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Datan Gas Terminal Development Proves Another Issue the DPP and KMT Have Traded Places On

Construction plans for the No. 3 liquified gas terminal by the Central Petroleum Company near the coast of the Datan Borough, which is located in the Guanyin District of Taoyuan, has led environmental groups to call for a national referendum on the issue. But what has provoked a number of strong reactions among environmental groups in recent days is that the KMT has jumped onto supporting the referendum proposal...

Weekend Sees Eighth Death in Taiwan from COVID-19 Since Start of the Pandemic

The situation regarding the Taoyuan General Hospital cluster, Taiwan’s first COVID-19 cluster since last April and Taiwan’s largest COVID-19 cluster to date, continues to develop. Friday night saw the first COVID-19 death in eight months, after a woman in her eighties part of the cluster died, and was found to have been infected with COVID-19 after her death...

Despite Further Arrests, Continued Silence in Taiwan Regarding Hong Kong Twelve

A political crackdown against pro-democracy figures continues in Hong Kong. In the latest series of arrests, earlier this month, eleven individuals were arrested in connection to the Hong Kong “Twelve”, twelve young Hongkongers that were arrested by the Chinese coast guard last August after attempting to flee to Taiwan by speedboat, then held in Shenzhen...