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Taiwan in Time: The god of medicine turns 1,042

Taipei Times 17 Apr 2021
The more than 200 shrines dedicated to Baoshengdadi, including Taipei’s Baoan Temple, are celebrating the deity’s birthday this weekend ... Taipei’s Dalongdong Baoan Temple (大龍峒保安宮) was in a sorry state following the Chinese Nationalist Party’s (KMT) retreat to Taiwan in 1949 ... Baoshengdadi effigies sit in the main hall of Taipei’s Baoan Temple.
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China flies 25 warplanes into Taiwan's airspace, the largest incursion yet

Korea Times 13 Apr 2021
This month the aerial incursions have taken place on a daily basis, and the Liberty Times in Taipei estimated that they have occurred on at least 86 days this year; Monday was the 102nd day of 2021 so far ... That followed Beijing's enactment of a new law permitting its coastguard to fire on foreign ships.
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Beijing tells US ‘not to play with fire’ over Taiwan issues after Washington gives diplomats ...

Russia Today 13 Apr 2021
The Chinese Foreign Ministry has lodged “stern representations” with Washington and called on the US not to send the wrong message about Taiwanese independence by further diplomatic relations with Taipei ... Taiwan launches 10,000-ton amphibious transport ship.
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China's latest record incursion around Taiwan shows it's 'not taking its foot off the gas'

Business Insider 13 Apr 2021
The Taipei-based Liberty Times newspaper estimated aerial incursions had taken place on at least 86 out of the 102 days this year up to Monday ... According to Chieh Chung, a professor of international relations and strategic studies at Tamkang University in Taipei, the PLA sortie could also have been training for a possible attack on US Navy ships.
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Legislators pass bill to protect seafarers from acts of piracy

Taipei Times 13 Apr 2021
The Legislative Yuan yesterday passed amendments to the Seafarers Act (船員法) that would require the owner of a vessel to obtain the crew’s written consent before a ship not protected by armed contractors sets sail in waters threatened by piracy or other unlawful forces.
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Volcano erupts in southern Caribbean, sparking evacuation 'frenzy'

The Times of India 10 Apr 2021
ROSE HALL. La Soufriere volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St ... That picked up this week, prompting Prime Minister of St ... St ... Lucia ... St. Vincent is one of only 15 countries to maintain formal diplomatic ties with Taipei ... Some 4,500 residents near the volcano had evacuated already via ships and by road, Gonsalves said at a news conference on Friday.
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Volcano erupts in southern Caribbean, sparks evacuation ‘frenzy’

Indian Express 10 Apr 2021
A Soufriere volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St ... That picked up this week, prompting Prime Minister of St ... St ... Lucia and Grenada ... Lucia ... Vincent is one of only 15 countries to maintain formal diplomatic ties with Taipei. 4,500 residents near the volcano had evacuated already via ships and by road, Gonsalves said at a news conference on Friday ... .
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Exports surge amid shortages

Taipei Times 09 Apr 2021
Component shortages and shipping delays have prompted companies to build up and vie for tech and non-tech products, and push up their selling prices,” Department of Statistics Director-General Beatrice Tsai (蔡美娜) told a news conference in Taipei. A man watches a cargo ship entering Kaohsiung Harbor yesterday.
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China: Drills Near Chinese Taipei to Become Regular

Kayhan 06 Apr 2021
SHANGHAI (Dispatches) -- A Chinese carrier group is exercising near Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) and such drills will become regular, China’s navy said late on Monday ... The Liaoning and its sister ship the Shandong have carried out drills or sailed near Chinese Taipei before.
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Europeans, U.S. Helping Taiwan Build Submarines

Kayhan 03 Apr 2021
TAIPEI (Dispatches) -- Taiwan says European countries, alongside the United ... Moreover, France has previously sold Taiwan frigates and fighter jets, with Taipei saying it was seeking to buy equipment from the European country to upgrade its ships’ missile interference system.
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Europe, US helping with Taiwan’s submarine project: Defense min.

Press TV 03 Apr 2021
... as Taipei works to boost its military capabilities amid tensions with Beijing ... Moreover, France has previously sold Taiwan frigates and fighter jets, with Taipei saying it was seeking to buy equipment from the European country to upgrade its ships’ missile interference system.
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There may be no containing costs of Ever Given's colossal accident

Straits Times 02 Apr 2021
TOKYO • It took six days to prise free a giant container ship that ran aground and clogged the Suez Canal, one of the world's most crucial shipping arteries ... When they eventually finish digging through the morass, the insurers of the ship's Japanese owner are likely to bear the brunt of the financial pain.
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How Elaine Chao used her Trump cabinet post to help her family make millions

Alternet 02 Apr 2021
In January 2017, upon her confirmation as secretary of the Department of Transportation, Elaine Chao to separating herself from her family's shipping interests ... The Chao family dry bulk ship company has borrowed hundreds of millions of dollars from Chinese banks, all of which are partly or fully owned by the communist regime.
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Marine Shipper that Got Stuck in Suez Canal Had Reputation for Strict Management

Voa News 31 Mar 2021
In a March 24 statement, Evergreen said gusty winds of about 56 kph had caused the ship’s course to deviate ... A native of a Taiwanese coastal village during Japan’s 1895-1945 colonization, Chang worked at age 18 for a Japanese shipping line in Taipei and became third officer of a Taiwanese shipper after World War II.
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US, Taiwan ink accord to strengthen maritime coordination

Straits Times 26 Mar 2021
TAIPEI • Taiwan and the US have signed their first ... Taipei is upgrading its coast guard with new ships, which can be drafted into naval service in the event of war, as it deals with increasing encroachments from Chinese fishing boats and sand dredgers in Taiwan-controlled waters.
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