Day: July 16, 2018

2018 Farnborough Air Show Marks Debut of Bombardier New ATMOSPHÈRE Cabin

| July 16, 2018 | Asianet Pakistan | 0

MONTRÉAL, July 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft unveiled the interior of the first CRJ Series aircraft with the new ATMOSPHÈRE cabin design on the opening day of the Farnborough International Air Show in the United Kingdom. Bombardier showcased the new cabin alongside launch operator Delta Air Lines and supplier Zodiac Aerospace during […]

Southeast Asia Drug Use Persists Despite Death Penalty

| July 16, 2018 | | 0

HO CHI MINH CITY Southeast Asian authorities are not shy about doling out the death penalty to punish drug traffickers, and yet narcotics abuse has not abated. If anything, it is on the rise, which begs the question of whether the region’s war on dru…

Alishan scenic area to host stargazing events in August

| July 16, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, Stargazers are invited to attend a series of events organized around observing the Perseid meteor shower from Aug. 10-15 in Alishan National Scenic Area, Chiayi, the Chiayi Forest District Office said Monday.The Perseids are annual meteor showe…

Tzu Chi Foundation awarded South Korean peace prize

| July 16, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, The Tzu Chi Foundation, one of the largest charitable organizations in Taiwan, has been awarded the Manhai peace prize in South Korea, the Chosun Ilbo, one of the country’s leading newspapers, reported on Monday.For winning the prize, Tzu Chi w…

Mainland Affairs Council minister heads to U.S.

| July 16, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Chen Min-tong (???) left on a nine-day visit to the United States Monday to boost policy communication between the two countries and garner greater U.S. support for Taiwan’s cross-strait policy.While ther…

Surge in South China Sea Naval Exercises in 2018 Vexes Beijing

| July 16, 2018 | | 0

TAIPEI A surge in naval maneuvers in the South China Sea by Western allies this year is keeping China from any further expansion into the contested waters, analysts say.Vessels from Australia, France, Japan and the United States have sent ships to th…

Taiwan, Japan sign MOU on toxic chemical disaster response

| July 16, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, Taiwan’s state-funded Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and the Maritime Disaster Prevention Center (MDPC) of Japan signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) Monday to cooperate on responses to toxic chemical disasters.The pact w…

No injuries after ceiling panel falls to ground at Taoyuan airport

| July 16, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, A ceiling panel in a lounge in Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport fell to the ground late Sunday as a result of water seepage but no injuries were reported, Taoyuan Airport Corp. said Monday.The incident took place in lounge D7, which is on t…

New education minister wants to settle NTU president dispute

| July 16, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, New Education Minister Yeh Jiunn-rong (???) said Monday that the next one to two months will be the golden period for handling a dispute over the selection of a new National Taiwan University (NTU) president and that he wants to communicate wit…

President praises Changhua’s green achievements

| July 16, 2018 | | 0

Taipei, President Tsai Ing-wen (???) praised the Changhua County government on Monday for its achievements in promoting green energy during a visit to an elementary school in the county to talk up the county chief, who is up for re-election later this …

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