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Six sitting, ex-lawmakers questioned over bribery allegations

Taipei,  Six incumbent and former legislators were questioned and had their offices and homes raided by Taipei prosecutors Friday morning over bribery allegations. The lawmakers questioned included Chen Chao-ming (陳超明) and Liao Kuo-tung (廖國棟) of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT); independent...
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Low pressure system forecast to bring heavy rain to Taiwan

Taipei,  As a low pressure system moves closer to Taiwan, the country is expected to see its weather destabilizing, with heavy rain possible starting from Sunday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The depression system, which is now moving...
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MediaTek Q2 net profit up almost 26% from Q1

Taipei,  MediaTek Inc., Taiwan’s largest integrated circuit designer, saw its net profit for the second quarter rising almost 26 percent from a quarter earlier on the back of solid demand for new consumer electronics gadgets, such as 5G smartphones, WiF...
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United States NSC mourns Lee as ‘architect’ of Taiwan’s free society

Washington,  The United States National Security Council (NSC) offered its condolences Friday on the passing of Lee Teng-hui (李登輝), praising the former Taiwanese president as a “champion of freedom” and “architect” of Taiwan&#821...
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Migrants and int’l students show love for Taiwan with free meals

Taipei,  A free food program initiated by migrants and international students for homeless people kicked off on Saturday in Taipei to thank Taiwan for its successful disease prevention efforts against COVID-19. The “Students Helping Initiative Program (...
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Taiwan establishes National Human Rights Commission

Taipei,  The establishment of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Saturday is a milestone for Taiwan as it aims to bring local laws and practices more in line with global standards, said President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文). At the commission’s...
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