Day: May 4, 2019

June 4 dissident urges China’s youth to embrace democracy

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Taipei, Wang Dan one of the most wellknown Chinese student leaders in the 1989 prodemocracy protests on Tiananmen Square, has urged China's youth to seek a system that is rooted in Chinese traditions and yet …

President Tsai attends Star Wars event in Taipei

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Taipei, President Tsai Ingwen on Saturday made a surprise appearance at a "May the Fourth be With You" event to celebrate international Star Wars Day, where she took a group photo with fans of the …

Seven more firms pledge to invest over NT$34 billion in Taiwan

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Taipei, An additional seven Taiwanese firms have pledged to invest more than NT$34 billion in Taiwan at a time when the government is urging companies operating overseas to relocate some of their investments back to …

ExPresident Chen receives approval to attend memoir launch

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Taipei, Former President Chen Shuibian has obtained approval from Taichung Prison to attend an event to launch a memoir on his life by writer Peng Mengtao on Sunday, according to prison authorities.

Tai Mingwei deputy …

Taiwan seeks to solidify ties with Solomon Islands

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Taipei, Taiwan's Ambassador to the Solomon Islands Roger Lu met with the Pacific nation's newlyelected Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Friday, in an effort to solidify bilateral ties between the two countries, in the wake …

Pastry operator agrees to pay migrant workers unpaid overtime

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Taipei, A New Taipeibased bread and pastry operator has agreed to compensate its migrant workers from Vietnam as part of a settlement over a dispute involving unpaid overtime, the city's Labor Affairs Department said Saturday.…

Polish, Australian runners win again at Taipei 101 Run Up

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Taipei, Polish national Piotr Lobodzinski and Australian Suzanne Walsham took home the winner's trophies at the annual Taipei 101 Run Up on Saturday for a second year in a row.

Lobodzinski finished with a time …

Amended Nationality Act leads to increase in naturalized citizens

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Taipei, More than two years after the amended Nationality Act took effect in December 2016, over 600 foreign nationals have successfully become naturalized Republic of China (ROC) citizens, data released by the Ministry of the …

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