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Taiwan to expand hand luggage checks to arrivals from Philippines

| August 18, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Passengers arriving at the Taoyuan airport from the Philippines will be subject to hand luggage checks starting Monday, as a precautionary measure against African swine fever (ASF), Taiwan's Central Emergency Operation Center for ASF said …

Magnitude 4.8 earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan

| August 18, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-A magnitude 4.8 earthquake rocked Hualien in eastern Taiwan at 12:05 p.m. Sunday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The quake was centered about 27.8 kilometers …

KMT’s Han Kuo-yu assembles 100-member policy advisory group

| August 18, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Han Kuo-yu (???), the opposition Kuomintang's (KMT) presidential candidate, on Saturday named 100 people selected for his national policy advisory team, most of whom are former KMT government officials.

At a news conference, Han said …

Incentive scheme spurs brisk sales of eco-friendly appliances: MOF

| August 18, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Sales of energy efficient household appliances have been booming in Taiwan since June, when a government incentive scheme was introduced to encourage the replacement of older electrical appliances, according to the Ministry of Finance (MOF).…

Taiwan Automation Intelligence and Robot Show to kick off Wednesday

| August 18, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-The Taiwan Automation Intelligence and Robot Show (TAIROS), will begin Wednesday with displays of service robots and smart living solutions, among others, at some 800 booths, the organizers said Sunday.

The exhibitors will include Hiwin …

Hundreds of Filipinos celebrate Ilocano heritage in Taichung

| August 18, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Hundreds of Filipinos of Ilocano lineage gathered in Taichung on Sunday to celebrate their heritage with presentations of dance, music, and a beauty pageant with a twist.

The Ilocanos are one of the largest ethnolinguistic …

Online gambling ring busted in Taoyuan

| August 17, 2019 | | 0

Taipei- Six people were arrested in Taoyuan earlier this week in connection with an online gambling operation, the city's police department said Saturday.

Acting on a tip-off, police arrested a man suspected of being the …

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