TAIPEI -- The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.01 to close at NT$30.060 as the local central bank entered the trading floor again to prop up the greenback and help the currency reverse its early gains, dealers ...
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Philippines May 18 (CNA) An investigation team sent by Taipei authorities to Manila to investigate the shooting death of a Taiwanese fisherman by a Philippine government vessel decided to return to Taipei Saturday. A source close to the team said the 17-member team which arrived here Thursday will leave later in the day after being snubbed by the Philippine government. (By Maubo ...
Taipei, May 18 (CNA) While acknowledging Manila's official apology over the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs insisted Friday that the Philippine response to Taiwan's demands has not been "positive, sufficient and concrete" enough. Such a response led to Taiwan's decision to impose sanctions against ...
/enpproperty--> The Philippines' special envoy to Taiwan on Friday advised thousands of Filipino workers there to eat at home and avoid the streets while emotions run high over the shooting death of a Taiwan fisherman by the Philippine coast guard. Amadeo Perez, chairman of Taiwan's Manila Economic and Cultural Office, said after returning to Manila from Taipei late on ...
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The pilot managed to eject from the craft before it crashed and was later rescued. He suffered minor injuries, reports Xinhua.
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