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 2023-02-05 13:30 

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Braves frustrate Dreamers for 4th straight win - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 5 (CNA) The Taipei Fubon Braves overcame a slow start to defeat the Formosa Taishan Dreamers 90-75 at the Taipei Heping Basketball Gymnasium Sunday, a victory that extended the back-to-back P. LEAGUE+ champion's win streak to four games....

 2023-02-05 13:16 

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As Taiwan Lantern Festival opens in Taipei, allies get into the act - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 5 (CNA) The Taiwan Lantern Festival officially kicked off Sunday in Taipei, returning to the capital for the first time in 23 years with hundreds of lantern installations in the city's trendiest districts....

 2023-02-05 12:55 

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Hon Hai reports record January revenues - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 5 (CNA) Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. reported record-high January revenues of NT$660.4 billion (US$22.09 billion) following a full resumption of production at its COVID-hit iPhone plant in China's Zhengzhou....

 2023-02-05 11:08 

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Taiwan shuttler Lin Chun-yi wins Thailand Masters title - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 5 (CNA) Taiwan shuttler Lin Chun-yi () took the men's singles title at the Princess Sirivannavari Thailand Masters 2023 in Bangkok on Sunday after outdueling the fourth-seeded defending champion Ng Ka Long Angus of Hong Kong ()....

 2023-02-05 08:59 

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Taiwanese runner Tommy Chen makes Yukon Arctic Ultra return - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 5 (CNA) Taiwanese runner Tommy Chen () has returned to the Yukon Arctic Ultra 10 years after finishing third in the self-supported 700-kilometer race....

 2023-02-05 08:27 

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Balloon moved slowly over U.S. due to stratospheric warming: Expert - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 5 (CNA) A suspected Chinese surveillance balloon...

 2023-02-05 06:14 

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Taiwan reports 22,991 new COVID-19 cases, 73 deaths - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 5 (CNA) Taiwan on Sunday reported 22,991 new COVID-19 cases and 73 deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2023-02-05 02:52 

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Swiss parliamentarians arrive in Taiwan for six-day visit - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 5 (CNA) The first two members of a Swiss multi-party parliamentary delegation arrived in Taiwan Sunday morning for a six-day visit that will include meetings with President Tsai Ing-wen () and other top government officials....

 2023-02-05 02:38 

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Heavy rain warnings issued for parts of Taiwan - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 5 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued heavy rain warnings for New Taipei and Keelung in northern Taiwan and Green Island off the southeastern coast on Sunday as increasing moisture moved in from China....

 2023-02-05 02:29 

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Taiwan headline news - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 5 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Sunday are as follows:...

 2023-02-04 15:15 

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Flights between Taiwan's Songshan, Japan's Matsuyama airports resume - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) A chartered flight carrying 179 Japanese visitors arrived in Taiwan's Taipei Songshan Airport from Japan's Matsuyama Airport on Saturday evening, marking the resumption of passenger services between the two airports after a hi...

 2023-02-04 14:50 

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Taiwan to continue limited cross-strait ferry services - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) The limited ferry services between the Taiwan-held islands of Kinmen and Matsu and the nearby Chinese city of Xiamen will continue beyond Feb. 6, when they were originally scheduled to end, Taiwan government said Saturday....

 2023-02-04 14:25 

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Head of set-top box supplier charged for copyright violations - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) The head of a set-top box (STB) provider has been indicted for violating the copyrights of 72 companies, including popular cable TV content providers Videoland and GTV, in 2021, prosecutors in New Taipei said Saturday....

 2023-02-04 14:11 

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Nick King shoots lights out in T1 LEAGUE debut for New Taipei - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) Former San Miguel Alab Pilipinas world import player Nick King shot the lights out in his T1 LEAGUE debut, coming off the bench to drop 41 points, steering the visiting New Taipei CTBC DEA to a 110-11 victory against the Taichung Suns...

 2023-02-04 13:39 

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Nominated Taiwanese designers to attend 65th Grammys in Los Angeles - Focus Taiwan...

Los Angeles, Feb. 3 (CNA) Taiwanese designers nominated in the...

 2023-02-04 13:21 

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iRent apologizes for customer data leak, announces compensation - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei Feb. 4 (CNA) A popular car rental and automobile/motorcycle-sharing services platform in Taiwan apologized Saturday for a recent data leak that risked the exposure of personal data of its more than 400,000 customers....

 2023-02-04 13:21 

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iRent apologizes for customer data leak, announces compensation - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei Feb. 4 (CNA) A popular car rental and automobile/motorcycle-sharing services platform in Taiwan apologized Saturday for a recent data leak that risked the exposure of personal data of its more than 400,000 customers....

 2023-02-04 12:52 

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Taiwan cracking down on Chinese cyberattacks: Security source - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) Taiwan's national security authorities have successfully cracked down on Chinese cyberattacks that recently posted information on the Facebook pages of President Tsai Ing-wen () and former Premier Su Tseng-chang ()....

 2023-02-04 12:27 

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Taiwan's Chan Hao-ching enters Thailand Open final after win over sister - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) Taiwanese tennis player Chan Hao-ching () and her partner Wu Fang-hsien () secured their spot in the women's double finals at the Thailand Open, after they triumphed over the Taiwan-Chile team that included Chan's older sister...

 2023-02-04 11:38 

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Chinese balloon undercuts bid to rebuild trust with U.S.: Expert - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) China's deployment of an alleged surveillance balloon in the United States' airspace could prolong the strained relations between Beijing and Washington, a Taiwanese foreign relations expert said Saturday....

 2023-02-04 10:23 

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

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Saturday, gaining NT$0.180 to close at the day's high of NT$29.900....

 2023-02-04 10:18 

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TSMC remains No. 1 in market cap in Asia supply chain - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, retained the top spot among the largest companies in the Asian supply chain in terms of market capitalization, according to Digitimes Research....

 2023-02-04 09:51 

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Taitung fruit growers eye Brunei amid China import suspension - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) A shipment of a hybrid variety of sugar apples grown by Taitung farmers will be shipped to Brunei on Sunday, as local growers eye new markets following a Chinese import suspension, the Taitung County Agriculture Department said Saturd...

 2023-02-04 09:34 

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EPA unveils draft regulation to ban type of plastic tableware - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) has proposed a new regulation that would ban the use of tableware made of a plastic called polylactide (PLA) at eight types of public venues, including schools, convenience stores and ...

 2023-02-04 08:27 

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MediaTek 2022 net profit hits high; Q1 sales forecast to fall over 6% - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) Despite overcoming a fourth-quarter slowdown to post record net profits in 2022, MediaTek Inc. has said it expects to see a 6-14 percent quarterly decline in sales due to weakening global demand....

 2023-02-04 07:22 

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Sounds Good serves up analog goodness for music fans - Focus Taiwan...

Where do you go when you want to forget about the world and wind down for a couple of hours? For some Taipei residents, the answer is a coffee shop in an inconspicuous lane near Daan Forest Park....

 2023-02-04 06:46 

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Taiwan reports 23,746 new COVID-19 cases, 79 deaths - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) Taiwan reported 23,746 new COVID-19 cases and 79 deaths from the disease Saturday, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2023-02-04 06:11 

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Tainan Yanshui Beehive Festival kicks off - Focus Taiwan...

Tainan, Feb. 4 (CNA) The Beehive Fireworks Festival in Tainan's Yanshui District kicked off Saturday, with the event set to reach its climax on Sunday evening when participants with proper protective gear will be able to...

 2023-02-04 05:50 

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Culture minister, Polish, sign language featured at reading event - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) Minister of Culture Shih Che () on Friday evening gave a surprise to the attendees at the 2023 Taipei International Book Exhibition with a special reading of a work by Taiwanese writer Lin Da-yang ()....

 2023-02-04 05:42 

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Jeremy Lin arrives in Taiwan to join the P. LEAGUE+'s Kaohsiung Steelers - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) Former NBA sensation Jeremy Lin, recently recruited by the P. LEAGUE+'s Kaohsiung 17LIVE Steelers, arrived at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on Saturday....

 2023-02-04 04:26 

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Taiwan headline news - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Saturday are as follows:...

 2023-02-03 15:15 

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Police probing deaths of 3 New Taipei family members at home - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 3 (CNA) A woman and her two sons were found to have been dead for days in an apartment in New Taipei, while her 85-year-old husband was the only family member who survived, with an investigation into the cause of the deaths underway, police s...

 2023-02-03 14:52 

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Taiwan-donated winter supplies arrive in Ukraine - Focus Taiwan...

Istanbul, Feb. 3 (CNA) A batch of essential winter supplies sent by Taiwan to Ukraine recently arrived in the war-torn country via Poland....

 2023-02-03 14:36 

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Taiwan's forex reserves hit another new high in January - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 3 (CNA) In the wake of a weakening U.S. dollar, Taiwan's foreign exchange reserves at the end of January hit a new high after converting assets denominated in non-greenbacks in the central bank's portfolio into the American currency, ...

 2023-02-03 14:32 

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Police identify Chinese suspect in bomb threat against Taoyuan MRT - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 3 (CNA) Police said Friday they have identified a Chinese man, who is the main suspect in a series of bomb threats targeting Taiwan's public transportation systems and government offices, as being behind the latest threat against the Taoy...

 2023-02-03 14:24 

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Chen Pei-yu to fill DPP legislator-at-large seat - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 3 (CNA) Chen Pei-yu (), a promoter of children's reading, will fill the legislative seat vacated by Kuan Bi-ling () who has been appointed to Taiwan's new Cabinet, the Central Election Commission (CEC) said on Friday....

 2023-02-03 12:38 

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Annual Clermont-Ferrand French short film festival features Taiwan - Focus Taiwan...

Paris, Feb. 3 (CNA) The annual Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in France features Taiwan this year, screening a total of 67 productions, including virtual reality works and short films created by Taiwanese university students....

 2023-02-03 12:17 

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Economy stays in contraction in December, flashes 2nd straight 'blue' light - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 3 (CNA) Amid weakening global demand, Taiwan's exports-oriented economy remained in contraction mode in December as it flashed a...

 2023-02-03 11:38 

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Ambassadors promote literature from their countries at Taipei book fair - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 3 (CNA) The Central America Pavilion at this year's Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) is showcasing literary works from Taiwan's Central American allies as a way of deepening people-to-people understanding....

 2023-02-03 10:46 

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Tesla cuts prices in Taiwan, Model Y marked down by NT$220,000 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 3 (CNA) U.S.-based electric vehicle brand Tesla Inc. announced Friday a cut in its car prices in Taiwan after recent price markdowns in China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and the United States aimed at boosting buying interest amid weakenin...

 2023-02-03 09:34 

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Taiwan shares end slightly higher as semiconductor stocks recoup losses - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 3 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan closed slightly higher Friday as large-cap semiconductor stocks recovered from their earlier losses amid ample liquidity, which offset the impact of disappointing results reported by some major tech companies on the U...

 2023-02-03 09:14 

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Investigation underway after deadly train accident in southern Taiwan - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 3 (CNA) Railway police are investigating the cause of a train accident in Chiayi County in southern Taiwan on Friday in which an individual was killed on the tracks, according to the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA)....

 2023-02-03 08:14 

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

Taipei, Feb. 3 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.020 to close at NT$29.720....

 2023-02-03 07:54 

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15 receipts win NT$10 million in November-December invoice lottery - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 3 (CNA) A total of 15 receipts issued in November and December each won the NT$10 million (US$337,151) special prize in Taiwan's bimonthly invoice lottery, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Friday....

 2023-02-03 07:48 

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Woman gets 11 years, 10 months for killing daughter in attempted suicide - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 3 (CNA) A woman was sentenced to 11 years and 10 months in prison for killing her 2-year-old daughter by charcoal burning during a suicide attempt, according to a Supreme Court ruling on Thursday....

 2023-02-03 07:20 

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9 U.S. Congress members ask Blinken to visit Taiwan on China trip - Focus Taiwan...

Washington, Feb. 2 (CNA) Nine members of the U.S. House of Representatives have called on Secretary of State Antony Blinken to make a stopover in Taipei on his Feb. 5-6 trip to Beijing in keeping with the spirit of the Taiwan Travel Act and honor what he ...

 2023-02-03 07:16 

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105 COVID-19 deaths, most since July 15, reported in Taiwan - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 3 (CNA) Taiwan on Friday reported 105 deaths attributable to COVID-19, the first time since mid-July 2022 that the single-day death toll exceeded 100, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2023-02-03 05:57 

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'De-Taiwanization' of semiconductor industry unlikely: Analysts - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 3 (CNA) Industry analysts suggest growing fears over the possibility of Taiwan's marginalization in the global chipmaking industry following major investments by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) in the United States are in fa...

 2023-02-03 05:55 

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Taiwan shares close up 0.05% - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 3 (CNA) Taiwan shares ended up 7.5 points, or 0.05 percent, at 15,602.66 Friday on turnover of NT$237.27 billion (US$7.98 billion)....

 2023-02-03 05:21 

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Legislative speaker You meets with AIT Chairman James Moriarty - Focus Taiwan...

Washington, Feb. 2 (CNA) Legislative Yuan Speaker You Si-kun ( ), who has just concluded a three-day visit to the United States, confirmed before leaving that he met with James Moriarty, the chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), on Wednesday...

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