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Sunday, February 7, 2016
The Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet Robert Hass will be among the authors attending the 2016 Taipei International Book Exhibition, which is scheduled to kick off Feb. 16.
Military, rescuers respond to quake disaster
Taiwan's military and emergency services were responding to the strong earthquake in southern Taiwan Saturday, sending helicopters and rescue and medical teams to the stricken areas.
Entertainment theme parks or amusement parks around Taiwan will offer discounts to visitors who were born in the Year of the Monkey during the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday.
Saturday, February 6, 2016
[Update] Bullet train services restored from North to Chiayi after earthquake in South
Public transportation has stepped up efforts to send travelers home for the holidays on Saturday in the wake of the 6.4 earthquake that rattled Southern Taiwan.
[Update] Tremor rattles Southern Taiwan, at least 7 dead, 437 injured
Most of Taiwan was rudely awaken at 3:57 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 6, by a Central Weather Bureau- (CWB) reported magnitude 6.4 earthquake centered in the island's southern region, collapsing buildings and killing at least 7 while injuring more 437 according to official figures released at 4:00 p.m.
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Richter 6.4 Quake Hits Southern Taiwan
A series of strong earthquakes have struck southern Taiwan since 3:57AM local time. According to the Central Weather Bureau, four separate aftershocks have hit around the same area following the 6.4 quake.
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The latest public opinion poll released Friday has shown that Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je's (柯文哲) approval rating has fallen below 50 percent for the first time.
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The R.O.C. government has a full grasp on the dialogue between Mainland China and the Holy See, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has said, amid foreign media reports that the two sides have made a major breakthrough on the bishop appointment issue.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, shedding NT$0.088 to close at NT$33.520 on the back of foreign fund inflows into the region, dealers said.
Freeways National Freeway toll rates during the holidays for nationwide routes have been announced by the Ministry of Transportation and Communications.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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