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ICIJ to release Panama Papers offshore companies data
ICIJ to release Panama Papers offshore companies data


Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) announced Tuesday that it will launch a searchable database on May 9 with information on more than 200,000...full story
updated 2016-04-28 11:28 AM
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ICIJ to release Panama Papers offshore companies data ICIJ to release Panama Papers offshore companies data

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) announced Tuesday that it will launch a searchable database on May 9 with information on more than 200,000....Fullstory

2016-04-28 11:28 AM

U.S. looking forward to working with Tsai: AIT director

Central News Agency

The United States sees Taiwan as a vital partner and looks forward to working with President-elect Tsai Ing-wen and her incoming administration to build on....Fullstory

2016-04-28 08:24 PM

Premier-designate finalizes his Cabinet lineup

Central News Agency

Premier-designate Lin Chuan finalized his incoming Cabinet lineup Thursday by announcing that Hochen Tanwill serve as the head of the Ministry of Transportation and....Fullstory

2016-04-28 08:22 PM

Taiwan to uphold rights to fish on high seas: president

Central News Agency

President Ma Ying-jeou reaffirmed Thursday that Taiwan will uphold the freedom of its fishermen operating on the high seas and will not budge on this....Fullstory

2016-04-28 05:47 PM

Cabinet approves draft law revision to allow online alcohol sales

Central News Agency

The Cabinet gave a green light Thursday to a law amendment proposal allowing the online sale of alcohol. Premier Simon Chang said the proposed amendment to....Fullstory

2016-04-28 05:37 PM

Taiwanese fishermen urged not to enter Philippine waters

Central News Agency

With the arrival of the bluefin tuna season, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday urged local fishermen not to fish in....Fullstory

2016-04-28 05:05 PM

U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex

Central News Agency

Taipei, April 28 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Thursday, shedding NT$0.066 to close at NT$32.279.....Fullstory

2016-04-28 04:56 PM

Mercury drops by 6 degrees Thursday in northern Taiwan

Central News Agency

Daytime temperatures in northern Taiwan had dropped by around six degrees Celsius as of Thursday morning, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) reported.....Fullstory

2016-04-28 11:16 AM

Taiwan shares open higher

Central News Agency

Taipei, April 28 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened up 23.87 points Thursday at 8,586.92 on turnover of....Fullstory

2016-04-28 09:46 AM

CSJ Yoga chain terminates operation CSJ Yoga chain terminates operation
By George Liao
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

CSJ Yoga, a major chain of yoga studios in Taiwan, has terminated its operation, much to the dismay of its customers and employees across the....Fullstory

2016-04-28 04:58 PM

Earthquakes hit Taiwan late Wed. into Thu. Earthquakes hit Taiwan late Wed. into Thu.
By Sophia Yang
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

A magnitude-5.6 earthquake occurred offshore Hualien at 11:17 p.m. Wednesday, followed by a magnitude-5.5 quake seen as a separate one offshore Taitung, according to the....Fullstory

2016-04-28 11:28 AM

Consumers urged to use traceability system for agricultural products

Central News Agency

Taiwan's Agriculture and Food Agency said Thursday that consumers in Taiwan should try to obtain as much information as possible about agricultural products on the....Fullstory

2016-04-28 08:23 PM

Manufacturing sector flashes blue light for 12th consecutive month

Central News Agency

The Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER), one of the country's leading think tanks, said Thursday that as economic fundamentals remained weak, an index....Fullstory

2016-04-28 05:49 PM

Taiwan to lodge strong protest with Japan for fishing boat detention

Central News Agency

Foreign Affairs Minister David Lin will summon Japan's representative to Taiwan Friday to convey Taiwan's strong protest against the Japanese coast guard's detention of a....Fullstory

2016-04-28 05:47 PM

Taiwan shares plunge, end below 8,500 points

Central News Agency

Shares in Taiwan took a beating Thursday as selling focused on large-cap stocks, in particular in the electronics and financial sectors, pushing down....Fullstory

2016-04-28 05:18 PM

Sharp reportedly to lay off 1,000 employees after Hon Hai deal

Central News Agency

Sharp Corp. is planning to lay off about 1,000 employees as part of its efforts to strengthen its financial structure after the loss-incurring....Fullstory

2016-04-28 05:05 PM

Chinese man lands on Kinmen 'seeking freedom, democracy'

Central News Agency

A man from China's coastal Zhejiang Province landed on the Taiwan-controlled outlying island of Kinmen off the Chinese coast in a rubber boat....Fullstory

2016-04-28 04:56 PM

Today in History

Central News Agency

Taipei, April 28 (CNA) Today is Thursday, April 28, 2016 or the 22nd day of the 3rd month of the....Fullstory

2016-04-28 09:49 AM

More Cabinet members announced More Cabinet members announced
By George Liao
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Premier-designate Lin Chun on Thursday announced five more future Cabinet members, including interior minister and minister of transportation and communications. National Taiwan University....Fullstory

2016-04-28 06:33 PM

Japan foreign minister protests against Ma’s atoll claim Japan foreign minister protests against Ma’s atoll claim
By George Liao
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Thursday said the statement made by Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou on Wednesday that Okinotori is an atoll, not an....Fullstory

2016-04-28 02:24 PM

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