Day: December 1, 2019

Children of immigrants break down cultural barriers at Sunday show

| December 1, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Close to 90 children from new immigrant families showcased their talents and skills at a presentation in Taipei on Sunday that validated classes held by local foundations designed to help them avoid being marginalized.

The …

Joyous Congolese Dances, Songs Enliven St. Peter’s Basilica

| December 1, 2019 | | 0

VATICAN CITY - Congolese dancing and singing enlivened St. Peter's Basilica on Sunday, as Pope Francis celebrated a special mass for Catholics from the violence-wracked African nation and denounced arms suppliers for helping to fuel …

Three migrant workers dead in New Taipei accident

| December 1, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Three migrant workers died while four another suffering from no life-threatening injuries in an accident at seas off New Taipei's Bali District on Sunday, firefighters said.

The seven migrant workers fell into the sea for …

Taiwanese trekker dies in Nepal: MOFA

| December 1, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-A Taiwanese national died in Nepal on Saturday following a trekking excursion in the country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) confirmed Sunday.

MOFA spokeswoman Joanne Ou (???) made the confirmation after a Nepal media …

Gunmen Kill 14 in Burkina Faso Church

| December 1, 2019 | | 0

Unknown gunmen opened fire on a church in eastern Burkina Faso Sunday, killing at least 14 people.

Officials say the attack took place in the town of Hantoukoura, near the border with Niger.

Soldiers are …

Councilor unhappy after Han not charged for treason

| December 1, 2019 | | 0

Kaohsiung-A Kaohsiung city councilor voiced his dismay Sunday after prosecutors decided not to charge opposition Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (???) with treason for visiting Beijing's liaison offices in Hong Kong and Macau in …

2020 Elections: Tight races seen in Miaoli, Nantou, Yunlin, Changhua

| December 1, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Incumbent lawmakers from Taiwan's two major political parties seeking re-election in January's legislative races are facing stiff challenges from rivals in Miaoli, Nantou, Yunlin and Changhua counties.

The main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) currently holds the …

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