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Mountaineers help equip high altitude huts with life-saving devices

<p>Taipei, A group of mountaineers has spent the past three and a half years equipping 29 remote huts on mountains in Taiwan with portable altitude chambers (PACs), a life-saving device for mountain climbers suffering from altitude sickness.</p><p></p><p>More than 50 …</p>
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Kansai-themed train runs in Taiwan

<p>Taipei, Kansai-area themed trains "Blue Warrior" and "Japan-Taiwan Friendship" will be unveiled in Taiwan on Jan. 14, showcasing the cordial relations between Japan and Taiwan, Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) announced Saturday.</p><p></p><p>"Blue War...
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Politics: Focus on disaster risk management to ensure the security of the country and the people

<p>Shi Junji, vice president of the Executive Yuan, presided over the "107 Homeland Security Policy Report" today (10), reviewing the work of homeland security in (107) and discussing the priorities for the coming year. After listening to the project report, &...
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Taiwan to donate US$200,000 to Philippines after storm damage

<p>Taipei, Taiwan's government will donate US$200,000 (NT$6.18 million) to the Philippines to support relief efforts there after Tropical Depression Usman devastated the central part of the country at the end of December.</p><p></p><p>Taiwan is very concerned...
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2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival to feature tuna-themed main lantern

<p>Taipei, The 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival will kick off Feb. 19 in Pingtung, featuring a tuna-themed main lantern and handheld lanterns that double as piggy banks, according to the Tourism Bureau.</p><p></p><p>The upcoming lantern festival in Pingtung marks...
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Rain likely for New Year’s Eve parties in northern Taiwan

<p>Taipei, A high chance of rain threatens New Year's Eve countdown parties across northern Taiwan due to northeasterly winds, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) forecast Monday.</p><p></p><p>The chances of rainfall in areas north of Taoyuan, including Taipei, ...
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Explanation of Shouyuan Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. to recover “50 mg of zisha flat film ingot”

<p>In response to recent international discoveries that some of the raw materials for sartan drugs contain animal carcinogenic components such as NDEA or NDMA, the Food and Drug Administration of the Ministry of Health and Welfare (hereinafter referred to as &...
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Government-assessed land values in Taiwan stay flat in 2019

<p>Taipei, Land values in Taiwan as assessed by local governments for 2019 were little changed from a year earlier, according to the Ministry of the Interior (MOI).</p><p></p><p>The appraised land value, known formally as the "current assessed land value," ro...
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Taiwan aims to launch digital ID in 2020: premier

<p>Taipei, Taiwan's government is aiming to launch electronic national identify cards (new eID) in 2020 to facilitate access to e-government services, simplify administrative processes and improve efficiency and transparency, Premier Lai Ching-te) said on Thu...
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