Month: July 2017

Taiwan denies accusation of ‘dollar diplomacy’

| July 31, 2017 | | 0

Taipei--Taiwan's government on Monday denied accusations that it is engaging in "dollar diplomacy" by offering financial assistance not tied to any specific projects to its diplomatic allies.

Presidential Office spokesman Sidney Lin (???) said the …

Taiwan shares edge higher

| July 31, 2017 | | 0

Taipei--Shares in Taiwan closed slightly higher Monday and remained above the monthly moving average of 10,425 points for the eighth consecutive trading session.

The weighted index on the Taiwan Stock Exchange closed up 4.28 points, …

Gongliao Rock Festival postponed until Aug. 4

| July 31, 2017 | | 0

Taipei--The three-day 2017 Ho-Hai-Yan Gongliao Rock Festival in New Taipei which was postponed from its original date of July 28 as a result of Typhoon Nesat will now start on Aug. 4, announced New Taipei …

Government cuts air conditioning use due to storm damage

| July 31, 2017 | | 0

Taipei--The government has taken a decision to shut down all the air conditioners in its offices for two hours a day in a bid to conserve electricity in the wake of two storms that damaged …

Nesat, Haitang show once again limitations of forecasts

| July 31, 2017 | | 0

Taipei--In pounding Taiwan over the past few days, Typhoon Nesat and Tropical Storm Haitang both pulled surprises, following quirky tracks that defied forecasts and left some parts of the country unprepared for their arrival.

Nesat …

22 rather than 69 Taiwanese fraud suspects arrested in Indonesia

| July 30, 2017 | | 0

Jakarta--The number of Taiwanese suspects arrested during an extensive crackdown by Indonesian police on telecommunication fraud Saturday was confirmed Sunday at 22 rather than 69, as had been previously reported by Indonesian media.

Indonesian police …

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