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Partial work resumes on Taipei Dome
Partial work resumes on Taipei Dome

By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Over 100 workers showed up at the Taipei Dome Saturday to resume construction on the part closest to the Mass Rapid...full story
updated 2015-05-23 02:03 PM
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Children run to join a parade of Sufi Egyptian Muslims celebrating the birthday of the Prophet Muhammed known as Moulid Al-Nabi, in Cairo, Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy) Revellers celebrate arrival of the New Year in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein) In this Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad, right, shares a meal with Syrian troops during his visit on the front line in the eastern Damascus district of Jobar, Syria. Assad has made a rare visit to the front line of his country's civil war, spending New Year's Eve with his troops in a tense eastern Damascus neighborhood. (AP Photo/SANA) A group of women mourn during the funeral ceremony of Brig. Gen. Hamid Taqavi, a senior Revolutionary Guard commander who was killed during a battle against the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq, shown in the poster above, outside the Guard compound in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Dec. 29, 2014. The Guard said Sunday that Taqavi was "martyred while performing his advisory mission" in Samarra, a town north of Baghdad that is home to a major Shiite shrine. He is the highest ranking Iranian officer known to have been killed abroad since the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s, in which he fought. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi) An Egyptian girl yawns as she leans on a car displaying party hats on New Year's Eve in the Shubra district of Cairo, late Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Eman Helal) Kenyans watch rescue workers as they look for survivors at the site of the collapsed building in the capital Nairobi, Kenya , Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. The residential building in the Huruma neighborhood of Nairobi collapsed on Sunday and according to the Kenya Red Cross,  a dozen people have so far been rescued but an unknown number are still feared trapped. (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim) Rescue workers look for survivors at the site of the collapsed building in the capital Nairobi, Kenya, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. The residential building in the Huruma neighborhood of Nairobi collapsed on Sunday and according to the Kenya Red Cross, a dozen people have so far been rescued but an unknown number are still feared trapped. (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim) Indonesian police officers stand outside a family crisis center of AirAsia QZ 8501 in Surabaya, East Jave, Indonesia, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. The Singapore-bound plane crashed into the sea 42 minutes after taking off on Dec. 28. (AP Photo/Firdia Linsawati) Kenya Para military soldiers watch cranes removing debris as they search for survivors of a multi-storey building collapse  in the capital Nairobi, Kenya Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. The residential building in the Huruma neighborhood of Nairobi collapsed on Sunday and according to the Kenya Red Cross, over a dozen people have so far been rescued but an unknown number are still feared trapped. (AP Photo) Iranian Christians pray during the New Year's mass at the saint Sarkis church of Armenians in Tehran, Iran, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Around 120,000 Christians live in Iran, mostly in Central and north-western parts of the country. Most Iranian Christians are of the Armenian ethnicity, however and they are mostly adherent to the Gregorian faith. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
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Partial work resumes on Taipei Dome Partial work resumes on Taipei Dome
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Over 100 workers showed up at the Taipei Dome Saturday to resume construction on the part closest to the Mass Rapid....Fullstory

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