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COVID quarantine to prevent 65,000 Taiwanese from voting in local elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — COVID-19 quarantine measures will prevent 65,000 eligible voters from casting their ballots in the Nov. 26 local elections, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said...

Taiwan elections: Vote yes on voting age referendum, even though it won't pass

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — At age 18 in Taiwan, you can drive, hurtling tons of metal at high speeds through crowded traffic. At age 18, you can get married, have children, and start a family. ...

Could Taiwan get a new constitution?

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — The constitution Taiwan uses today was passed by the National Assembly of the Republic of China (ROC) in Nanjing on Dec. 25, 1946. It came into force a year later on the...

Tang Prize Master Forum to bring international scholars to Taiwan

The Tang Prize Master Forum (唐獎大師論壇) will include five presentations from Sept. 19 to Sept. 28, each featuring award-winning global scholars. Every two years, an independent selection committee of ...

Taiwan schedules referendum to lower voting age to 18

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A referendum about lowering the voting age to 18 will take place on Nov. 26, the same day as local elections, the Central Election Commission (CEC) said Friday (April 15)....

New Hampshire secretary of state since 1976 to retire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Bill Gardner, the nation's longest-serving secretary of state and chief protector of New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation presidential primary, said Monday he will leave office thi...

Sen. Birch Bayh, champion of Title IX federal law, dies

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Birch Bayh pushed in the U.S. Senate for the landmark 1972 federal law banning discrimination against women in college admissions and athletics, women received fewer than 10 p...