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Ex-toll collectors take action above freeway


Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Laid-off freeway toll collectors climbed on top of a structure over a freeway in an anti-government protest Friday, the eve of...full story
updated 2014-11-28 05:33 PM
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This Nov. 30, 2013 photo provided by the New Mexico State Police shows a train derailment in Grant County in southern N.M. Authorities say three train operators were killed when this freight train derailed and plunged down a ravine. (AP Photo/New Mexico State Police) In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, rescuers transport an injured man after an earthquake in Ludian County of Zhaotong City in southwest China's Yunnan Province, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. The magnitude-6.1 quake in southern China's Yunnan province toppled thousands of homes on Sunday, killing scores of people and injuring more than 1,800. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Zhang Guangyu) NO SALES
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Ex-toll collectors take action above freeway

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Laid-off freeway toll collectors climbed on top of a structure over a freeway in an anti-government protest Friday, the eve of....Fullstory

2014-11-28 05:33 PM

Foreign-based businessmen returning to vote

Central News Agency

Taipei, Nov. 28 (CNA) Many foreign-based Taiwanese businessmen returned home Friday to vote in the following day's nine-in-one local elections, according....Fullstory

2014-11-28 08:29 PM

Record-low rainfall rekindles worry over water shortages Record-low rainfall rekindles worry over water shortages

Central News Agency

Taipei, Nov. 28 (CNA) Taiwan has recorded only some 75 millimeters of rainfall over the past two months, according to....Fullstory

2014-11-28 03:53 PM

Winter this year could be warmer thanks to El Nino: weather bureau

Central News Agency

Taipei, Nov. 28 (CNA) Winter this year could be slightly warmer than in previous years due to the El Nino....Fullstory

2014-11-28 12:55 PM

China Airlines to add flights to New Zealand via Australia

Central News Agency

Taipei, Nov. 28 (CNA) China Airlines (CAL), Taiwan's largest airline company, will offer three flights per week to Christchurch,....Fullstory

2014-11-28 10:45 PM

Health insurance premium rate to remain the same

Central News Agency

Taipei, Nov 28 (CNA) The National Health Insurance Committee of the Ministry of Health and Welfare decided Friday not to....Fullstory

2014-11-28 06:01 PM

Taiwan wins 18 golds, 5 silvers, 4 bronzes at Culinary World Cup Taiwan wins 18 golds, 5 silvers, 4 bronzes at Culinary World Cup

Central News Agency

Taipei, Nov. 28 (CNA) Chefs and culinary students from Taiwan have grabbed a combined 18 gold medals, five silvers and....Fullstory

2014-11-28 02:53 PM

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