manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. is using Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.'s technology to roll out its electronic control units (ECUs), as part of its foray into electric vehicle development...

 2021-09-10 07:20 

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Taiwan receives 458,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) Taiwan received 458,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from the manufacturer Friday, its eighth delivery after having signed a deal for 10 million doses, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-09-10 07:20 

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

Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Friday, shedding NT$0.062 to close at NT$27.690....

 2021-09-10 07:00 

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Ang Lee among this year's Presidential Culture Awards winners - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) Taiwanese film director Ang Lee () is one of the five individual and group winners of this year's 11th Presidential Culture Awards, award organizer General Association of Chinese Culture announced Friday....

 2021-09-10 05:25 

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Taiwan reports seven new COVID-19 cases, one death - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) Taiwan reported seven new COVID-19 cases -- two transmitted domestically and five contracted overseas -- and one death from the disease on Friday, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-09-10 04:52 

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

Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed up 170.24 points, or 0.98 percent, at 17,474.57 Friday on turnover of NT$265.18 billion (US$9.59 billion)....

 2021-09-10 02:43 

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

Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$27.684 at 11 a.m. Friday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange, down NT$0.068 from the previous close....

 2021-09-10 01:52 

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Taiwan headline news - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Friday are as follows:...

 2021-09-10 00:09 

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Taiwan shares open lower - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened down 34.05 points at 17,270.28 Friday on turnover of NT$2.76 billion (US$99.42 million)....

 2021-09-09 23:44 

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Taiwan issues sea warning for Typhoon Chanthu - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a sea warning for Typhoon Chanthu Friday morning as it approached waters southeast of Taiwan....

 2021-09-09 14:24 

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Conservationist works to save endangered freshwater fish in Kinmen - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) In a recent interview with CNA, a Kinmen-based conservationist detailed his ongoing work to save a species of small freshwater fish endemic to the county whose habitat is under constant threat from drought and could become extinct....

 2021-09-09 13:48 

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Tax revenue nears NT$2 trillion in first eight months of 2021: MOF - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) Taiwan's tax revenue in the first eight months of 2021 reached nearly NT$2 trillion, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Thursday in a press statement....

 2021-09-09 13:32 

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Typhoon Chanthu nears Taiwan, landfall possible: CWB - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) Typhoon Chanthu's trajectory shifted east on Thursday, and it could become the first typhoon to make landfall in Taiwan since July 2017, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)....

 2021-09-09 09:58 

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Taiwan Navy commissions new Tuo Chiang-class warship - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) Taiwan on Thursday commissioned a Tuo Chiang-class stealth multi-mission corvette, a new domestically built naval vessel equipped with modern weaponry and capable of making rapid strikes....

 2021-09-09 09:47 

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Slovakia joins Taiwan, U.S. and Japan to host international workshop - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) Slovakia on Thursday joined Taiwan, the United States and Japan to co-host an international workshop under the Global Cooperation Training Framework (GCTF) initiative for the first time, according to Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign ...

 2021-09-09 09:38 

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Taiwan Cabinet approves NT$160 billion COVID-19 relief budget plan - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) A government proposal to allocate an additional NT$160 billion (US$5.78 billion) in funding for COVID-19 relief and prevention in Taiwan was approved by the Cabinet on Thursday....

 2021-09-09 09:07 

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Preschool cluster grows to 27 cases, infection source still unknown - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) Four more COVID-19 cases linked to a preschool and an apartment complex in New Taipei were reported Thursday, bringing the number of cases in the cluster to 27, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-09-09 08:35 

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Taiwan's annual LGBTQ pride parade to be held virtually in 2021 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) The Taiwan Rainbow Civil Action Association (TWRCAA) said on Thursday that Taiwan Pride, the nation's annual LGBTQ pride parade, will be held online this year, in response to current COVID-19 restrictions....

 2021-09-09 07:14 

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

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Thursday, gaining NT$0.006 to close at NT$27.752....

 2021-09-09 06:46 

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Taiwan to distribute stimulus vouchers starting Oct. 8 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) A new round of government-issued stimulus vouchers, valued at NT$5,000 (US$179.56) each, will be released to the public as a way of stimulating the nation's economy hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, starting Oct. 8, Premier Su Tseng-...

 2021-09-09 05:43 

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Taiwan's Hsieh, Mertens defeated in quarterfinals at U.S. Open - Focus Taiwan...

New York, Sept. 8 (CNA) Taiwan's Hsieh Su-wei () and partner Elise Mertens of Belgium on Wednesday ended their U.S. Open women's doubles journey, after losing to 11th-seeded Americans Coco Gauff and Catherine McNally in the quarterfinals....

 2021-09-09 05:21 

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Taiwan reports six new COVID-19 cases, one death - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) Taiwan on Thursday reported six new COVID-19 cases -- four transmitted domestically and two contracted overseas -- and one death from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-09-09 04:57 

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Taiwan shares close up 0.2% - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed up 33.84 points, or 0.2 percent, at 17,304.33 Thursday on turnover of NT$243.97 billion (US$8.79 billion)....

 2021-09-09 04:49 

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Former Academia Sinica President Wong Chi-huey receives Welch Award in Chemistry - Focus Taiwan...

Washington, Sept. 8 (CNA) The U.S.-based Welch Foundation on Wednesday announced Wong Chi-huey ( ), the former president of Taiwan's leading think tank Academia Sinica, as the 2021 recipient of the Robert A. Welch Award in Chemistry....

 2021-09-09 03:14 

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Second batch of BNT vaccine arrives in Taiwan - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) The second batch of some 910,000 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines arrived in Taiwan early Thursday, after the delivery of the first batch of some 930,000 doses last week....

 2021-09-09 01:34 

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

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$27.720 at 10 a.m. Thursday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange, down NT$0.026 from the previous close....

 2021-09-09 01:31 

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Taiwan headline news - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Thursday are as follows:...

 2021-09-09 00:26 

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Taiwan shares open lower - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened down 95.45 points at 17,175.04 Thursday on turnover of NT$3.49 billion (US$125.72 million)....

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