Category Archives: Sport

Bureau will continue to monitor, fight fake news: CIB

| November 12, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, The government will boost its ability to monitor and combat fake news, including prosecuting those who break the law by spreading false information, to protect domestic security and social order, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said Mon…

Taiwanese teen wins best young actor award at Minsk film festival

| November 7, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, Taiwan’s Chung Chia-chun (???) has won the Award for Best Young Actor at the Minsk International Film Festival in Belarus, the organizers announced Tuesday.Chung, 14, the youngest actor to have won that award at the festival, stars in the movie…

Peruvian student wins Mandarin public speaking contest in Taipei

| November 6, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, An undergraduate student from Peru took first place Tuesday in a Mandarin Chinese public speaking contest for foreign students in Taiwan.Francisco Javier Najar Ramal, aged 29 and a senior at the Department of East Asian Studies at National Taiw…

73 cases of meat products smuggling discovered in Taiwan

| October 29, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, Oct. 29 (CNA) During a period of 11 days, 73 cases of attempted smuggling of meat products into Taiwan from areas affected by a highly contagious livestock disease were discovered, according to the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection a…

Retail sales in Taiwan hit September high

| October 27, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, Taiwan’s retail sector recorded the highest ever September revenue last month due to stable domestic demand growth, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).Data compiled by the MOEA showed retail sales rose 2.8 percent from a year …

Taiwan shares close down 0.33%

| October 26, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, Taiwan shares closed down 31.61 points, or 0.33 percent, at 9,489.18 Friday on turnover of NT$128.06 billion (US$4.13 billion). Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel

China attempting to meddle in Taiwan elections: intelligence chief

| October 22, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, China has been trying to sway next month’s local government elections in Taiwan by employing tactics such as pouring money into the campaign coffers of candidates it favors, Leu Wen-jong (???), head of Taiwan’s Investigation Bureau, said Monday…

U.S. mulling new warship passage through Taiwan Strait:WSJ

| October 21, 2018 | | 0

New York, Oct. 20 (CNA) The United States is considering sending naval vessels through the Taiwan Strait after two U.S. Navy ships sailed through the strait in July, sending a message to China about the U.S. military’s right to travel those and any oth…

Taiwan shares close down 0.25%

| October 18, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, Taiwan shares close down 25.41 points, or 0.25 percent, at 9,953.73 Thursday on turnover of NT$95.23 billion (US$3.08 billion). Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel

Immigrant Caravan Organizer Held After Trump Threatens Honduras

| October 16, 2018 | | 0

WASHINGTON / ESQUIPULAS, GUATEMALA The organizer of a migrant caravan from Honduras was detained Tuesday in Guatemala after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to withdraw funding and aid from Honduras if the flow of migrants north to the United S…

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