Day: April 14, 2019

Poor air quality forecast for parts of western Taiwan: EPA

| April 14, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Air quality is expected to be poor in some parts of western Taiwan and the outlying islands Monday due to a northeast monsoon blowing atmospheric pollutants toward the country, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) warned Sunday.Th…

Investment from Taiwanese expats reach NT$120 billion: president

| April 14, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Investment from returning Taiwanese entrepreneurs has reached NT$120 billion (US$3.89 billion) since the beginning of the year and more is expected to follow, President Tsai Ing-wen said Sunday.The government has been inviting Taiwanese expatr…

Social media giant Facebook, related services down

| April 14, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Online social media and social networking service Facebook and its related apps crashed Sunday, leaving them inaccessible to users for a second time within a mere month.Facebook was found to be inaccessible at around 6:40 p.m., while Facebook-…

Unstable weather forecast for Sunday

| April 14, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Unstable weather has been forecast across Taiwan on Sunday, with some parts to see occasional rain due to the passage of a northeasterly wind front, the Central Weather Bureau said.Daytime highs in northern Taiwan will hit 26 degrees Celsius, …

Taiwan’s economy ruined by 3 presidents with law degrees: Han Kuo-yu

| April 14, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Taiwan’s economy has been crippled by three presidents who were all law graduates of National Taiwan University (NTU), Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu claimed Sunday.Han was referring to former presidents Chen Shui-bian and Ma Ying-jeou and incumbe…

Long line at polling station as Taiwan-based Indonesians go to polls

| April 14, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, A long line of voters waited outside a polling station near Taipei Main Station as absentee voting kicked off Sunday, three days before Indonesia’s 2019 general election.Indonesians in Taiwan could vote for their president, vice president and …

Washington urged not to refer to ‘one China’ policy

| April 14, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, A former U.S. official urged Washington Sunday not to refer to its “one China” policy in a diplomatic setting when it comes to cross-Taiwan Strait relations, as it is confusing and misleading.”There are a lot of other measures that the U.S. co…

Gasoline prices up for fifth straight week

| April 14, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The two major petroleum companies in Taiwan announced price hikes at their gas stations country Sunday, the fifth consecutive week in which gasoline prices have increased.The state-run oil refiner CPC Corp., Taiwan announced an increase of NT$…

Hospitals accused of excess NHI reimbursement involving da Vinci use

| April 14, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Some hospitals in Taiwan have been accused of claiming excess reimbursement from the national health insurance system for medical expenses involving the use of the da Vinci surgical system.The National Health Insurance Administration (NHIA) re…

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