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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Between midnight and noon yesterday, precipitation in Tainan's Sigang District (西港) and Anding District (安定) surpassed 300 millimeters. Between 7 and 8 a.m., precipitation was recorded as falling at a volume of 90.5 millimeters per hour in the Southern Taiwan city's West Central District (中西區).
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Taiwan -- Empty tank truck collides with bus in Kaohsiung, killing 1
An empty tank truck collided head-on with a commuter bus in Kaohsiung late Monday, killing the driver of the truck and injuring 18 people on the bus, according to the police.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) will perform an exercise at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport designed to intercept the arrival of travelers suspected of being infected with the Ebola virus, a senior CDC official said Tuesday.
Taiwan -- Religious service held in Kaohsiung for disaster victims
A national religious service was held in Kaohsiung on Tuesday in memory of the victims of last month's explosions in Kaohsiung and plane crash in Penghu.
The Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) Taichung mayor nominee Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) released his first campaign video yesterday, saying that he wants to integrate Taichung's volunteer resources and build a volunteer database.
Animal rights activists Tuesday called for an end to contests to raise the biggest pigs at a dozen temples in Taiwan, in which the animals are force-fed and then killed as a sacrifice, a religious ritual common during Ghost Month, one of Taiwan's biggest annual festivals.
Monday, August 11, 2014
A college in Yilan County has seen serious under-enrollment for the coming semester, sparking speculation that it may fold.
A soldier caught spying on female colleagues with hidden cameras at the Army Commander Headquarters will be expelled, according to a general.
A telethon featuring local singers and actresses raised more than 56 million (US$1.86 million) for the ongoing relief operation in Kaohsiung, areas of which were devastated by a series of explosions on July 31.
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Starbucks opened its first store in Kinmen Saturday, establishig the only presence on Taiwan's outlying islands.
  
  
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