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2016-02-14 04:10 PM
Cabinet to set up post-quake relief and reconstruction efforts
Cabinet spokesman Sun Lih-chyun disclosed Sunday that the Executive Yuan will convene a national security meeting on February 18 to discuss post-disaster reconstruction efforts in

2016-02-14 02:34 PM
Army holds disinfection efforts after end of rescue missions: MND
The army pitched in with the city-wide disinfection job in Tainan by mobilizing a unit specializing in chemicals to help sanitize the 46,500-square meter disaster

2016-02-14 08:25 PM
Award-winning chefs join Army, improve meals for the military
They have won awards at international culinary competitions, but now they are soldiers, responsible for serving tastier and healthier meals at a base in the

2016-02-14 08:15 PM
Temperatures continue to slide as cold spell approaches: CWB
Temperatures could continue to drop Sunday as a cold spell approaches, with northern Taiwan likely to see a decline of 10 degrees Celsius compared with

2016-02-14 08:13 PM
CDC issues travel advisory for Thailand over Zika virus
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued its second-highest travel advisory in its three-tier system Sunday for Thailand after the World Health Organization listed the

2016-02-14 08:08 PM
Holiday overseas travelers hit new high: immigration agency
The National Immigration Agency (NIA) said Sunday that the number of people traveling through Taiwan over the Lunar New Year holiday had reached a

2016-02-14 08:06 PM
Government sets priorities for quake reconstruction work
The government will prioritize compensation and housing loans for victims of the Feb. 6 earthquake, participants in a reconstruction meeting said Sunday. The

2016-02-14 08:01 PM
Prosecutors investigating collapse of Tainan apartment complex
Prosecutors have launched an investigation into allegations that structural changes in the lower stories of the Weiguan Jinlong apartment complex in Tainan were responsible for

2016-02-14 11:27 AM
Chinese visitors to Taiwan during LNY rise 9.9%: reports
The number of tourists from China has increased significantly during the Lunar New Year holiday, reports said Sunday. According to statistics provided by the Tourism Bureau,

2016-02-14 01:54 PM
Women thrive in Taiwan's diplomatic service
Taiwan has seen a record number of female diplomats this year, with nine of the nation’s diplomatic missions are headed by women diplomats, the most

2016-02-14 06:23 PM
Venus and Chan sisters win WTA Taiwan Open
Venus Williams clinched the title of WTA Taiwan Open by beating Japan’s Misaki Doi in the singles final on Sunday 6-4, 6-2, while the Taiwanese

2016-02-14 03:31 PM
Pingxi to fly lantern with fingerprints of 1,000 couples
Pingxi's annual sky lantern festival will launch its second-leg event on Valentine’s Day (Feb.14) by flying a main lantern decorated with the fingerprints of 1,000

2016-02-14 02:16 PM
Venus and Doi face off in Taiwan Open final
No.1 seed Venus Williams, who hasn’t dropped a set all tournament long at the Taiwan Open, will meet No.2 seeded Misaki Doi in the final