Category Archives: Education

Health minister vows to continue efforts to attend WHA

| April 24, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung vowed Wednesday that he will work until the last minute to secure an invitation for Taiwan to attend this year’s World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva.”We will continue working until ‘the last min…

Taiwan’s industrial production drops for 4th straight month in March

| April 23, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Industrial production in Taiwan fell year-on-year in March for the fourth consecutive month as the country continued to feel the pinch from a decline in the global economy, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Tuesday.A reduced number …

End of U.S. sanction waiver on Iran oil to not hurt Taiwan: CPC

| April 22, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Waiver exemptions the United States government gave to eight countries to allow them to continue buying oil from Iran despite sanctions will end in early May, but Taiwan’s state-run oil refiner did not expect the move to affect Taiwan.U.S. Pre…

Taiwan shares end little changed after giving up earlier gains

| April 19, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Shares in Taiwan closed little changed Friday as investors shifted to the sell side, taking advantage of earlier gains on the main board which breached 11,000 points at one point, dealers said.Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufactur…

Rising support for Taiwan’s international efforts will bear fruit: AIT

| April 18, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, An increasing number of countries are backing Taiwan’s efforts to participate in international organizations, as they are beginning to realize that China’s attempts to isolate Taiwan are self-serving and do not benefit the rest of the world, A…

CIER cuts Taiwan 2019 GDP growth forecast to 2.15 percent

| April 17, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER) on Wednesday trimmed its forecast for Taiwan’s economic growth rate for 2019 to 2.15 percent, down from 2.18 percent in December.As with most other countries, Taiwan’s economy has slowed d…

Parliamentary friendship groups in EU back Taiwan’s bid to attend WHA

| April 16, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Heads of the Taiwan friendship groups in the European Parliament and the parliaments of Germany, France and the United Kingdom expressed support Monday for Taiwan’s participation in the upcoming World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva.In a joint…

Numerous Chinese military aircraft operate near Taiwan: MND

| April 15, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Numerous Chinese military fighter jets and surveillance and transport planes operated near Taiwan on Monday and were closely monitored, Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) said in a statement.A group of planes, consisting of KJ-500 air…

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 …

Taiwan’s ITRI, Hon Hai on Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators list

| April 12, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., also known as Foxconn, were named among the Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators 2018-2019 and were presented with awards in Taipei on Friday.It was the third…

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