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Tom Cruise and Jolin Tsai had afternoon tea and she gave him an amazing cake
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NT$10 billion-worth of heroin seized near Kinmen
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The air quality is likely to range from good to unhealthy in various areas of Taiwan on Sunday, with the Matsu Islands experiencing the worst quality, according to the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA).
 
Legislature passes amendment to deter drug possession, abuse
The Legislative Yuan on Friday passed an amendment to the Narcotics Hazard Prevention Act under which people involved in concealing and failing to report drug possession or abuse will now be subject to stiff fines.
 
Police bust triad members for extortion
A special unit consisting of members of the Criminal Investigation Bureau's 2nd Investigation Corp and the New Taipei City Government's Police Group ambushed five suspected United Bamboo Union members at their homes on Tuesday morning.
 
A new ad promoting the 2017 Summer Universiade has made it big
A new ad promoting the 2017 Summer Universiade has got rave reviews. Released on Facebook Thursday night, the ad had 30,000 Likes and 14,000 shares the next morning.
 
Taiwan demands Beijing give information on arrested activist
In the wake of China's announcement late Friday that Taiwanese human rights activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲) is being held for suspected subversion of state power, Taiwan's Ministry of Justice (MOJ) on Saturday demanded Beijing inform Taipei of Lee's current condition based on a cross-Taiwan Strait agreement on the joint combat of crime and judicial cooperation.
 
NT$10 billion-worth of heroin seized near Kinmen
Law enforcement authorities seized nearly 700 kilograms of heroin with a street value of around NT$10 billion (US$332.17 million) on a fishing boat off the outlying county of Kinmen on Friday, the largest maritime seizure of heroin in recent years.
 
A drone incident briefly suspended operations at Taipei Songshan Airport on Friday, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) said. The incident occurred at around 1:43 p.m., when air traffic controllers received a report from a Uni Air aircraft on its approach to the airport that an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was spotted 1 nautical mile from the plane.
 
Tom Cruise takes to the red carpet to promote "The Mummy" in Taipei
Hollywood star Tom Cruise and the cast of the new film, "The Mummy," attended a red carpet premiere at Miramar Cinema in Taipei City on Thursday.
 
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered the removal from sale of all cold medicine produced by a local company after the firm was found to have doctored the expiration date of its cold medicine, the FDA said on Thursday.
 
First-stage water rationing measures imposed in southern Taiwan since March may be lifted following heavy rainfall in recent days, while water supply in the north could return to stable supply if the rain continues, Vice Minister of Economic Affairs Yang Wei-fuu (楊偉甫) said on Thursday.
 
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