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Saturday, November 28, 2015
Gasoline and diesel prices in Taiwan are expected to rise next week in the wake of a rebound in international crude oil prices amid geopolitical tension, market sources said yesterday.
The Lehua night market (樂華夜市) in New Taipei's populous Yonghe District might be closed after the Supreme Administrative Court ruled that the business permit for vendors -- issued by the local government three years ago -- must be withdrawn because the issuance procedure was flawed.
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The Islamic State has given an unwanted nod to Taiwan's four-decade struggle for international recognition, displaying the island's flag and naming it as part of the "enemy coalition" fighting the group.
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Taiwan could see more chilly weather from Dec. 3 under the effects of a new cold air mass, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said yesterday.
The number of dengue fever cases in Kaohsiung has reached a record high of 15,022 since the start of May, breaking the city's whole-year figure for 2014, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said yesterday.
There were 1,380 traffic fatalities in the first 10 months of 2015 on Taiwan's roads, a drop of 112 year-on-year, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) said yesterday.
Taiwan is seeing an "ease in its long diplomatic isolation" after the recent meeting between President Ma Ying jeou and his mainland Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Singapore, according to a Bloomberg report.
A magazine published by the R.O.C. government that records Taiwan's evolution on various fronts over the past decades yesterday celebrated its 40th anniversary in Taipei.
Panorama fetes its 40th anniversary
China envoys who broke into India ROC cemetary criticized
Taiwan's representative to India on Friday criticized mainland Chinese diplomats in Kolkata as "rude" and "disrespectful" after they broke into a cemetery where some Republic of China soldiers who fought in World War II are buried.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.114 to close at NT$32.815 after Taiwan's central bank continued its efforts to prop up the U.S. currency and drag down the local unit for the sake of Taiwan's exports, dealers said.
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