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Keeping Taigi alive

Taipei Times 30 Nov 2022
Vivi Tan, right, and Iunn A-ian perform in New Taipei City’s Luchou District last month ... It has especially declined around the capital region, with only 15.4 percent of Taipei citizens primarily speaking Taigi, compared to 43.2 percent in Kaohsiung ... A parent reads to children from a Taigi story book during a gathering in Taipei.

Russia's Ukraine invasion, a preview to potential global tyranny: US Defence Secretary

Live Mint 19 Nov 2022
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, tensions between Taipei and Beijing have increased.Beijing, which sees Taiwan as a province of China, has long promised to annex the autonomous island and hasn't ruled out using force to do so.Beijing's claims are rejected by the Taipei government, ...

Analysis-China’s freeze on Taiwan contact fuels worry as tensions build

FX Empire 17 Nov 2022
TAIPEI (Reuters) – When Chinese authorities detained a Taiwanese citizen in China in August for an alleged violation of security laws, officials in Taipei sent messages of concern to Beijing seeking details ... (Reporting by Yimou Lee and Sarah Wu in Taipei and Greg Torode in Hong Kong; Editing by Ben Blanchard and David Crawshaw).

Analysis: China's freeze on Taiwan contact fuels worry as tensions build

Reuters 17 Nov 2022
TAIPEI, Nov 17 (Reuters) - When Chinese authorities detained a Taiwanese citizen in China in August for an alleged violation of security laws, officials in Taipei sent messages of concern to Beijing seeking details.

You be the judge

Taipei Times 15 Nov 2022
Entertainer Micky Huang stands with ...

New Research Finds Escalating Urban Challenges and the Need for Cities to Become Future-Ready

The Facts 15 Nov 2022
Social, economic, and environmental disruptions, heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic, are radically altering the expectations and behaviors of citizens, requiring urban leaders around the world to develop action plans to become future-ready ... Tokyo, Hangzhou, Taipei, Sapporo, and Christchurch.

Filial sons, frustrated by uncertainty

Taipei Times 08 Nov 2022
In the second of a two-part series, the ‘Taipei Times’ looks at how expatriates who want their non-citizen relatives to live with them in Taiwan try to overcome the country’s restrictive visa rules ... Such visas, which were only ever available to US citizens, are not issued these days ... Katy’s British husband has lived in Taipei since 1989.

Taiwan to open to Hong Kong and Macau on Nov 7, tour groups capped at 40 travelers

Hong Kong Standard 03 Nov 2022
... citizens' rights while striking a balance between economic development and Covid concerns.  ... Yuen added that WWPKG is also designing guided Taiwan tours of four to five days at about HK$2,000, where citizens can enjoy cuisines in Taipei and take a hot spring bath. .

Man charged by US has no ties to navy in Taiwan: minister

Taipei Times 28 Oct 2022
By William Hetherington / Staff writer, with CNA ... Minister of National Defense Chiu Kuo-cheng yesterday speaks to reporters in Taipei. The statement also accused Chu, who is a naturalized citizen of the US, of seeking “to conceal the fact that he is still a citizen of Taiwan.” ... .

Neutering female dogs, cats can prevent tumors

Taipei Times 23 Oct 2022
Photo courtesy of the New Taipei City ... Taipei residents can call the 24-hour (02) 8791-3064 (extenstion 5) animal rescue hotline, the 1999 (extension 4020) citizen hotline, or visit the office’s Web site (https.// if they are unsure how to deal with a wild animal, it added.

Free makeup course for migrants held in Taipei

Taipei Times 17 Oct 2022
More than 60 Indonesian migrant workers on Sunday attended a free makeup course at the Indonesia Exhibition Center in Taipei ... “Being able to help them succeed when they return to Indonesia is of course very fulfilling, because they are my fellow citizens,” said Ho, who operates beauty salons in Taipei and Taoyuan.

Suicide a dangerous campaign subject

Taipei Times 15 Oct 2022
Of the six special municipalities, Taipei has the largest population of senior citizens, followed by Kaohsiung, but there is a large gap between the two cities’ suicide rates ... With a vast Mass Rapid Transit system and a high density of hospitals, senior citizens can lead a satisfying and convenient life in Taipei.

SENGENBERGER | Taiwan’s midterm reminder for Colorado voters

Colorado Politics 12 Oct 2022
TAIPEI, TAIWAN ... Earlier, President Tsai Ing-Wen addressed thousands of Taiwanese citizens gathered outside the Presidential Office in the capital city of Taipei for the annual National Day Parade. The Taipei event has been held most years since 1949, originally as a military parade.

China might target border reopening

Taipei Times 09 Oct 2022
DOUBLE STANDARD. Beijing expects Taipei to allow its citizens to enter the nation without quarantine while it still subjects Taiwanese to the ordeal, an official said ... 27. The government last month announced that starting on Sept ... Yet China expects that its citizens should be able to visit Taiwan without having to undergo quarantine,” the source said ... .

EDITORIAL: Pledge shows where loyalties lie

Taipei Times 22 Sep 2022
In response to the pledge, the three main Taipei mayoral candidates — Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) candidate Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安), Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) and independent candidate Vivian Huang (黃珊珊) — had contrasting attitudes.

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