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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) yesterday confirmed that the former head of Taiwan's Defense Mission in the United States had failed to pass a required polygraph test.
Taiwan -- TRA catenary severed, delaying over 10,000 passengers
A catenary wire on the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) east to west main line was reported severed yesterday, causing a mass delay to over 10,000 passengers who complained angrily to the TRA.
Taiwan's Aviation Safety Council (ASC, 飛安會) said yesterday that it has finished deciphering the two black boxes retrieved from the crash site of a TransAsia
Taiwan's agriculture sector has suffered NT$594.9 million (US$19.73 million) in losses as of 5 p.m. Monday from the battering the island took from Typhoon Matmo on July 22, according to the latest Council of Agriculture figures.
Mobile users adopting the 4G LTE service have reached 300,000 in total since wireless broadband was introduced in Taiwan about two months ago, with Taiwan's major three telecom giants each grabbing a customer base of 100,000.
Taiwan -- First lady to visit Japan following postponement
The wife of President Ma Ying-jeou, Chow Mei-ching (周美青), is scheduled to visit Japan in early August, a Presidential Office spokeswoman announced Monday, after a previously planned visit was called off over a naming row involving the exhibition of a National Palace Museum collection in Tokyo.
The Water Resources Agency (WRA) said yesterday that concerns over land subsidence issues in Taiwan are rising, with the collective depth of subsidence reaching around 286.47 kilometers in areas such as Changhua County, Yunlin County, Chiayi County and Pingtung County.
HHtravel (鴻鵠逸遊) yesterday rolled out an around-the-world-in-80-days travel package at the staggering price of NT$5.75 million per person, selling all six of the limited slots almost immediately.
The United States is hoping to expand cooperation with Taiwan on security issues, according to an American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) official speaking Monday at an international conference in Taipei.
The Taiwan High Court, Taichung Branch Court (台中高分院) yesterday sentenced a man to one year and seven months over charges of sexual assault over a disputed bet he made with a woman last year.
  
  
  
  
  
  
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