November 12, 2022

U.S. to brief Taiwan on Biden-Xi talks: White House official

Washington will brief Taipei after United States President Joe Biden and China’s leader Xi Jinping (習近平) have a meeting in Bali, Indonesia on the sidelines of the G20 summit next week, the White House national security advisor said on Thursday. “We’ll have the opportunity, as an administration, to brief Taiwan


Taiwan shares close up 3.73%

Taiwan shares ended up 503.80 points, or 3.73 percent, at 14,007.56 Friday on turnover of NT$335.42 billion (US$10.68 billion).   Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel


CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan reports 20,306 cases, 62 deaths

Taiwan reported 20,306 new COVID-19 infections on Friday, all but 37 of which were locally transmitted, and 62 deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC). The 20,269 new domestic cases represented a 26.4-percent drop from a week earlier, the CECC said. The deceased ranged in