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Kaohsiung mayor first special municipality chief to face recall vote

Taipei,  Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) will face a recall vote on June 6, nearly 18 months after he began his four-year term at the end of December 2018. The mayor of the southern city, the third largest of Taiwan’s...
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Hot weather, occasional showers forecast for coming week: CWB

Taipei,  Weather across Taiwan will mostly be sunny and hot over the coming week, though afternoon showers are expected on Monday and Tuesday, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Sunday. Sporadic showers can be expected in mountainous areas across Taiwan,.....
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New Taipei light rail system to offer mobile payment discount

Taipei,  Passengers paying the fare on the Danhai Light Rail Transit system using a mobile method of payment will receive a 50 percent discount from June 1 to Aug. 31, the system operator New Taipei Metro Corp. said Friday. According...
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Seas around Taiwan to be center of military movements: defense analyst

Taipei,  The seas around Taiwan, including the Miyako Strait, the Bashi Channel, the East China Sea, the South China Sea and the Philippine Sea, are expected to become the focus of increased military movements, according to a Taiwanese defense analyst....
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Taipei ranked No. 20 on destination wish list: Booking.com

Taipei,  Taipei was ranked the 20th most popular wish list destination among global travelers over the past two months, at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has devastated the global tourism industry, Booking.com said Saturday. Although the pandemic has force...
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CORONAVIRUS/Member of Taiwan’s embassy staff in Honduras contracts COVID-19

Taipei,  A member of Taiwan’s embassy staff in Honduras was confirmed this week as having contracted the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Saturday. The employee recently developed a sudden loss of smell, a symptom of COV...
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Taiwan to ‘closely monitor’ impact of U.S. withdrawal from WHO

Taipei,  Taiwan officials said Saturday that they will closely watch the impact of the decision by United States’ President Donald Trump to withdraw the U.S. from the World Health Organization (WHO), with Taiwan’s health minister saying the move c...
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TSMC’s IC packaging, testing plant to become operational in mid-2021

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Legislation taking on e-cigarettes, smoking being considered

Taipei, The Health Promotion Administration (HPA) is planning legislation that would ban the importation, production or sale of heat-not-burn devices and electronic cigarettes and increase the legal smoking age in Taiwan from 18 to 20. E-cigarettes need to be ...
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