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Chunghwa posts 1Q profit

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) _ Chunghwa Telecom Co. (CHT) on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $309.1 million.

The Taipei, Taiwan-based company said it had net income of 40 cents per share.

The telecommunications company posted revenue of $1.75 billion in the period.

Chunghwa shares have climbed roughly 8 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has declined slightly in the last 12 months.

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