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Foxconn head regains richest man’s status in Taiwan

| November 14, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Terry Gou (???), founder and chairman of Foxconn Technology Group, the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer and a major supplier to Apple, became Taiwan’s richest man again in 2018, despite a noticeable contraction of his wealth, F…

Taiwan remains strong in research and global talent: president

| November 13, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Nov. 13 (CNA) Taiwan is strong in research capability and an important repository of global talent, President Tsai Ing-wen (???) said Tuesday in Taipei.Tsai made the remark while receiving representatives and dignitaries from foreign national s…

Taiwan shares close up 0.01%

| November 12, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Taiwan shares closed up 1.20 points, or 0.01 percent, at 9,831.21 Monday on turnover of NT$90.41 billion (US$2.94 billion). Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel

Democrat-controlled House won’t affect pro-Taiwan sentiment: MOFA

| November 12, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, A Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives following the midterm elections will not affect the Taiwan-friendly sentiment of the U.S. Congress, Deputy Foreign Minister Kelly Hsieh (???) said Monday.The Democrats took control of the U.S….

Output of Taiwan’s IC sector rises more than 8% in Q3

| November 10, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The production value of Taiwan’s integrated circuit sector grew more than 8 percent sequentially in the third quarter of the year, which was a peak season for that sector, according to the Taiwan Semiconductor Industry Association (TSIA).In a r…

Military must be ready for new threats from China: president

| November 8, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Kaohsiung, President Tsai Ing-wen (???) urged the armed forces Thursday to be ready to counter new forms of security threats from China, including misinformation, as she commissioned two Perry-class guided missile frigates purchased from the United Sta…

MOFA to “do its best” to set up APEC meets with U.S., China reps

| November 7, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) will do its best to have Taiwan’s representative meet with his American and Chinese counterparts at the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders’ summit, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (???) s…

Taiwan shares close up 0.85%

| November 7, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Taiwan shares closed up 83.40 points, or 0.85 percent, at 9,908.35 Wednesday on turnover of NT$116.29 billion (US$3.79 billion). \Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel

ARC number format to be changed by June 2019: MOI head

| November 6, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The plan to bring the format of Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) numbers in line with that of Taiwan national ID cards will likely take effect by the first half of next year, Interior Minister Hsu Kuo-yung (???) said Monday.To accommodate a new…

Taiwan interested in drone choppers, mines from U.S.

| November 5, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Taiwan’s military is hoping to purchase MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned helicopters and Mk-62 Quickstrike Mines from the United States, a senior official said Monday.Defense Ministry Department of Strategic Planning Director Wu Pao-kun (???) said the …

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