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Roads surrounding Zhongxiao Bridge to be reopened to traffic Feb. 13


Central News Agency

Roads surrounding the Zhongxiao Bridge in Taipei will be reopened to traffic at 8 a.m. on Feb. 13 following the completion of demolition work on...full story
updated 2016-02-11 06:17 PM
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Roads surrounding Zhongxiao Bridge to be reopened to traffic Feb. 13

Central News Agency

Roads surrounding the Zhongxiao Bridge in Taipei will be reopened to traffic at 8 a.m. on Feb. 13 following the completion of demolition work on....Fullstory

2016-02-11 06:17 PM

Taitung hot air balloon festival organizer awarded

Central News Agency

The former head of Taitung County's Tourism Department who initiated the Taiwan International Balloon Fiesta in 2011, won a "model civil servant" award....Fullstory

2016-02-11 06:03 PM

Airport passenger traffic expected to peak Feb. 13-15

Central News Agency

Passenger traffic at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is expected to peak between Feb. 13 and Feb. 15 as more people return home after spending....Fullstory

2016-02-11 05:54 PM

Must-see monkey species for Lunar New Year holiday Must-see monkey species for Lunar New Year holiday

Central News Agency

Monkeys will be the animal people most want to see if they visit the Taipei Zoo during the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, because this....Fullstory

2016-02-11 01:56 PM

President-elect prays for Taiwan to remember lessons from catastrophes President-elect prays for Taiwan to remember lessons from catastrophes
By George Liao
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Taiwan's president-elect Tsai Ing-wen said on Facebook Thursday that she prays to gods to bless Taiwan and make the country remember lessons learned from each....Fullstory

2016-02-11 03:36 PM

Relatives of Weiguan victims angry about heavy machinery in Taipei Relatives of Weiguan victims angry about heavy machinery in Taipei
By George Liao
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Relatives of Weiguan victims Thursday were angry about the heavy machinery for tearing down a ramp in Taipei City was not used to rescue people’s....Fullstory

2016-02-11 12:13 PM

Yani Tseng hoping to win Olympic medal for Taiwan in 2016

Central News Agency

Taiwanese golfer Yani Tseng spent much of 2015 pulling out of a two-year slump and regaining her confidence and has set her sights this year....Fullstory

2016-02-11 06:24 PM

Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 59; 76 still missing

Associated Press

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) -- Taiwan's Ministry of Interior says the death toll from a weekend earthquake has risen to 59, with 76 people still missing....Fullstory

2016-02-11 05:02 PM

British-style lighthouse in Matsu testimony of history

Central News Agency

The Tungchu Tao Lighthouse in Matsu is a national historic building, the first lighthouse built of granite in Taiwan, that has survived the shifts....Fullstory

2016-02-11 06:11 PM

Visitors to Presidential Office building mainly from China

Central News Agency

The Presidential Office building, formerly the Taiwan Governor-General's office during the Japanese colonial period, is on the list of must-see attractions by Chinese tourists,....Fullstory

2016-02-11 05:58 PM

Taiwan colleges in crisis as student population shrinks

Central News Agency

On a late night in February 2014, officials from Pingtung County's Kao Fong College of Digital Contents quietly announced their school would close permanently....Fullstory

2016-02-11 02:09 PM

Couple embracing each other to their death in collapsed building Couple embracing each other to their death in collapsed building
By George Liao
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

A college couple found dead embracing each other at the collapsed building in Taiwan’s southwestern city of Tainan from Wednesday’s rescue effort made headlines in....Fullstory

2016-02-11 05:46 PM

Williams coasts through first round of Taiwan Open Williams coasts through first round of Taiwan Open
By George Liao
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Top-seeded Venus Williams Wednesday afternoon brushed aside the challenge of local wildcard Lee Pei-Chi and book her place in the second round of the Taiwan....Fullstory

2016-02-11 01:00 PM

53 dead, 83 missing: update of Weiguan rescue 53 dead, 83 missing: update of Weiguan rescue
By George Liao
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

53 people dead and 83 were still believed to be trapped in the rubble of the collapsed 16-story Weiguan Jinlong building as of 9 a.m.....Fullstory

2016-02-11 10:50 AM

Library use up in Taipei in 2015

Central News Agency

Libraries are continuing to draw users in Taipei, even in an age where information is instantly available at the press of a button.....Fullstory

2016-02-11 06:09 PM

Williams beats Radwanska to reach quarterfinals in Taiwan

Associated Press

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) -- Top-seeded Venus Williams overpowered Urszula Radwanska of Poland, 6-4, 6-2 to advance to the quarterfinals of the Taiwan Open on Thursday. Williams....Fullstory

2016-02-11 05:02 PM

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