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Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Taipei City Councilor Li Hsin (李新) said yesterday that Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) refused to treat his rival Sean Lien's (連勝文) gunshot wound four years ago. He received a phone call from the then-National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) superintendent to come and take care of Lien.
A record-high number of applicants have applied to join the R.O.C. armed forces this year, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced yesterday.
Taiwan -- Chien-Ming Wang hopes for return to major leagues
Former Taiwanese major league pitcher Chien-Ming Wang (王建民) yesterday expressed hope to return to the Major League Baseball (MLB) mound next season as he recently signed a minor league contract with an MLB team to continue his journey in the U.S. instead of coming back to Taiwan.
An opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) official predicted his party could take up to half of the 22 city and county head positions up for grabs in the Nov. 29 election.
Nearly 65 percent of office workers answering an online survey said they regularly exercise but put it in far less time each week than recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Taiwan -- Verbal exchanges get heated as elections draw near
The Kuomintang's (KMT) Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien (連勝文) yesterday answered questions regarding the publicly criticized words of his father Lien Chan (連戰) and mother Lien Fang-yu (連方瑀).
Doctor Cheng's Clinic in Taipei was recently exposed by local media outlets for selling Zolpidem, a prescription medication that treats insomnia and is classified as a Schedule 4 narcotic in Taiwan.
The Executive Yuan will launch a scholarship program for nurses to work in remote cities next year, investing NT$250 million to fully support 200 nursing students through university, who will then serve in remote cities for four years upon graduation, local media reported yesterday.
Former Air Force Lieutenant-Colonel Chou Tzu-li (周自立), who was involved in leaking classified national security information to Chen Hsiao-chiang (鎮小江), a former member of the mainland's People's Liberation Army (PLA), was granted bail of NT$250,000 by the Taipei District Prosecutors Office (TDPO) yesterday.
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Monday, November 17, 2014
Taiwan -- Taiwan rout Japan 9-0 to win 21U World Cup
An energetic Taiwan team routed Japan 9-0 to capture the first ever 21U Baseball World Cup title Sunday night in Taichung.
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