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This homeowner blocked first responders from a dying man because she didn't want an 'unlucky house' — but her plan backfired
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This was the single mistake that cut power to 6.68 million households
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CPC's blackout mistake is a lesson about getting the basics right
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US-North Korea tensions show signs of winding down
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This haunting 'wind phone' is helping Japanese say goodbye to the departed
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A tweet written by ex-US president Obama in the wake of the white supremacist rally has become the most liked one ever. 前美國總統歐巴馬在一個白人至上主義集會發生後發出的推特已經成為最受歡迎的推特。

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President Tsai Ing-wen apologizedd for Tuesday's massive blackout. 蔡英文總統為週二的大規模停電示歉意。

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Melbourne has been named the world's most liveable city for the seventh year in a row. 墨爾本連續第七年被評為世界上最宜居的城市。

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Passengers on Taiwan's bullet trains can now enjoy free Wi-Fi service as long as they are north of Hsinchu. 在新竹以北的台灣高鐵乘客現在可以享受免費的Wi-Fi服務。

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Liverpool took a step towards the Champions League group phase as they beat Hoffenheim 2-1 in the first leg qualifying playoff. 利物浦向歐冠分組賽邁出一大步,因為他們在第一階段預賽以2-1擊敗了霍芬海姆。

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MOEA seem to be in denial about the severe shortage of electrical power. It really is like a "slow motion car wreck", we can all see it happening from a distance, but nobody is reacting to it.


Gary was commenting on Instead of making pledges about AC, the gov't should be making plans for Taiwan's energy security

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This was the single mistake that cut power to 6.68 million households

This was the single mistake that cut power to 6.68 million households

Tuesday's massive blackout occurred after staff failed to switch the computerized valve switch to manual control when replacing a power supply unit.
This homeowner blocked first responders from a dying man because she didn't want an 'unlucky house' — but her plan backfired

This homeowner blocked first responders from a dying man because she didn't want an 'unlucky house' — but her plan backfired

Her actions allegedly delayed emergency treatment of the man by 15 minutes.
Free Wi-Fi now available on high-speed trains north of Hsinchu

Free Wi-Fi now available on high-speed trains north of Hsinchu

The service, provided by the "iTaiwan WiFi" system run by the government, was made available at the 12 Taiwan High Speed Rail stations and aboard all bullet trains north of Hsinchu on Wednesday.
APP Operator Cooperates with the Tourism Industry to Offer Free Calls for South Asian Travelers

APP Operator Cooperates with the Tourism Industry to Offer Free Calls for South Asian Travelers

With the surge in the number of tourists from ASEAN nations, the tourism industries in Taiwan all seize this business opportunity. App operators work with travel platforms, hotels, food and beverage industries and souvenir stores to promote the "talk free and travel smart" program supported by Taoyuan Metro Corporation.
LIVE UPDATES: Power outages hit Taiwan

LIVE UPDATES: Power outages hit Taiwan

The economic affairs minister has resigned as power rationing affects over 6.5 million households.
Ex-President Ma will be questioned as a defendant 'over the Taipei Dome scandal'

Ex-President Ma will be questioned as a defendant 'over the Taipei Dome scandal'

Prosecutors won't say why he's being called in, but reports suggest it's to probe claims he unfairly favored the arena's contractor.
There's been another breakdown at a Hualien power plant

There's been another breakdown at a Hualien power plant

But the government says the failure won't push the energy supply into red alert territory.
The obstacles facing Taiwan's southward pivot

The obstacles facing Taiwan's southward pivot

Taiwan needs to play to its strengths in order to boost links with the countries, the government's top trade negotiator says.
A numbers whiz proved math is useful by showing you how to get cheaper high-speed rail tickets

A numbers whiz proved math is useful by showing you how to get cheaper high-speed rail tickets

Fare play: The method requires buying several tickets per trip. (And don't expect very big savings.)
A notorious wife beater is among two Taipei councilors charged with corruption

A notorious wife beater is among two Taipei councilors charged with corruption

Prosecutors say they used their ill-gotten cash to pay off their credit cards and mortgages.
Taipei is now in its longest hot spell on record

Taipei is now in its longest hot spell on record

The mercury in the capital topped 36 degrees Celsius for the 10th day in a row Monday.
Under the umbrella of Taiwan's Hon Hai, Sharp is on track for recovery

Under the umbrella of Taiwan's Hon Hai, Sharp is on track for recovery

Sharp Corp. marked the first anniversary on Saturday of it being taken over by the firm, also called Foxconn.
Taiwan's 'cultural parks' are nice to visit but they are failing artists badly

Taiwan's 'cultural parks' are nice to visit but they are failing artists badly

And the remedy involves the government doing less, not more.
The 'comfort women' museum wants compensation and an apology from Japan

The 'comfort women' museum wants compensation and an apology from Japan

And it wants visitors to help.
A local securities firm has been hit by a cyberattack

A local securities firm has been hit by a cyberattack

The DDoS attack took down the trading service of Taishin and its subsidiary Monday morning.
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