Month: March 2019

Taipei metro records 10 billionth passenger

| March 31, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, The Taipei metro system reached a major milestone Sunday when it logged its 10 billionth passenger, according to its operator Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC).

The passenger, who entered the metro system at 11:35 …

Sunny, cloudy skies with sporadic showers forecast for Taiwan

| March 31, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, With northeasterly winds intensifying, the weather in Taiwan will be sunny or cloudy on Sunday, with windward northern and eastern Taiwan expected to experience brief showers, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).

Daytime …

Taiwan fighter jets intercept Chinese war planes in Taiwan Strait

| March 31, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Taiwan's Air Force scrambled several fighter jets Sunday when two military aircraft from China crossed the median line of the Taiwan Strait, according to the Ministry of National Defense (MND).

The Taiwan Air Force …

Gasoline prices up, diesel down this week

| March 31, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Taiwan's two major petroleum companies said Sunday that their gasoline prices will increase slightly this week, while their diesel prices will drop.

The state-run oil refiner CPC Corp., Taiwan said on its website that …

Taiwan’s ban on American beef, pork a trade barrier: U.S. report

| March 30, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Taiwan's restrictions on imports of pork and beef from the United States remain a major barrier to trade between the two sides, according to a recently released U.S. report that highlights significant foreign barriers …

Winning numbers for Saturday’s Taiwan lotteries

| March 30, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, The winning numbers for Taiwan's "Grand Fortune" lottery Saturday were 11, 28, 03, 25, 06, 29 and 04 plus the special number 34, Taiwan Lottery Co. said.

Meanwhile, the "Jin Cai 539"lottery's winning numbers …

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