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EVA Air to launch TaoyuanMilan flights next year

| July 17, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, EVA Airways, one of Taiwan's two leading international carriers, will offer a regular service between Taipei and the Italian city of Milan starting Feb. 18, 2020, the airline announced Wednesday.

EVA Air will operate …

Taiwan’s 2019 GDP growth forecast to drop further to 2.06 percent

| July 17, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, The ChungHua Institution for Economic Research (CIER) further trimmed its forecast for Taiwan's economic growth rate in 2019 to 2.06 percent Wednesday, down by 0.09 percentage points from April.

Amid a slowing global economy, …

Filipino indicted in Taiwan for murder aboard fishing boat

| July 12, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, The Pingtung District Prosecutors Office indicted a Philippine national Friday on charges of homicide in a case that occurred aboard a Taiwanese fishing boat in the Indian Ocean in February that saw the death …

MOFA urges public to stay alert to passport theft scams

| July 9, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Several Taiwanese recently gave their passports to a person offering a great opportunity overseas only to find they were the victims of fraud, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Tuesday, and it urged …

Tornado causes agricultural damage in southern Taiwan

| July 2, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Two townships in southern Taiwan suffered a total of NT$20 million (US$640,000)worth in agricultural losses as more than 120 hectares of fruit plantations were damaged by a tornado Monday.

The tornado touched down at …

Taiwan office in Canada warns over shared luggage space schemes

| June 30, 2019 | | 0

Toronto, Taiwan's representative office in Canada reminded Taiwanese travelers to be vigilant over "shared luggage space" schemes as unwitting Taiwanese could be used by drug syndicates to transport illegal substances and have to deal with …

UN: Average of Nearly 1 Migrant Child Death Daily Since 2014

| June 28, 2019 | | 0

The U.N. migration agency says migrant children have died or gone missing at the rate of nearly one per day worldwide over the past five years, with treacherous journeys like those across the Mediterranean or …

Export orders fall for 7th straight month in May

| June 20, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Export orders received by Taiwanbased companies fell for the seventh consecutive month in May due to the impact of trade friction between the United States and China on global economic growth, the Ministry of …

Taiwan asks its agricultural experts in China for job details

| June 19, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, The Council of Agriculture's (COA) said Wednesday that it is seeking detailed information from Taiwanese agricultural experts in China regarding the work they are doing there for the Chinese government.

The request was made …

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