Austria's Nazi past: Belated recognition for murdered Jews

For 90-year old Holocaust survivor Kurt Yakov Tutter, it's the realization of a decades-long dream. Born in Vienna in 1930, Tutter and his sister were hidden away while their parents were sent to ...

GSB Gold Standard Banking, Josip Heit and The Value of Gold

HAMBURG, GERMANY - NEWSAKTUELL - 5 Aug 2020 - The DAX (abbreviation for Deutscher Aktienindex, it measures the performance of the 30 largest (in terms of free float market capitalization) most liquid ...

7-Eleven customer buys NT$10 newspaper, hits NT$10 million jackpot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One lucky 7-Eleven customer who bought a newspaper came away with the NT$10 million (US$341,000) Special Prize of the May to June round of the receipt lottery, while anoth...

Taiwan receipt lottery winning numbers for May, June announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The winning numbers for the most recent round of the Taiwan receipt lottery were announced by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Saturday (July 25). The winning number fo...

Four NT$2 million receipt prizes still unclaimed: Taiwan's Finance Ministry

Four uniform invoices that each won the NT$2 million (US$67,797) grand prize in the March-April receipt lottery draw remained unclaimed, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Tuesday. The MOF said the...

Deadline for filing taxes in Taiwan is today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tuesday (June 30) is the last day residents of Taiwan can file their income taxes or apply for an extension after the government issued a one-month nationwide extension du...

American jailed in Spain was unwitting drug mule, US says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Victor Stemberger wasn't about to ignore the emails inviting him into a multimillion-dollar business opportunity, so he pitched himself as perfect for the job. In a way he was — but ...

Japan's exports, imports sank in May amid pandemic fallout

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s exports sank 28% in May, while imports dropped 26% as the coronavirus pandemic slammed global trade. The provisional Ministry of Finance data, released Wednesda...

Taiwan needs to recalibrate its New Southbound Policy: Business experts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) administration may need to recalibrate its New Southbound Policy, which is aimed at diversifying Taiwan’s export markets and reducing economic...

7-Eleven customer buys NT$15 tea drink, hits NT$10 million jackpot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The March to April round of the Taiwan receipt lottery has produced 11 lucky winners of the NT$10 million (US$334,000) Special Prize, with one hitting the jackpot after sp...

Taiwan receipt lottery numbers for March, April announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The winning numbers for the most recent round of the Taiwan receipt lottery were announced by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Monday (May 25). The winning number for t...

Taiwan to lift ban on mask exports before end of June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will accelerate its timeline towards opening mask exports, as the stockpile is reaching 100 million units, Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chu...

Taiwan poised to relax mask distribution and export restrictions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan may soon ease restrictions it imposed on the purchase and export of masks as the country increases its mask manufacturing capacity to ensure domestic demand is met....

China suspends penalties on more US goods in trade truce

BEIJING (AP) — China suspended punitive tariffs on more U.S. goods including radar equipment for aviation Tuesday amid pressure from President Donald Trump to buy more imports as part of a truce in th...

Taiwan's economy shows resilience in Q1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's international trade climbed in Q1 despite the severe impacts the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had on the world economy; goods shipped to China, t...