Agence France-Presse in Taipei
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Authorities in Taiwan’s second largest city on Friday sealed off two streets and evacuated residents over a fresh gas leak at the same site of last week’s fatal explosions.
Taiwan’s government said on Thursday it would seal off a nuclear power plant due to open next year but repeatedly attacked as unsafe by the public, pending a referendum on its future.
Three Taiwanese legislators flew to a hotly-contested island in the South China Sea on Tuesday as garrison forces there held a live-fire drill, risking stirring up new tensions in the region.
Two Taiwanese coastguard ships on Thursday set sail for waters near a disputed archipelago in the East China Sea, amid an ongoing territorial row with Beijing and Tokyo.
A Taiwanese court on Wednesday sentenced a man to life in prison for shooting at a rally on the eve of key local elections in 2010, which left one man dead and wounded the son of a top politician.
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