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The Tai-Ex opened down 61-points this morning from yesterday's close, at
9,952 on turnover of 1.9-billion N-T.
T*MOFA denies China pressure on Fiji
The government says Fiji did not close its office in Taiwan because of
pressure from China.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the Fiji Trade and Tourism
¥Nªí) Office closed on May 10th.
MOFA says Fiji closed its office because it did not have enough money.
They say Taiwan's office in Fiji will stay open and ties are staying the same.
T*Taiwan delegation to head to Geneva next week
Taiwan will still send a delegation to Geneva next week.
Health Minister Chen Shi-chong and the group will try to hold meetings with
representatives from other countries at the World Health Assembly, and they
will try to go to technical (§Þ³N) meetings.
Chen says if the World Health Organization stops them from going to the
technical meetings, they will hold a protest and put in a formal complaint.
T*Wan An air raid drill in north
The Wan An air raid drill will happen in northern Taiwan this afternoon.
The 30-minute drill will start at 1:30PM.
Air raid sirens (Äµ²Ã¡BÄµ³ø¾¹) will go off in Taipei, New Taipei, Taoyuan,
Yilan County, Hsinchu, and Keelung.
People and vehicles have to stay off the roads during that time.
Those who break the rules could be fined between $30-thousnad to
US investigator for Trump Russia ties
A special investigator has been appointed (¥ô©R) to look into Russian
influence on the Trump election campaign.
More from our Washington correspondent John Clarke
Brazil's government is making a national park in the Amazon rain forest
The lower house of Congress will take away 1.2-million acres of the
3.2-million acre park in Para State.
That land will be used for agriculture (¹A·~), mining, or lumber.
The legislation now goes before the Senate and would also have to be approved
by President Michel Temer.
Environmentalists are worried that the change could mean more of the
rainforest being cut down.
Canada government to apologize for LGBT injustice
Canada's government plans to say sorry to Canadians who suffered because of
A special advisor to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government will
acknowledge that old policies discriminated against LGBT people.
The advisor will also look at what the government could do next, including
pardons (³j§K) and compensation (½ßÀvª÷).
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