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Sunday, July 5, 2015
Taiwan -- Nation marks 70 years since victory over Japan
Taiwan yesterday commemorated the 70th anniversary of the R.O.C.'s victory over Japan in the Second Sino-Japanese War by holding a large-scale public military display featuring the R.O.C.'s recently acquired military aircraft and locally developed weapons.
A military representative at Japan's de facto embassy in Taiwan yesterday attended an R.O.C. Armed Forces military display as a special guest to mark the 70th anniversary of the R.O.C.'s victory over Japan in the Second Sino-Japanese War.
Doctors from Taiwan and Japan will sign a memorandum of understanding on mutual support that will allow Japanese medical practitioners to help treat the injured revelers in the "color dust" explosions, an official said yesterday.
Taiwan -- Emotional veterans attend commemoration
More than 100 retired Republic of China soldiers who fought in the War of Resistance against Japan attended a military display Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of the R.O.C.'s victory in the war, with some of them showing emotions at the commemorative event.
President Ma Ying-jeou on Saturday called for more assistance from the public to help the people injured in a dust explosion at a water park in New Taipei, pledging that the government will do its utmost to ensure the injured receive proper medical care.
Most of the nearly 120,000 migrant workers from the Philippines in Taiwan are working in factories, where they are working regular hours and the work demands are less complicated, according to a lawyer of the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) in Taipei.
The death toll from the June 27 colored powder blast at a New Taipei water park may increase as more than 200 seriously injured people still remain in intensive care units, a doctor warned Saturday.
Taiwan relies heavily on migrant workers from Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam to provide long-term care services to families with disabled and elderly people, employing around 210,000 foreign caregivers.
A shipment of cadaver skin donated by the Euro Tissue Bank in Amsterdam was expected to arrive in Taiwan late Friday to help Taiwan treat people who suffered severe burns in fiery explosions at a New Taipei water park on June 27.
Taiwan -- Taipei zookeeper injured in attack by bear, thought enclosure was empty
A zookeeper was attacked and injured by a black bear at Taipei Zoo yesterday when he entered the animal's den thinking it was empty, a zoo spokeswoman said.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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