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Keelung becomes first city to provide free HPV vaccine for girls

TAIPEI (CNA) – Keelung on Tuesday became the first city in Taiwan to provide free human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines for girls, which can protect...

Cabinet approves bill to raise fines for child abuse

TAIPEI (CNA) – The Executive Yuan on Thursday approved a draft amendment that will increase the maximum penalty for child abuse, including abandonment, physical...
The founder of Hon Hai Precision Industry on Tuesday pledged a donation to the Yilan County government to assist with the rescue efforts in the wake of a bridge collapse earlier in the day. (NOWnews)

Terry Gou to donate NT$10 million to rescue work at Yilan bridge

TAIPEI (CNA) — Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) on Tuesday pledged a donation of NT$10 million (US$322,030) to the Yilan...
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Taiwan High Speed Rail records 600 millionth passenger

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's bullet train service reached the milestone of carrying its 600 millionth passenger on Friday, 13 years after it was launched,...
China Airlines (CAL)said Monday it will begin direct flight services between Taiwan's main airport in Taoyuan and Chiang Mai in northern Thailand on June 23, in a bid to build its presence in Southeast Asia.(NOWnews)

China Airlines to start direct Taoyuan-Chiang Mai flights June 23

TAIPEI (CNA) — China Airlines (CAL)said Monday it will begin direct flight services between Taiwan's main airport in Taoyuan and Chiang Mai in northern...
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Revised car seat rule targeting toddlers to start Sept. 1

TAIPEI (CNA) — A regulation that will require parents to put children up to two years of age in a rear-facing safety seat will...

Second recovering Wuhan virus patient to be discharged soon: Minister

TAIPEI (CNA) — Another recovering novel coronavirus patient in Taiwan could soon be discharged from the hospital this week after two consecutive tests showed...

More passengers fined for bringing meat products into Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) – A Taiwanese passenger returning from Beijing has been fined NT$200,000 (US$6,500) for bringing pork products into the country at a time...
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Investigation launched into sexual harassment complaint

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taipei City Government has launched an investigation into a sexual harassment complaint against city consultant Liu Chia-jen (劉嘉仁), Deputy Mayor...

Pork seized on Chinese vessel illegally fishing in Taiwan waters

TAIPEI (CNA) – About four kilograms of pork was seized on board a Chinese vessel caught illegally fishing in Taiwan's waters today, along with...

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