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Control Yuan impeaches Apache officer

By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Control Yuan on Tuesday impeached Lieutenant Colonel Lao Nai-cheng for damaging the reputation of the military because he invited outsiders...full story
updated 2015-07-07 06:58 PM
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Control Yuan impeaches Apache officer
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Control Yuan on Tuesday impeached Lieutenant Colonel Lao Nai-cheng for damaging the reputation of the military because he invited outsiders....Fullstory

2015-07-07 06:58 PM

Taiwan lowers travel alert for South Korea as MERS outbreak subsides

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 7 (CNA) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs downgraded its travel alert for South Korea Tuesday from yellow....Fullstory

2015-07-07 08:45 PM

President: ROC gov't played leading role in anti-Japanese struggle

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 7 (CAN) President Ma Ying-jeou said Tuesday that it is an unbreakable truth that the anti-Japanese struggle from....Fullstory

2015-07-07 07:39 PM

President draws attention to ROC war effort in victory over Japan

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 7 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou (???) said Tuesday that the truth behind the Republic of China's War of....Fullstory

2015-07-07 06:06 PM

MOFA issues statement on South China Sea

Central News Agency

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2015-07-07 03:54 PM

Taiwan to defend sovereignty, rights over Taiping Island: Ma (update)

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 7 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou (???) said Tuesday that the Republic of China government will "staunchly defend" its....Fullstory

2015-07-07 12:01 PM

Taiwan to defend sovereignty, rights over Taiping Island

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 7 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou said Tuesday that the Republic of China government will "staunchly defend" its sovereignty....Fullstory

2015-07-07 10:00 AM

EMAS Offshore Limited: EMAS Offshore Gains Win Momentum with Three Contract Awards Worth US$24 Million

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2015-07-07 03:01 AM

No fear of domino effect: MOFA
By Matthew Strong
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2015-07-07 02:27 PM

Japanese scholar impressed by President Ma's 'Japan-friendly' stance

Central News Agency

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2015-07-07 07:48 PM

Tsai says anyone capable can be her running mate Tsai says anyone capable can be her running mate
By Ko Lin
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

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2015-07-07 06:16 PM

Chinese tourists fuel monopoly and crowding effect controversies Chinese tourists fuel monopoly and crowding effect controversies
By Jocylin FC
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

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2015-07-07 05:27 PM

President says he is 'Japan-friendly' at WWII anniversary event

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 7 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou (???) on Tuesday explained his stance on Japan, describing himself as Japan-friendly....Fullstory

2015-07-07 02:44 PM

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By Jocylin FC
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2015-07-07 11:17 AM

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By EDITH M. LEDERER
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2015-07-07 09:50 AM

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