Day: May 2, 2019

Taiwan man arrested in Vietnam for allegedly running gambling website

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Taipei, A Taiwanese man was arrested in Vietnam for allegedly operating an illegal gambling website, which had been cracked by local law enforcement recently, Vietnamese media reported Thursday.

The Taiwanese man, identified by Vietnamese police …

Draft bill on cultural rights passes committee stage

| May 2, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, A draft bill that seeks to safeguard the rights of cultural workers passed an initial review by the legislative Education and Culture Committee on Thursday.

The proposed Culture Basic Law will be forwarded to …

New sea snail species unveiled in Kinmen

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Taipei, A retired elementary school teacher in Kinmen on Thursday unveiled to the world a new species of sea snails found in the offshore island county's Lieyu Township.

Hung Ching-chang 61, a longtime observer of …

PFP’s Soong quits as presidential adviser

| May 2, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, People First Party (PFP) Chairman James Soong tendered his resignation as presidential advisor Thursday, citing rifts with the Presidential Office over his alleged support for China's "one country, two systems" proposed framework for unification …

Taiwan garners greater support for WHA participation

| May 2, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Taiwan has gained greater backing for its participation at this year's World Health Assembly (WHA), as three major medical groups have shown their support for Taiwan to attend the assembly later this month, the …

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