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Taiwanese weightlifter banned for 8 years for doping

<p>Taipei, Nov. 16 (CNA) Taiwanese weightlifter Lin Tzu-chi (???), a former world record holder and Asian Games gold medalist, has been banned from competition for eight years and stripped of all medals, prizes and titles earned since 2016 for a …</p>
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Final public polls show several mayoral races still up for grabs

<p>Taipei, Nov. 13 (CNA) Tuesday was the final day on which polling data could be released ahead of local elections in Taiwan on Nov. 24, and the results suggest that several key races are still up in the air.</p><p></p><p>In …</p>
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Taipei National Palace Museum may close for 3 years for repairs

<p>Taipei, Under questioning from a legislator, the head of the National Palace Museum (NPM) revealed for the first time on Monday a potentially controversial plan to shut down the museum's Taipei branch for three years starting in 2020 for a …</p>
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Taipei National Palace Museum may close for 3 years for repairs

<p>Taipei, Under questioning from a legislator, the head of the National Palace Museum (NPM) revealed for the first time on Monday a potentially controversial plan to shut down the museum's Taipei branch for three years starting in 2020 for a …</p>
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Sri Lankan students arrived on student visas: government official

<p>Taipei, The government clarified Thursday that a group of Sri Lankan students who arrived in Taiwan last year did so on student visas and not tourist visas as reported by local media.</p><p></p><p>Chen Chun-shen (???), director general of the Bureau &hellip...
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Fishing boats warned to avoid waters off Somalia after pirate attack

<p>Taipei, A Taiwanese fishing boat was shot at by pirates in waters near Somalia in the Indian Ocean early Wednesday, Fisheries Agency Deputy Director Lin Kuo-ping (???) confirmed.</p><p></p><p>The boat managed to flee the scene, with all the crew reported &h...
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Thailand waives visa-on-arrival fees for Taiwanese tourists

<p>Bangkok, The Thai government on Tuesday approved a plan to waive visa-on-arrival fees for visitors from 21 countries, including Taiwan, for stays of up to 15 days.</p><p></p><p>According to Thailand's Immigration Bureau, the initiative is aimed at attractin...
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Taipei Film Commission promotes city as ideal filming destination

<p>Los Angeles, One of the biggest advantages in choosing Taipei as a filming destination lies in the city's vitality, and its pool of talented film crews, Taipei Film Commission (TFC) Director Jennifer Jao (???) said Sunday.</p><p></p><p>Jao, who was in &hell...
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Taiwan, Italy, Vietnam ink MOU to remember Dr. Carlo Urbani

<p>Taipei, Oct. 29 (CNA) The Taiwanese and Italian associations named after Italian epidemiologist Carlo Urbani inked a deal with Vietnamese drug maker Stella on Monday to support medical care programs in Vietnam in commemoration of Urbani, who identified the ...
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