Month: December 2018

Taiwan may deploy more sniffer dogs at airports amid ASF fear

| December 31, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The Council of Agriculture (COA) is planning to deploy more sniffer dogs and install X-ray scanners at speedy immigration clearance gates at airports after finding the number of travelers trying to smuggle meat products into Taiwan has not dec…

Promising Taiwanese tennis player qualifies for Challenger event

| December 31, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Tseng Chun-hsin Taiwan’s junior tennis ace, beat Michael Look of Australia on Monday to qualify for the main draw of an ATP Challenger event in Australia.The 17-year-old Taiwanese, who is the top ranked junior in the world but is turning pro t…

CDC bracing for more flu cases over New Year’s holiday

| December 30, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Flu cases have been on the rise in Taiwan in recent weeks, and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is urging people to take precautions against the flu over the New Year’s holiday, especially with lower temperatures expected.In the week endi…

Taiwan mulling heavier punishment to stem illegal immigration

| December 30, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Taiwan is planning to impose stricter penalties on acts related to illegal immigration to prevent incidents such as the sudden disappearance of 148 Vietnamese tourists earlier this month from happening again, according to the Cabinet.The direc…

Taiwan welcomes 11 millionth visitor of 2018

| December 30, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, A Japanese national has become the 11 millionth tourist to visit Taiwan in 2018 after arriving at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on a flight from Kansai International Airport on Sunday.Shinobu Nishikawa, a doctor from Nara, arrived at th…

Wind power contracted in accordance with the law, no intention to postpone

| December 29, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

In response to media reports, Taipower has applied wind power to this year’s 5.8 yuan rate, deliberately postponed to January 2 for signing issues. Taipower emphasizes that the registration of renewable energy purchase and sale is handled according to …

NIA searching for 128 unaccounted for Vietnamese tourists

| December 29, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The National Immigration Agency (NIA) said Saturday that 128 out of 148 Vietnamese tourists who disappeared after entering Taiwan last week remain unaccounted for, and it believes that crime syndicates are involved in the case.As of 4 p.m. Sat…

Penghu station opened to promote Taiwan's underwater cultural assets

| December 29, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The Ministry of Culture’s Bureau of Cultural Heritage (BOCH) on Wednesday opened an underwater archaeological work station in the offshore island county of Penghu to preserve and exhibit Taiwan’s underwater cultural assets.The workstation, form…

China imposes anti-dumping tariffs on Taiwanese chemical vendors

| December 29, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, China has imposed anti-dumping tariffs on chemical companies in Taiwan, the United States and Malaysia, effective from Saturday, after vendors from those countries were found to have sold butyl alcohol at unfairly low prices in China.China’s M…

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