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90-year-old woman unable to get divorce after 20-year separation


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Taipei, July 22 (CNA) A 90-year-old Taipei woman complained Tuesday that she was...full story
updated 2014-07-22 11:13 PM
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Riot police stand guard as a vehicle goes up in flames after a riot broke out in Singapore's Little India, Sunday Dec. 8, 2013. A rare riot broke out in the Little India neighborhood apparently after a Bangladeshi worker was hit and killed by a bus, a local television channel reported. (AP Photo) SINGAPORE OUT  ONLINE OUT  NO SALES NO ARCHIVE The Taiwan Institute of Economic Research forecast Tuesday that annual inflation would climb to 1.98 percent.  (Central News Agency) The wreckage of a tourist bus from Belgium is dragged by a tow truck outside the tunnel of the motorway A9, in Sierre, western Switzerland, early Wednesday, March 14, 2012. 28 people were killed in the bus crash. (Associated Press) A France's Jewish scout puts a bunch of white roses in front of the Ozar Hatorah Jewish school at the end of a march by people from all faiths on March 25, 2012 in the southwestern city of Toulouse, in the district where three children and one teacher were killed last week by self-proclaimed Islamist Mohamed Merah. Police shot dead Merah as he jumped out of the window of his apartment following a 32-hour siege, after he killed seven people. On the fence, the pictures of the four victims. The devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan, are seen Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in Tacloban city, Leyte province in central Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine islands on Friday, leaving a wide swath of destruction and scores of people dead. (AP Photo/Toti Navales)
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90-year-old woman unable to get divorce after 20-year separation

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Taipei, July 22 (CNA) A 90-year-old Taipei woman complained Tuesday that she was....Fullstory

2014-07-22 11:13 PM

Taipei schools, offices, YouBike rentals suspended due to typhoon

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Taipei, July 22 (CNA) As Typhoon Matmo continued to approach Taiwan Tuesday, the Taipei city government announced the closure of....Fullstory

2014-07-22 11:00 PM

Military steps up preparations as storm nears (update)

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Taipei, July 22 (CNA) Taiwan's military said Tuesday that it has stepped up preparations for disaster relief operations after a....Fullstory

2014-07-22 09:56 PM

Some international flights canceled, postponed due to typhoon

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Taipei, July 22 (CNA) Several airlines have canceled or postponed flights for Wednesday as a precaution ahead of Typhoon Matmo's....Fullstory

2014-07-22 09:36 PM

School, office closures announced around Taiwan ahead of typhoon

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Taipei, July 22 (CNA) Most residents of Taiwan proper will have the day off work and school Wednesday as Typhoon....Fullstory

2014-07-22 08:26 PM

Newborn dies of enterovirus infection

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Taipei, July 22 (CNA) A 25-day-old infant died Monday in southern Taiwan after becoming infected with echovirus type 11, making....Fullstory

2014-07-22 07:37 PM

Typhoon day for offices, schools in eastern Taiwan Wednesday

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Taipei, July 22 (CNA) Schools and offices will be closed in the eastern counties of Yilan, Hualien and Taitung Wednesday....Fullstory

2014-07-22 06:48 PM

Festivals canceled, forest parks closed as typhoon approaches

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Taipei, July 22 (CNA) Several festivals were canceled and all of Taiwan's forest parks were closed on Tuesday due to....Fullstory

2014-07-22 01:43 PM

Typhoon Matmo expected to land in eastern Taiwan early Wednesday

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Taipei, July 22 (CNA) The eye of Typhoon Matmo is expected to make landfall in eastern Taiwan early Wednesday morning,....Fullstory

2014-07-22 12:48 PM

Typhoon Matmo expected to make landfall around midnight Tuesday

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Taipei, July 22 (CNA) Typhoon Matmo is expectd to make landfall on southeastern Taiwan at around midnight Tuesday, with winds....Fullstory

2014-07-22 11:03 PM

Donations help Japanese in coma return home via medevac

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Taipei, July 22 (CNA) A Japanese man hospitalized in Taiwan in a coma for two weeks boarded an emergency medical....Fullstory

2014-07-22 10:41 PM

Schools, offices to close all across Taiwan Wednesday (update)

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Taipei, July 22 (CNA) All administrative areas across Taiwan except Lienchiang County announced Tuesday that schools and offices will....Fullstory

2014-07-22 09:45 PM

More than 2,200 land crabs on Green Island killed by vehicles

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Taipei, July 22 (CNA) More than 2,200 female land crabs have been run over by passing cars and motorcycles while....Fullstory

2014-07-22 09:31 PM

34 people test positive for AIDS through home saliva screening

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Taipei, July 29 (CNA) Thirty-four people have tested positive for AIDS using a rapid saliva screening kit provided by several....Fullstory

2014-07-22 07:40 PM

Lanyu records 154 mm of rain within 24 hours as storm nears

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Taipei, July 22 (CNA) Lanyu, an island off Taitung County in southeastern Taiwan, has received 154 mm of rain....Fullstory

2014-07-22 07:10 PM

Camp organized to help Taiwan youth with international affairs

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Taipei, July 22 (CNA) A summer camp aimed at increasing Taiwanese youth's understanding of international affairs and the development of....Fullstory

2014-07-22 04:48 PM

Military stepping up preparations as storm nears

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Taipei, July 22 (CNA) Taiwan's military said Tuesday that it has stepped up preparations for disaster relief operations after a....Fullstory

2014-07-22 01:41 PM

Typhoon Matmo bringing downpours to Taiwan, weather bureau warns Typhoon Matmo bringing downpours to Taiwan, weather bureau warns

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Taipei, July 22 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Tuesday warned the public of extremely heavy to extremely torrential....Fullstory

2014-07-22 09:38 AM

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