Day: April 6, 2019

MOFA refutes report saying U.S. arm sales to Taiwan on hold

| April 6, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei The U.S. sale of F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan has not been put on hold, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Saturday, refuting a claim in a U.S. media report that the Trump Administration has temporarily set aside the arms sale in ord…

Freeway traffic to spike in Taiwan Saturday afternoon

| April 6, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei Heavy traffic is expected Saturday afternoon on many parts of Taiwan’s freeways as more people will drive northbound on the third day of the four-day Tomb Sweeping Festival, according to the Freeway Bureau.The most affected roads are in northern…

LSE: No decision made yet to alter Taiwan’s designation on sculpture

| April 6, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

London, April 5 (CNA) The prestigious London School of Economics (LSE) said Friday that it had not made any decision on whether to change Taiwan’s designation in a sculpture on its campus in a way that implied Taiwan was a part of China.In a statement …

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake rocks southern Taiwan

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Taipei A magnitude 4.4 earthquake hit southern Taiwan at 5:24 a.m. Saturday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). No injuries or damage were immediately reported.The earthquake was centered about 26.1 kilometers northeast of Pingtung County H…

Taiwan’s No. 3 nuclear power plant unaffected by earthquake

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Taipei Taiwan’s No. 3 nuclear power plant was not affected by a magnitude 4.4 earthquake that hit southern Taiwan, where the facility is located, Saturday morning, according to Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower).All three nuclear power plants operating in Tai…

Northern Taiwan housing market improves in March

| April 6, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei The property market in northern Taiwan showed signs of improving after an index gauging the market climate indicated an end to seven months of contraction, according to a survey by real estate magazine My Housing.The survey found five of the six…

Cloudy to sunny skies forecast for Taiwan on Saturday

| April 6, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei Due to reduced humidity in the air, Taiwan is expected to continue to experience cloudy to sunny skies on Saturday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).The CWB said stable weather conditions are forecast to prevail around Taiwan and on…

FAT flight air conditioning malfunction fills cabin with smoke

| April 6, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei Everyone on board a Far Eastern Air (FAT) flight to Japan on Friday was safe following a malfunction in the aircraft’s air conditioning system that filled the cabin with smoke shortly after landing, the airline said Saturday.The incident took pl…

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