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Taiwan’s GDP growth to benefit manufacturing sector first

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan’s rapid GDP expansion is rooted in the manufacturing sector, residents working in the larger services sector will feel the benefits of the growth much late...

Taiwan fears Omicron variant will enter with Lunar New Year returnees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Omicron COVID-19 variant could enter Taiwan by the end of the year as people return to celebrate the Lunar New Year, Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) chief Chen ...

Tzu Chi, Taiwan employer help comatose worker return home to Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A migrant worker from the Philippines who fell into a coma following a debilitating disease flew home Saturday (Nov. 27) thanks to assistance from the Buddhist Compassion ...

Mayor says deputy's Taiwan independence statement will not affect Shanghai forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A statement by his deputy describing Taiwan as an independent, self-ruling nation will not sink plans for a forum with the Chinese city of Shanghai next week, Taipei City ...

StarLux worst-hit Taiwan airline in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Faced with losses of NT$6.12 billion (US$218.88 million) so far this year, StarLux Airlines will need to make a capital increase next year, at the request of the Civil Aer...

Taiwan’s PX Mart offers NT$11.5 billion for RT-Mart hypermarket chain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — PX Mart is offering NT$11.5 billion (US$412.65 million) to take over hypermarket operator RT-Mart from France’s Auchan and the Ruentex Group, reports said Saturday (...

Turkey detains 27 Taiwanese in raid on alleged fraud ring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Turkish police detained 27 suspects from Taiwan in an operation to crack down on alleged fraud in the Mediterranean resort town of Bodrum, reports said Saturday (Nov. 27)....

Taiwan reports 12 new imported COVID cases for second day in a row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed 12 new imported COVID-19 cases for the second day in a row Saturday (Nov. 27), with no local infections or deaths, according to the Central Epidemic Comma...

Taipei could cancel New Year’s Eve party due to Omicron variant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City could decide to cancel New Year’s Eve celebrations just three days before Dec. 31 if the threat of the COVID-19 Omicron variant warrants such action, May...

China sends 8 aircraft into Taiwan’s ADIZ during visit US Congress members

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As five members of the United States House of Representatives were visiting Taiwan, China sent eight military aircraft into the country’s air defense identification ...

Taiwan raises 2021 economic growth forecast to 6.09%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government has raised its forecast for economic growth this year to 6.09%, which would amount to the highest level in 11 years, reports said Friday (Nov. 26). In Oc...

Taiwan to station Veterans Affairs Council envoy in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cabinet-level Veterans Affairs Council will post an envoy in Washington, D.C., in January, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told visiting members of the United States Cong...

Two Taiwan securities firms attacked by hackers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yuanta Securities and President Securities have been attacked by hackers, forcing the suspension of their online sub-brokerage services, reports said Friday (Nov. 26). ...

Taiwan's Mark Lee Ping-bing to succeed Ang Lee on Golden Horse committee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple award-winning cinematographer Mark Lee Ping-bing (李屏賓) will succeed Academy Award laureate Ang Lee (李安) as head of the Golden Horse Film Awards Executive Committe...

Taiwan’s winter expected to be dry with normal temperatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The winter months from December to February will see normal temperatures, though they might be dryer than usual under the influence of La Nina, the Central Weather Bureau ...