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Parents of woman killed by drunk driver in Seoul call for harsher penalties

Taipei,  The parents of a 28-year-old woman who was killed earlier this month by a drunk driver in Seoul, are calling for the South Korean government to introduce harsher penalties for those who drive under the influence. The woman, Elaine...
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U.S.-Taiwan relations might regress under Biden: expert

Taipei,  Relations between Taiwan and the United States might regress in the short-to-medium term due to President- elect Joe Biden’s support for multilateralism and the U.S.’ need of Chinese support on many issues, an overseas expert said Monday....
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Annual pro-labor march to be held in Taipei Sunday

Taipei,  A coalition of labor groups will take to the streets of downtown Taipei Sunday for the annual “Autumn Struggle” protest march, which will also highlight opposition to “ractopamine pork, double standards and one-party rule,” ac...
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Chinese anti-submarine plane enters Taiwan’s ADIZ

Taipei,  A Chinese military Y-8 anti-submarine plane entered Taiwan’s southwest air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Tuesday morning, the 37th such maneuver since mid-September, according to Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND). Accord...
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Drone sale will help U.S.-Taiwan wartime information-sharing: expert

Taipei,  A proposed maritime drone sale approved by the U.S. Tuesday will pave the way for Taiwan and the U.S. to engage in intelligence-sharing during wartime, a local military expert said Thursday. The U.S. government announced plans that day to...
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New Power Party chairwoman resigns

Taipei,  New Power Party Chairwoman Kao Yu-ting (高鈺婷) has resigned from her post, the party announced in a statement on Tuesday. On her Facebook page, Kao said she will not seek re-election given that she has completed her mission at...
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China’s extension of bishop accord strategy against U.S.: expert

Taipei,  China’s possible extension of an accord with the Holy See regarding the appointment of Catholic bishops in China could be part of an overall strategy against the United States, an expert on China-Vatican affairs has told CNA. According to...
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CORONAVIRUS/Post-COVID-19 health care policy proposal submitted to president

Taipei,  A non-profit organization recently submitted a policy proposal to President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on the future of the health care sector, to which the president responded by encouraging the parties involved to create a new lease on life for...
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China beefing up coastal missile deployment to target Taiwan: report

Taipei,  China has been building up its coastal missile deployment in preparation for a possible invasion of Taiwan, Hong Kong media reported Sunday. Quoting an unnamed military source, the South China Morning Post said the missile bases on the coasts...
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