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Sunday, January 25, 2015
Passenger volume at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport grew by more than 11 percent in 2014 from the previous year, mainly because of the launch of new air routes last year, according to the management company.
The government will not accept a NT$3 billion donation offered by Ting Hsin International Group to promote food safety, Health Minister Chiang Been-huang said Saturday.
Tickets for nine extra Jody Chiang (江蕙) concerts will be available at an online ticketing site, Acer Cloud, starting noon today, the company said yesterday.
An earthquake of magnitude of 4.5 on the Richter Scale shook Southern Taiwan Saturday afternoon, but no casualties or damage were reported, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
A Japanese NGO that promotes Taiwan-Japan exchanges is expected to donate and plant Japanese cherry blossom trees in Nantou's Wushe area next month as a gesture to enhance friendlier ties between the two countries.
Sales posted by the local commercial sector in Taiwan, which comprises the retail, wholesale and dining services segments, hit a record high in 2014 on the back of an economic recovery, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
Taiwan -- NIA's PR chief wins public servant essay writing contest
National Immigration Agency (NIA, 移民署) Public Relations Director Hsu Chien-lin (徐健麟) recently won first prize in a national public servant essay writing contest, the NIA said in a released statement.
The Legislature approved amendments to the Water Pollution Control Act under which business owners convicted of causing death by illegally ----releasing toxic water or waste water could be given life sentences plus a fine of NT$30 million (US$1 million).
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Saturday, January 24, 2015
Taiwan -- H5 disinfection procedures in place: COA
The Council of Agriculture (COA) announced yesterday that measures are already in place to implement disinfection on major roads and on vehicles used in transporting poultry and eggs in five counties, namely Changhua, Yunlin, Tainan, Chiayi and Pingtung.
Taiwan -- Domestically built supply vessel joins ROC Navy
The R.O.C. Navy yesterday formally took delivery of a new locally designed and built fast combat supply ship at a ceremony in a southern Kaohsiung harbor as the defense minister announced the reception of the vessel a “groundbreaking” day in the nation's naval history.
  
  
  
  
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