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Former president Chiang Ching-kuo database goes online

The Chiang Ching-kuo (???) database went online Wednesday, comprising 55,000 written or multimedia records related to the late Republic of China (ROC) president that provide the public with a more comprehensive understanding of the country's developmen...
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Mirror TV gets approval to operate news channel

Mirror TV Inc. on Wednesday received approval from the National Communications Commission (NCC) to operate a news channel, the first new news channel in Taiwan for a decade, according to the NCC.However, the NCC said it retains the right to end Mirror ...
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Fresh green jujubes from Pingtung make a mark in Dubai

This year's first consignment of fresh green jujubes from Pingtung County, the second-largest growing region for the fruit in Taiwan, was recently exported to Dubai, Pingtung County Magistrate Pan Men-an (???) revealed in a Facebook post Tuesday."Pingt...
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U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex

The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, gaining NT$0.017 to close at NT$27.624.Turnover totaled US$1.28 billion during the trading session.The greenback opened at NT$27.610, and moved between NT$27.535 and NT$27.626 before the close.Sou...
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Constitutional revision to lower voting age passes committee review

A constitutional amendment that would see the voting age in Taiwan lowered to 18 from 20 passed the committee review stage at the Legislative Yuan Tuesday.The lawmaking body's ad-hoc Constitutional Amendment Committee approved the amendment, which was ...
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Moist cold air front hits Taiwan, Jade Mountain gets wet snow

Wet snow fell on Taiwan's highest peak early Tuesday as a cold air front passed through Taiwan, bringing rain and sending temperatures down across the island, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).Wet snow began to fall on 3,952-meter Jade Moun...
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Five receive jail sentences on charge of ‘vote buying’ for Han Kuo-yu

Five of seven individuals indicted on charges of using Chinese government money to encourage Taiwan nationals to return home and vote for Han Kuo-yu (???) during his presidential bid in January 2020, were sentenced by Taipei District Court on Monday to...
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TaiwanPlus docuseries showcases Taiwan’s indie music artists

Ten of Taiwan's top indie music bands and singers are being showcased by English-language video streaming site TaiwanPlus in its online docuseries "Road to Legacy," which premiered on Monday with three episodes.The free 10-episode docuseries details th...
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Average monthly wages of migrant workers up in 2021: MOL survey

Migrant workers in Taiwan, both industrial workers and domestic caregivers, earned higher wages in 2021, according to a survey of employers released by the Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Monday.Migrant workers in the manufacturing and construction sectors ...
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