Category Archives: Medical

CWB warns of big day-night temperature differences

| November 14, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The day-night temperature gap is expected to remain wide in Taiwan on Wednesday as it comes under the influence of northeasterly winds, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said.The CWB said daytime temperatures in northern and eastern Taiwan are f…

Thailand visa-on-arrival fee waiver to begin Thursday

| November 13, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Bangkok, Nov. 13 (CNA) A visa-on-arrival fee waiver for visitors to Thailand from 21 countries, including Taiwan, for stays of up to 15 days, will officially begin Thursday, the Thai government said Tuesday.With effect from Nov. 15-Jan. 13, the visa-on…

Young Taiwanese pitchers need to improve conditioning: ex-Yankee

| November 12, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Taiwanese pitcher Chien-ming Wang (???) said on Monday that he believes the country’s young pitchers need to improve their physical conditioning to make up the gap between the strength of Asian and Western players.The former Major League Baseba…

New TRA head vows to improve safety of train travel

| November 9, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Former Deputy Transportation Minister Chang Chen-yuan (???) assumed office as the new head of Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) on Friday, pledging to improve the safety of train travel and restore public confidence in it.”We will spare no e…

Poor air quality expected in most of western Taiwan

| November 8, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The weather is expected to be stable, but the air quality will be so poor Thursday that Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) was planning to reduce the power-generating capacity of three power plants, according to the Environmental Protection Administra…

Sporadic showers forecast Monday for northern Taiwan

| November 5, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Sporadic rain is expected to continue in northern Taiwan on Monday, while the weather in the rest of the country will range from sunny to cloudy skies, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).In Taipei, Keelung, Yilan and other northern c…

Dalai Lama stresses role of education on environmental issues

| November 3, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Nov. 3 (CNA) The Dalai Lama emphasized the role of education in addressing global environmental issues during a talk Saturday with Nobel laureate Lee Yuan-tseh (???), and he asked scientists to take more responsibility to communicate with the p…

UMC vows to clear name against U.S. charges

| November 2, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Taiwan-based United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC) said Friday it takes the U.S. trade secrets theft charges leveled against the company seriously and will do everything possible to clear its name.”For nearly 40 years, UMC has devoted countless e…

Taiwan’s science parks look to attract local companies from overseas

| October 28, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Oct. 28 (CNA) Taiwan’s three science parks have set up a special task force to help overseas Taiwanese businesses relocate their operations to Taiwan, the Ministry of Science and Technology details in a written report to be submitted to the Leg…

Pokemon Go Safari Zone event to be held in Tainan

| October 27, 2018 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, A Pokemon Go Safari Zone event, where players catch elusive Pokemon monsters, is to be held in Tainan, according to Tainan City Government.Acting Mayor of Tainan Lee Meng-yen (???) announced on Thursday that the event will kick off in Tainan Me…

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