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Taiwan Fires Warning Shots at Chinese Drone

Taiwan fired warning shots at a Chinese drone that buzzed an offshore islet on Tuesday shortly after President Tsai Ing-wen said she had ordered Taiwan's military to take "strong countermeasures" against what she termed Chinese provocations.It was the ...
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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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Vietnamese filmmaker wins new talent award at Taipei Film Festival

Vietnamese filmmaker Lê B?o won the grand prize at this year's International New Talent Competition for his directorial debut "Taste" at the Taipei Film Festival, the organizers said in a statement Tuesday.Lê B?o's film stood out from the 11 other nomi...
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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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