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Taiwan should stick to principle if it wants global seat

China Daily 14 May 2021
This indicates that this annual event to be held virtually in 10 days ignored the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authorities in the island of Taiwan once again, despite the fact that the authorities spared no efforts to seek help from external forces ... the island to WHA.
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Shady Island progressing quickly

Crested Butte News 13 May 2021
Boat ramp and parking lot complete. [ By Katherine Nettles ]. The county held a work session on Tuesday, April 27 on how to handle parking and camping fees for the new Shady Island River Park north of Gunnison ... Commissioners also took a walking tour of the newly paved Shady Island parking area and roadway this week. .
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Kikilias: Major Greek Islands to Complete Single-Dose Vaccinations by End-June

The National Herald 13 May 2021
Assisting in the state's vaccination of islanders will be voluntary organizations and Mobile Medical Units, an initiative of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and its “Regeneration & Progress” non-profit-making organization to provide health services to islands without regular access to health services.
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Spate of train accidents reduces DPP's reform promises to a joke

China Daily 13 May 2021
Frequent train accidents, a result of failed "railway reforms" implemented by the ruling Democratic Progressive Party, have highlighted the island authorities' corrupt and selfish political nature that turns a blind eye to the safety and well-being of Taiwan residents.
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Taiwan authorities should abandon 'independence' stance to avoid war

China Daily 13 May 2021
The best way to avoid war across the Taiwan Straits is for the island's ruling Democratic Progressive Party to abandon its "Taiwan independence" stance, a mainland spokeswoman said on Wednesday. The island's DPP ... The island did not receive an invitation to the assembly this year.
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Rampant abuse in Taiwan's fishing industry mars island's rights record

Straits Times 13 May 2021
... its migrant workforce to forced labour and other abuses, contrasting with the government's promotion of the island as a regional human rights beacon ... It was an embarrassing moment for Taiwan, an island that markets itself as one of the region's most progressive democracies.
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Full speed ahead for the land registration project  |13 May 2021

Nation 13 May 2021
Through technical support from the British government, the country was able to register all land on the main island, Mahé ... Upon completion of the project for Mahé, the next step was to conduct the same exercise for the two other islands, Praslin and La Digue ... The project for land registration on Praslin and La Digue is progressing in two phases.
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Rampant fishing industry abuses dull Taiwan's rights record

Straits Times 13 May 2021
It was an embarrassing moment for Taiwan, an island that shook off autocracy and markets itself as one of the region's most progressive democracies ... The worst practices are found on Taiwan's deep water fleets which operate outside of the island's waters and many use "flags of convenience".
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SNF's Mobile Medical Units Join Vaccination Effort on the Greek Islands

The National Herald 12 May 2021
During a teleconference today with members of the local authorities on the islands, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis acknowledged Regeneration & Progress and SNF for the significant contribution the ...
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5 Indie Games to Play When Finished with Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Game Rant 12 May 2021
The island-life sim of Animal Crossing ... The players embody a Spirit Scout, and have to explore the island and help out the local ghosts in various ways ... Even more,�Cozy Grove has an actual narrative that players can progress through by investigating the island,�chatting with ghostly neighbors, and decorating the player's camp.
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Developer signs another local name up for huge Island Quarter scheme

The Business Desk 12 May 2021
The Island Quarter, Nottingham’s largest redevelopment project, has announced another local name among its latest project partners ... “The Island Quarter is one of the biggest city centre regeneration schemes in the UK, and for that reason it’s vital that we have a team on the site that has both the skills and local knowledge to make it a success.
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Greece to relax restrictions on May 14

Greek City Times 12 May 2021
Assisting in the state’s vaccination of islanders will be voluntary organizations and Mobile Medical Units, an initiative of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and its ‘Regeneration & Progress’ non-profit-making organization to provide health services to islands without regular access to health services. .
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Historic Portsmouth: A boy's New Castle life in 1887

Portsmouth Herald 12 May 2021
Letters like the one I stumbled across by a 12-year old Celia Laighton from Hog Island (now Appledore) offer a rare child’s perspective ... With a new book about New Castle island now in progress (due in Fall 2022), this excerpt appears to be the ideal sidebar.
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The most vaccinated country says shots work amid surge in Covid-19 cases

Live Mint 12 May 2021
Seychelles, a palm-fringed archipelago of 115 islands, raced to inoculate its 98,000 people so it could reopen to the tourists who are the lifeblood of its economy ... The president attributed the increased transmission of the virus to the population letting down its guard as the vaccine program progressed.
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A united Ireland will be worth the effort, but what would it really look like?

Irish Independent 11 May 2021
By focusing on the question of “when”, it allows them to avoid the question of “what” a united Ireland would actually look like and what we as an island community would be voting on ... Since our foundation, the Labour Party has always sought to unite all of the people on our island through peaceful means.
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