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A ring smuggling Vietnamese children to Taiwan has been smashed
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Islamic State militants blew up Mosul's symbolic al-Nuri mosque, an Iraqi military statement said. 伊拉克軍方聲明說,伊斯蘭國武裝分子破壞了位於摩蘇爾具象徵性的努里大清真寺。

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Taiwan's unemployment rate fell to 3.66 percent in May, the lowest level in two years, according to government data. 根據政府數據,台灣失業率在五月份下降至百分之三點六六,是兩年來的最低水平。

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LIFE

Hollywood star George Clooney has sold a tequila company he co-founded in a deal worth up to US$1 billion. 好萊塢明星喬治克魯尼售出以高雄市十億美元價格售出一家他共同創立的龍舌蘭酒公司。

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Terry Gou said his company, Hon Hai, still had a chance to acquire the memory chip unit of Japan's financially troubled Toshiba. 郭台銘表示,他的公司鴻海仍然有機會收購財政陷入困境的日本公司東芝的記憶晶片部門。

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Cristiano Ronaldo headed a winner as Portugal took a step toward the Confederations Cup semifinals with a win over hosts Russia. C羅以頭鎚建功,帶領葡萄牙打敗東道主俄羅斯,往聯盟杯半決賽邁出一步。

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Ms Tsai has spent a year failing to make cross-strait relations work, letting Taiwan to take a beating after another for no apparent benefit whatsoever.


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AIT says time is right to resolve Taiwan-U.S. trade issues

AIT says time is right to resolve Taiwan-U.S. trade issues

James Moriarty, chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan, said Sunday that now is the time for the United States and Taiwan to iron out their trade differences by taking advantage of existing negotiating channels.

Social studies curriculum could downplay Chinese history

A draft of new curriculum guidelines for social studies in senior high school is expected to be published in July and set to be implemented in 2019 as part of the 12-year national education program, the National Academy for Educational Research (NAER) said Monday.
Gov't to control future GMO potato imports

Gov't to control future GMO potato imports

Agriculture authorities say they're prepared to implement controls to prevent the possible import of U.S. genetically modified (GMO) potatoes from affecting domestic growers.
There's a big problem looming this year and markets aren't worried enough

There's a big problem looming this year and markets aren't worried enough

Morgan Stanley Securities issued a report on May 25, advising investors on how to respond if the Fed were to reduce its massive balance sheet. But none of this has impacted the financial market.
Air Force test fires, intercepts surface-to-air missile

Air Force test fires, intercepts surface-to-air missile

Taiwan's Air Force said Monday that it had successfully intercepted a Sky Bow II missile, using a Patriot II missile, during a test earlier in the day.
Cancer remains No. 1 cause of death in Taiwan in 2016

Cancer remains No. 1 cause of death in Taiwan in 2016

Cancer remained the No. 1 cause of death in Taiwan for the 35th consecutive year, accounting for 27.7 percent of all deaths in 2016, the Ministry of Health and Welfare announced on Monday.
Hon Hai market cap breaches NT$1.89 trillion after price upgrade

Hon Hai market cap breaches NT$1.89 trillion after price upgrade

Market capitalization of Taiwan-based manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海) breached NT$1.89 trillion (US$62.38 billion) on Monday, when its share price hit a high since late August 2014.

CPC fuel prices to fall to lowest level in nearly 7 months

State-run oil refiner CPC Corp., Taiwan, will cut its gasoline prices by NT$0.2 (US$0.007) per liter and diesel prices by NT$0.3 per liter in the coming week, with the new prices to take effect Sunday at midnight, the company announced.
SinoPac Holdings chairman detained on breach of trust charges

SinoPac Holdings chairman detained on breach of trust charges

Ho Show-chung (何壽川), chairman of SinoPac Holdings (永豐金控), was detained on charges of breach of trust after prosecutors found he and other company executives were involved in illegal loans that reportedly amounted to NT$5 billion.
Ko headed to Shanghai for cities forum

Ko headed to Shanghai for cities forum

The annual cross-strait cities forum between Taipei and Shanghai will take place after all, with Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je leading a municipal delegation on July 2.
The problem is 'one country, two systems,' not '1992 Consensus': Lai

The problem is 'one country, two systems,' not '1992 Consensus': Lai

Tainan Mayor William Lai continued to speak on cross-strait relations during his U.S. trip, saying Sunday that Taiwan's acceptance of the "1992 Consensus" was not a real issue.
Headlines from across Taiwan

Headlines from across Taiwan

Good morning, here are the top stories from around Taiwan for Monday June 19, 2017.
Rain will last until Thursday: weather forecast

Rain will last until Thursday: weather forecast

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) forecast Sunday that the current wet weather will continue until Thursday due to a hovering front and the southwest monsoon, with showers or thundershowers expected around Taiwan.

Flip-flops under graduation gown 'inappropriate': school

National Taiwan Normal University said on Saturday that it is "not appropriate" for students to wear flip-flops under their graduation gowns, after a photo showed one of its students dressed that way.
Military on stand-by to assist as torrential rain hits Taiwan

Military on stand-by to assist as torrential rain hits Taiwan

Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense said Saturday it has set up a disaster response center and put military personnel, vehicles and apparatus on stand-by as strong torrential rain that has drenched Taiwan since early this week continue to pummel the island.
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