Day: April 14, 2019

Poor air quality forecast for parts of western Taiwan: EPA

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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) …

Investment from Taiwanese expats reach NT$120 billion: president

| April 14, 2019 | | 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 …

Social media giant Facebook, related services down

| April 14, 2019 | | 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 …

Unstable weather forecast for Sunday

| April 14, 2019 | | 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 …

Washington urged not to refer to ‘one China’ policy

| April 14, 2019 | | 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 …

Gasoline prices up for fifth straight week

| April 14, 2019 | | 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 …

Hospitals accused of excess NHI reimbursement involving da Vinci use

| April 14, 2019 | | 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 …

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