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 2020-03-30 09:17 

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Taiwan planned to donate 10,000 protective gowns to China: MAC - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 30 (CNA) Taiwan had planned to donate 10,000 protective gowns to China, delivering them on an Eastern Airlines charter flight, but the plan fell through when the airline did not have enough time to make the necessary preparations, the Mainla...

 2020-03-30 09:00 

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Police search for suspected bank robber - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 30 (CNA) Police are searching for a man who robbed a Bank of Panhsin branch in Taipei's Zhongshan District with an assault rifle Monday and got away with NT$800,000 (US$26,429)....

 2020-03-30 08:46 

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Expanded testing, social distancing will flatten COVID-19 curve: experts - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 30 (CNA) Taiwan needs to increase testing and implement social distancing regulations to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, public health experts said Monday at a weekly press conference....

 2020-03-30 08:29 

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Taiwan shares edge lower, TSMC hit by 3nm delay fears - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 30 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan closed lower Monday after plummeting early in the session amid lingering concerns over the economic impact of the spread of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), dealers said....

 2020-03-30 08:09 

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Taiwan records two more COVID-19 deaths, eight new cases - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 30 (CNA) Taiwan confirmed eight new infections of COVID-19 coronavirus and another two deaths, which brought its total number of confirmed cases to 306 and its death toll to five, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2020-03-30 07:49 

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Former Premier Hau Pei-tsun dies at 100 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 30 (CNA) Former Premier Hau Pei-tsun () passed away at a Taipei hospital Monday at the age of 100, according to his family....

 2020-03-30 07:33 

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8 people killed in traffic accidents every day in 2019 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 30 (CNA) A total of 2,865 people were killed in traffic accidents in Taiwan last year, an average of eight a day, with 40 percent seniors aged 65 and over, according to government statistics....

 2020-03-30 07:17 

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U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex market - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 30 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Monday, gaining NT$0.014 to close at NT$30.250....

 2020-03-30 07:00 

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Taiwan textile makers respond to need for protective gear amid COVID-19 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 30 (CNA) Several companies in Taiwan's textile sector have been modifying their production lines and ramping up output to help meet the soaring demand for surgical masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) amid the COVID-19 cor...

 2020-03-30 06:50 

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WHO sticks to position, says Taiwan membership up to member states - Focus Taiwan...

Brussels, March 29 (CNA) The World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday remained firm on the subject of Taiwan's exclusion, reiterating that its membership is up to member states and not a decision made by the WHO itself....

 2020-03-30 04:47 

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Taiwan shares close down 0.72% - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 30 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed down 69.49 points, or 0.72 percent, at 9,629.43 Monday on turnover of NT$126.23 billion (US$4.18 billion)....

 2020-03-30 03:17 

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Taiwan shares come under pressure but losses capped - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 30 (CNA) Taiwan shares fell Monday morning as investors unload their holdings, following a plunge on the U.S. markets at the end of last week amid escalating concerns over the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, dealers said....

 2020-03-30 02:53 

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153 Taiwanese return from Hubei, placed in quarantine - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 30 (CNA) A total of 153 Taiwanese nationals who had been stuck in China's Hubei Province due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic returned to Taiwan late Sunday on a special flight and are now in quarantine, according to the Central Epid...

 2020-03-30 02:10 

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Taiwan headline news - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 30 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Monday are as follows:...

 2020-03-30 01:45 

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Taiwan records third COVID-19 death - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 30 (CNA) Taiwan's death toll from the COVID-19 coronavirus rose to three Sunday with the passing of a patient in his 40s, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) reported late that night....

 2020-03-30 01:13 

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U.S. dollar higher in Taipei trading - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 30 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$30.245 at 10 a.m. Monday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange, up NT$0.009 from the previous close....

 2020-03-30 00:19 

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Taiwan shares open down - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 30 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened down 127.70 points at 9,571.22 Monday on turnover of NT$2.801 billion (US$92.44 million)....

 2020-03-29 12:30 

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COVID-19 patient had contact with over 400 people: CECC - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 29 (CNA) One of Taiwan's recently confirmed domestic cases of infection with the COVID-19 coronavirus had contact with over 400 people and visited several tourist areas in northern Taiwan in the past month, the Central Epidemic Command C...

 2020-03-29 11:45 

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Comic's confession prompts expert to note males can be rape victims - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 29 (CNA) An expert specialized in helping victims of sexual abuse called on the public Sunday to take the issue of male rape seriously after a Taiwanese comedian and a Taipei city councilor both recently shared their experiences of being rap...

 2020-03-29 09:28 

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President unveils memorial wall for Black Hawk crash victims - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 29 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen () unveiled a memorial wall Sunday in memory of eight high-ranking military officers who lost their lives in a helicopter crash in January, including the late chief of the general staff, Shen Yi-ming ()....

 2020-03-29 09:10 

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Central Epidemic Command Center plans social distancing regulations - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 29 (CNA) The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) is considering formulating laws and regulations to enforce social distancing between people in public spaces to halt the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the command center's chief s...

 2020-03-29 08:52 

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Taiwan confirms 15 new cases of COVID-19, bringing total to 298 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 29 CNAFifteen new cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus were confirmed in Taiwan Sunday, bringing the total number to 298 since the pandemic began, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2020-03-29 08:17 

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Taiwan to ease restrictions on hiring migrant construction workers - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 29 (CNA) The government is revising regulations to remove one of the main thresholds for contractors of public construction projects to hire migrant workers, with the new rules likely to come into effect in early April, according to the Mini...

 2020-03-29 08:16 

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 2020-03-29 08:05 

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Second group of Taiwanese tourists in Peru take private charter to U.S. - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 29 (CNA) 55 Taiwanese tourists flew from Peru to the United States on a private chartered jet Sunday, the second group of Taiwanese nationals to do so since the South American country closed its borders due to fears over the COVID-19 coronav...

 2020-03-29 05:25 

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Face mask litterers can be fined up to NT$6,000: Health Ministry - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 29 (CNA) Individuals who are found throwing their discarded surgical masks on the streets can be fined up to NT$6,000 (US$196), according to the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW)....

 2020-03-29 04:49 

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British woman released from quarantine, leaves Hualien - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 29 (CNA) A British woman, who has an apprehensive mother, left Hualien County in eastern Taiwan Sunday with her Australian partner after they were released from 14 days of compulsory quarantine at a makeshift quarantine center there....

 2020-03-29 01:36 

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Taiwan headline news - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 29 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Sunday are as follows:...

 2020-03-28 11:55 

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Airport MRT express trains to operate at reduced intervals - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) The airport mass rapid transit (MRT) line will reduce the frequency of its express trains starting from April 6 until June 14, as demand has fallen due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, Taoyuan Metro Corp. (TMC) announced Saturd...

 2020-03-28 11:26 

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Taiwanese COVID-19 survivors urge quarantine compliance - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) A Taiwanese father and son who endured a two-month ordeal in quarantine on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, being treated for the COVID-19 coronavirus in Japan, followed by self-isolation at home in Kaohsiung, have a simple message...

 2020-03-28 10:52 

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Taiwan applies big data to planning new building standards - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) The government has applied big data in a study that will be used as a basis for revising building standards to improve the strength of structures in Taiwan to withstand strong winds....

 2020-03-28 10:41 

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CECC to set guidelines on revealing movement history of infected - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) will formulate guidelines on institutions revealing information on the history of movements of their personnel infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus, the command center's chief said Sa...

 2020-03-28 09:42 

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Flight crews required to wear protective gear: CECC - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) All flight crews will be provided with protective gear from April 1 to combat the COVID-19 coronavirus disease, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Saturday....

 2020-03-28 09:37 

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NSB declassifies political files for public scrutiny - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) A total of 407 declassified files on 118 political cases that occurred during the white terror era has been transferred by the National Security Bureau (NSB) to the National Archives Administration (NAA), where they will be made ava...

 2020-03-28 08:39 

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U.S. top debtor of Taiwan for 18th consecutive quarter - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) The United States was the largest debtor of Taiwan for the 18th consecutive quarter at the end of December, as Taiwanese banks' exposure to Washington hit a new high, according to the central bank....

 2020-03-28 07:42 

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COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect consumer confidence - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) An escalation of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic around the world continued to deal a blow to consumer confidence in Taiwan, in particular when equity investors were shocked by global volatility, according to National Central Univ...

 2020-03-28 07:09 

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MOFA to help disadvantaged groups in developing countries - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has announced that it will work with several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on projects that provide assistance to disadvantaged groups, especially children, in Africa, India an...

 2020-03-28 07:00 

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Taiwan confirms 16 new cases of COVID-19, bringing total to 283 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) Sixteen new cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus were confirmed in Taiwan Saturday, bringing the total to 283 since the pandemic began, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said....

 2020-03-28 05:42 

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Taiwan's economy stable in February, but COVID-19 concerns remain - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) Taiwan's economy remained stable in February, but the global contagion of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) poses uncertainty down the road, according to the National Development Council (NDC)....

 2020-03-28 04:36 

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U.S. reportedly eyes curb of TSMC's supply to Huawei - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) The United States has been aiming to curb the supply of chips sold by contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) to China's Huawei Technologies Co. through planned heavier sanctions against the Chinese tele...

 2020-03-28 04:27 

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Weather front brings snow to Taiwan's highest peak Yushan - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) Taiwan's highest peak Yushan saw its second snowfall this month on Saturday morning as a weather front introduced abundant moisture to the 3,952-meter mountain, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said....

 2020-03-28 03:40 

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Extreme heavy rain alert issued for Taitung - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) An extreme heavy rain alert has been issued for Taitung County in southeastern Taiwan on Saturday due to the effects of a weather front, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)....

 2020-03-27 13:49 

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CECC denies subsidies to couple at center of negative BBC report - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 27 (CNA) The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) will deny NT$28,000 (US$930) in subsidies to a quarantined couple after the BBC reported they were dissatisfied with their conditions, even if neither of the two were cited directly in the ...

 2020-03-27 13:13 

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Front expected to bring down temperatures across Taiwan Saturday - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 27 (CNA) A weather front expected to pass through Taiwan and strengthening northeasterly winds will send temperatures across Taiwan down noticeably on Saturday, according to the Central Weather Bureau....

 2020-03-27 13:07 

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Taipei to open quarantine center for quarantine breakers - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 27 (CNA) Taipei will open a quarantine center aimed at housing individuals who break home-quarantine rules, Vice Mayor Huang Shan-shan () said Friday....

 2020-03-27 13:00 

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Flight crews subject to new coronavirus controls: CAA - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 27 (CNA) Strict measures forcing the cabin crew and pilots of local airlines to be quarantined at home between flights to combat the new coronavirus disease were put in place Friday with immediate effect, the Civil Aeronautics Administration...

 2020-03-27 12:55 

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NCCU student infected with COVID-19, two others quarantined - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 27 (CNA) A student at National Chengchi University (NCCU) has contracted the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), while two others have been quarantined at home, the university confirmed Friday....

 2020-03-27 12:37 

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Newly arrived migrants to be quarantined together - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 27 (CNA) All migrant caregivers and domestic helpers who enter Taiwan starting Friday will undergo their 14-day mandatory quarantine together at a designated government-appointed facility, according to the Ministry of Labor (MOL)....

 2020-03-27 12:23 

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National police head being investigated for misconduct - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 27 (CNA) Taipei District Prosecutors Office on Friday sent a case involving the alleged misconduct of the National Police Agency (NPA) head back to the Ministry of the Interior (MOI) after what it characterized as the ministry's failure ...

 2020-03-27 12:09 

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AIT partners with local group to combat COVID-19 disinformation - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 27 (CNA) The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) announced Friday that it is partnering with the non-profit Taiwan FactCheck Center on a series of Facebook posts to combat disinformation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic....

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