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2008-09-17 09:00:31

Text of report in English by Taiwanese Central News Agency website [By Elizabeth Hsu] Taipei, Sept.

2008-09-05 09:00:17

Text of report in English by Taiwanese Central News Agency website [By Flor Wang] Taipei, Sept.

2008-06-17 12:00:22

Text of report in English by Taiwanese Central News Agency website [By Lilian Wu] Taipei, June 17 (CNA) - Premier Liu Chao-shiuan said Tuesday [17 June] that his Cabinet will announce June 19 a full opening of the links for travel by sea to China via Kinmen and Matsu, with immediate effect.

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2007-10-08 18:23:55

Taiwanese and mainland Chinese conservationists are joining hands to save an endangered sea bird from extinction by urging fishermen to stop collecting and eating the birds' eggs, a Taiwanese birdwatcher said Monday.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.