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Taiwan postpones 4 referendums from August to December due to COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four referendums originally scheduled for Aug. 28 will take place on Dec. 18 due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Central Election Commission (CEC) announced Friday (July 2)....

Taiwan referendums in 2021 could be postponed due to COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Electoral authorities in Taiwan are mulling whether to postpone four referendums this year after the Level 3 COVID-19 restrictions were extended to July 12. Taiwan&rsqu...

Fate of KMT-led referendum up in air

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang Chairman Johnny Chiang (江啟臣) said that the decision of whether to postpone its referendum planned for August 28 must be communicated to the public very clearly ...

Four Taiwan referendums get green light for August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Referendums on pork imports, reef protection, and referendum scheduling were approved by Taiwan’s Central Election Commission (CEC) on Friday (May 14). Each refer...

Taiwan minister to meet activists and discuss algae reef LNG project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Council of Agriculture Minister Chen Chi-chung (陳吉仲) will sit down with environmentalists on March 8 to discuss the government plan for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) termi...

Taiwan's economics minister comments on algal reef referendum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Economy Affairs (MOEA) Wang Mei-hua (王美花) on Thursday (March 4) reiterated her belief that relying more on natural gas and reducing coal usage are among the pr...

Taiwan algal reef protection campaign nearly surpasses referendum threshold

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cherish Algal Reefs Referendum Group on Monday (March 1) announced that more than 290,000 signatures for a reef protection referendum have been collected. According...

Beached ship harms local marine fauna in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A CPC Corporation (CPC) work vessel that had been beached on March 28 at the coast in Datan, an industrial borough in northern Taiwan, was found to have destroyed a vast a...

Taiwan should take further measures on climate change: scholars

Local scholars on Thursday urged the government to adopt further measures to address climate change, while recognizing that Taiwan has proved itself adept at dealing with climate change-driven natural...

Environmental protest draws 3,000 in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Around 3,000 people marched through the streets of Taipei City demanding clean air and to draw attention to risks posed to the Guanyin algal reef (觀音藻礁) on Nov. 3, reporte...

Rally against air pollution to be held in Taipei on Nov. 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei will play host to an anti-air pollution march on Nov. 3, organized by over 20 environmental groups to advocate for improved environmental policies and voice concern...

Get a glimpse of the beauty of Taiwan in renewed Google Street View images

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Google Taiwan has renewed images for more than 150 indoor and outdoor sites, and some of the images were taken by Google's street view backpack. The refreshed scenes include...