Day: April 7, 2019

Sunny weather to last through Tuesday: CWB

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Taipei-The current warm and sunny weather is expected to last until Tuesday, as a front is forecast to pass through Taiwan on Wednesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).On Sunday, lows will range between 19-23 degrees Celsius across Taiwa…

Ex-U.S. official lauds Taiwan’s democracy as TRA enters 40th year

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Washington, April 6 (CNA) Since the enactment of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) by the United States in 1979, Taiwan has made much progress protecting human rights, changing from an authoritarian country into a democracy, a retired U.S. foreign service…

Over 300 kilograms of ketamine seized on fishing boat: CGA

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Kaohsiung-More than 300 kilograms of the drug ketamine, with a street value of over NT$300 million (US$9.73 million), was seized on board a fishing vessel about 200 nautical miles off the coast of Kaohsiung last week, a senior official at the Coast Gua…

Envoy calls on employers to give Indonesians day off to vote

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Taipei-Indonesia’s top representative to Taiwan recently urged Taiwanese employers to give Indonesian workers a day off next Sunday so that they can cast ballots in their country’s upcoming general elections for president, vice president and members of…

Envoy calls on employers to give Indonesians day off to vote

| April 7, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-Indonesia’s top representative to Taiwan recently urged Taiwanese employers to give Indonesian workers a day off next Sunday so that they can cast ballots in their country’s upcoming general elections for president, vice president and members of…

Floods Drench Eastern Zimbabwe, Water Shortages Parch Harare

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HARARE, ZIMBABWE As eastern Zimbabwe struggles with the aftermath of floods that have killed nearly 270 people and destroyed homes and roads, other parts of Zimbabwe are facing a very different crisis: too little water.Lake Chivero, the main source o…

Floods Drench Eastern Zimbabwe, Water Shortages Parch Harare

| April 7, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

HARARE, ZIMBABWE As eastern Zimbabwe struggles with the aftermath of floods that have killed nearly 270 people and destroyed homes and roads, other parts of Zimbabwe are facing a very different crisis: too little water.Lake Chivero, the main source o…

U.S. scholar criticizes LSE for labeling Taiwan as part of China

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Washington, April 6 (CNA) June Teufel Dreyer, a professor of political science at the University of Miami, took issue with the decision by the London School of Economics (LSE) to alter the color of Taiwan on an outdoor sculpture implying it is a part o…

China fails in bid to force LCI name change on Taiwan

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Taipei-Beijing’s attempt to force a change in Taiwan’s designation at Lions Clubs International (LCI) has failed after members from around the world at a recent meeting decided to shelve the Chinese proposal, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said…

President Tsai compares fake news to terrorism threat in Europe

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Taipei-Criticizing fake news as harming freedom in the guise of free speech, President Tsai Ing-wen (???) on Sunday compared the threat of fake news in Taiwan to the challenge posed by terrorism in Europe.Freedom of speech is not an abstract right but …

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