Day: April 11, 2021

DPP, Cabinet decide not to submit referendum proposal

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Taipei-The government and the legislative caucus of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will not initiate any referendum proposals in response to several questions on key policy issues set to be voted on in August.The decision was the result …

New wells pose no bullet train safety threats: Water agency

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Taipei-Newly drilled wells providing much needed water in central Taiwan amid a serious drought will not cause further ground subsidence that could threaten the safety of Taiwan’s bullet train line, the Water Resources Agency (WRA) said Sunday.The newl…

Tropical storm may form in coming days; impact still unclear

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Taipei-A tropical disturbance currently located in waters south of Guam could turn into a tropical storm in the next few days, but it remains unclear as of now whether it will affect Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Sunday.The tropical dis…

Taiwan’s Indonesian community celebrates Kartini Day in Taipei

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Taipei-Taiwan’s Indonesian community paid tribute to one of its national heroines who fought for women’s equality, Raden Ajeng Kartini, by organizing cultural activities and a children’s parade in Taipei on Sunday.Hundreds of people, mostly Indonesian …

Taiwan-made enterovirus vaccine clears trial, could hit market soon

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Taipei-Taiwan-based Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (MVC) on Sunday announced positive trial results for its enterovirus 71 (EV71) virus vaccine and expressed hope the vaccine could hit the market in Taiwan next year.At a press event, MVC spokesman Leo…

TRA train malfunction delays 5,180 passengers; no injuries reported

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Taipei-A Tze-chiang express train operated by the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) reported a malfunction of its brake system Sunday, delaying 5,180 passengers in 10 trains.No injuries were reported.Smoke erupted from the northbound No. 126 Tze-chi…

Death toll in Hualien train crash revised to 49: prosecutors

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Taipei-The Hualien District Prosecutors Office on Sunday finalized its count of the number of deaths in a Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) train accident in the county on April 2, revising previous number to 49 from 50 after all human remains were …

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