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Taiwan launches plastic free initiative to mark Earth Day

| April 22, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) kicked off its plastic free initiative on Monday to mark Earth Day, by promoting successful efforts around the island to reduce the use of plastic.Lai Ying-ying director-general of the EPA’s Depar…

‘The World Between Us’ may be broadcast in Europe: CatchPlay

| April 21, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Discussions for the rights to distribute the highly rated Taiwanese crime drama “The World Between Us” in Europe are currently being held, according to multimedia and live streaming company CatchPlay.The 10-part series, which was produced by T…

Lyrid meteor shower to peak next week: museum

| April 20, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Stargazers in Taiwan will have a chance to view the Lyrid meteor shower when it reaches its peak in the early hours of April 23, the Taipei Astronomical Museum said on Saturday.While there is likely to be interference from the moonlight, there…

Love for daughter prompts Malaysian mother to seek treatment in Taiwan

| April 19, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, After three months of treatment, including seven operations in Taiwan since December last year, a 28-year-old mother from Malaysia has finally been able to fulfill her dream to be by her daughter’s side and watch her grow up.The mother, identi…

Bills on oversight of cross-strait agreements pass committee stage

| April 17, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, The Legislature’s Internal Administration Committee on Wednesday passed several versions of a bill that aims to provide oversight of agreements forged between Taiwan and China, but no consensus was reached on the title or other aspects of the …

Taiwan shares close up 0.48%

| April 16, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, Taiwan shares closed up 52.25 points, or 0.48 percent, at 10,927.85 Tuesday on turnover of NT$130.79 billion (US$4.24 billion). Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei hoping to add more Muslim-friendly certified hospitals

| April 15, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, The Taipei City government is working with Taiwan Adventist Hospital (TAH) to expand the number of Muslim-friendly hospitals, as part of its ongoing policy to make Taipei a more Muslim-friendly city, an official said Monday.TAH is one of 17 ho…

Taiwan’s Chou Tien-chen eliminated from Singapore Open

| April 13, 2019 | | 0

Singapore, Taiwanese badminton ace Chou Tien-chen was upset Saturday in the semifinals of the men’s singles at the 2019 Singapore Open.Chou battled for 79 minutes against World No. 9 Anthony Sinisuka Ginting of Indonesia before falling 17-21, 21-18, 1…

Taiwan aquarium successfully breeds Pacific sea nettle

| April 12, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, The National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium in southern Taiwan has successfully bred the Pacific sea nettle, one of the largest jellyfish species bred at aquariums, and the creature is expected to become a popular attraction with museum…

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