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Relicensing for Older Drivers... +
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Taiwan Culinary Exhibition to show how to make the most of imperfect ingredients... +
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Taipei Environmental Protection Dept. launch air pollution monitoring vans... +
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Taiwan shows high-tech capabilities at Paris Air Show... +
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Formosa News

Interest Rates Left Unchanged... +
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Terry Gou denies that Hon Hai has withdrawn bid for Toshiba's memory chip unit... +
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Taiwan's high-speed rail line holds anti-terrorism drill ahead of Universiade... +
 2017-06-22 17:50 

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Vietnamese minors trafficked to Taiwan... +

In late May, Taiwans National Immigration Agency uncovered a human trafficking scheme in which a broker in Vietnam charged several thousand US dollars each to help 17 Vietnamese minors immigrate to Taiwan using fake birth certificates describing them as t...

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

There was never 'truce' with Beijing : ministry... +

There was never any true diplomatic truce with China, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday, after Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela attributed last weeks severing of diplomatic ties with Taiwan to the end of the cross-strait truce....

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

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Chen Li-hung dies at 52... +

Government leaders and prominent public figures yesterday paid tribute to political commentator Chen Li-hung (), 52, who died of a brain tumor at a Taipei hospital on Wednesday, following several operations and chemotherapy over the past three years....

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

Italian tax police raid five banks over diamond sales... +

Italian tax police on Wednesday seized documents from the offices of five lenders in an investigation over alleged fraud in relation to the distribution of diamonds to bank customers, three sources with knowledge of the case said....

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

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Taoyuan to establish toy libraries citywide: mayor... +

The Taiwan Toy Library Association and Toyota Co yesterday cohosted a community event at Linsen Elementary School in Taoyuan Citys Jhongli District () to promote environmental protection through emphasis on toy reuse and recycling....

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

Russians targeted elections: US official... +

Russian hackers targeted 21 US state election systems in last years presidential race and a small number were breached, but there was no evidence any votes were manipulated, a US Department of Homeland Security official told Congress on Wednesday....

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

Details needed on aquatic development... +

There have been many comments on the Forward-looking Infrastructure Development Program that the government has been eagerly promoting. The program includes the development of aquatic environments, and suggestions have been made about reforms relating to ...

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

South Australia to levy additional tax on five largest banks to raise A$370m... +

Australias biggest banks are to be hit with an additional state-based levy on top of a newly legislated national tax after South Australias government said major lenders are still not contributing an appropriate amount....

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

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Taipei Railway Workshop to open to public on July 19... +

The Taipei Railway Workshop, which played a key role in the nations industrialization, is to open to visitors on July 19....

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

Russian minister's plane buzzed by NATO over Baltic... +

A NATO F-16 jet buzzed a plane carrying Russian Minister of Defense Sergei Shoigu as it flew over the Baltic Sea, but was seen off by a Russian Sukhoi-27 military jet, Russia said on Wednesday, an account partly disputed by NATO....

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

Venezuelans fleeing turmoil seek refuge in Colombia... +

While Venezuela plunges further into political and economic ruin, the flight of its citizens is accelerating, reaching levels unseen in its history....

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Taipei Times

FEATURE: Pakistani citizens battle a neglected pollution problem... +

Furhan Hussain moved to Islamabad seeking fresher air, only to find Pakistans leafy capital in a semi-permanent haze. Frustrated, he joined a vanguard of citizens monitoring pollution themselves amid a void in government data....

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

Ideals a must for urban renewal... +

To promote urban regeneration and economic development in response to the competition between cities one of the results of economic globalization most city planners want to create an ideal, attractive environment capable of attracting both talented peop...

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

De Villiers promises fightback after rout... +

South Africa captain A.B. de Villiers promised they would fight our way back after England thrashed them by nine wickets in the first Twenty20 international in Southampton on Wednesday....

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

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Adoption case not illegal... +

Yunlin County prosecutors this week completed their probe into the adoption of 17 Vietnamese children by families in central Taiwan, saying the suspects were not engaged in human trafficking and charging them only with document forgery....

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

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Retired teacher donates more than 60 vintage calendars to school museum... +

A retired teacher from Yilan Countys Nan-An Elementary School has donated more than 60 calendars from the early years of the Republic of China (ROC) on Taiwan to the schools history museum....

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

Nomura picks Frankfurt for its EU base: sources... +

Nomura Holdings Inc has picked Frankfurt, Germany, as the headquarters for its EU operations after the UK leaves the bloc, people with knowledge of the matter said....

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

Vietnamese duster makers facing stiff competition... +

Fluffy, soft and easy to buy off the back of a bike: Vietnams chicken feather dusters have ruled the roost for generations, but artisans fear for their future as buyers turn to cheaper alternatives....

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

US sports chains plunge on Nike-Amazon rumor... +

Shares in several major US sports chains hit 52-week lows on word that Nike Inc might soon be selling its gear directly through Amazon.com Inc....

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

EDITORIAL: Bracing for the next storm... +

The plum rains finally came to a stop. They differed from the past, coming in big bursts of heavy rain, with many areas receiving as much as 600mm of rain in a day. This caused flooding in many urban areas, landslides in mountainous areas and flooding in ...

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

All Blacks confident of besting Lions' defense... +

The All Blacks say they have prepared to beat the British and Irish Lions rushed defense, with coach Steve Hansen yesterday saying that they have plans to counter their line speed....

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

Mexico coach apologizes for outburst... +

Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio has apologized after television cameras caught him using an expletive during Wednesdays ill-tempered FIFA Confederations Cup match against New Zealand....

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

Investors dump Wanda shares, bonds... +

Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlins () Dalian Wanda Group Co () was yesterday in focus as the shares and bonds of its units plunged....

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

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US opposed to change in 'status quo' across strait... +

The US on Tuesday reiterated that it is interested in continued peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait and is opposed to changes to the status quo by either side....

 2017-06-22 16:29 

Taipei Times

Imagination Technologies begins formal sale process... +

Imagination Technologies Group PLC, a British chip designer mired in an intellectual property dispute with Apple Inc, said it has received takeover interest from several parties in recent weeks, prompting it to start a formal sale process....

 2017-06-22 16:28 

Taipei Times

Central bank keeps rates unchanged... +

The central bank yesterday kept interest rates unchanged for the fourth consecutive quarter, saying mild domestic inflation and economic uncertainty abroad justified a lenient policy stance....

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Taipei Times

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Pension protest draws about 100... +

Calls to fight to the finish by pension reform opponents drew a tepid response yesterday as protester numbers continued to dwindle, with only a scattering gathered outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei as the bill enters its final stretch....

 2017-06-22 16:28 

Taipei Times

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Union protests regulation change for closing schools... +

Rule changes that profit a closed university in Pingtung County risk setting a dangerous precedent as the nation prepares for massive school closures and consolidations, union members said yesterday in a protest outside the Ministry of Education....

 2017-06-22 16:28 

Taipei Times

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Green Island debates land crab protection corridors... +

Green Islands () crab protection corridors, designed to give land crabs a safe route across roads as they migrate to the beaches during breeding season, were criticized by conservationists for having 1m drops at their exits, which they said were dangerous...

 2017-06-22 16:28 

Taipei Times

Jobless rate falls to 3.66%, lowest level in two years... +

The unemployment rate dropped to 3.66 percent last month, the lowest in 24 months as fewer people lost their jobs to downsizing or closures, despite a modest gain in the number of people who quit their job, the Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting an...

 2017-06-22 16:28 

Taipei Times

Hon Hai chairman insists Toshiba bid far from over... +

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co () chairman Terry Gou () yesterday said that the firms bid for Toshiba Corps memorychip unit is not yet over and he thinks Hon Hai has more than a 50 percent chance of winning the bid....

 2017-06-22 16:28 

Taipei Times

IS destroys iconic Mosul minaret in sign of 'defeat'... +

Mosuls trademark leaning minaret was yesterday missing from its skyline for the first time in centuries after desperate extremists blew it up as Iraqi forces advanced on an ancient mosque compound....

 2017-06-22 16:28 

Taipei Times

Population will reach 9.8bn in 2050: UN... +

Indias population is expected to surpass Chinas in about seven years and Nigeria is projected to overtake the US to become the third-most populous nation in the world shortly before 2050, a UN report said....

 2017-06-22 16:28 

Taipei Times

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Media investment bans ridiculous: ex-NCC chair... +

Regulations banning investments in media outlets by political parties, the government and the military are very ridiculous and should be amended as soon as possible, as they constrain the development of cable operators and telecoms, former National Commun...

 2017-06-22 16:28 

Taipei Times

Marawi City battle drawing to a close... +

Muslim militants holed up in Marawi City, in the southern Philippines, have been cornered and their firepower is flagging, the military said yesterday, as a five-week battle for control of the town raged on....

 2017-06-22 16:28 

Taipei Times

Brazil's Temer accused of diverting public funds... +

Brazilian President Michel Temer is being accused of organizing the distribution of about US$6 million of public funds into the countrys election campaigns....

 2017-06-22 16:28 

Taipei Times

Haitian ex-coup leader gets nine years in US prison... +

A former Haitian coup leader and elected senator on Wednesday was sentenced to nine years in a US federal prison after pleading guilty to conspiring to launder drug money....

 2017-06-22 16:28 

Taipei Times

China Airlines conservative after first-quarter losses... +

China Airlines Ltd (CAL, ) yesterday gave a conservative outlook on earnings for this year, as fuel prices begin stabilizing after a spike last quarter....

 2017-06-22 16:28 

Taipei Times

Bangkok struggles to protect slum dwellers as floods worsen... +

In Phrom Samrit, a squatter settlement along a major canal in Bangkok, most of the 300 households live cheek by jowl and have become used to floods after living next to water all their lives....

 2017-06-22 16:28 

Taipei Times

US urges China to put more pressure on North Korea over nuclear program... +

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday urged Chinese officials to apply greater diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea to force it to rein in its nuclear weapons program....

 2017-06-22 16:28 

Taipei Times

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Doctor warns against ignoring sudden skin growths... +

The sudden growth of plaque or lumps under the skin, even if they are not itchy, should not be neglected and require medical attention, Taipei-based Shu-Tien Clinic Cosmetic Surgery Department director Huang Chi-yi () said....

 2017-06-22 16:28 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

George Tsai to lead Olympic surf team... +

Chinese Taipei Surfing Association secretary-general George Tsai () is to lead Taiwans first national surfing team to the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, the association said....

 2017-06-22 16:28 

Taipei Times

Ronaldo on target for Portugal... +

Cristiano Ronaldo brushed aside his off-field problems by scoring the winner as Portugal edged hosts Russia 1-0 at the FIFA Confederations Cup on Wednesday, before Oribe Peralta gave Mexico a come-from-behind 2-1 win over New Zealand....

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