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President, ex-premier to attend annual anti-nuclear march: organizers

| April 24, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, President Tsai Ing-wen and former Premier Lai Ching-te will attend an annual anti-nuclear march April 27 that is aimed at demanding the abolition of nuclear power, the event organizers said Wednesday.Announcing that it will organize the 2019 a…

Power use in Taiwan hits record high for April

| April 23, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, A soaring mercury pushed peak electricity consumption in Taiwan to 33.18 million kilowatts Tuesday, setting a record high for the second consecutive day this year and for any April over the past few years, according to state-run Taiwan Power C…

Taiwan launches plastic free initiative to mark Earth Day

| April 22, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) kicked off its plastic free initiative on Monday to mark Earth Day, by promoting successful efforts around the island to reduce the use of plastic.Lai Ying-ying director-general of the EPA’s Depar…

Jobless rate improves in March

| April 22, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Taiwan posted an unemployment rate of 3.68 percent as of the end of March, down 0.04 percentage points from a month earlier, according to statistics released by the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) Monday.After …

Uber drivers protest planned changes to rental car regulations

| April 21, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Hundreds of Uber drivers rallied in front of the Presidential Office on Sunday to protest planned regulations that would require Uber-supported transportation services to adopt hourly or day-based fare rates and bar them from driving around lo…

‘The World Between Us’ may be broadcast in Europe: CatchPlay

| April 21, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Discussions for the rights to distribute the highly rated Taiwanese crime drama “The World Between Us” in Europe are currently being held, according to multimedia and live streaming company CatchPlay.The 10-part series, which was produced by T…

Lyrid meteor shower to peak next week: museum

| April 20, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Stargazers in Taiwan will have a chance to view the Lyrid meteor shower when it reaches its peak in the early hours of April 23, the Taipei Astronomical Museum said on Saturday.While there is likely to be interference from the moonlight, there…

Taiwan opens beauty-cosmetics pop-up store in Kuala Lumpur

| April 20, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Kuala Lumpur, A group of Taiwanese beauty and cosmetics vendors have opened a pop-up store in a shopping mall in downturn Kuala Lumpur in a bid to impress Malaysian consumers there and eventually boost exports.A total of 13 Taiwanese beauty and cosmet…

Love for daughter prompts Malaysian mother to seek treatment in Taiwan

| April 19, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, After three months of treatment, including seven operations in Taiwan since December last year, a 28-year-old mother from Malaysia has finally been able to fulfill her dream to be by her daughter’s side and watch her grow up.The mother, identi…

Taiwan makes advance in biofuel production technique

| April 19, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Academia Sinica Thursday unveiled a technique that facilitates the production of more biofuel using cryo-electron microscopy, a technology that enables researchers to better capture the structure of enzymes — biological catalysts that acceler…

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