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Official mourns death of comic book artist Hsu Mao-sung

| December 9, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun (???) on Monday mourned the death of award-winning comic book artist Hsu Mao-sung (???), who passed away on Saturday.

Hsu died of heart failure at his home in New Taipei, according …

Taiwan to apply for U.S. border preclearance: minister

| December 8, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-The Taiwan government will officially apply soon to join the United States border preclearance system, in a bid to expedite entry by its citizens into the U.S., Transportation Minister Lin Chia-lung (???) said Sunday.

In …

Migrant workers march against employment brokerage system

| December 8, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-Hundreds of people took to the streets of Taipei on Sunday, calling for Taiwan's major political parties to help abolish the current employment brokerage for migrant workers.

Dressed in slavery-themed costumes, some 500 migrant workers …

New MRT pricing scheme to reward frequent passengers

| December 7, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-A new pricing scheme for the Taipei MRT system will replace the universal 20 percent discount on adult fare by rewarding frequent passengers with a bigger discount, its operator said Saturday.

According to Taipei Rapid …

Soong knocks Han: ‘Good-heartedness can’t necessarily fly an airplane’

| December 7, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-People First Party (PFP) presidential candidate James Soong (???) on Friday criticized his Kuomintang (KMT) opponent Han Kuo-yu's (???) description of himself as "good-hearted," saying that "good-heartedness can't necessarily fly an airplane."

Soong was responding …

Taiwan’s martial law victims urge young people to cherish democracy

| December 7, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-Survivors of atrocities committed during Taiwan's period of martial law on Saturday exhorted younger generations to cherish the country's hard-earned democracy, at a ceremony to mark the United Nations-designated Dec. 10 Human Rights Day.

One …

CAL to launch regular flights to Cebu from March

| December 5, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-China Airlines (CAL), Taiwan's largest carrier, announced Thursday it will start regular flights to Cebu, the second-largest city in the Philippines, from March 2020.

According to CAL, it will use 737-880 planes to serve the …

Trade fair kicks off Thursday featuring Taiwan innovations

| December 5, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-Futex Taipei 2019, an annual high-tech trade fair, kicked off on Thursday showcasing over 80 innovations Taiwan hopes will place it in a leadership position with future technologies, according to the organizers.

The four-day Futex …

Trade fair kicks off Thursday featuring Taiwan innovations

| December 5, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-Futex Taipei 2019, an annual high-tech trade fair, kicked off on Thursday showcasing over 80 innovations Taiwan hopes will place it in a leadership position with future technologies, according to the organizers.

The four-day Futex …

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