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Ex-President Lee Teng-hui discharged from hospital


Central News Agency

Former President Lee Teng-hui was discharged from Taipei Veterans General Hospital on Sunday afternoon after a dizzy spell the previous night left him hospitalized,...full story
updated 2016-09-25 06:30 PM
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Ex-President Lee Teng-hui discharged from hospital

Central News Agency

Former President Lee Teng-hui was discharged from Taipei Veterans General Hospital on Sunday afternoon after a dizzy spell the previous night left him hospitalized,....Fullstory

2016-09-25 06:30 PM

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