Taiwan willing to help after Sichuan earthquake

Taipei--Taiwan is willing to help and offer all necessary assistance, the Presidential Office said Wednesday, after a strong earthquake struck a popular tourist spot in Sichuan Province in southwestern China on Tuesday night.

"We are willing to help and provide …

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Taiwan exports grow for 10th straight month in July

Taipei--Taiwan's exports grew year-on-year for the 10th consecutive month in July, as global demand remained solid at a time when the world's economy has been on the road to recovery, according to data released Monday by the Ministry of Finance …

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Rain forecast for central, southern Taiwan on Wednesday

Taipei--Occasional showers or thunderstorms have been forecast on Wednesday under the influence of southwesterly winds, but daytime highs will still reach above 30 degrees Celsius, according to the Central Weather Bureau.

The central and southern parts of Taiwan and the …

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TYPHOON INJURES OVER 80 IN TAIWAN, TRAPS DOZENS

TAIPEI -- A strong typhoon swept across Taiwan on Sunday, injuring more than 80 people, forcing the capital to shut down essential services and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands of homes.

Forty people were trapped in the southern …

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TYPHOON INJURES OVER 80 IN TAIWAN, TRAPS DOZENS

TAIPEI -- A strong typhoon swept across Taiwan on Sunday, injuring more than 80 people, forcing the capital to shut down essential services and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands of homes.

Forty people were trapped in the southern …

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Institute raises Taiwan’s GDP growth forecast to 2.08%

Taipei--The Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER) on Tuesday raised its forecast for Taiwan's real gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2017 to 2.08 percent because the global economy appears to be recovering faster than previously expected.

The new estimate …

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East Timor Offers Hope for LGBT Rights

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA � Marching through the streets of East Timor's capital Dili with a rainbow flag in his hand, Natalino Guterres was overwhelmed with emotion, reminding him of how he felt 15 years ago when he saw the Timorese …

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