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Taiwan exports end 2-month falling streak in November

| December 9, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Taiwan's exports rose more than 3 percent from a year earlier in November, breaking a two-month downward streak, as Taiwanese companies raised their local production in a bid to avoid the impact of trade friction …

Key players gather to commemorate 1979 Kaohsiung Incident

| December 9, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Key players in the 1979 Kaohsiung Incident gathered on the eve of the United Nations-designated Human Rights Day, with one of the key figures urging the public to vote for the right leader in next …

Fines in place for selling non-quarantined meat items online

| December 9, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-E-commerce operators caught posting or selling non-quarantined meat products will soon be subject to fines of up to NT$150,000 (US$4,921), the Council of Agriculture (COA) warned Monday.

The new rule came in the wake of …

CAA mulling new terminal for Kaohsiung airport

| December 9, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-A new terminal is being planned for the Kaohsiung International Airport to better integrate local and international air travel, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) said Monday.

The terminal is expected to replace the two existing …

Taiwan welcomes year’s 2-millionth Japanese visitor

| December 9, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-The number of Japanese tourists visiting Taiwan in a single year broke the 2 million mark for the first time Monday, with the lucky 2-millionth arrival feted with various gifts from the Tourism Bureau.

Mizaguchi …

Reform more difficult than revolution: Chen Chu

| December 8, 2019 | | 0

[Editor's note: Dec. 10, 2019 will mark the 40th anniversary of the Kaohsiung Incident, a crackdown on protesters who called for the removal of party bans and end of martial law under the authoritarian Kuomintang …

March held to mark 40th anniversary of Kaohsiung Incident

| December 7, 2019 | | 0

Kaohsiung-Several civic groups held a march Saturday to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Kaohsiung Incident, with President Tsai Ing-wen (???), several lawmakers, and human rights activists from Taiwan and abroad participating.

At the event, …

Hon Hai founder Gou visits Wisconsin project

| December 7, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Terry Gou (???), founder of Taiwanese manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., on Friday visited the site of a huge investment project being carried out by the company in Wisconsin, United States.

The complex, …

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