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Breeze founder Paul Liao dies
Breeze founder Paul Liao dies

By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Paul Liao, the chairman of Breeze Development, a company which runs several upscale shopping malls in Taipei, died on May 20,...full story
updated 2015-05-22 05:28 PM
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Breeze founder Paul Liao dies Breeze founder Paul Liao dies
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Paul Liao, the chairman of Breeze Development, a company which runs several upscale shopping malls in Taipei, died on May 20,....Fullstory

2015-05-22 05:28 PM

Taipei to allow some work on Taipei Dome to continue

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 22 (CNA) Just two days after ordering a halt in work on the Taipei Dome project because of....Fullstory

2015-05-22 11:07 PM

Stationary front brings heavy rain to southern Taiwan

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 22 (CNA) The first stationary front of this year's monsoon season brought heavy rain to southern Taiwan on....Fullstory

2015-05-22 09:45 PM

Taipei launches tourist taxi services

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 22 (CNA) The Taipei government on Friday launched an integrated platform for tourist taxi services, providing foreign....Fullstory

2015-05-22 06:55 PM

Kaohsiung “Happiness Torch” seminars embarks
By Jocylin FC
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Do you want to know the secrets of a happy lifestyle, understand the fun experiences of the foreign students in Taiwan and the cultures of....Fullstory

2015-05-22 06:10 PM

Starting from nothing, new immigrant becomes a manicurist

Agence France-Presse

Ren Lijie from China is married to a Taiwanese. She put herself together to learn manicurist skills to support her family. Before coming to Taiwan,....Fullstory

2015-05-22 06:09 PM

Search continues despite Indonesian rescue team departure
By Janice Wang
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The search for the three remaining Indonesian nationals in Nepal continues after the earthquake struck Nepal on April 25, killing over 8,000 people. The Indonesian....Fullstory

2015-05-22 05:44 PM

Taipei Dome construction should be resumed: engineering expert

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 22 (CNA) The former president of the Chinese Institute of Engineers said Friday that construction work on the....Fullstory

2015-05-22 05:04 PM

MERS-CoV fears rising following new cases in South Korea

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 22 (CNA) Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned on Friday of the growing threat from MERS-CoV (Middle....Fullstory

2015-05-22 04:01 PM

Malaysia orders sea search-and-rescue for migrants
By EILEEN NG
Associated Press

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Four Malaysian navy ships began searching the seas for stranded boat people Thursday in the first official rescue operation since desperate....Fullstory

2015-05-22 09:45 AM

Yunlin firefighter detained in malachite green scandal
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The secretary of the Yunlin County Government’s Fire Department was detained Friday as the main suspect in a ring which worked....Fullstory

2015-05-22 04:41 PM

Rain forecast for all of Taiwan over the weekend

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 22 (CNA) People in northern, central and southern Taiwan as well as northeastern Taiwan can expect showers and....Fullstory

2015-05-22 11:00 PM

Taiwanese warned against travel to Burundi

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 22 (CNA) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday urged Taiwanese people to avoid travel to Burundi as....Fullstory

2015-05-22 09:39 PM

Water shortage eased across Taiwan due to rain

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 22 (CNA) As a plum rain front has brought heavy downpours to Taiwan and is expected to bring....Fullstory

2015-05-22 06:38 PM

Chinese students as Penghu ambassadors, praise Penghu
By Jocylin FC
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Penghu National Scenic Area Administration believes that mainland China has a bright future prospect in tourism; therefore, they collaborated with National Penghu University of Science....Fullstory

2015-05-22 06:09 PM

New immigrant’s child achieves her goal as a cook
By Evelyn Lin
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The Ministry of Education invited Kaohsiung Municipal Jhong Jheng High School, Yen Cheng Junior High School, and Da-Liao Junior High School to hold a career....Fullstory

2015-05-22 05:46 PM

New immigrant’s child wins President Educational Award
By Evelyn Lin
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Shen Hsiu-hsiang, a student at the Taoyuan City Ping Hsing Junior High School, came from a single-parent new immigrant family. Even though living in a....Fullstory

2015-05-22 05:43 PM

Edible oil maker ordered to pay NT$91 million in damages

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 22 (CNA) A district court on Friday ordered Chang Chi Foodstuff Co. and its owner to pay compensation....Fullstory

2015-05-22 04:41 PM

Taipei ranked 20th-most popular convention destination

Central News Agency

Berlin, May 22 (CNA) Having hosted 92 international congresses in 2014, Taipei is ranked the 20th-most popular convention destination in....Fullstory

2015-05-22 03:21 PM

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