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Chia Ling Yau remembered as ‘caring father, uncle, brother and friend’

LA Daily News 28 Jan 2023
Chia Ling Yau, known as Charlie among family and friends, loved music, dancing and traveling. Yau, 76, was a “caring father, uncle, brother and friend,” his family wrote in a statement. Complete coverage ... Yau was a dual Taiwanese and American citizen, said Amy Wang, the director of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles ... News . ... .
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Kyodo News Digest: Jan. 21, 2023

Kyodo 21 Jan 2023
TOKYO - Teachers, students, medical experts and other citizens ... TAIPEI - Taiwan has decided to recognize same-sex marriages between its citizens and their foreign partners even if the partners' countries do not allow same-sex marriage, in a shift from its previous interpretation.
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Small businesses deserve tax exemption: lawmakers

Taipei Times 12 Jan 2023
This is a good way to use the NT$180 billion [US$5.91 billion] surplus tax revenue from 2022, alongside the plan for NT$6,000 cash rebates for every citizen,” DPP Legislator Chung Chia-pin (鍾佳濱) said at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei ... DPP lawmakers hold up placards during a news conference in Taipei on Wednesday ... .
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Choreographer receives Plum Blossom Card

Taipei Times 09 Jan 2023
An Australian dance choreographer and professor at the Taipei National University of the Arts (TNUA) has been granted a Plum Blossom Card — a special type of Alien Permanent Resident Certificate (APRC) — by Taiwan’s National Immigration Agency ... to become Taiwanese citizens.
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Taiwan to give cash payouts to citizens in ‘New Year blessing’

New York Post 05 Jan 2023
TAIPEI – Taiwan plans to give cash payouts of nearly $200 to every citizen this year, Premier Su Tseng-chang announced on Wednesday, saying the island’s economic growth will be shared by everyone ... Su said a total of T$140 billion, part of the tax revenue, would be spent as cash payouts and each citizen would get $195.61.
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Taiwan willing to offer help to China to deal with Covid-19 surge

Egypt Independent 01 Jan 2023
Taipei CNNTaiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen said the self-ruled democratic island is willing to provide assistance to help China deal with its Covid surge after Beijing eased its hardline approach last month ... However, she did not spell out what forms of assistance Taipei would provide.
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Taiwan offers to help China deal with COVID surge

Beijing News 01 Jan 2023
Taipei , January 1 (ANI) ... However, she did not spell out what forms of assistance Taipei would provide, reported CNN. China's U-turn on its Covid policy caught citizens and the medical system off guard, with some pharmacy shelves, swept empty of cold and fever medicines and hospitals scrambling to cope with an unprecedented jump in infections.
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Tax surplus to ease health, labor, energy

Taipei Times 01 Jan 2023
“We will consider sharing excess tax revenue with all citizens only when it is within our fiscal capacity to do so,” Tsai said ... President Tsai Ing-wen, center, and Vice President William Lai, right, attend a New Year’s Day flag-raising ceremony outside the Presidential Office Building in Taipei yesterday.
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Word of the year

Taipei Times 30 Dec 2022
Members of Citizen Congress Watch hold placards bearing the ...
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Majority support citizen judges: poll

Taipei Times 28 Dec 2022
In a national survey conducted by Evidence-Based Survey and Research Co last month, 81.7 percent of respondents said they were aware of the change, while 83 percent said that citizen judges would improve the justice system, Judicial Yuan spokesman Chang Yong-hong (張永宏) told a morning news conference at the Judicial Yuan in Taipei.
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Ex-minister of defense opposes airport closure

Taipei Times 19 Dec 2022
Veterans Affairs Council Minister Feng Shih-kuan (馮世寬), who served as minister of national defense from 2016 to 2018, yesterday opposed a proposal to close Taipei International Airport (Songshan airport) and replace it with a public park ... The AIT would rely on an airport in the heart of Taipei to extract US citizens in an emergency, Fai said.
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Foreign ministry actively considering new visa policies to facilitate tourist entry: Spokesperson

Vietnam News 15 Dec 2022
“And we also take note of the challenges faced by foreign tourists during entry into our country,” the spokesperson noted, in response to questions over reports of complicated, overly long and expensive visa procedures that citizens of Chinese Taipei have faced when entering Việt Nam for tourism purposes ...VNS. .
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Foreign ministry actively considering new visa policies to facilitate tourist entry

Vietnam News 15 Dec 2022
“And we also take note of the challenges faced by foreign tourists during entry into our country,” the deputy spokesperson noted, in response to questions over reports of complicated, overly long and expensive visa procedures that citizens of Chinese Taipei have faced when entering Việt Nam for tourism purposes ...VNS. .
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Herbalife Nutrition Teams Up with AmCham Taiwan to Drive Public Nutrition Education for the Second Consecutive Year

Vietnam News 14 Dec 2022
TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 14 December 2022 - Premier global nutrition company Herbalife Nutrition has joined with the American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan (AmCham Taiwan) to drive nutrition education through the 2022 Citizen's Health Forum ... Chia-Hua Kuo (Distinguished Professor, Institute of Sports Sciences, University of Taipei, Taiwan).
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Groups call for changes to climate bill

Taipei Times 09 Dec 2022
Standards for a carbon tax system and protection for indigenous groups should be part of a proposed climate change adaptation act, climate advocates said at the legislature in Taipei yesterday ... Climate advocates rally outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei yesterday calling for changes to the draft climate change adaptation act.

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