Category Archives: Medical

Being proactive, transparent key to tackling disinformation: minister

Taipei, Responding proactively and making the decision-making process transparent are among the government’s approaches to countering the spread of misinformation and disinformation, digital minister Audrey Tang (??) said Thursday.

In a keynote speech at an international workshop on media literacy, …

Kinmen County completes desalination plant expansion

Kinmen, Taiwan’s outlying Kinmen County celebrated on Monday the completion of an expansion of a local desalination plant that should help increase freshwater supplies and ease the threat of water shortages in the island county.

Speaking at the celebration ceremony, …

Fitch affirms Taiwan’s ratings, gives stable outlook

Taipei, U.S.-based ratings agency Fitch Ratings has affirmed Taiwan’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Ratings at “AA-” and its Long-Term Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings at “AA-” and gave a stable outlook for the two ratings.

“The affirmation reflects Taiwan’s robust external …

Taipower plans to sell more green bonds

Taipei, State-owned Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) said Thursday it is planning to issue an additional NT$2.9 billion (US$93.21 million) worth of green bonds on the local over-the-counter market (OTC) next month.

Taipower’s green bonds, which have a maturity of five …

Magnitude 4.4 quake rocks northeastern Taiwan

Taipei, A magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolted northeastern Taiwan at 5:43 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).

The epicenter of the quake was located at sea about 36.4 kilometers east of Yilan County Hall at a depth of …