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The Taiwan News Wire has the long history of publishing news of all kinds to its regular readers. The website covers both domestic and international news, which is related to the Taiwan and its people. More »

 

Ukraine Conflict Sees Spike in Violence

LONDON Even as fans from across the world celebrate the football World Cup in Russia, ceasefire monitors just over the border in eastern Ukraine say there has been a significant uptick in violence in recent days, including the use of …

New Mainland Affairs Council deputy ministers named

Taipei, Chen Ming-chi (???), chairman of the Institute of Sociology at National Tsing Hua University, is to assume the position of deputy minister of the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), the council announced Friday.

Also assuming the post of deputy minister …

New AIT deputy director assumes office

Taipei, Raymond Greene, a career diplomat who is highly familiar with East Asia, has taken over as the deputy director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT).

According to an AIT statement, Greene, who has spent his entire 22-year career …

NT$600 million worth of smuggled cigarettes seized in 5 months

Taipei, Taiwan seized an estimated NT$596 million (US$19.68 million) worth of cigarettes being smuggled into the country in the first five months of the year, the National Treasury Administration (NTA) said Friday.

A total of 9,303,665 packs of untaxed cigarettes …

NT$600 million worth of smuggled cigarettes seized in 5 months

Taipei, Taiwan seized an estimated NT$596 million (US$19.68 million) worth of cigarettes being smuggled into the country in the first five months of the year, the National Treasury Administration (NTA) said Friday.

A total of 9,303,665 packs of untaxed cigarettes …