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Taipei, June 18 (CNA) A new Trojan-based malware Xavier has recently been discovered in more than 800 applications and downloaded from Google Play by millions of Android users, according to online security software developer Trend Micro…
06.18 / 14:59
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Taipei, June 18 (CNA) Ho Show-chung (何壽川), chairman of SinoPac Holdings (永豐金控), was detained Sunday on charges of breach of trust after prosecutors found he and other company executives were involved in illegal loans that reportedly amounted to NT$5 billion (US$164.6 million)…
06.18 / 14:09
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Taipei, June 18 (CNA) Shih Chun-jen (施純仁), a mentor of a generation of Taiwan's neurosurgeons and former head of the National Health Administration (NHA), died of a heart attack at Taipei Veterans General Hospital on Sunday at the age of 93…
06.18 / 14:09
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Taipei, June 18 (CNA) A poultry farm in Tainan's Xiaying District was confirmed on Sunday to be infected with the highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza virus, leading to the culling of 34,072 birds, the city's Animal Health Inspection and Protection Office…
06.18 / 12:48
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Taipei, June 18 (CNA) Taiwan's government is working to simplify procedures to naturalize foreign citizens based on meritorious service that will shorten the process from the current two months to about 10 days, Ministry of the Interior (MOI) officials…
06.18 / 12:16
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Taipei, June 18 (CNA) Taiwan's central bank is likely to keep its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 1.375 percent next week for the fourth consecutive quarter, market observers said…
06.18 / 12:16
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Taipei, June 18 (CNA) Taiwanese golfer Teresa Lu (盧曉晴) fired a one-under round of 71 on Sunday to score a five-shot victory at the Nichirei Ladies tournament in Japan…
06.18 / 10:35
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Taipei, June 18 (CNA) Taiwan has expressed regret over China's protest against Nicaragua for speaking out on Taiwan's behalf during the International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva on June…
06.18 / 10:02
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Taipei, June 18 (CNA) State-run oil refiner CPC Corp., Taiwan, will cut its gasoline prices by NT$0.2 (US$0.007) per liter and diesel prices by NT$0.3 per liter in the coming week, with the new prices to take effect Sunday at midnight, the company…
06.18 / 08:56
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Taipei, June 18 (CNA) The number of victims of criminal cases in Taiwan from January to May was down slightly from the same period a year earlier, with the 18-23 age group the most likely to be victimized, according to the latest Ministry of the Interior (MOI)…
06.18 / 08:56
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Taipei, June 18 (CNA) The coastal township of Fangshan (枋山) in Pingtung County, known primarily for its onions and mangoes and as the hometown of President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) family, now has another big draw: a post office shaped like a post box…
06.18 / 07:51
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Taipei, June 18 (CNA) Panama's former ambassador to the Republic of China (Taiwan), Alfredo Martiz Fuentes, has expressed regret at not raising his voice more when Panama severed ties with Taiwan and voiced his affection for Taiwan's…
06.18 / 06:44
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Taipei, June 18 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) forecast Sunday that the current wet weather will continue until Thursday due to a hovering front and the southwest monsoon, with showers or thundershowers expected around…
06.18 / 05:08
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