Month: December 2019

Taiwan November exports forecast to show growth

| December 7, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Taiwan is forecast to report a year-on-year increase in exports for November, stopping a two-month losing streak, on the back of rising demand ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday, an economist said Saturday.…

Housing transactions in 6 major cities up more than 6% in November

| December 7, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Transactions of residential and commercial properties in Taiwan's six special municipalities rose more than 6 percent in November from a year earlier, amid higher demand, as a higher number of overseas-based Taiwanese companies returned home, …

HTC November sales down 16% month-on-month

| December 7, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC Corp. saw a monthly sales drop of 16 percent in November, which market analysts attributed to escalating competition in the global smartphone market.

In a statement Friday, HTC reported NT$550 million …

Taiwan donates 100,000 euros to Venice for post-disaster recovery

| December 7, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Taiwan's government has donated 100,000 euros to the Italian city of Venice to help with recovery efforts in the wake of severe flooding in November, which damaged many cultural and heritage sites, the Ministry of …

Overnight temperatures forecast to dip below 10 degrees

| December 7, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Overnight temperatures in parts of Taiwan will likely plunge below 10 degrees Celsius over the next two days due to the effects of a continental cold air mass, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) forecast Saturday.…

March held to mark 40th anniversary of Kaohsiung Incident

| December 7, 2019 | | 0

Kaohsiung-Several civic groups held a march Saturday to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Kaohsiung Incident, with President Tsai Ing-wen (???), several lawmakers, and human rights activists from Taiwan and abroad participating.

At the event, …

Intelligence reports on Kaohsiung Incident declassified

| December 7, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-A series of intelligence reports on the Kaohsiung Incident, a government crackdown on pro-democracy protesters Dec. 10, 1979 have been declassified but not yet released for public consumption, an independent commission tasked with investigating Taiwan's …

Hon Hai founder Gou visits Wisconsin project

| December 7, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Terry Gou (???), founder of Taiwanese manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., on Friday visited the site of a huge investment project being carried out by the company in Wisconsin, United States.

The complex, …

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