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Monday, November 30, 2015
Details on the monument that will be erected on Taiping Island (太平島) in the South China Sea were revealed yesterday by local media, in time for President Ma Ying-jeou's (馬英九) trip next month.
A rare brown booby, a member of the Sulidae family, was spotted recently in a coastal area of Dongsha Island in the South China Sea, marking the first sighting of the species in 148 years, according to the Kaohsiung-based Marine National Park Headquarters.
Brown booby thrills Dongsha birdwatchers
Changhua district prosecutors said Sunday they will appeal a district court ruling that acquitted Wei Ying-chung, a former chairman of Ting Hsin Oil and Fat Industrial Co., and six others of charges related to violations of the country's food safety laws.
Party lines blurred in legislator at-large vote
Cross-party endorsement has become a notable feature in this year's election race, local media observed yesterday.
The main hospital in the offshore county of Kinmen now has a state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization unit to treat patients who suffer heart attacks.
Eric Chu, chairman and presidential candidate of the ruling Kuomintang (KMT), said Saturday he will boost Taiwan's tourism if he is elected president next January.
Former President Lee Teng-hui, 92, suffered a minor stroke Sunday morning and was hospitalized but is now in stable condition, a spokesman for his office said.
Taiwanese Lin Tzu-hui won a gold medal at the 2015 IPC Powerlifting European Open Championship Saturday in Eger, Hungary.
Property and media tycoon Lin Rung-san, who founded the Liberty Times and its sister paper the Taipei Times, died Saturday of heart and lung failure at the age of 76.
Sunday, November 29, 2015
Taiwan is facing a lack of migrant domestic workers as neighboring countries offer better pay and work conditions, a local newspaper reported yesterday.
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