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Virus Outbreak: Five more imported cases confirmed

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Centers for Disease Control Deputy Director-General Chuang Jen-hsiang speaks at a Central Epidemic Command Center news conference in Taipei yesterday.
Photo: CNA

Five imported cases of COVID-19, four from the Philippines and one from Hong Kong, were reported yesterday, bringing the total confirmed cases in Taiwan to 467, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said yesterday.

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Military eyeing defense against ‘drone swarm’

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A Special Service Company officer operates an anti-drone device in an undated photograph.
Screen grab from the Liberty Times’ Web site

The military is looking into countermeasures against the possible use of a “drone swarm” as part of a Chinese “decapitation strike” against Taiwan, a military official said on Saturday.

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Referendum with elections is best: speaker

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Legislative Speaker You Si-kun speaks at an event in Taipei on Thursday.
Photo: Liao Chen-huei, Taipei Times

Legislative Speaker You Si-kun touted the benefits of holding a referendum in 2022 along with the nine-in-one elections to deal with constitutional issues such as lowering the legal voting age and abolishing the Control Yuan and the Examination Yuan.

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China’s UN entryism a threat

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On April 4, Jiang Duan (蔣端), a minister at the Chinese mission in Geneva, Switzerland, was appointed to one of the five seats on the UN Human Rights Council Consultative Group.

Given the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) atrocious record on human rights issues, the admission of one of its officials into a key UN group that monitors human rights situations around the world was widely lambasted.

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Chinese military threat on the rise: foreign minister

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A Republic of China Air Force F-16 (top) shadows a Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force H-6 bomber over the Bashi Channel on Feb. 10.
Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Defense via CNA

China is stepping up its military preparedness to overtake Taiwan, Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said yesterday, following a spike of Chinese drills near the nation.

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Huawei at legislature, military: report

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Solar panels are pictured on the rooftop of the Legislative Yuan’s Zhengjiang House in Taipei yesterday.
Photo: Peng Wan-hsin, Taipei Times

A Republic of China (ROC) Military Academy project to install solar panels on its campus has reportedly been subcontracted to a company that is affiliated with China’s Huawei Technologies Co (華為), which was also found to have installed solar panels atop a building at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, sparking concern over national security.

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No room for failure: new envoy to US

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New Representative to the US Hsiao Bi-khim, left, yesterday speaks at the inauguration ceremony of the Legislative Yuan USA Caucus at the legislature in Taipei, as American Institute in Taiwan Director Brent Christensen, center, and Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Lo Chih-cheng, the caucus’ new chairman, look on.
Photo: Fang Pin-chao, Taipei Times

A failure in Taiwan-US relations cannot be tolerated, new Representative to the US Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) said yesterday, adding that her work as the nation’s de facto ambassador to the US has the staunch backing of the Legislative Yuan USA Caucus (台美國會關係聯誼會).

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Newsflash

Braving the rain, a group of protesters yesterday marched from Taipei’s Longshan Temple (龍山寺) to the Executive Yuan calling on the government not to prevent the rightful expression of popular will on a proposed cross-strait trade pact through a referendum.

The Executive Yuan’s Referendum Review Committee is slated to convene a meeting on June 3 to decide whether a referendum question proposed by the Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) conforms to the requirements of a referendum proposal.