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Friday, July 25, 2014
Penghu County is located roughly 50 kilometers away from Taiwan proper and roughly 140 kilometers from mainland China's Fujian province. The 126-square-kilometer county comprises 90 islets and islands. It is the largest outlying island-chain administered by the R.O.C. government.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) recently said in an exclusive interview with BBC News that the R.O.C government has sent an “ultimatum-like” message to the Vietnamese government regarding the violent anti-Chinese protests in May, stressing that the Vietnamese government should face the matter of compensation, otherwise Taiwan will make “political adjustments” with Vietnam.
Kao Cheng-li (高振利), the chairman of Changchi Foodstuff Factory Co (大統長基), yesterday was sentenced by the Intellectual Property Court (IPC) to 12 years in prison and fined for NT$38 million over Kao's alleged involvement with a polluted cooking oil scandal in 2013. This was the court's second ruling on the matter.
Hung Yu-ting (洪郁婷) had only a few minutes to act after her TransAsia Airways (復興航空) Flight 222 crashed through the rain and darkness on the outlying island county of Penghu Wednesday evening.
More information was emerging Thursday about the victims of the TransAsia Airways plane crash a day earlier that claimed the lives of 48 people.
LG Electronics posted a 165 percent surge in second-quarter net profit Thursday from a year ago, on solid TV sales and a dramatic turnaround in its long-troubled mobile unit.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Taiwan -- Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash
Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of a plane crash on a Taiwanese island that killed 48 people, the airline said Thursday.
Taiwan -- 46 feared dead in Penghu plane crash
A TransAsia Airways (復興航空) passenger flight crashed near the Magong Airport on Penghu Island yesterday, with the transportation minister confirming 46 missing and feared dead and 12 injured as of press time.
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Taiwan -- Typhoon Matmo leaves 13 injuries, no fatalities
Thirteen people were reported injured as a result of Typhoon Matmo, which hit Taiwan yesterday morning, the Central Emergency Operations Center (CEOC) announced yesterday.
In the wake of a crash landing by TransAsia Airways' passenger plane, flight GE-222, Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) instructed the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) to investigate the accident and take the lead in future official matters.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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