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Sunday, July 27, 2014
Taiwan -- Foreign experts now in outlying Penghu for crash investigation
Foreign experts arrived in the outlying county of Penghu on Saturday to help clarify the cause of the deadly crash of a TransAsia Airways flight earlier in the week, according to Taiwan's Aviation Safety Council.
Former Labor Minister Pan Shih-wei (潘世偉) spoke out yesterday, ranting on his social media page that his resignation was not voluntary, nor was it the result of an alleged extramarital affair.
The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has vowed to continue its efforts to push for fiscal restructuring to improve the state of Taiwan's finances and eventually strengthen the country's global competitiveness.
Taiwan's agriculture sector has suffered NT$534.87 million (US$17.73 million) in losses as of 4 p.m. Saturday from the battering the island took from Typhoon Matmo on July 22, according to the latest Council of Agriculture figures.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah said at the opening of the National Conference on Economic and Trade Affairs in Taipei on Saturday that globalization is an unavoidable trend and Taiwan needs an appropriate strategy to deal with it.
The growth in shipments of analog integrated circuits is expected to beat the growth of the broader semiconductor market between 2013 and 2018, a market research report said Saturday.
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Former Taoyuan Deputy Magistrate Yeh Shih-wen (葉世文) and Farglory Group Chairman Chao Teng-hsiung (趙藤雄) were indicted on corruption charges yesterday for their involvement in a bribery case, with the latter released on bail of NT$30 million.
Taiwan -- Likely impact point of GE222 crash discovered: investigator
A line of trees about 500 meters away from the crash site of Flight GE222 is suspected to be the aircraft's point of impact, the Aviation Safety Council (ASC) revealed yesterday.
Taiwan -- TransAsia chairman visits families
TransAsia Airways (復興航空) Chairman Vincent Lin (林明昇) yesterday visited a funeral home in Penghu to pay tribute to the families of the victims who passed away in the crash of Flight GE222 that caused the deaths of 48 passengers and injured 10 people.
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Pope Francis offered condolences late Thursday to the families of the victims of Flight GE222, which crashed in Taiwan's outlying Penghu island chain Wednesday night, killing 48 of the 58 people on board.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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