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Veteran Huang Chin-tao memorialized today

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World War II veteran and resistance fighter Huang Chin-tao speaks in front of a monument commemorating the Battle of Wuniulan in Nantou County’s Puli Township in an undated photograph.
Photo: Huang Chung-shan, Taipei Times

Dignitaries, family and friends are today to pay tribute to Huang Chin-tao (黃金島), a World War II veteran and resistance fighter who battled Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) troops during the Taiwanese uprising of 1947 and was imprisoned for 24 years, at a funeral in Taichung.

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Coast guard probes people-smuggling

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A man turns himself in to police in New Taipei City’s Sansia District yesterday after claiming to have entered Taiwan illegally.
Photo: CNA

A Coast Guard Administration task force has been set up after a Taiwanese man said that he paid smugglers to transport him back to Taiwan from China late last year and that others on the boat were carrying pork and other meat products.

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Carriers in Strait still an option: official

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Adm. John Richardson, chief of Naval Operations of the U.S. Navy, speaks during a news conference with Philippine Armed Forces Chief Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr., following their meeting at Camp Aguinaldo in suburban Quezon city, Philippines on Oct. 29, 2018.
Photo: AP

The US Navy has not ruled out sending an aircraft carrier through the Taiwan Strait, despite military technology advances by China that pose a greater threat to US warships than ever before, the chief of US naval operations said yesterday.

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Coalition concerned over referendum changes

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From left, Animal Protection Administration Oversight Committee convener Wang Wei-chi, Taiwan Alliance for Animal Rights Policy executive director Ho Tsung-hsun, Aletheia University associate professor of law Wu Ching-chin and Negative Vote Association president Sam Chang express concerns over proposed changes to the Referendum Act at a news conference in Taipei yesterday.
Photo: Chu Pei-hsiung, Taipei Times

A coalition of civil groups yesterday expressed concern that the Central Election Commission’s proposed changes to the Referendum Act (公民投票法) could restrict people’s rights and result in “a step backward for democracy.”

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Control Yuan votes to impeach Kuan

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Control Yuan members, left to right, Tsai Chung-yi, Chen Shih-meng and Wang Yu-ling talk to the media after the Control Yuan passed a motion to impeach National Taiwan University president Kuan Chung-ming yesterday.
Photo: CNA

The Control Yuan yesterday voted seven to four to impeach National Taiwan University (NTU) president Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) for allegedly breaching the Civil Servant Work Act (公務員服務法) by writing opinion pieces for the Chinese-language Next Magazine (壹週刊) while serving as minister without portfolio.

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NPP nominates alliance director for March by-election

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Taiwan Healthy Air Action Alliance director Jeremy Yang speaks at a news conference in Taipei yesterday.
Photo: Peter Lo, Taipei Times

The New Power Party (NPP) yesterday nominated Taiwan Healthy Air Action Alliance director Jeremy Yang (楊澤民) as its candidate for a March 16 legislative by-election.

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Close cross-strait loopholes: academics

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Participants are gathered around the podium at the 10th annual Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT)-Chinese Communist Party cross-strait forum in Shanghai on May 3, 2015.
Photo: CNA

Academics are calling on the government to pass amendments that would restrict an anticipated increase in the number of parties interested in seeking political dialogues with Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平), which are currently permitted under legislation on cross-strait relations.

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Newsflash


Antinuclear activists on Ketagalan Boulevard in Taipei yesterday bow to supporters after calling an end to their protest following former Democratic Progressive Party chairman Lin I-hsiung’s announcement that he had ended his hunger strike against continuation of the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant.
Photo: Fang Pin-chao, Taipei Times

Former Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) chairman Lin I-hsiung (林義雄) yesterday afternoon announced the end of his hunger strike against the continued construction of the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant and said he was grateful for the “phenomenal antinuclear effort” of Taiwanese over the past two weeks.

Lin said he would continue to fight what he called the injustice of President Ma Ying-jeou’s (馬英九) administration.