Taiwan sees nearly 300 mountaineering accidents in first 8 months of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Fire Agency (NFA) statistics show that there have been nearly 300 mountaineering accidents in the first eight months of 2020, a sharp increase compared to past ye...

Mountaineer found dead at bottom of cliff in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The body of a lone mountaineer has been found at the bottom of a cliff on Taiwan’s Central Range Point and will be airlifted out on Sunday (Oct. 4). Taichung City...

Earthquake alert to be sent to Taiwan cellphone users on Sept. 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cellphone users in Taiwan are asked not to panic on Sept. 21, when they receive an emergency SMS to mark the 21st anniversary of the 1999 Earthquake, the second-deadliest ...

Things to pack in emergency kit in event of earthquakes: Taiwan authorities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The magnitude 6.1 earthquake that rocked the eastern city of Hualien and rattled almost the entire island of Taiwan has again brought to light the importance of disaster p...

Taiwan's National Fire Agency calls for considerate use of ambulances

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Fire Agency (NFA) released statistics on ambulance use in Taiwan today, and urged the public to only call for an ambulance in times of emergency, reported CNA...

Bullish Sentiment Bucked Back from Two-Year Low, According to E*TRADE Study

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 13, 2018--E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: ETFC) today announced results from the most recent wave of StreetWise, the E*TRADE quarterly tracking study of experienc...

E*TRADE Adds Easy-to-Use Risk Management Firepower with Risk Slide Tool

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 21, 2018--E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC) today announced another significant addition to its suite of trading tools. With the new Risk Slide tool on the Opt...

Western Sahara conflict impacts Morocco 2026 World Cup bid

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — The 2026 World Cup contest has been engulfed in intrigue about whether Donald Trump's rhetoric on immigration and foreign policy will cost North America votes. What's barely talk...

Ahead of the June Fed Meeting, E*TRADE Study Reveals Investor Views on the Economy & Market Momentum

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 11, 2018--E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: ETFC) today announced results from the most recent wave of StreetWise, the E*TRADE quarterly tracking study of experienc...

E*TRADE Study Reveals Significant Generational Gap in How Investors Perceive Recent Grads’ Retirement Investing Knowledge

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 30, 2018--E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: ETFC) today announced results from the most recent wave of StreetWise, the E*TRADE quarterly tracking study of experienc...

E*TRADE Delivers More Insight and Control to Options Traders Through Custom Grouping Tool on Flagship Trading Platform

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2018--E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: ETFC) today announced a significant addition to its suite of trading tools. With the new Custom Grouping tool on the Opt...

President directs interior ministry to look into fatal fire

Taipei, April 30 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen will have the Ministry of the Interior (MOI) conduct a review of fire safety rules after a massive blaze in an electronics factory in Taoyuan took the liv...

Today's gun-control debate has echoes of 1934

CHICAGO (AP) — It was 1934. Mobsters armed with fully automatic "Tommy guns" had left a trail of bloodstained sidewalks and pockmarked walls across the country, and the new president had narrowly esca...

Rivers the leading location for drowning deaths in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - According to the National Fire Agency (NFA) under the Ministry of the Interior, more than 40 percent of drowning victims lost their lives in rivers and streams last year. Con...

Electrical problems are leading cause of fire deaths in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The number of fire deaths increased last year, with most of the deaths in fires caused by electrical fires, according to official data published by the National Fire Agency of ...