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Taiwan wins first place at 2022 Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie

A team of bakers from Taiwan on Tuesday won first place at an international baking competition against 10 teams from other countries in Paris, France. Taiwan’s team of three bakers and their coach Wu Wu-hsien (吳武憲) were thrilled, hugging each...
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13 Chinese aircraft enter Taiwan’s ADIZ, J-16D spotted for first time

Thirteen Chinese military aircraft, including two Shenyang J-16D fighter jets that were spotted for the first time, flew into the southwestern part of Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) Monday, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) said. Th...
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Americans Prepare for Holidays as Inflation Squeezes Wallets

NEW ORLEANS — Tawanda Carter is a school librarian in New Orleans, Louisiana. She said preparing for the holidays has presented a unique set of challenges this year, a sentiment shared by millions of Americans. “Food prices are higher, and...
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Hong Kong film ‘Drifting’ leads Golden Horse Awards nominations

Hong Kong film “Drifting” (濁水漂流) received the most nominations — 12 — at the 58th Golden Horse Awards, when the organizers unveiled the list of nominees for the leading film awards in the Chinese-speaking world on Tuesday. &nbsp...
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Indie music contest to be canceled this summer due to COVID-19

New Taipei-A music contest that is held as part of the annual Ho-Hai-Yan Gongliao Rock Festival in New Taipei every summer will be canceled this year due to COVID-19 prevention efforts, the city government announced Monday.In view of the risk posed by ...
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Golden Horse Fantastic Film Festival to kick off in April

Taipei-The Golden Horse Fantastic Film Festival is slated to take place from April 9-18 in Taipei, bringing to audiences cinematic classics covering a wide range of genres, as well as films featuring veteran actress-host Whoopi Goldberg and comedic act...
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Two suspected of killing newborn released on bail

Kaohsiung,  A man and his mother suspected of killing a newborn baby in Kaohsiung and subsequently brought in for questioning were released on a bail late Monday. The man, surnamed Lu (呂), is alleged to have put his 19-year-old daughter’s...
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Medal conferred on outgoing Haitian ambassador

Taipei,  Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) presented a medal to outgoing Ambassador Rachel Coupaud of Haiti on Monday in recognition of her contributions to promoting Taiwan-Haiti ties over her eight-year tenure. At a ceremony held in Taipei, Wu conferre...
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Two Taiwanese films win kudos at Asian Film Awards

Taipei,  Two Taiwanese films won awards, including Best Supporting Actress, at this year’s Asian Film Awards, which was held Wednesday in an online ceremony. Samantha Ko (柯淑勤) took the Best Supporting Actress award for her role as a mother in...
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