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Massive cargo ship turns sideways, blocks Egypt's Suez Canal

The Grand Island Independent 24 Mar 2021
It wasn't immediately clear what caused the Ever Given to turn sideways in the canal ... In 2015, the government of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi completed a major expansion of the canal, allowing it to accommodate the world’s largest vessels. ———. Associated Press writer Taijing Wu in Taipei, Taiwan, contributed to this report. ——— ... All rights reserved.

Virus Outbreak: Banks limit in-person operations

Taipei Times 28 Jan 2021
Taipei Fubon Commercial Bank (台北富邦銀行) said it has prepared back-up offices in four areas in Taipei, which combined can accommodate 900 people, while its parent, Fubon Financial Holding Co (富邦金控), has allowed some staff to work from home since early this month.

Ministry breaks ground on TRA project in Nangang

Taipei Times 12 Jan 2021
The Nangang Railway Station would not only accommodate the TRA system, the Taipei MRT Blue Line and the high-speed rail system, but it would also be a starting point for a high-speed rail extension line to Yilan County and would be connected to the Taipei MRT Minsheng-Xizhi Line and a planned metro line to Keelung,” he said.

The growing peril of war with China over Taiwan

Information Clearing House 01 Jan 2021
As anticipated, Beijing deferred action while Taipei played for time.  ... So, Taipei must decide whether to seek a negotiated accommodation with the Chinese across the Strait or risk a war with them that – even with American backing – would destroy the island’s democracy and prosperity without gaining independence for it.

Kaohsiung, Taipei picked for Lantern Festival

Taipei Times 15 Dec 2020
A Tourism Bureau committee selected Kaohsiung to host the 2022 and Taipei the 2023 annual festival, which is one of the nation’s major tourism events ... The Taiwan Lantern Festival is to be held in Kaohsiung in 2022 and in Taipei in 2023, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications said yesterday.

Collapse averted?

Taipei Times 16 Nov 2020
The swimming pool at the five-star Mandarin Oriental, Taipei ... For those who’ve been following the travails of the tourism industry, one of the more dramatic developments came in late May, when the five-star Mandarin Oriental, Taipei announced it would suspend the accommodation side of its business for an indefinite period effective June 1.
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