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‘Taiwan-US ties to advance under Trump’

The American Institute in Taiwan’s (AIT) Washington Office managing director John Norris on Saturday said that he expects Taiwan-US relations to advance during US President Donald Trump’s tenure as stability across the Taiwan Strait remains a core interest to the US. Speaking at an annual meetingFULL STORY

REPORTER’S NOTEBOOK: Taiwan to see if optimism over Trump has merit

By Stacy Hsu

Newly inaugurated US President Donald Trump’s election on Nov. 8 last year has brought about mixed feelings in Taiwan, a small nation that, despite being more than 12,000km from the US, whose international status and national security hinge on the policy direction of the world’sFULL STORY

Commission asks BCC to present equity contract

By Shelley Shan

The National Communications Commission (NCC) has asked the Broadcasting Corp of China (BCC) to submit its equity trading contract with Central Investment Co (中央投資公司) to determine if the nation’s largest radio station has violated the regulations barring government agencies, political parties and the military fromFULL STORY

Vietnamese immigrant to advise president on policy

By Luo Hsin-chen and William Hetherington

Vietnamese immigrant Hu Ching-hsien (胡清嫻) gained recognition for her contributions to the Southeast Asian community in Taiwan after she was asked by the Presidential Office late last month to serve as national immigration policy adviser to President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文). Hu said she will begin gatheringFULL STORY

Judges, diplomats to gather for human rights conferences

By Lu Yi-hsuan and William Hetherington

Conferences discussing human rights issues are to be held in Taipei today and tomorrow with grand justices, judges, lawyers and legislators discussing law and the implementation of legislative amendments with European representatives. The event is jointly hosted by the Judicial Yuan, the Ministry of Justice, theFULL STORY

CBIT to invest NT$10bn more in TV set-top boxes

By Shelley Shan

The Cable Broadband Institute in Taiwan (CBIT) announced that it is planning to invest NT$10 billion (US$317.13 million) to complete the installation of set-top boxes to achieve full digitization of cable services by the end of this year. Once providers stop transmitting analog signals, analog serviceFULL STORY

Formerly homeless man helps others to free lunch

Sixty-seven-year-old Huang Chu-yu (黃祝敔), who was homeless when he accepted a free lunch at an annual charity event a year ago, yesterday attended the event again, this time not as a guest, but as a volunteer helping with the year-end feast held in the plazaFULL STORY

HPA offers suggestions on surviving the cold

By Lee I-chia

As cold fronts sweep across the nation, the Health Promotion Administration (HPA) urged people with chronic hypertension, high cholesterol or high blood sugar levels to keep warm to prevent the onset of acute cardiovascular disease. People with chronic disease should also be careful when taking aFULL STORY

Workshop looks to reinvigorate aging musical ensemble

By Lin Yi-chang and Jonathan Chin

A collaborative project between the Qinghe Xuan Beiguang Ensemble and local musicology students might help the aging folk group to continue its heritage. A two-day workshop was held as a part of an ongoing effort between the ensemble based in Chiayi County’s Budai Township (布袋) andFULL STORY

Taipei hands out first fine for failure to register cat

By Huang Chien-hao and William Hetherington

The Taipei City Government’s Animal Protection Office on Friday said it fined a pet owner who failed to register and implant chips into cats as required by a new law introduced in July last year. The office said owners could avoid fines of NT$10,000 to NT$50,000FULL STORY

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