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Asia-Pacific city heads to be treated to bike tour of Taipei


Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 2 (CNA) Taipei will host the fifth United Cities and Local Governments Asia-Pacific (UCLG-ASPAC) Congress from Wednesday and...full story
updated 2014-09-02 11:04 PM
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This Nov. 30, 2013 photo provided by the New Mexico State Police shows a train derailment in Grant County in southern N.M. Authorities say three train operators were killed when this freight train derailed and plunged down a ravine. (AP Photo/New Mexico State Police) Queen Elizabeth II visited Taiwan’s orchid booth at the Chelsea Flower Show in London Monday. (Central News Agency)
    Updated: 2014年09月03日10:34 GMT+08:00
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Asia-Pacific city heads to be treated to bike tour of Taipei

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 2 (CNA) Taipei will host the fifth United Cities and Local Governments Asia-Pacific (UCLG-ASPAC) Congress from Wednesday and....Fullstory

2014-09-02 11:04 PM

Taiwan develops new method to speed up dioxin detection

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 2 (CNA) Taiwan has developed a new method for fast detection of dioxin compounds, for use primarily in....Fullstory

2014-09-02 09:20 PM

Ko Wen-je: Promote cultural activity in Taipei with popularly-elected director

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Cultural Advisory Council would be appointed by mayor, with cultural director to be elected via Internet....Fullstory

2014-09-02 08:39 PM

Man arrested for trying to open airplane door during flight

Central News Agency

Kaohsiung, Sept. 2 (CNA) A passenger was arrested late Monday for attempting to force open an airplane door during a....Fullstory

2014-09-02 07:34 PM

Serial rapist Justin Lee sentenced to 79 years on appeal Serial rapist Justin Lee sentenced to 79 years on appeal

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The Taiwan High Court sentenced Justin Lee to 79 years and 7 months Tuesday in a decision on his appeal of a guilty verdict on....Fullstory

2014-09-02 07:27 PM

Owner of pirate movie store arrested

Central News Agency

Kaohsiung, Sept. 2 (CNA) Police have arrested a DVD rental shop owner in Kaohsiung for violations of the Copyright Act,....Fullstory

2014-09-02 04:16 PM

Socialite Justin Lee sentenced to 30 years for sex crimes

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 2 (CNA) The Taiwan High Court on Tuesday handed 29-year-old Justin Lee a maximum combined sentence of 30....Fullstory

2014-09-02 12:35 PM

Taiwan CDC launched English web interface for info disclosure on certain diseases

Taiwan News

To achieve the goals of transparent information sharing and international collaboration on infectious disease prevention and control, Taiwan CDC has launched an English web interface....Fullstory

2014-09-02 09:31 PM

Sean Lien: Registering for Taipei mayor race is “My D-Day”

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Sean Lien greeted by KMT officials after registering for Taipei mayor's race....Fullstory

2014-09-02 09:07 PM

Fire fighters to rescue people, not pets, in future

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Animal rescues, other less-critical jobs to be handed to other agencies....Fullstory

2014-09-02 07:35 PM

Supreme Court upholds death sentence against killer arsonist

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 2 (CNA) The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence against a man who was convicted of....Fullstory

2014-09-02 07:30 PM

Weekly toll of dengue fever cases sets new high

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 2 (CNA) The number of dengue fever cases increased by 233 in the past week through Saturday, setting....Fullstory

2014-09-02 06:20 PM

53% of freeway accident deaths linked to not wearing seat belts

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 2 (CNA) Failure to wear seat belts was responsible for 53 percent of the fatalities in traffic accidents....Fullstory

2014-09-02 04:02 PM

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