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Taiwan indicts Bitcoin traders for violations of banking act

| January 18, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Seven people who were arrested on June 13, last year, for allegedly operating a fraudulent cryptocurrency investment scheme were officially charged with violating multiple banking and business related laws on Friday, according to prosecutors.A…

Ex-HK lawmaker urges unity in Taiwan amid China threat

| January 17, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, A former member of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council Wednesday urged Taiwan to stick to democracy and unity in the face of increasing pressure from China.”The ‘one country, two systems’ formula applied to Hong Kong has become a hell-like nightma…

2 Vietnamese women arrested in Yilan for overstaying visas: police

| January 16, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Two Vietnamese women, who were allegedly working as prostitutes in Taiwan, were recently arrested in the eastern county of Yilan for overstaying their visas, police said Wednesday.The two women, aged 25 and 37, respectively, were found in a ho…

Work by last film poster painter in Taiwan sold for charity

| January 15, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, A work by Yan Jhen-fa the last film poster painter in Taiwan, sold for NT$128,888 (US$4182), nearly NT$50,000 higher than its starting price, in an online charity auction that ended Monday night.Hondao Senior Citizen’s Welfare Foundation, a no…

Major market players down almost 25% in Q4 amid equity volatility

| January 12, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The number of major retail investors on Taiwan’s stock market in the fourth quarter of last year fell almost 25 percent from the previous quarter, a reflection of equity price volatility, according to the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC)…

New premier to keep old economics team: senior political source

| January 11, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taiwan’s new premier, Su Tseng-chang (???), will be keeping on the economics and finance team from the previous Cabinet, but will make changes in other ministries and departments, a senior political source said Friday.According to the source, the new p…

Taiwan yet to see cold spell this winter: CWB

| January 10, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, There have no cold spells in Taiwan since the start of winter last December but the first one may arrive later this month or in February, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Thursday.Defining a cold spell as a short period of cold weather in…

Taiwan passport still ranked 29th ‘most powerful’ in the world

| January 9, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Taiwan’s passport remains the 29th most powerful in the world, according to the latest edition of an index that ranks passports according to the number of countries around the globe that provide holders with visa-free access.The 2019 Henley Pa…

Magnitude 5.3 quake rocks eastern Taiwan

| January 8, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, A magnitude 5.3 earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan at 8:16 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).The epicenter of the quake was located at sea about 66.7 kilometers northeast of Taitung County Hall at a depth of 33.9 km, th…

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