Month: April 2018

Taiwan shares close up 0.99%

| April 30, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, Taiwan shares closed up 104.45 points, or 0.99 percent, at 10,657.88 Monday on turnover of NT$118.03 billion (US$3.99 billion).

Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel

China likely to step up military exercises: defense minister

| April 30, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, China is expected to increase the scope of its long-distance combat training exercises at sea to put greater pressure on Taiwan, Minister of National Defense Yen Teh-fa (???) said Monday.

"In one or two …

Eta Aquarids set to to peak at weekend: museum

| April 30, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, There is a good chance that astronomy buffs in Taiwan will be able to spot shooting stars from May 4-6 as the Eta Aquarid meteor shower peaks, the Taipei Astronomical Museum said Monday.

Conditions …

What’s Behind Vietnam’s More Vocal Stance Against China?

| April 30, 2018 | | 0

TAIPEI, TAIWAN Vietnam sounded off twice last week against China over a long-festering maritime sovereignty dispute, after months of silence. But analysts expect to see angry phases like this one alternate more often with silent …

Taichung takes steps to reduce air pollution

| April 29, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, The air quality in Kinmen, Taichung and some parts of western Taiwan was rated "unhealthy" on Sunday, prompting the Taichung City government to order some measures to reduce air pollution.

The Taichung Environmental Protection …

Five firemen, two migrant workers killed in Taoyuan fire (update I)

| April 29, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, A massive inferno raged inside a printed circuit board manufacturing facility in Taoyuan City Saturday night, killing five firemen and two migrant workers, while injuring seven other firefighters, the city's fire department said Sunday.…

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