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December, 8, 2016

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The Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village (FACV, 九族文化村), a famous amusement park in Nantou County (南投縣), allegedly experienced a gas explosion yesterday, causing six injuries suffered by two employees and four tourists. The FACV denied the incident was the result of a gas leak.
 
For its turn hosting the annual Taiwan Lantern Festival, the central county of Nantou is putting local craftsmanship on the center stage starting with a soft opening today.
 
The head of the Fishermen's Association of Sun Moon Lake Chang Chien-ren (張乾任) and two suspects were detained yesterday by Nantou prosecutors over allegations of instigating people to occupy land by force and intimidation.
 
Macaque on rampage in Yushan Nat'l Park
Authorities in the Yushan National Park warned visitors Sunday to beware of the Formosan macaques that inhabit the mountainous area, saying that one of them has recently attacked multiple people at a public restroom.
 
Tens of thousands swim across Sun Moon Lake at annual event
Tens of thousands of people joined an annual mass swimming event on Sunday across Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan's largest fresh water lake.
 
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