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 2018-06-18 16:04 

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Taiwan to fight back against Chinese pressure on name: report...

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) Taiwan has planned measures to counter Beijing's pressure on airlines to describe Taiwan as a part of China, including pursuing legal action and encouraging a boycott of the carriers that comply, according to a Financial Times re...

 2018-06-18 15:02 

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Winning numbers of Monday's Taiwan lotteries...

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) The winning numbers for Taiwan's...

 2018-06-18 14:00 

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Digital minister highlights Taiwan's democracy, open governance...

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) Audrey Tang (), Taiwan's minister without portfolio responsible for digital technology, said in New York over the weekend that the pace of Taiwan's democratic development has been boosted tremendously by open governance....

 2018-06-18 13:59 

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EPA echoes Tang Prize winners' call to cut greenhouse gases...

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) Taiwan's Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) on Monday echoed a call by winners of the Tang Prize to reduce greenhouse emissions, saying Taiwan intends to cut emissions by 2050 to half the 2005 level....

 2018-06-18 11:30 

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Hansen receives Tang Prize award...

James E. Hansen is an American climatologist and one of the winners of the Third Tang Prize Award for sustainable development. The Tang Award was given to Hansen as acknowledgement for his alerts on climate change, clarifying the physical characteristics ...

 2018-06-18 10:58 

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Power reserve margin to stay above 6% before July: Taipower...

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) State-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) promised Monday to keep the country's operating electricity reserve margin above 6 percent before July and said it will lower power generation at thermal power plants for the sake of air ...

 2018-06-18 09:58 

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Chinese yuan deposits fall for 4th straight month...

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) Chinese yuan deposits held by banks operating in Taiwan were down at the end of May for a fourth straight month, in part because of the yuan's recent weakening against the U.S. dollar, according to the central bank....

 2018-06-18 08:58 

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President Tsai expresses concern to Japan after Osaka quake...

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen () has asked Foreign Minister Joseph Wu () to express her deepest sympathy and concern to Japan on Monday after a strong earthquake rocked the western part of the country....

 2018-06-18 05:58 

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CAL, EVA Air flights unaffected by strong earthquake in Osaka (update)...

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) China Airlines (CAL) and EVA Airways (EVA Air) flights between Taiwan and Japan remain normal, despite a strong earthquake rocking northern Osaka early Monday morning....

 2018-06-18 05:57 

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Taiwanese safe after Osaka earthquake: MOFA...

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) Taiwanese nationals in the Japanese city of Osaka and the surrounding area are reportedly safe after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck the city in Western Japan on Monday morning, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said....

 2018-06-18 05:57 

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Hansen, Ramanathan pleased to win sustainable development Tang Prize...

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) James Hansen and Veerabhadran Ramanathan, winners of the 2018 Tang Prize in sustainable development for their rigorous scientific inquiry and candid public discussion of climate science that has led to action for the benefit of human...

 2018-06-18 04:57 

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Hansen, Ramanathan win Tang Prize in sustainable development (update)...

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) James Hansen and Veerabhadran Ramanathan, both from the United States, were named the winners of the third Tang Prize in sustainable development Monday for their pioneering work on climate change and its impact on the earth's sus...

 2018-06-18 04:57 

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CAL, EVA Air flights unaffected by strong earthquake in Osaka...

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) China Airlines (CAL) and EVA Airways (EVA Air) flights between Taiwan and Japan remain normal, despite a strong earthquake rocking northern Osaka early Monday morning....

 2018-06-18 03:56 

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Rain forecast to continue in southern Taiwan...

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) With the continued influence of southwesterly air flows and a tropical depression, rain is forecast to continue in southern Taiwan on Monday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)....

 2018-06-18 02:57 

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Hansen, Ramanathan win Tang Prize in sustainable development...

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) James Hansen and Veerabhadran Ramanathan, both from the United States, were named the winners of the third Tang Prize in sustainable development Monday for their pioneering work on climate change and its impact on the earth's sus...

 2018-06-17 14:54 

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Taiwan Coast Guard vessel sends 2 Filipinos home...

Taipei, June 17 (CNA) A Taiwanese Coast Guard vessel picked up two Filipinos from a Taiwanese fishing boat on the sea in an overlapping area of the exclusive economic zones of Taiwan and the Philippines, according to a fishermen association in Pingtung, s...

 2018-06-17 14:53 

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Funeral mass held in Taiwan for revered Italian missionary...

Taipei, June 17 (CNA) A funeral mass was held in Taiwan Sunday in tribute to Father Antonio Didone, who passed away last week after dedicating decades of his life to help underprivileged patients in Taiwan since he came as a Catholic missionary from Italy...

 2018-06-17 11:53 

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Owners protest restrictions on two-stroke vehicles...

Taipei, June 17 (CNA) Over 1,000 owners of two-stroke scooters rallied on Ketagalan Boulevard in Taipei on Sunday to protest the government's plan to ban such vehicles on certain designated roads....

 2018-06-17 11:53 

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Partisan dealignment occurring in Taiwan: pollster...

Taipei, June 17 (CNA) More than four in 10 Taiwanese identify themselves as independent voters, a sign of erosion in party loyalties and...

 2018-06-17 10:54 

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China has higher favorable than unfavorable rating in Taiwan: poll...

Taipei, June 17 (CNA) More Taiwanese see China in a favorable than unfavorable light, but nearly 80 percent of the public disapprove of China's recent actions, including enticing Burkina Faso to cut formal ties with Taiwan, according to a survey relea...

 2018-06-17 08:52 

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Philippines repositioning itself in ties with Taiwan: MECO official...

Taipei, June 17 (CNA) The Philippines is positioning itself as Taiwan's...

 2018-06-17 07:52 

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China accused of backward step in revision of listed firm rules...

Shanghai, June 17 (CNA) A proposed change by China's top securities regulator that would require listed companies to set up a Communist Party of China (CPC) unit is a step back to the era of the Cultural Revolution, a China-based Taiwanese business co...

 2018-06-17 07:51 

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Down for over 2 years, nuclear reactor back at full capacity...

Taipei, June 17 (CNA) The No. 2 reactor at Taiwan's Second Nuclear Power Plant in northern Taiwan was operating at full capacity at 10:30 a.m. Sunday after resuming operations early Wednesday, according to state-run utility Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower)...

 2018-06-17 05:51 

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80 percent of Taiwanese disapprove of China's pressure...

Taipei, June 17 (CNA) A recent survey found about 80 percent of the public disapproved of the recent moves by China to squeeze Taiwan's international space, a consensus the pollster said was supported by people irrespective of gender, age, education l...

 2018-06-17 05:14 

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Rain likely across Taiwan on Sunday...

Taipei, June 17 (CNA) All parts across Taiwan are likely to see heavy rain or extremely heavy rain on Sunday, due to the effects of a stationary front and a system from the southwest of Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau said....

 2018-06-17 03:47 

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Taiwan headline news...

Taipei, June 17 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Sunday are as follows:...

 2018-06-16 15:31 

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Taiwan monitoring visit by Solomon Islands officials to Beijing...

Taipei, June 16 (CNA) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is closely monitoring what it said is a...

 2018-06-16 14:25 

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Tariffs in U.S.-China trade spat used as bargaining chips: scholar...

Taipei, June 16 (CNA) The recent exchange of punitive tariffs by the United States and China is simply a tactic employed by each side to increase their respective bargaining chips, a Taiwanese scholar said Saturday....

 2018-06-16 14:25 

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Winning numbers of Saturday's Taiwan lotteries...

Taipei, June 16 (CNA) The winning numbers for Taiwan's...

 2018-06-16 14:24 

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App that makes managing health care easy now available: NHIA...

Taipei, June 16 (CNA) A new mobile app has been released by Taiwan's National Health Insurance Administration (NHIA) that can help citizens manage their personal health care history more easily....

 2018-06-16 13:24 

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Alliance holds first meeting, calls for independence referendum...

Taipei, June 16 (CNA) The Formosa Alliance held its first meeting of its full organization in Taichung on Saturday, calling on its supporters to demand a referendum on a formal declaration of independence in April next year....

 2018-06-16 11:24 

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Taiwan ranked as 5th largest lender worldwide...

Taipei, June 16 (CNA) Taiwan remained the world's fifth largest lender in 2017 as its net international investment position rose more than 6 percent from a year earlier, according to the country's central bank....

 2018-06-16 10:23 

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Taiwan finds Chinese steel exporters threaten local sector...

Taipei, June 16 (CNA) Taiwan's International Trade Commission (ITC) has found certain that Chinese steel products sold to Taiwan pose a...

 2018-06-16 10:22 

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Defense ministry mum on missile technology transfer...

Taipei, June 16 (CNA) The defense ministry declined to comment on a report Saturday that an American global aerospace firm will be transferring critical missile technologies to Taiwan....

 2018-06-16 09:23 

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U.S.-China trade war not expected to hurt Taiwan machinery makers...

Taipei, June 16 (CNA) Taiwan's machinery sector believes the decision by the United States to impose additional tariffs on US$50 billion worth of Chinese goods will not have an adverse impact on Taiwanese machinery makers operating in China....

 2018-06-16 09:08 

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Declassified archives show Taiwan's missile project in the '70s...

Taipei, June 16 (CNA) Academia Historica has published the archives related to late President Yen Chia-kan (), revealing a blue print on Taiwan's missile development in the 1970s....

 2018-06-16 06:42 

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Fed's rate hike cycle to benefit banking sector: FSC...

Taipei, June 16 (CNA) An interest rate cycle of the U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to benefit Taiwan's banking sector, which has plenty of U.S. dollar denominated assets, according to the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC)....

 2018-06-16 05:42 

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Taiex expected to challenge 12,000 points in H2: brokerage...

Taipei, June 16 (CNA) The benchmark weighted index on the Taiwan Stock Exchange or Taiex is expected to challenge the 12,000-point mark in the second half of this year due to peak season effects enjoyed by the electronics sector, according to Capital Secu...

 2018-06-16 04:42 

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More rain forecast in central, southern Taiwan this holiday weekend...

Taipei, June 16 (CNA) Heavy rainfall is again expected in central and southern Taiwan starting late Saturday due to abundant moisture brought in by a stationary front and southwesterly currents, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said....

 2018-06-16 00:38 

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Magnitude 5.2 quake hits northeastern Taiwan...

Taipei, June 16 (CNA) A magnitude 5.2 earthquake hit Yilan County in northeastern Taiwan at 4:53 a.m. on Saturday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)....

 2018-06-15 16:36 

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Taroko National Park's Yanzikou Trail to be closed for maintenance...

Taipei, June 15 (CNA) Taroko National Park's Yanzikou (Swallow Grotto) Trail in Taiwan's eastern county of Hualien will be closed between June 20-26 for maintenance, according to a press release by the Construction and Planning Agency under the Mi...

 2018-06-15 15:34 

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Taiwan Grand Lottery top winning ticket sold in Kaohsiung...

Taipei, June 15 (CNA) The sole winning ticket for Friday's Grand Lottery () was sold by the lottery store Feng Shin () in Kaohsiung's Siaogang District, Taiwan Lottery ticket distribution data showed....

 2018-06-15 13:34 

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President Tsai meets American volunteer fighting malaria...

Taipei, June 15 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen () pledged Taiwan's help in a meeting at the Presidential Office on Friday with Katherine Commale, an American volunteer who helps people in Africa fight malaria....

 2018-06-15 13:34 

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President Tsai greets Muslims in Taiwan with Eid Mubarak...

Taipei, June 15 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen () on Friday greeted Muslims in Taiwan and around the world with Eid Mubarak, a traditional Muslim greeting reserved for use on the festival of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan....

 2018-06-15 13:33 

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National Palace Museum to host first ever comic-themed exhibition...

Taipei, June 15 (CNA) The first ever comic-themed exhibition to take place at the National Palace Museum in Taipei will be dedicated to the late comic book artist Chen Uen (), the Minister of Culture said Friday....

 2018-06-15 13:33 

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Winning numbers for Friday's Taiwan lotteries...

Taipei, June 15 (CNA) The winning numbers for Taiwan's Grand Lottery () on Friday were 16, 28, 46, 44, 30, and 25 plus the special number 27, the Taiwan Lottery announced that day....

 2018-06-15 12:33 

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U.S. dollar ends above NT$30 mark on Taipei forex market...

Taipei, June 15 (CNA) The U.S. dollar closed higher to breach the NT$30 mark Friday after the U.S. dollar index, which tracks the currencies of Washington's six major trading partners, moved up overnight, dealers said....

 2018-06-15 11:33 

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Tang Prize winners to be announced next week...

Taipei, June 15 (CNA) The Tang Prize Foundation is getting ready to announce the winners of the 2018 Tang Prize, which honors outstanding achievement in sustainable development, biopharmaceutical science, Sinology, and the rule of law....

 2018-06-15 11:33 

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Taiwan Cement in talks with Turkish firm on partnership...

Taipei, June 15 (CNA) Taiwan Cement Corp., one of the leading cement suppliers in Taiwan, said Friday that it is in talks with Turkish conglomerate Sanko Holding S.A. for a possible strategic partnership....

 2018-06-15 11:33 

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Taiwan urged to make policy adjustments in ties with China, U.S....

Taipei, June 15 (CNA) Taiwan needs to make policy adjustments if it wants to deal with China and strengthen its relations with the United States, former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Chairman Richard Bush said Friday....

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