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Court hears first gay marriage case after landmark interpretation

<p>Taipei--The Taipei High Administrative Court on Wednesday became the first court in Taiwan to hear a same-sex marriage case since the country's Constitutional Court ruled in favor of such marriages in a landmark constitutional interpretation in May.</p><p></p><p>The case was …</p>
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Government to lift controversial air conditioning order Sunday

<p>Taipei--A temporary government order requiring public agencies and organizations to turn off their air conditioning systems every afternoon to save power is expected to be lifted Sunday, Cabinet spokesman Hsu Kuo-yung (???) said Tuesday.</p><p></p><p>The Ex...
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U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex

<p>Taipei--The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Monday, gaining NT$0.014 to close at NT$30.234.</p><p></p><p>Turnover totaled US$585 million during the trading session.</p><p></p><p>The greenback opened at NT$30.200, and moved between NT$30.187 and N...
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Taiwan, USA reach WBSC U-12 Baseball World Cup final

<p>Taipei--Taiwan will take on the United States for the right to be crowned the fourth WBSC U-12 Baseball World Cup champions in Tainan on Sunday, after defeating Nicaragua 9-1 in the tournament's Super Round on Saturday.</p><p></p><p>Taiwan and the U.S. &hel...
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President recognizes veterinary group as role model in diplomacy

<p>Taipei--President Tsai Ing-wen thanked the Taiwan Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) Friday for bringing Taiwan to the world, praising the organization as a role model in Taiwan's efforts to promote diplomacy.</p><p></p><p>In a meeting with executive me...
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South-link railway electrification project to enter key stage

<p>Taipei--Traveling across the country on a fully electrified rail system is close to reality, as the last link of the network -- the south-link railway electrification project -- will enter its most crucial stage soon, transportation officials said Friday.</...
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Indonesia deports Taiwanese fraud suspects to China: MOFA

<p>Taipei-- Indonesia on Thursday deported 143 Chinese and Taiwanese fraud suspects who were arrested during an extensive crackdown by Indonesian police in late July to China, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, expressing "serious concern" over the case.</p...
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Taipei deluged with extremely heavy thunderstorm

<p>Taipei--Extremely heavy rain of 85 millimeters per hour was recorded at Zhongzheng Bridge in Taipei Wednesday afternoon, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).</p><p></p><p>New Taipei's Xindian District and Taoyuan's Guishan District also recorded p...
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President observes Indigenous Peoples’ Day amid protests

<p>Taipei--President Tsai Ing-wen (???) celebrated the Day of Indigenous Peoples -- observed on Aug. 1 each year in Taiwan -- at the National Administration Conference of Indigenous Peoples Tuesday, but outside the venue several dozen indigenous activists prot...
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