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Polls open for 9-in-1 local government elections


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Taipei, Nov. 29 (CNA) Polls are now open until 4 p.m. for Taiwanese voters to elect nine categories of local...full story
updated 2014-11-29 08:14 AM
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FILE -  In this Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 file photo, Shiite militiamen hold the flag of the Islamic State group they captured, during an operation outside Amirli, some 105 miles (170 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq. The vengeance that Iraq U.S. President Barack Obama looks upwards  at the the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit plenary session at the International Convention Center, Yanqi, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 in Beijing. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool) U.S. President Barack Obama, left, walks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, as he gestures towards Russian President Vladimir Putin after taking a group photo for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit held at the International Convention Center in Yanqi Lake, Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) Pakistani families fleeing fighting between security forces and militants in the neighboring Khyber tribal region arrive in Peshawar, Pakistan, Monday, Nov. 10, 2014. The Pakistani army is now regularly targeting militants' hideouts in Khyber, since fighters fled there from neighboring North Waziristan tribal region where it has been conducting a months long operation. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad) Lee Joon-seok, the captain of the sunken South Korean ferry Sewol, on the bus, arrives for verdict and sentence session at Gwangju District Court in Gwangju, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. South Korean prosecutors on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014,  demanded the death penalty for the captain of the ferry that sank in April, killing more than 300 people, and life sentences to three key crew members, a court official said. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Hyung Min-woo) KOREA OUT In this Nov. 10, 2014 file photo, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, right, puts a shawl on Peng Liyuan, left, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping as they arrive to watch a fireworks show after a welcome banquet for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Beijing. It was a warm gesture on a chilly night when Vladimir Putin wrapped a shawl around the wife of Xi Jinping while the Chinese president chatted with Barack Obama. The only problem: Putin came off looking gallant, the Chinese summit host gauche and inattentive. (AP Photo, File) CHINA OUT FILE -  In this Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 file photo, Iraqi Shiite militiamen fire their weapons during clashes with militants from the Islamic State group, in Jurf al-Sakhar, 43 miles (70 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq. The vengeance that Iraq FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 file photo, Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen fire at Islamic State group positions during an operation outside Amirli, some 105 miles (170 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq. The vengeance that Iraq FILE - In this July 21, 2013 file photo, Canadian jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall performs at the Jazz Festival of 5 Continents in Marseille, southern France. Krall has rescheduled her U.S. tour after recovering from a severe case of pneumonia. Krall announced Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, that her Wallflower World Tour will kick on Feb. 25 in Boston. The tour was originally scheduled to happen this week. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, FIle) In this Nov. 10, 2014 file photo, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, right, puts a shawl on Peng Liyuan, second right, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, seated second left talking to U.S. President Barack Obama, left, as they arrive to watch a fireworks show after a welcome banquet for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Beijing. It was a warm gesture on a chilly night when Vladimir Putin wrapped a shawl around the wife of Xi Jinping while the Chinese president chatted with Barack Obama. The only problem: Putin came off looking gallant, the Chinese summit host gauche and inattentive. (AP Photo, File) CHINA OUT
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