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Thursday, October 2, 2014
When Taiwan's budding taekwondo star Lin Wan-ting made her international debut at the East Asian Games in October 2013, her sights were already set on winning a gold medal at the 2014 Asian Games in South Korea.
Taiwan -- Silver for Taiwan's taekwondo star Lin Wan-ting at the Asian Games
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Taiwan -- Taiwan secures women's taekwondo gold
Huang Yun-wen (黃韻文) defeated her slightly more experienced South Korean opponent in the 2014 Asian Games' women's taekwondo bantamweight match to win a gold medal yesterday.
Foreign blue-collar workers in Taiwan no longer need to leave the country every year, according to a new plan announced by the Ministry of Labor (MOL) yesterday and set for Legislative Yuan review today.
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Taiwan -- Lu Yen-hsun runs out of gas in Asian Games tennis final
Unable to overcome physical and mental fatigue, Taiwan's Lu Yen-hsun (盧彥勳) had his dream of an Asian Games men's singles gold medal shattered on Tuesday when he was upset by a young Japanese upstart.
President Ma Ying-jou yesterday expressed his concern over the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong at the ruling party's Zhongshan meeting (中山會報), stating that the escalating confrontations between the police and demonstrators is very worrying.
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Representatives of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), Kaohsiung Branch Office, will visit Chiayi from Oct. 15–16 to provide consular services and answer questions. U.S. citizens who need to renew or add pages to their U.S. passports, obtain a Consular Report of Birth Abroad for a newborn, or have a document notarized can get services nearby, said the AIT in a press release.
Average compensation per employee came in at NT$636,000 (US$20,880) in 2013, with workers in electricity, gas, finance and insurance sectors earning higher than average while those in education earned relatively less, according to a government report published Tuesday.
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It's been so hot in Taiwan this year that the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) called a press conference Tuesday just to talk about the record-breaking temperatures.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Aside from student activists staging a sit-in protest at the Hong Kong Economic, Trade and Cultural Office to support the pro-democracy protests in the financial center, the ongoing Hong Kong protests have yet to have much impact in Taiwan so far.
Aside from student activists staging a sit-in protest at the Hong Kong Economic, Trade and Cultural Office to support the pro-democracy protests in the financial center, the ongoing Hong Kong protests have yet to have much impact in Taiwan so far.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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