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Taiwan allows entry of more international students

Taipei-The Ministry of Education (MOE) said Thursday that more categories of international students will be allowed to enter Taiwan, effective immediately, three months after an entry ban was introduced due to COVID-19 concerns.Taiwan suspended entry o...
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Excited tourists depart Taiwan on inaugural ‘bubble flight’ to Palau

Taipei-The inaugural flight in a "travel bubble" arrangement between Taiwan and Palau took off from Taoyuan on Thursday, carrying 100 exuberant tourists, as well as Palau President Surangel Whipps Jr. and his delegation.Many of the tourists on the Chin...
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Chinese drones spotted recently over Taiwan’s Dongsha Islands

Taipei-The Coast Guard Administration (CGA) on Thursday said China was likely conducting reconnaissance missions over the Dongsha Islands, as its drones were recently spotted near the Taiwan-held territory in the South China Sea.The presence of Chinese...
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Premier Su rules out rebuilding fourth nuclear power plant

Taipei-Premier Su Tseng-chang (???) on Thursday categorically ruled out the possibility of rebuilding the mothballed Fourth Nuclear Power Plant, stressing that "it cannot be and must not be rebuilt," despite an upcoming national referendum on the issue...
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TRA’s new commuter train hits the tracks for maiden trip

Taipei-A new commuter train, purchased last year by Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA), made its inaugural trip Thursday, carrying about 200 passengers from New Taipei on a route that ended in the northern coastal city of Keelung.The passengers who b...
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Taiwan to impose tighter rules on sale, use of two dangerous chemicals

Taipei-Stricter regulations on the sale and use of the potentially dangerous chemicals ammonium nitrate and hydrogen fluoride will come into effect later this year, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said Thursday.The chemicals will be c...
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New publications in Taiwan drop to record low: central library

Taipei-The number of new publications in Taiwan fell last year to 35,041, the lowest in two decades, the National Central Library (NCL) said in an annual report released Thursday.The data in the report on the number of titles published in 2020 was base...
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Taiwan government confirms BBC China correspondent’s relocation

Taipei-The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) confirmed on Thursday that BBC News China Correspondent John Sudworth has relocated to Taiwan after claiming that he and his team faced threats and intimidation working in China."Sudworth is now in Taiwan a...
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CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan reports six new imported COVID-19 cases

Taipei-Taiwan on Thursday confirmed six new imported cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 1,036, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).One of the new cases involves a Paraguayan man in his 20s who tr...
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