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Friday, May 15, 2015
An incident in which the captain and crew of a Taiwanese fishing boat were detained in the Philippines last week for alleged poaching has been resolved, Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) said Thursday.
Premier Mao Chi-kuo (毛治國) yesterday expressed the necessity of seeing through a third-party safety assessment report in mid-June before commencing further sales of housing units under the Fuzhou Government Housing Project (浮州合宜住宅) in Banquiao, New Taipei City.
A set of draft regulations restricting the purchase or construction of farmhouses to farmers only will be completed as soon as June, according to the Council of Agriculture (COA, 農委會).
Fuel prices in Taiwan are expected drop next week, ending a five-week rising streak, as the price of international crude oil fell overnight, market sources said Thursday.
Mainland Affairs Council Minister Andrew Hsia (夏立言) said Thursday that he will meet with his Chinese counterpart later this month.
A TransAsia Airways (復興航空) flight brought home 97 passengers from Japan Thursday who had been waiting there for a flight that was severely delayed due to mechanical problems on one of the airline's planes.
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Lienchiang County (連江縣) this year hosted a series of activities to welcome a special period known as "Blue Tears" (藍眼淚).
A wetland area in Southern Taiwan was recently listed by BirdLife International as one of the world's 12,000 Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs).
Taiwan will donate 16,670 metric tons of white rice to 17 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Pacific this year, the national Agriculture and Food Agency (AFA) said Wednesday.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman Tsai Ing-Wen (蔡英文) announced yesterday that the DPP will set up a presidential office in the south within three months of taking office, should she successfully win the presidential election next year.
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An inspection team from the International University Sports Federation (FISU) said in Taipei that it will not get involved in a controversy over the main local venue for the 2017 Summer Universiade.
The National Security Bureau (NSB, 國安局) has discovered more than 100 offices that were illegally established by Chinese companies or individuals in Taiwan, some 20 of which could cause national security concerns, an NSB official said Thursday during a legislative session.
Greater Kaohsiung can expect a shortfall of 400,000 tons of water by 2021, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) said yesterday.
Taiwan can leverage its MRT construction know-how in China as Beijing bolsters its infrastructure to extend trade links through the "One Belt, One Road" (OBOR) initiative, said Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) Vice Chairman San Gee (單驥).
  
  
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