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Civic groups hold public hearing for old Taipei City Council building
Civic groups hold public hearing for old Taipei City Council building


Taiwan News, Staff Writer

A controversial plan proposed by Taipei City Government to renovate the old Taipei City Council complex in front of the Taipei railway station into a...full story
updated 2014-10-24 06:13 PM
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Civic groups hold public hearing for old Taipei City Council building Civic groups hold public hearing for old Taipei City Council building

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

A controversial plan proposed by Taipei City Government to renovate the old Taipei City Council complex in front of the Taipei railway station into a....Fullstory

2014-10-24 06:13 PM



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2014-10-24 06:01 PM

Sweden calls off search for submarine

Associated Press

STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Swedish authorities say they have called off their weeklong search for a suspected submarine in the Stockholm archipelago. Military authorities said Friday that....Fullstory

2014-10-24 02:42 PM

Malaysian man crawls for 3 days after car smash

Associated Press

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- A Malaysian man seriously injured in a car accident crawled through jungle for three days before happening upon an isolated....Fullstory

2014-10-24 11:22 AM

Taiwan News Morning Briefing – October 24 Taiwan News Morning Briefing – October 24

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Market & Commodity ■ Taiwan stock market (TWSE) opened up 9.21 points to 8740.28 on Friday, with turnover reaching NT$1.6 billion. (Taiwan News) ■ U.S. stocks closed....Fullstory

2014-10-24 09:24 AM

New Mexico wants home of noted artist recognized
By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN
Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) -- Artist Luis Jimenez is credited with helping transform the definition of public art in the U.S. with his larger-than-life, debate-provoking....Fullstory

2014-10-24 09:01 AM

Woman who stabbed pencils in eyes sues over photo

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A woman who stabbed pencils in her eyes during a suicide attempt is suing Los Angeles County, claiming her photo was....Fullstory

2014-10-24 03:01 AM

Lebanon says it won't accept more Syrian refugees

Associated Press

BEIRUT (AP) -- The Lebanese government says the tiny Mediterranean country will not accept any more Syrian refugees except for what authorities deem to be....Fullstory

2014-10-24 03:01 AM

2 arrested after explosives found in Denmark

Associated Press

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Danish officials say they have arrested two men in Copenhagen in possession of one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of explosive material. The Copenhagen....Fullstory

2014-10-24 06:01 PM

French journalists jailed in Indonesia's Papua

Associated Press

JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) -- An Indonesia court has sentenced two French television journalists to two and a half months in jail for illegal reporting in....Fullstory

2014-10-24 05:42 PM

Missouri police preparing for grand jury decision
By DAVID A. LIEB and JIM SALTER
Associated Press

FERGUSON, Missouri (AP) -- Police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury's decision....Fullstory

2014-10-24 02:01 PM

Financial restructuring at high speed rail co. could lower fares Financial restructuring at high speed rail co. could lower fares

Central News Agency

The board of Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp. (THSRC) agreed Thursday to a plan for financial restructuring, a move that could lead to price cuts....Fullstory

2014-10-24 09:40 AM

Student's mysterious death sparks Mexico protests

Associated Press

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Several hundred students marched through a city in central Mexico on Thursday to demand justice for a schoolmate who turned up....Fullstory

2014-10-24 09:01 AM

Canadian police: no link between soldier attacks

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OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- Canadian police say they have found no connection between the two attacks on soldiers this week. Royal Canadian Mounted Police commissioner Bob....Fullstory

2014-10-24 06:01 AM

Royal Protection officer arrested in ammo probe

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LONDON (AP) -- British police say an officer assigned to the royal protection unit has been arrested after ammunition was found in personal lockers on....Fullstory

2014-10-24 03:01 AM

Pope condemns extraordinary renditions in law talk

Associated Press

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis has condemned the practice of extraordinary renditions used by the CIA after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. In a speech....Fullstory

2014-10-24 03:01 AM

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