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Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Taiwan -- Magistrate candidates in Pingtung, Hualien and Yilan step up campaigns
Taiwan's two major parties, the Kuomintang (KMT) and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), regard the year-end 9-in-1 Elections as a prelude leading up to the 2016 presidential election, with each county or city governed by one party seen as one step nearer to their claim to the presidency. Pan-green Pingtung Teeters on Brink
Chinese actress Gong Li (鞏俐), who didn't win the Best Actress title in the 51st Golden Horse Awards, reportedly expressed her disappointment at the fairness of the awards yesterday, saying that the event failed to maintain fairness and make professional judgments. She said she will never go to the event again, even though it was her first time in attendance.
Taoyuan International Airport Corporation Ltd. (TIAC, 桃園國際機場公司) yesterday announced that it has been selected by the Airports Council International (ACI), the only global trade representative of the world's airports, to be a board member in its Asia-Pacific branch, which means TIAC is entitled to the right to speak and vote regarding various international airports' management policies in the future.
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Taiwan -- Local firms' CSRs to improve in 2015: TAISE
Eugene Chien (簡又新), Chairman of the Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TAISE, 台灣永續能源基金會) and former Minister of Transportation, said yesterday that Taiwan will see strong development in corporate sustainability reports (CSR) in the year 2015.
Taiwan is donating medical protective gear to help combat the Ebola virus in West Africa as part of a cooperation program with the United States on the international response to the disease, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday.
Two officials of the ruling Kuomintang's (KMT) Pingtung County chapter were taken into custody Tuesday over alleged involvement in an election smear campaign aimed at Pan Men-an, the Pingtung magistrate candidate of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).
The Foreign Ministry yesterday reiterated the R.O.C.'s territorial claims in the South China Sea amid reports of mainland China's ongoing expansion projects at a China-controlled island in the disputed area.
Zhang Zhijun, head of China's Taiwan Affairs Office, expressed optimism Tuesday that cross-Taiwan Strait relations will continue to move forward on a peaceful path.
Taiwanese pool player Wu Zhi-ting beat her rival to win the 47th All Japan Championship 2014, her first win of the title.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) on Monday warned of rampant international wire transfer scams targeting local businesses.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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