Tag archive for ‘Taiwan’
Photo courtesy Gustavo Dudamel.
By nsnbc On Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Venezuelan government cancels conductor Gustavo Dudamel concerts in Taiwan and China

nsnbc : The Venezuelan government has canceled a tour by conductor Gustavo Dudamel and the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra which would have brought him to the National Concert Hall in the Taiwanese capital Taipei More...

By nsnbc On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Taiwan to include cats in regulations for sales of animals

nsnbc : An official for Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture said the council plans to add cats to its current Regulations for Particular Animal Industry Management, which currently only covers dogs. Taiwan has, More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Most Taiwanese are really in the drug business: Rody Duterte

nsnbc : Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Taiwan’s Bamboo Union, the largest of the three major gangs in Taiwan, and the 14K Triad in Hong Kong for the illegal drug trade in the Philippines. Duterte More...

By nsnbc On Thursday, September 21st, 2017

China and Taiwan major sources of drugs in the Philippines: Duterte

nsnbc : After Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in a speech listed China and Taiwan as countries of many of the illicit drugs that are flooding the Philippines, Taiwan’s representative to the Philippines More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

88-year-old Taiwanese man dies after falling into ghost money pyre

nsnbc : An 88-year-old Taiwanese man who was burning ghost money for deceased good old friends at the closing of ghost month died from burn injuries and smoke inhalation sustained when he fell into the pit. Ghost More...

By nsnbc On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Taiwan pushes for inclusion in United Nations system

nsnbc : Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs launched a multi-channel campaign to publicly express the desire of 23 million Taiwanese people to be included in the United Nations system. Taiwan walked an elephant More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Taiwanese rights activist Lee Ming-che pleads guilty in Chinese kangaroo court

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Taiwanese right activist Lee Ming-che who has been held by the People’s Republic of China for alleged subversive activities since march 19 pleaded guilty of subversion in a court More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, September 9th, 2017

Wife of Taiwanese rights activist Lee Ming-che, detained in China, asks public for forgiveness if her husband pleads guilty

nsnbc : Lee Ching-yu, the wife of Taiwanese human rights activist Lee Ming-che who is being held in China and whose trial for “subversion” is set to start in Yueyang in China’s Hunan Province on More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Fistfights and naps: Taiwanese lawmakers “discuss” infrastructure budget

nsnbc : Lawmakers in Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan are exhausted after days of lengthy and complicated negotiations and a violent brawl over the infrastructure budget. So exhausted that they are sleeping on their More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, August 21st, 2017

Chinese ghost month – what you should avoid while the spirits roam among the living

nsnbc : According to Chinese mythology the ghost month is the seventh month of the lunar calendar. In 2017 ghost month lasts from August 22 to September 19. It is believed to be the month when spirits from the lower More...