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Thursday, July 17, 2014
Researchers are working to determine if a sunken ship discovered off Taiwan's Green Island is a legendary Dutch ship that locals say ran aground there in the 19th century, a scholar said Wednesday.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Orchid Island residents on Tuesday asked critics of a plan by President Chain Store Corp. to put a 7-Eleven convenience store on the remote outpost to mind their own business.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
The Culture Ministry has sent a message to the Lienchiang County Government, urging it to take good care of the cultural relics found in a British ship that sank near its island more than a century ago.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Taiwan -- Kinmen takes over two frontline islets
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) yesterday attended a handover ceremony in Kinmen County (金門縣) to mark the county government's taking control of two nearby islets formerly controlled by the military.
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Kinmen County Magistrate Li Wo-shi (李沃士) yesterday requested that Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) relax restrictions over visas on arrival for mainland Chinese tourists and allow no limitation on the daily number of Chinese visitors staying overnight at Kinmen.
Sunday, June 29, 2014
The frontline islets of Dadan and Erdan will be transferred from the military to the local government of outlying Kinmen County June 30, after which the military is expected to reduce its presence there and turn over defense of the islands to the Coast Guard Administration and the police.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) is scheduled to attend a handover ceremony at outlying Kinmen County next Monday to mark the transformation when the county government will officially take over the administration of two nearby islets formerly controlled by the military.
Monday, June 16, 2014
With breeding goats in Kinmen a popular trend, the outlying county's Livestock Research Institute has recently brought in a herd of goats from Taiwan proper to help solve inbreeding problems and meet local residents' demand for black goat meat.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Chen Guangbiao (陳光標), a Chinese billionaire and high-profile philanthropist, expressed his intention to invest in a bridge between the Taiwan-held outlying county of Kinmen and Xiamen on China's southeastern coast.
Friday, June 6, 2014
Taiwan -- 9th national park to open south of Penghu County
Four islets south of outlying Penghu County (澎湖縣) are set to be designated on June 8 as Taiwan's ninth national park, which will officially open in October, an Interior Ministry official said yesterday.
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