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As of 11 p.m. Tuesday, the system was located 600 kilometers south-southeast of Taiwan's southernmost tip, moving in a northwesterly direction at a speed of 11 kilometers per hour toward the Bashi Channel, the CWB said. (NOWnews)

CWB issues sea warning for Tropical Storm Danas

TAIPEI (CNA) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a sea warning for Tropical Storm Danas late on July 16, adding that a land...

Baggage screening at Taoyuan International Airport expanded

TAOYUAN (The China Post) – Council of Agriculture Chairman Chen Chi-Chong (陳吉仲) requested on Jan. 16 more manpower from the Aviation Police Bureau (APU)...

Legislator calls for tobacco tax cut, citing public outcry

TAIPEI (CNA) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmaker Hsu Chih-chieh (許智傑) said on March 3 that the government should reduce the tax on tobacco...
Taiwan's passport ranks 32nd on a list of the world's most powerful passports, offering visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to 146 destinations(CNA)

Taiwan passport world’s 32nd most powerful: Henley & Partners

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's passport ranks 32nd on a list of the world's most powerful passports, offering visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to 146 destinations,...

Taiwanese travel agencies victims of weak visa reviews: industry

TAIPEI (CNA) – Taiwanese travel agencies have fallen victim to inadequate government reviews of visa applications and poor law enforcement in cases of tourist...

NTU student association apologizes for protest faced by ex-premier

TAIPEI (CNA) – National Taiwan University's (NTU) Political Science Student Association on Wednesday apologized for an incident that occurred at the school the previous...
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Taiwan issues land warning for Tropical Storm Bailu

TAIPEI (CNA) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a land warning at 2:30 p.m. on Friday for Tropical Storm Bailu, which is forecast...

Disgraced cancer researcher worried about tainting Taiwan’s image

Taipei, April 1 (CNA) Chen Ching-shih (陳慶士), a cancer researcher and Academia Sinica principal investigator, said Sunday that he hopes the accusations against him...

MOFA warns travelers against bringing marijuana into Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) warned Taiwanese citizens and foreign travelers Thursday that bringing marijuana into the country is illegal. The use of...

Please come to Hualien, local hoteliers urge

Taipei, Feb. 13 (CNA) Despite public concern over travel safety in Hualien following the Feb. 6 earthquake, local hotel and hot spring owners on...

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