Day: May 5, 2019

Two face charges for sharing photo said to cause ‘public panic’

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Taipei, Two people who shared a photograph said to be of earthquake damage to a road in Taipei City are facing charges for “causing public panic,” the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said Sunday.The CIB identified the two as a woman surnamed Lai …

Former Judicial Yuan president Shih Chi-yang, 84, dies

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Taipei, Former Judicial Yuan president Shih Chi-yang praised as “Mr. Independent” for his contribution to judicial reform in Taiwan, died of multiple organ failure at the age of 84 on Sunday in New Taipei.Shih passed away at around 3 p.m. at his home…

Taiwan should handle Chinese investment on case-by-case basis: expert

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Taipei, Taiwan should deal with investment from China on a case-by-case basis because Chinese enterprises have adopted a wide range of approaches to doing business in other countries, an expert suggested Sunday.Chinese businesses have ventured into ma…

People in China very interested in Taiwan lifestyle: microblogger

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Taipei, Chinese nationals are very interested in the lifestyle of people in Taiwan, according to a popular Chinese microblogger on the Sina Weibo platform, who received a huge number of comments and questions after a trip to the island.Yan Jingsheng, …

Afternoon thunderstorms forecast in mountainous areas of Taiwan

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Taipei, As warmer easterly winds move in, cloudy skies are forecast in northern parts of Taiwan and the offshore islands of Penghu and Matsu on Sunday, while the offshore islands of Kinmen as well as southern and eastern regions are expected to experi…

Taipei mayor attends launch of Chen Shui-bian memoir

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Taipei, Former President Chen Shui-bian and Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je attended an event held by the Taipei City Archive on Sunday to mark the launch of a memoir on Chen’s life.Chen, who has been on medical parole since Jan. 5, 2015, attended the book lau…

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