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China’s engagement in Latin America aimed at isolating Taiwan: report

Washington, A report released Wednesday by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC) suggests that China’s increasing engagement with Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is part of a tactic to diplomatically isolate Taiwan.

The report, titled “China’s Engagement …

CEC ordered to accept more signatures for nuclear power referendum

Taipei, The Taipei High Administrative Court has ordered the Central Election Commission (CEC) to accept supplemental signatures for a pro-nuclear power referendum proposal.

The proposal was submitted by pro-nuclear advocate Huang Shih- hsiu (???) last month, the administrative court said …

U.S. research vessel docks at Kaohsiung Port

Taipei, A U.S. Navy research vessel that docked at Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan Monday is unrelated to military activity, Minister of National Defense Yen De-fa (???) said Tuesday.

The Thomas G. Thompson entered the port for refueling and changes to …

2 Taiwanese in Indonesia have death sentence appeal rejected

Jakarta, Indonesia’s Supreme Court recently rejected appeals by two Taiwan nationals against death sentences they were given for smuggling 60 kilograms of amphetamines into the Southeast Asian country.

The two Taiwanese, Huang Chih-wei and Lin Shin-han, had their appeals rejected …

Taiwanese athletes win gold, silver medals at youth Olympics

Taiwanese athletes won a gold and a silver medal at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina Wednesday — the first medals for Taiwanese athletes at the international sports events.

Liu Li-ling (???), who was part of the …