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U.S. approves sale of 4 Perry-class frigates to Taiwan


Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – United States President Barack Obama on Thursday signed an authorization of the sale of four Perry-class frigates to Taiwan, a move...full story
updated 2014-12-19 05:49 PM
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U.S. approves sale of 4 Perry-class frigates to Taiwan

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – United States President Barack Obama on Thursday signed an authorization of the sale of four Perry-class frigates to Taiwan, a move....Fullstory

2014-12-19 05:49 PM

Legislative Yuan postpones constitutional discussion

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Legislative Yuan failed to get around to discussing the formation of a constitutional amendment committee Friday, but could do so....Fullstory

2014-12-19 03:58 PM

Cold air mass sends snow to Hehuan Mountain

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) A cold air mass in Taiwan sent snow Friday to Hehuan Mountain, one of the few....Fullstory

2014-12-19 05:59 PM

149 facilities certified friendly for people with limited mobility

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) In an effort to encourage the construction of buildings and living spaces that are accessible for....Fullstory

2014-12-19 05:09 PM

FOOD SAFETY: Regulation, risk management in a changing society

Central News Agency

--Regaining Taiwan's food reputation series (4) By Kuo Chung-han CNA staff writer A series of substandard cooking oil scandals....Fullstory

2014-12-19 04:41 PM

U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.022 to close at NT$31.472.....Fullstory

2014-12-19 04:14 PM

25 more Taiwan universities sign Talloires Declaration

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) Another 25 Taiwan universities signed the Talloires Declaration -- a commitment to environmental sustainability in....Fullstory

2014-12-19 03:32 PM

Taiwan shares close up 1.36%

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed up 120.89 points, or 1.36 percent, at 8,999.52 Friday on turnover of NT$108.89....Fullstory

2014-12-19 01:47 PM

Temperatures forecast to drop again this weekend

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Friday that another cold air mass will approach Taiwan on....Fullstory

2014-12-19 12:27 PM

China Airlines named 'Best Airline in North Asia'

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) China Airlines, Taiwan's largest carrier, has been named the "Best Airline in North Asia" by the....Fullstory

2014-12-19 11:13 AM

Ko presents more controversial appointments

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Controversy continued to swirl around Taipei City Mayor-elect Ko Wen-je’s government team as he presented a new raft of appointments Friday. In....Fullstory

2014-12-19 03:07 PM

Taipei top destination for Singaporeans to greet New Year: survey

Central News Agency

Singapore, Dec. 19 (CNA) Taipei is the top tourism destination for Singaporeans to ring in the New Year, according to....Fullstory

2014-12-19 06:24 PM

U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex (update)

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.022 to close at NT$31.472 as....Fullstory

2014-12-19 05:42 PM

Taiwan expresses gratitude to U.S. for Perry-class frigate sale

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) Taiwan is grateful to the United States for agreeing to sell it four Perry-class frigates and....Fullstory

2014-12-19 04:46 PM

Fake brand-name clothing seized in central Taiwan

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) Police in central Taiwan said Friday they have seized around 1,500 items of counterfeit brand-name clothing,....Fullstory

2014-12-19 04:22 PM

Local bourse steams ahead after Wall Street rally

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan staged a strong rebound Friday as buying was sparked by a rally on....Fullstory

2014-12-19 04:10 PM

Cab app Uber could be ordered to shut down Taiwan operations

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) Taiwan's Ministry of Transportation and Communications said Friday it will order Uber to shut down its....Fullstory

2014-12-19 02:46 PM

Siliconware allocates NT$14.5 billion in capex for 2015

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) Siliconware Precision Industries Co., one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit packaging and testing services providers,....Fullstory

2014-12-19 01:11 PM

Taiwan shares soar in mid-morning session

Central News Agency

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) Taiwan shares on Friday continued their momentum from the previous session as investors took cues from....Fullstory

2014-12-19 11:34 AM

Obama signs legislation to sell Navy frigates to Taiwan (update)

Central News Agency

Washington, Dec. 18 (CNA) U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday signed into law a piece of legislation that authorizes the....Fullstory

2014-12-19 11:07 AM

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