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Cabinet approves 2020 central government budget

| August 15, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, The Cabinet approved Thursday the central government budget plan for 2020, which shows both expenditure and revenue of NT$2.102 trillion (US$66.93 billion), the first time no difference between the expenditure and revenue has been …

CWB issues sea warning for Typhoon Lekima

| August 7, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a sea warning for Typhoon Lekima Wednesday afternoon, adding that a land warning is expected early Thursday.

As of 5 p.m. Wednesday, Lekima was packing maximum sustained winds …

Taiwan records firstever indigenous case of chikungunya fever

| July 26, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, A woman living in New Taipei has been diagnosed with chikungunya fever, the first indigenous case in Taiwan's history, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Friday.

The patient, who is in her 20s, …

Taiwan to host world conference on women’s shelters

| July 26, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Taiwan will host the fourth World Conference of Women's Shelters in November, with 1,500 female representatives from 120 countries participating, the Taiwanese coorganizer Garden of Hope Foundation announced Friday

The conference will be held …

Online vendor sentenced to 14 years for fraud

| July 25, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, An online vendor was given a 14year jail sentence by the Taiwan High Court Thursday on 439 counts of fraud involving hundreds of victims, who made group purchases from her Facebook group pages.

The …

TJC, agencies to discuss declassification of political case files

| July 25, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, The Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) said Thursday that it will meet next week with the relevant government agencies to talk about the declassification of several files related to highprofile political persecution during Taiwan's White …

Heavy, extreme heavy rain alerts issued for southern Taiwan

| July 20, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued heavy rain and extreme heavy rain alerts for southern Taiwan on Saturday because of the influence of a low pressure system.

There is a chance of localized heavy …

Taiwan a key player in SE Asia drug trade: U.N. report

| July 18, 2019 | | 0

Bangkok, Criminal networks and chemists from Taiwan, along with major criminal groups and financers based in Hong Kong, Macau, China and Thailand, are the main players in drug production and trade in Southeast Asia, according …

DPP official says Taiwan should stop Han from winning presidency

| July 18, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Newly appointed Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Deputy Secretary-General Lin Fei-fan on Thursday said the nation's top priority should be preventing opposition Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu from winning the presidency next year.

"Our …

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