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Taiwan shares close slightly higher in consolidation mode

Taipei, Shares in Taiwan ended slightly higher after moving in a narrow range Wednesday with no new incentives motivating investors to trade ahead of upcoming local government elections scheduled for Nov. 24, dealers said.

Concerns over trade disputes between the …

Taiwan GDP growth forecast to hit 2.20% in 2019: think tank

Taipei, Taiwan’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth for 2019 is expected to hit 2.20 percent, shy of an expected 2.57 percent increase in 2018, the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER) said Monday.

TIER, one of the leading think tanks …

Campaign budgets hot button issue in Taipei mayoral election debate

Taipei, The three main candidates in the Taipei mayoral election hurled allegations at each other about campaign funding and spending, during a televised debate Saturday, after incumbent Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (???) raised the issue.

Ko, who is running as …

U.S. sale of warships to Taiwan helps Indo-Pacific stability: AIT

Taipei, The sale of two U.S. warships to Taiwan, which were commissioned on Thursday, contributes to stability and military balance in Indo-Pacific region, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said Thursday.

President Tsai Ing-wen (???) commissioned the two U.S.-made Perry-class …

Taiwan pushing new immigrant language education

Taipei, Languages of new immigrants in Taiwan will be listed as required courses at elementary schools in the near future as the number of second-generation immigrant students increases, making up 7 percent of the total student numbers, the Ministry of …