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Sunday, January 25, 2015
Investigators recently raided a hospital in northeastern Yilan County and questioned more than 30 suspects over their alleged involvement in cheating insurance firms for compensation and scamming the National Health Insurance (NHI) system by fabricating clinical histories, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has announced.
 > Ilan
Passenger volume at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport grew by more than 11 percent in 2014 from the previous year, mainly because of the launch of new air routes last year, according to the management company.
The government will not accept a NT$3 billion donation offered by Ting Hsin International Group to promote food safety, Health Minister Chiang Been-huang said Saturday.
Tickets for nine extra Jody Chiang (江蕙) concerts will be available at an online ticketing site, Acer Cloud, starting noon today, the company said yesterday.
An earthquake of magnitude of 4.5 on the Richter Scale shook Southern Taiwan Saturday afternoon, but no casualties or damage were reported, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
The lowest temperature so far this winter — 7.1 degrees Celsius — was recorded in suburban Taoyuan City Saturday morning, the Central Weather Bureau said.
 > Taoyuan
A Japanese NGO that promotes Taiwan-Japan exchanges is expected to donate and plant Japanese cherry blossom trees in Nantou's Wushe area next month as a gesture to enhance friendlier ties between the two countries.
Sales posted by the local commercial sector in Taiwan, which comprises the retail, wholesale and dining services segments, hit a record high in 2014 on the back of an economic recovery, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
The production value of Taiwan's light-emitting diode (LED) industry is expected to grow at a double-digit pace in 2015 as local suppliers are looking into not only lighting but many other applications to boost shipments, according to the Taiwan LED Lighting Industry Association (TLLIA).
Taiwan's industrial production hit a record high in 2014 due to the rising popularity of mobile communications devices, which gave a boost to the local electronics sector, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
  
  
  
  
  
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