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Premier ends day without presenting report
Premier ends day without presenting report

By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tuesday was the day Premier Lin Chuan was to have presented his first-ever government policy report to the Legislative Yuan, but...full story
updated 2016-05-31 07:27 PM
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Premier ends day without presenting report Premier ends day without presenting report
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tuesday was the day Premier Lin Chuan was to have presented his first-ever government policy report to the Legislative Yuan, but....Fullstory

2016-05-31 07:27 PM

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake rocks Taiwan Magnitude-7.2 earthquake rocks Taiwan
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A magnitude-7.2 earthquake hit near Taiwan in the early afternoon Tuesday, causing buildings in the capital Taipei to rock up and....Fullstory

2016-05-31 01:46 PM

Temperatures in Taipei match highest in Taiwan this year

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 31 (CNA) Temperatures in Taipei climbed to 37.3 degrees Celsius Tuesday, matching the highest temperature in the country so far this year.....Fullstory

2016-05-31 08:53 PM

Summer electricity pricing plan to be implemented

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 31 (CNA) As electricity demand is expected to peak amid the current hot weather, a summer electricity pricing plan will be implemented starting....Fullstory

2016-05-31 08:53 PM

Taiwan ranks 3rd from bottom in AIA's Healthy Living Index

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 31 (CNA) Taiwan is the third worst country in the Asia Pacific region in terms of how its people view their health, according....Fullstory

2016-05-31 08:52 PM

Politicians across party lines oppose U.S. pork imports

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 31 (CNA) While Kuomintang (KMT) lawmakers moved Tuesday to block Premier Lin Chuan from delivering a policy report, demanding that he should promise....Fullstory

2016-05-31 08:52 PM

Taiwan shares end flat ahead of MSCI index adjustments

Central News Agency

Shares in Taiwan closed little changed Tuesday before index adjustments by global index provider MSCI Inc. became effective following the close of the....Fullstory

2016-05-31 08:18 PM

U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 31 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, shedding NT$0.050 to close at NT$32.630. Turnover....Fullstory

2016-05-31 04:41 PM

Enterovirus infections up 7% in one week

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 31 (CNA) A total of 20,776 patients sought outpatient or emergency treatment at hospitals for enterovirus infections around Taiwan last week, an....Fullstory

2016-05-31 04:03 PM

TransAsia Airways president dies after heart attack

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 31 (CNA) Chen Wei-chau, president of TransAsia Airways, suffered a heart attack and died Tuesday, the air carrier said. He was born....Fullstory

2016-05-31 03:58 PM

Chiayi City bans leanness drugs in pork
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As protests raged around the Legislative Yuan in Taipei Tuesday, the Chiayi City Council banned pork containing residues of the leanness....Fullstory

2016-05-31 03:02 PM

CAL staff hold stand-up protest
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three employees of China Air Lines held a 12-hour stand-up protest outside the company’s Taipei offices Tuesday to complain about working....Fullstory

2016-05-31 04:42 PM

TWSE to hold seminar on agri-biotech industry

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 31 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) is planning to hold a seminar on the local agri-biotech industry in early June, in a....Fullstory

2016-05-31 08:53 PM

Almost 80% of local employers gave no pay hikes in 2015: poll

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 31 (CNA) Almost 80 percent of employers in Taiwan did not raise regular wages last year, according to a poll released Tuesday by....Fullstory

2016-05-31 08:53 PM

Taiwan slips in IMD world competitiveness rankings (update)

Central News Agency

Lausanne, May 30 (CNA) Taiwan slipped three notches this year to 14th in the global competitiveness rankings, which were released Monday by the International Institute....Fullstory

2016-05-31 08:52 PM

Magnitude 7.2 earthquake strongest since 1999 killer quake: CWB

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 31 (CNA) A magnitude 7.2 earthquake that struck off Taiwan's northern coast early Tuesday afternoon was the strongest in the country in 17....Fullstory

2016-05-31 08:51 PM

TWSE trading on Tuesday

Central News Agency

The weighted index on the Taiwan Stock Exchange opened at 8,532.21 points today. After moving between 8,488.90 and 8,545.73, the index closed at 8,535.59 points,....Fullstory

2016-05-31 05:17 PM

Taiwan's manufacturing sector stops 12-month blue light streak

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 31 (CNA) The local manufacturing sector showed signs of a recovery in April, as the index that gauges the climate of the sector....Fullstory

2016-05-31 04:36 PM

Dell Launches World

Associated Press

TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 31, 2016--Today at Computex 2016, the largest IT trade fair in Asia, Dell unveiled a new line of Inspiron 2-in-1s ideal for....Fullstory

2016-05-31 04:01 PM

Pig farmers protest outside Legislature over U.S. pork

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 31 (CNA) Nearly 1,000 pig farmers from across Taiwan protested outside the Legislative Yuan on Tuesday to demand that the new Democratic Progressive....Fullstory

2016-05-31 03:57 PM

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