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Guosheng Nuclear Power Plant Experiences Emergency Shutdown Yesterday Caused by a Misplaced Chair

In a strange incident, the Guosheng No. 2 Nuclear Power Plant in Wanli, New Taipei experienced an emergency shutdown yesterday morning at 6:33 AM. However, after an investigation, the cause for the shutdown was revealed today. Namely, a chair that was pushed out of the way to clear space for cleaners hit a switch, causing the reactor’s main steam isolation valve to close...

18 Domestic Cases Announced, Local Governments Anticipate Upcoming Vaccine Shortage

18 domestic cases and 2 imported cases were announced at the CECC daily press conference today. 12 of these cases were already in quarantine. No new deaths were announced. 16 cases have known sources of infection, while two cases have unknown sources of infection and are under investigation. There were eight cases in New Taipei, six cases in Taipei, three cases in Taoyuan, and one case in Kaohsiung. 88.2% of cases to date are out of quarantine...

Cutting the Flowers: Youth Activism in Myanmar

Imagine sitting at the front line of an anti-coup protest, facing riot police with nothing but the clothes on your back and the words that you shout. Imagine not knowing whether your state was heading into civil war or massacre. For a decade you thought democratic reform was the answer to your country’s flawed political system but now realize that insurrections and coups have easily dismantled and impoverished your home and its values. You are fighting for something that is hard to believe yet still hold onto hope and each other. It takes courage in the face of terror and fear...

12 Cases Announced, Mixed Vaccinations to be Allowed in the Future

12 domestic cases and one imported case were announced by the CECC at its daily press conference today. Five cases were already in quarantine, while no new deaths were announced today. There were seven cases in Taipei and five cases in New Taipei. 87.6% of cases to date have been released from quarantine. Ten cases have known sources of infection, one case is under investigation, and one case has an unclear source of infection...

24 Domestic Cases Announced, Cities Split Over Indoor Dining Policy

24 domestic cases and one imported case were announced at the CECC daily press conference today. 12 of these cases were already in quarantine and two deaths were announced. Five cases have known sources of infection, four cases have unknown sources of infection, and three cases are under investigation. There were nine cases in New Taipei, seven cases in Taipei, three cases in Taoyuan, two cases in Changhua, and one case each in Taoyuan, Miaoli, and Keelung...