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Foreign firms in Taiwan pay office staff NT$57,729 on average: poll

Taipei, April 23 (CNA) The average salary of Taiwanese office workers at international companies in Taiwan is NT$57,729 (US$1,992) per month, about NT$19,000 more...

Sunny, warm weather forecast for Sunday

Taipei, March 11 (CNA) With a cold air mass beginning to weaken, Taiwan is expected to experience sunny weather during the daytime on Sunday...
As of 10 p.m., local governments that will close schools and offices on Monday include Taipei, New Taipei, Keelung, Yilan County, Taoyuan, and Hsinchu County, as well as Green Island and Orchid Island off Taitung County. (NOWnews)

Cities, counties to close schools, offices Monday

TAIPEI (CNA) — Several local governments in Taiwan announced Sunday the closure of schools and offices the following day after the Central Weather Bureau...

FormoSat-7 satellite group departs Taiwan for U.S.

TAIPEI (CNA) –Taiwan's new satellite constellation, FormoSat-7/COSMIC-2, was flown out of the country yesterday for a scheduled launch in the United States this summer. FormoSat-7,...

Taiwan’s ATM density 3 times as high as regional average: FSC

TAIPEI (CNA) — The density of automated teller machines (ATMs) in Taiwan's banking system is three times as high as the average in Asia,...
The epicenter of the temblor was 5.6 kilometers west of Hualien County Hall in Ji'an Township of the county at a depth of 12.7 km, the bureau's Seismology Center said. (Shutterstock)

Magnitude 3.7 earthquake shakes eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) — A magnitude 3.7 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan at 4:41 a.m. Monday with no immediate damage and casualty reported, according to the...

Covestro makes science fun by combining technology and theater

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Many foreign enterprises set their sight on investing in Taiwan because of its booming economy and well-integrated supply chain....

Foreign visitors to Taiwan up 7% in 2019

TAIPEI (CNA) — The number of overseas visits made to Taiwan by foreign nationals hit another record high in 2019, helped by double-digit growth...

‘NTU System’ to promote cross-domain learning starting September

TAIPEI (The China Post) – The “NTU System,” an alliance of higher education institutions established by the National Taiwan University (NTU), National Taiwan Normal...
Local authorities believe the bear's mother may have been scared off by the scent of the crew handling the cub's return to the wild, and they decided that the bear be given space and that disturbances be kept to a minimum.

Rescued Formosan black bear put in position to draw out mother

TAIPEI (CNA) — A young Formosan black bear rescued in Taitung County on Saturday will be positioned in the forest in a cage for...

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