- Taiwan on Saturday protested to the Philippines for sending naval ships to disputed South China Sea islands in the latest diplomatic spat between the two governments. "The foreign ministry expresses its serious concern and firm opposition over the Philippines' dispatch of naval vessels to Renai (Second Thomas) Shoal in the Spratly Islands," it said in a statement. Taiwan's ...
Ma Ying-jeou and African envoys touted the ties between Taiwan and Africa on Saturday during celebrations of Africa Day, which is observed annually on May 25 to mark the independence of various African countries since 1963. "Taiwan is one country that has been paying a lot of attention to Africa's development," said Gambian Ambassador Alhagie Ebrima Jarjou, who is also the ...
Rev. Yang Hsu, better known in Taiwan as "the father of aboriginal orphans" for his lifelong service and care for disadvantaged children, especially indigenous orphans, has died of multiple organ failure at the age of 105. With "making friends, raising orphans and spreading the Gospel" as the purposes of his life, Yang raised more than 1,000 abandoned, abused, neglected or ...
Taipei, May 25 (CNA) An online survey has found that more enterprises in Taiwan are optimistic about the country's economic outlook in June than pessimistic, despite the government lowering its forecast for economic growth this year from 3.59 percent to 2.4 percent on Friday. The study on economic outlook for next month, released Saturday, was conducted by the 104 Job Bank on 556 ...
China Seas region. The two countries reached a diplomatic impasse after a Taiwanese fisherman was shot dead on May 9 by the Philippine Coast Guard in waters claimed by both sides. Philippine President Benigno Aquino's personal apology was not accepted by Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou, who regarded it insincere for the lack of official representation and compensation. Taipei held naval ...
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InterAksyon.com The online news portal of TV5 TAIPEI -- Taiwan on Saturday protested to the Philippines for sending naval ships to disputed islands in the South China Sea, which Manila calls the West Philippine Sea, in the latest diplomatic spat between the two governments. "The foreign ministry expresses its serious concern and firm opposition over the Philippines' dispatch of naval ...
Ma Ying-jeou said Saturday that the government will continue to promote wind power generation as it seeks a diversified power supply and independent power generation. Ma made the remarks during a tour of a wind power generation plant operated by state-run Taiwan Power Co. at the Changhua Coastal Industrial Park to find out more about wind power generation and hold talks with industry ...
HTC pro Certified device in the United States. The certification means that the device meets security and encryption standards that make it a good enterprise solution for companies with security concerns. As the ...
Taipei, May 25 (CNA) Sales generated by companies listed on Taiwan's main board and the over-the-counter (OTC) market for the first quarter of this year fell 3.4 percent from a year earlier to NT$6.07 trillion ...
China Airlines (CAL) Saturday with 158 passengers aboard. CAL Chairman Sun Huang-hsiang noted that Chiayi Airport became an international airport last December and said that his company is proud to provide the maiden charter flight. He added that a charter flight would take off from Shizuoka to Chiayi later in the day, with another two-way charter flight scheduled for May 29. CAL and the Chiayi ...
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It will be a do-or-die match for Indian women's football team when they face Chinese Taipei in their next group D match of the AFC Women's Asian Cup (qualifiers) here Wednesday.
The Indian team despite giving a good account of themselves against Myanmar in their opening game of the have their backs to wall after a 0-2 reversal.
Against Chinese Taipei, who pumped in six goals against hosts Palestine in the Group D curtain-raiser on Tuesday, India have their task cut out. A win will keep them in the hunt for a place in the Finals of the AFC Cup and a defeat will be the end of the road.
"It is a do-or-die match for us," National Coach Anadi Barua maintains.
"In such Tournaments where you get three games and only one team qualifies, there is absolutely no breathing space. We have played well against Myanmar, especially in the second half. They got the goals early. We took time to settle and that was the key," he adds.
"Once we got a hold of the match, we looked so much better. I am not taking anything out of Myanmar's victory. They deserved it. They got the goals, we didn't. But we played well. On another day, the script could have been different," added the India Coach.
As the game progressed Tuesday, the passing improved, flank play sharpened and backline held firm. ...
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