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China’s ‘re-education camps’ likely counterproductive: U.S. official

| October 18, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, China’s “re-education camps” for Muslims are more likely to create terrorists than to prevent a rise of Islamic extremism, Scott Busby, visiting United States deputy assistant secretary of state said Thursday in Taipei.When asked to comment on …

TSMC net profit up over 23% sequentially in Q3

| October 18, 2018 | | 0

Taipei Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world’s largest contract chipmaker, said Thursday that its net profit for the third quarter was up more than 23 percent from a quarter earlier, on the back of the peak season effect.In an invest…

WTO ‘developed’ status to help Taiwan CPTPP push: vice minister

| October 17, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, Taiwan’s recent pledge to self designate as a “developed economy” at the World Trade Organization (WTO) demonstrates the nation’s commitment to connect to the wider world and could benefit its bid to join a new regional trade arrangement, Vice …

Nearly 50% of companies will raise salaries in 2019: survey

| October 17, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, While nearly 60 percent of enterprises in Taiwan’s private sector, most notably in the financial industry, have offered pay raises to their employees this year, fewer than 50 percent will raise salaries next year, according to a survey released…

Trading in Hon Hai shares to be suspended for capital reduction

| October 15, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, The trading of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. shares will be suspended from Oct. 18 to 25 due to a capital reduction of about 20 percent, the company said Monday.Shares of Hon Hai — the world’s largest contract electronics maker and Apple Inc….

President inaugurates national biotech park

| October 15, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, President Tsai Ing-wen (???) said Monday that the inauguration of the National Biotechnology Research Park marks a major stride forward for Taiwan’s biomedical industry and a milestone in the advancement of national technology and research inno…

Domestic fuel prices to remain unchanged this week

| October 14, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, Oct. 14 (CNA) State-owned oil refiner CPC Corp. Taiwan said Sunday it will maintain its cap on gasoline and diesel prices until the end of the year to help keep domestic price levels stable, despite rising international oil prices.Prices at CPC…

Taiwan shares rebound, end above 10,000 points

| October 12, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, Shares in Taiwan staged a technical rebound from the previous session to move above the 10,000 point mark Friday as investors saw other regional markets bounce back from a major slump on Thursday, dealers said.Futures on Wall Street moved highe…

Taiwan takes silver in men’s 73-kg taekwondo at Youth Olympics

| October 12, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, Taiwanese taekwondo athlete Lee Meng-en (???) had to settle for a silver medal in the men’s 73 kilogram gold medal contest at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday.Lee, who beat Ethan McClymont of Canada 15-7 and Jak…

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