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Getting around different parts of Taiwan is best done with a hired driver, especially when travelling between counties. Drivers booked through a ...
The opposition Kuomintang party is against the plan, saying it favours cities and counties faithful to Tsai's ruling Democratic Progressive Party ...
Growing mango trees that have been dwarfed through drastic pruning is a money-maker for a 49-year-old farmer in Tainan, Taiwan. The farmer is Lee Yu Cheng who has rented a farm measuring 8,600 square meters that he planted to a new red mango ...
In February, South Sudan declared two counties in Unity State to be in famine. The World Food Program said although those areas are still in critical condition, early detection and a rapid collective response succeeded in bringing them out of famine ...
Oscar announced Wednesday that it has applied to return to 14 of New Jersey's 21 counties in 2018. It didn't offer plans here in 2017.
The domestic leg of the Torch Relay will see the flame visit all of the country's 22 cities and counties. The 2017 Summer Universiade will be the largest international sports showpiece that Taiwan has ever staged. It will feature 21 sports and be held ...
Reports surfaced late Thursday that both Kenosha and Racine counties were on the short list for a multi-billion dollar electronics assembly plant that could employ thousands.
Taipei has recorded more than 130 mm (5 inches) of rain since Wednesday, according to data obtained from Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau.
Meanwhile, cities and counties from Hsinchu and Miaoli in Northern Taiwan to Pingtung in southern Taiwan are also expected to experience moderate air quality on Friday.
Six more cities and counties in Taiwan have recently decided to allow same-sex partnership registration in the wake of a ruling by the Constitutional Court in favor of gay marriage on May 24, a Cabinet official said Wednesday.
Fite represents District 80, which includes parts of Crawford and Washington counties. She serves as vice chairman ... She was previously education director for Arkansas Easter Seals and was a missionary in Taiwan for eight years. She received her ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following three full days of extreme torrential rain battering most of Taiwan, there was no sign of a letup by Sunday night, with the Central Weather Bureau warning that 19 cities and counties could still fall victim to excessive ...
Another 2013 law forbade the use of government money to lobby on gun issues, and the following year, lawmakers stripped cities and counties of their power to regulate guns. A 2015 law ended a requirement that gun owners obtain a state permit to carry ...
The Kaohsiung City government forced Yunlin and Taitung counties to receive its furnace slag in exchange for helping them to burn waste, an environmentalist told a forum in Taipei yesterday.
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Holidaymakers who drove to Hualien County for the four-day Dragon boat Festival are having a hard time heading back home Tuesday, as landslides cut off the main road to Yilan County and forced motorists to turn to ships, trains ...
Tilapia farmers in the Taiwanese counties of Chiayi and Yunlin have been urged to reduce the number of fish reared in a bid to improve prices, reports Taipei Times.
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Air quality was unhealthy for sensitive groups in several areas in southwestern Taiwan while the rest of the country's air was ranked as good or moderate on Sunday, according to the Environmental Protection Administration's Taiwan Air ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Inspectors in Kaohsiung found more than 1,000 kilograms of prawns possibly more than one year past their expiration date, with mostly hotpot restaurants in six cities and counties still serving the seafood to customers, reports ...
The CDC also released Alzheimer's death rates for counties. The counties with the highest rates over 10 years were tiny Eddy County in east central North Dakota, and Hamlin County in eastern South Dakota.
Instead, the U.S. and Brazil have lifted bans on each other's fresh and chilled beef, carrying out an agreement reached by the two counties in August 2016. A spokesman for the San Lucas, CA-based U.S. Cattlemen's Association said USDA's Food ...
Piedmont Regional Jail in Farmville, Virginia, serves six counties and houses over 700 local, state and U.S. Marshals Service inmates, according to its website.
She still has claims pending against the cities of Livermore and Richmond and Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Six former and current officers have been charged with crimes in Alameda County.
Backs: Jack Stratton (Canterbury), Richard Judd (Bay of Plenty), Bryn Gatland (North Harbour), Dwayne Sweeney (Waikato), Kaveinga Finau (Canterbury), Jonah Lowe (Hawke's Bay), Sevuloni Reece (Waikato), Sam Vaka (Counties Manukau), Luteru Laulala ...
Central Weather Bureau forecasts rain front southern will lead to intensified rainfall in central and southern Taiwan.(By Central news agency).
Nationally, Hualien County emerged as the fattest County in Taiwan with obesity rates reaching 44.5 percent out of 363 valid samples, followed by Taitung County's 42.7 percent (243 valid samples), and Yunlin County's 40.3 percent (755 valid samples ...
The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) has approved Taiwan's application to be listed among the "member countries and zones recognized as free from foot-and-mouth disease [FMD] with vaccination," an official said on Sunday.
Texas, Taiwan, the Turks & Caicos: From captivating waterfront retreats and soaring metropolitan penthouses to sprawling ranches and everything in between, many remarkable properties have been sold recently by Sotheby's International Realty affiliates ...
Since Paris, Skadron has spoken on climate issues in Taiwan, South Korea and Dubai, all on their dime, not at the expense of Aspen taxpayers.
Packer, 39, has lived in Taiwan and Washington, D.C., and said his return to the area to work at his family's company was initially difficult.
Since Paris, Skadron has spoken on climate issues in Taiwan, South Korea and Dubai, all on their dime, not at the expense of Aspen taxpayers.
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Air quality around Taiwan was mixed Thursday, with the southern Taiwan counties of Yunlin and Chiayi experiencing air that is unhealthy for sensitive groups, according to the Environmental Protection Administration's Taiwan Air ...
Katko's remarks come as the commission is on the verge of determining whether rebar imports from Japan Taiwan and Turkey are having a negative impact on the U.S.
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- All counties and cities in Taiwan proper have been issued a heavy rain warning by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Tuesday morning, with the bureau describing south central Taiwan as "the main battlefield." The CWB issued ...
Pennsylvania state police on Friday announced a crackdown on distracted driving that will focus on Lehigh, Northampton and Bucks counties -- one that means zero-tolerance for drivers who are texting or otherwise using handheld phones while on the go.
Avast has recorded over 50,000 attacks globally as of Friday afternoon. The majority are targeted at Russia, the Ukraine and Taiwan but have also hit multiple other countries. Services in London, the central city of Nottingham, and the counties of ...
Creighton added that cities and counties would not be required to purchase American-made steel or iron for their own infrastructure projects.
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- President Tsai Ing-wen and the chiefs of Democratic Progressive Party- (DPP) ruled cities and counties have condemned the continual obstruction of the draft bill for the Special Act for Forward-looking Infrastructure Development Plan ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese netizen took data on the average salaries for all the major counties and cities in Taiwan and found that Hsinchu City had the highest, not Taipei, and Taichung came in last place of the six major Municipalities in ...
The 16 people taking the oath of allegiance to our country came from 16 different countries, including India, Australia, Taiwan and Pakistan. Those attending can assure you that there were no "bad hombres" among them. The ceremony pointed out to me the ...
Using online statistics provided by the Ministry of Labor's website on pension contributions and their corresponding average monthly wages, a netizen posted that residents were making less than NT$30,000 per month in five counties (Penghu, Taitung, ...
It would also not be fair if other cities and counties were not allowed to collect similar taxes. National Freeways No. 1 and No.
(Sarah Murphy/U.S. Navy via AP). In this Dec. 3, 2008, photo released by the U.S. navy, Lt. Edward Lin, a native of Taiwan, speaks in the U.S.
Nanhua Reservoir and Tsengwen Reservoir are the main water suppliers to southern counties and cities in Taiwan. Statistics compiled by WRA indicate effective water reservoir capacity in Tsengwen Reservoir was down to 26 percent or 15.49 million square ...
Democrats who control every statewide office and command the Legislature are pushing changes in two of the state's largest counties that could leave California even more tightly in a Democratic vice. At issue in Los Angeles and San Diego counties is ...
The counties have to raise the money for pensions and interest payments on their debts. Thus, these payouts to pensioners represent an additional tax on the local areas, which must be paid out of funds that could ... For much of the south, especially ...
Patrick McLaughlin, a past President of the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, has surveyed several counties in South Carolina and found grand juries indict well over 99 percent of cases. "I used to joke and say a prosecutor can ...
"The state support to the film industry in counties like Argentina and France are unique and successful examples of the cultural promotion and are admired worldwide.
Pelosi remains an unpopular figure in the district, which includes GOP-leaning territory in three metro Atlanta counties: Cobb, Fulton and DeKalb.
42 among 47 participating countries or regions in "students' satisfaction with life," followed by South Korea, Taiwan, Macau, Hong Kong and Turkey. In the survey, conducted in 2015 alongside triennial assessments of science and ... Among the 10 ...
"I know that many cities and counties came here looking to 'grab money,'" Ko said. "Taipei is best-poised to carry out the 'Forward-looking Infrastructure Construction Project' as we do not set unrealistic goals or submit a barrage of budget requests ...


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