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Keelung Ghost Festival activities in northern Taiwan to reach climax Thursday night

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Keelung Ghost Festival, a tradition that has been observed for 168 years, will reach its climax on Thursday night (Aug. 11) with a parade and the release of water lant...

CECC expert says '0 + 7' plan in Taiwan will probably start by Lunar New Year 2023

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) expert on Thursday (July 21) predicted that a "0 + 7" quarantine scheme could be implemented by Lunar New Year 2023. ...

Police nab suspected shooter of 5 in central Taiwan spa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police on Friday afternoon (July 15) arrested a man suspected of shooting five employees at a biotechnology company in central Taiwan. On Thursday evening (July 14), an...

Manhunt underway for suspect behind execution-style shooting of 5 in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A manhunt is underway for the suspect behind the shooting of five employees at a biotechnology company in central Taiwan that resulted in four deaths and one serious injur...

Airline ticket sales from Taiwan to Southeast Asia surge in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The sale of airline tickets between Taiwan and Southeast Asia surged by 57% in June compared to May as more countries in the region relaxed their COVID border restrictions...

BMW Taiwan ramped up social media engagement with Appier and Bremen Digital Creative

BotBonnie takes lead to support Meta’s Recurring Notifications feature, helping brands better engage with Facebook communityTAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 14 June 2022 - Appier, together with BM...

Taiwanese eyeing post pandemic travel face steep airfare hikes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese eager to travel overseas after the country is expected to loosen travel restrictions have zealously booked plane tickets for the second half of this year and the...

Taiwan 2023 calendar lists 10 days off for Lunar New Year, 7 long weekends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Workers in Taiwan will be able to enjoy a 10-day Lunar New Year holiday and seven long weekends in 2023, the Directorate-General of Personnel Administration (DGPA) announc...

Japan's weaker yen a blessing to some, burden for others

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese yen has weakened, trading in recent weeks at 20-year lows of 130 yen to the U.S. dollar just when prices of oil and other goods are surging partly due to the war in Ukraine. ...

China's economy grows still-weak 4.8% in January-March

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leaders face pressure to shore up sinking economic growth after Shanghai and other cities shut down to fight coronavirus outbreaks, threatening to disrupt global trade and manuf...

China's economy grows still-weak 4.8% in January-March

BEIJING (AP) — China’s economic growth edged up to a still-weak 4.8% over a year earlier in the first three months of 2022 as industrial cities shut down to fight coronavirus outbreaks, threatening to...

Taiwan workers paid average year-end bonus of NT$71,968

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Employees received an average year-end bonus of over NT$70,000 (US$2,400) for their work in 2021, with those working in shipping receiving the biggest payout, according to...

Hang Lung Properties Launches "hello Anniversary Reward" Campaign to Celebrate the First Anniversary of "hello Hang Lung Malls Reward Program" in Conjunction with the Consumption Voucher Scheme

Customers can receive up to HK$600 Shopping and Dining e-Coupons upon spending of designated amount every weekHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 7 April 2022 - Hang Lung Properties Limited (stock code:...

Taiwan’s February unemployment rate rises to 3.65%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s unemployment rate rose slightly in February to reach 3.65% due to the annual phenomenon of employees looking for a new job around the Lunar New Year period,...

Taiwan Feb export orders surge, but war clouds outlook

TAIPEI, March 21 (Reuters) - Taiwan’s export orders grew much faster than expected in February to a record high for the month bolstered by sustained technology demand, but the government warned ...