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Suppliers of insecticide released on bail in egg contamination case

<p>Taipei-Two suppliers of agricultural chemicals in Pingtung County were released on bail Friday after being questioned by prosecutors in connection with the recent contamination of eggs in Taiwan.</p><p></p><p>The father and son pair were granted bail of NT$500,000 (US$16,550) and …</p>
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Cabinet to press for passage of infrastructure budget: spokesman

<p>Taipei-The relevant government agencies will communicate with the legislative caucuses of the various political parties over the next two days to discuss passage of a special budget for a major infrastructure development plan, Cabinet spokesman Hsu Kuo-yung...
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UNIVERSIDAE: Taiwan grabs second gold in women’s weightlifting

<p>Taipei-Taiwan's Hung Wan-ting (???) won a gold medal in the women's 69kg weightlifting final, lifting 101 kg in the snatch and 126 kg in the clean and jerk Wednesday at the 2017 Universiade in Taipei.</p><p></p><p>Hung's win brought Taiwan's gold …</...
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Cambridge University Press makes U-turn on censorship decision

<p>London-The Cambridge University Press (CUP) is reversing its decision to pull over 300 China Quarterly articles from its website in China after it snowballed into a censorship scandal.</p><p></p><p>In a statement, CUP indicated that the initial decision was...
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Stamps, postmarks from Dongsha Island gain popularity

<p>Taipei--Commemorative stamps and postmarks from a post office in the Taiwan-held Dongsha Island in the South China Sea are in high demand among philatelists in Taiwan, particularly as such products are not easily available.</p><p></p><p>Dongsha, also known ...
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Taiwan shares open lower

<p>Taipei--The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened down 44.54 points Friday at 10,324.83 on turnover of NT$1.734 billion (US$57.04 million).</p><p></p><p></p><p>Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel</p><p>…</p>
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UNIVERSIADE: Uganda team will attend games: MOFA

<p>Taipei--Ugandan athletes will take part in the 2017 Taipei Universiade as scheduled, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Thursday.</p><p></p><p>After receiving their government's support, the Ugandan team will arrive in Taiwan before the U...
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Acting economics minister named

<p>Taipei--Vice Minister of Economic Affairs Shen Jong-chin (???) has been named by Premier Lin Chuan (??) to take over as head of the ministry to replace Lee Chih-kung (???), who resigned on Tuesday.</p><p></p><p>Shen, 67, a Ministry of Economic Affairs &hell...
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Economic recovery, new work rules boost manpower demand: job bank

<p>Taipei-The economic recovery has boosted demand for manpower in Taiwan, pushing the number of new job openings as of the end of July by about 7 percent from a year earlier, 1111 job bank said Tuesday, referring to statistics compiled …</p>
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