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Premier proposes signing fishery pact with China


Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) Premier Jiang Yi-huah proposed Thursday that Taipei should work to sign a fishery agreement with Beijing...full story
updated 2014-10-23 03:39 PM
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Premier proposes signing fishery pact with China

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) Premier Jiang Yi-huah proposed Thursday that Taipei should work to sign a fishery agreement with Beijing....Fullstory

2014-10-23 03:39 PM

High speed rail could go bankrupt if restructuring fails: minister

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp. (THSRC) could face bankruptcy by the end of this year if....Fullstory

2014-10-23 08:35 PM

WeBackers platform completes first crowd-funding project

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

To take on the startup fad and huge potential of crowd fundraising in Taiwan, Gamania Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. (6180) launched a crowd-funding platform WeBackers....Fullstory

2014-10-23 06:31 PM

Chunghwa Telecom tops CommonWealth enterprise reputation survey

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Taiwan’s leading telecommunication service provider Chunghwa Telecom was ranked number one in a survey titled Best Enterprise Reputation conducted by CommonWealth Magazine. Chunghwa has earned....Fullstory

2014-10-23 06:30 PM

Pesticides found in tea in Taiwan market

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

While levels of pesticide residues were within limits set by health authorities, the number of different residues is worrying....Fullstory

2014-10-23 05:59 PM

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

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Thursday, gaining NT$0.012 to close at NT$30.405 after....Fullstory

2014-10-23 05:25 PM

Four Chinese men detained for illegal work

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) Investigation Bureau officials alleged Thursday that a Chinese man illegally brokered three of his countrymen....Fullstory

2014-10-23 05:23 PM

King Pu-tsung: Chang Hsien-yao was not bugged, others were King Pu-tsung: Chang Hsien-yao was not bugged, others were

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

King was hesitant in answering questions from the PFP's Thomas Lee at the Legislative Yuan....Fullstory

2014-10-23 04:58 PM

Traffic deaths drop to below 2,000 in 2013: NPA

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) The road traffic-related death toll in Taiwan dropped below the 2,000 mark for the first time....Fullstory

2014-10-23 04:39 PM

Local bourse retreats; turnover shrinks further

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan pulled back Thursday, taking a pause from the strong showing a session earlier....Fullstory

2014-10-23 03:46 PM

Court rejects Wei appeal, more companies named in beef tallow scandal Court rejects Wei appeal, more companies named in beef tallow scandal

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taichung High Court rejected former Ting Hsin International executive Wei Ying-chung’s appeal against his detention Thursday, while health officials published....Fullstory

2014-10-23 06:39 PM

JEPH: Dioxin threat in Vietnam is still very real

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

A recently released report shows that dioxin is still present in the soil and sediments of Vietnam and other areas sprayed with Agent Orange, with dangerously high levels in the food chain....Fullstory

2014-10-23 06:37 PM

Taoyuan Aerotropolis project draws NT$30.5 billion initially

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Taoyuan County Magistrate John Wu announced that the county government has signed an investment Letter of Intent (LOI) on the Taoyuan Aerotropolis project with two....Fullstory

2014-10-23 06:31 PM

ANZ leaves 2014 China GDP growth forecast of 7.5% unchanged

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. (ANZ) has maintained its forecast of China's gross domestic....Fullstory

2014-10-23 06:23 PM

KMT to appeal ruling in Wang Jin-pyng tiff KMT to appeal ruling in Wang Jin-pyng tiff

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

KMT spokesman says the case goes to the heart of the party's right to maintain discipline in its ranks....Fullstory

2014-10-23 05:26 PM

Taiwan-Slovakia working holiday program launched

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) A working holiday program between Taiwan and Slovakia was launched Thursday, with young adults interested in....Fullstory

2014-10-23 05:25 PM

Ko Wen-je: Consider re-siting Huannan Market while rebuilding

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Ko said the current patchwork facelift approach is too slow, could take ten years....Fullstory

2014-10-23 05:18 PM

CDC reports severe enterovirus infection in newborn CDC reports severe enterovirus infection in newborn

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) urged expectant mothers and families with infants and children Thursday....Fullstory

2014-10-23 04:45 PM

U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Thursday, gaining NT$0.012 to close at NT$30.405.....Fullstory

2014-10-23 04:14 PM

Taiwan set to purchase advanced trainers in 2017: defense minister Taiwan set to purchase advanced trainers in 2017: defense minister

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) Taiwan is planning to purchase advanced trainers to replace its aging fleet of F-5E/F jet fighters....Fullstory

2014-10-23 03:19 PM

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