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Dukhan Bank $500mn debut sukuk issuance oversubscribed 4.5 times

Dukhan Bank $500mn debut sukuk issuance oversubscribed 4.5 times

Dukhan Bank's $500mn debut sukuk issuance has been oversubscribed 4.5 times, confirming its financial strength and the confidence enjoyed by it and the Qatari economy amongst the global investors.

QP signs 15-year LNG supply deal with Taiwan's CPC

QP signs 15-year LNG supply deal with Taiwan's CPC

Qatar Petroleum (QP) Wednesday entered into a 15-year LNG, or liquefied natural gas, sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with Taiwan's CPC Corporation, for the supply of 1.25mn tonnes per annum (MTPA) of LNG.

US boosts Taiwan's Covid-19 fight with vaccines as senators visit

US boosts Taiwan's Covid-19 fight with vaccines as senators visit

The United States will donate 750,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan as part of the country's plan to share shots globally, US Senator Tammy Duckworth said on Sunday, offering a much-needed boost to the island's fight against the pandemic.

Taiwan tightens curbs after surge in domestic Covid-19 cases

Taiwan tightens curbs after surge in domestic Covid-19 cases

Taiwan raised its coronavirus alert level on Saturday in the capital, Taipei, and the city around it, bringing curbs for a period of two weeks that will shut many venues and restrict gatherings in the wake of 180 new domestic infections.

 At least 51 dead as Taiwan train derails in tunnel

At least 51 dead as Taiwan train derails in tunnel

At least 51 people were killed in Taiwan on Friday when a packed train collided with a vehicle on the tracks and then derailed inside a tunnel, in the island's worst railway accident in decades.

Four Taiwan ex-intelligence officers charged with spying for China

Four Taiwan ex-intelligence officers charged with spying for China

Four retired Taiwanese military intelligence officers -- including a major general -- have been indicted for spying for China, prosecutors said Saturday.

US envoy to UN to visit Taiwan; China says playing with fire

US envoy to UN to visit Taiwan; China says playing with fire

The US ambassador to the United Nations, Kelly Craft, will visit Taiwan next week for meetings with senior Taiwanese leaders, Taiwan's government and the US mission to the UN said, prompting China to warn they were playing with fire.

Taiwan says Chinese jets made record 380 incursions in 2020

Taiwan says Chinese jets made record 380 incursions in 2020

Chinese jets made a record 380 incursions into Taiwan's defence zone last year, a defence official said Tuesday, as a military-linked think-tank warned tensions were now at their highest since the mid-1990s.

Pilot blamed for first Taiwan virus transmission since April

Pilot blamed for first Taiwan virus transmission since April

Taiwan reported its first local coronavirus transmission Tuesday, blaming a foreign pilot for ending 253 days of being virus-free.

Taiwan sends ships, aircraft as Chinese carrier passes island

Taiwan sends ships, aircraft as Chinese carrier passes island

Taiwan's navy and air force were deployed on Sunday as a Chinese aircraft carrier group led by the country's newest carrier, the Shandong, sailed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, the day after a US warship transited the same waterway.

Taiwan expanding submarine fleet as China threat grows

Taiwan expanding submarine fleet as China threat grows

Taiwan began construction on a fleet of indigenous submarines on Tuesday, the latest move by the out-gunned island to bolster its defences against increasingly bellicose threats from Beijing.

Taiwan holds anti-landing drill on frontline island with China

Taiwan holds anti-landing drill on frontline island with China

Taiwan's armed forces have held anti-landing drills on one of its offshore islands close to China amid rising tensions with Beijing, the island's defence ministry said on Friday, showing images of a cannon firing and soldiers loading the guns.