Month: March 2019

Seven people killed in explosion at Taiwanese factory in China

| March 31, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Shanghai, An explosion at a Taiwanese metal factory in eastern China on Sunday has left seven people dead and five injured.The blast occurred at 7:12 a.m. at the factory site of Kunshan Han Ding Precision Metal Co., Ltd. in Kunshan City, Jiangsu Provi…

Taipei metro records 10 billionth passenger

| March 31, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 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 a.m., will receive a gift of a…

Sunny, cloudy skies with sporadic showers forecast for Taiwan

| March 31, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 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 high temperat…

Taiwan fighter jets intercept Chinese war planes in Taiwan Strait

| March 31, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 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 jets intercepted two J-11 fig…

Gasoline prices up, diesel down this week

| March 31, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 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 its gasoline prices will g…

CDC warns travelers about measles outbreaks in neighboring countries

| March 31, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Taiwan’s Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Sunday advised travelers to be on the alert against measles when visiting other Asian countries and areas, including Hong Kong and Macau, where outbreaks of the highly contagious infections disease…

Taipei concert to feature instruments made from Japan tsunami debris

| March 30, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Four instruments made from the debris of an earthquake and a tsunami that devastated northeast Japan in 2011 will be the centerpiece of a concert in Taipei on Sunday.The “tsunami instruments” — two violins, a viola and a cello — were crafted …

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

| March 30, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 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 to American exports.Taiwan…

Reunify only in a way that China and Taiwan support: ret. U.S. admiral

| March 30, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Washington, China’s reunification with Taiwan should only proceed if it is supported by both the Taiwanese side and Chinese side, Scott Swift, the former commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet (PACFLT), said Friday, adding that force and coercion should n…

Winning numbers for Saturday’s Taiwan lotteries

| March 30, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 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 were 33, 15, 23, 32, and 35, and the …

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