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Taiwanese-American shows how young power can change the world

| September 17, 2018 | | 0

Unlike most people, Cassandra Lin (???) knew at the age of 10 what she wanted to do with her life.A curious and passionate child growing up in Rhode Island, the Taiwanese-American, now 20, has been deeply involved for years in community service and a p…

Fuel prices to rise to new high in Taiwan this week

| September 16, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, Sept. 16 (CNA) Domestic gasoline and diesel prices will increase by NT$0.2 (US$0.006) this week to the highest level since October 2014, amid worries over escalating tensions between the United States and Iran and a hurricane strike on the U.S….

Taiwanese fishing boat caught illegally catching silky sharks

| September 14, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, A local fishing boat might face a fine and see its operating license revoked after being caught illegally catching silky sharks — a species prohibited by the government for capture, the Fisheries Agency (FA) said Thursday.About 30 tons of the …

Stable weather forecast until approach of Typhoon Mangkhut

| September 12, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, Stable weather conditions are forecast to continue around Taiwan until Typhoon Mangkhut brings rain to the country on Saturday, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Wednesday.CWB forecaster Cheng Chuan-fang (???) said Mangkhut, which was upgra…

Taiwan shares open lower

| September 11, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, The Taiwan Stock Exchange’s main index opened down 2.8 points at 10,723 Tuesday on turnover of NT$2.19 billion (US$71.01 million). Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel

CAL, EVA Air flights to Osaka remain suspended through Sept. 13

| September 10, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, China Airlines (CAL) and EVA Airways said Monday that they cannot resume flights to Osaka until Sept. 13 as the airport there is still closed due to damage caused by Typhoon Jebi.CAL has also canceled flight CI159 from Osaka to Taoyuan on Sept…

Vegetable wholesale price in Taipei sets year record

| September 9, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) In the wake of massive flooding caused by torrential rain in southern Taiwan recently, the average wholesale price of vegetables in Taipei reached NT$42.3 (US$1.37) per kilogram Sunday, the highest this year and a rise of 5 percen…

Taiwan shares rebound to end above 11,000 points

| September 4, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, Shares in Taiwan staged a technical rebound to close above the 11,000 point mark Tuesday as bargain hunting took hold almost across the board after the slump seen in the previous session, dealers said.The bellwether electronics sector steamed a…

Taiwan loses to Japan in women’s baseball World Cup final

| September 1, 2018 | | 0

Washington, Aug. 31 (CNA) Taiwan was defeated by Japan in the final of the 2018 Women’s Baseball World Cup 0-6 to take second spot in the championship held Friday in Viera, Florida.Despite the defeat, it was the best performance for the Taiwan team in …

AIDC to deliver 66 advanced jet trainers by 2026

| August 31, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, Aerospace Industrial Development Corp. (AIDC) is scheduled to deliver 66 advanced trainer aircraft to the government by 2026, the Ministry of National Defense said Friday.AIDC, which developed the indigenous Ching-kuo jet fighter, has been comm…

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