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COA vice minister impeached
COA vice minister impeached

By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Council of Agriculture Vice Minister James Sha was impeached by the Control Yuan Tuesday for illegally expanding a building on agricultural...full story
updated 2016-05-03 01:59 PM
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COA vice minister impeached COA vice minister impeached
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Council of Agriculture Vice Minister James Sha was impeached by the Control Yuan Tuesday for illegally expanding a building on agricultural....Fullstory

2016-05-03 01:59 PM

Premier-designate Lin to visit Legislative Yuan Premier-designate Lin to visit Legislative Yuan
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Premier-designate Lin Chuan will visit the Legislative Yuan on Thursday and present his first government policy report as Cabinet chief on....Fullstory

2016-05-03 02:50 PM

U.S. congressman suggests Taiwan as new carrier port-call location

Central News Agency

Washington, May 2 (CNA) Following China's refusal to allow a U.S. aircraft carrier to make a long-scheduled stop in Hong Kong, Washington should consider new....Fullstory

2016-05-03 03:40 PM

Details of N. Korea party congress secret, but goals clear
By ERIC TALMADGE
Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea, the world's last great master of socialist spectacle, is likely to deliver a big one when its ruling party holds....Fullstory

2016-05-03 03:22 PM

Q&A: When is a Boot on the Ground not a Boot on the Ground?
By LOLITA C. BALDOR
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- No one disputes that U.S. military forces are fighting in combat in Iraq and Syria -- except maybe President Barack Obama and....Fullstory

2016-05-03 03:01 AM

Women’s groups protest against new Cabinet Women’s groups protest against new Cabinet
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Women’s rights groups protested Tuesday against the next Cabinet including only four women out of 40 members, despite the election of....Fullstory

2016-05-03 03:25 PM

Spanish police arrest 4 for suspected jihad links

Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- The Interior Ministry says police have arrested four people in the Madrid area suspected of spreading pro-jihad propaganda and recruiting followers. A ministry....Fullstory

2016-05-03 05:01 PM

Asian stocks mostly higher following US lead
By TERESA CEROJANO
Associated Press

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Asian stocks were mostly up Tuesday, with Australia's S&P ASX 200 index making solid gains after the Australian central bank cut....Fullstory

2016-05-03 03:22 PM

Asian News Digest, AS

Associated Press

ASIA: NKOREA-DEFECTIONS -- North Korea steps up its calls for South Korea to return 12 waitresses whom Pyongyang says Seoul abducted from a restaurant in China.....Fullstory

2016-05-03 03:01 PM

Turkish legislators fight again over bill to strip immunity

Associated Press

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- A Turkish parliamentary committee has again erupted in chaos over a contentious ruling party proposal to strip legislators of their immunity....Fullstory

2016-05-03 03:01 AM

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