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Thursday, April 24, 2014
Taiwan -- Official denies 'black-box' pact operation
No “black-box” operations were involved in negotiations over the service trade agreement with China, a Taiwanese official told foreign officials yesterday during a briefing on the controversial cross-strait pact.
The Taiwan Association for Innocence (TAFI, 冤獄平反協會理事) held a press conference yesterday, using the first successful case in which a conviction was overturned as a result of DNA re-examination to encourage the government to implement a proper DNA profiling security protocol.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said yesterday that it is keeping a close eye on 96 people who came in contact with a Chinese tourist confirmed a day earlier to be infected with H7N9 avian flu.
A young couple successfully collected thousands of pairs of shoes within four days of launching a campaign to send worn shoes to Kenya recently.
The Taiwan Outdoor Group (TOG, 台灣戶外品牌聯盟) is expected to launch a series of events starting this coming weekend to coincide with the 2014 New Taipei Tung Blossom Festival (新北桐花祭), the Taiwan Textile Research Institute (紡織產業綜合研究所, TTRI ) announced yesterday.
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Shares of TPK Holding Co. outperformed the broader market on Wednesday after the touch panel maker announced a day earlier that it turned a profit in the first quarter, dealers said.
A man who tried to rob a woman earlier this month in Kaohsiung never expected that he would be thwarted by her 10-year-old son — who just happened to have a red belt in taekwondo — police said.
Taiwan Immunization Vision and Strategy (TIVS) recently proposed three steps to boost public knowledge of taking vaccinations, a project in line with the World Health Organization's (WHO) World Immunization Week.
Taiwan has sent a delegation to attend the birthday celebration of Swaziland's King Mswati III later this week and will also visit Burkina Faso, another of Taiwan's African allies, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
A Chinese tourist who fell ill with symptoms similar to those of H7N9 avian flu has tested negative for the virus, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Wednesday.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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