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line period

., the DEG joined TU 77.0.1 in the Tonkin Gulf on 8 October. She received her first bombardment mission of the deployment 20 days later and fired all night. On 30 October, she departed the area for Kaohsiung and a period of upkeep. She was back on station in the Tonkin Gulf from 9 November to 8 December for another line period. The DEG then visited Hong Kong and Sasebo (U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo) before returning to the firing line on New Year's Day, 1973. Image:Clive Steele AV-1356

international commercial

Fujian's overseas diaspora. The city also direct flights to international commercial hubs Osaka, Nagoya, Tokyo, Seoul and Amsterdam, which commenced on March 29, 2011. Xiamen also has direct flights to Taipei, Kaohsiung and Taichung on Taiwan across the Taiwan Strait. Some Taiwanese travelers will fly to nearby Jinmen and take the ferry to Xiamen. * Kaohsiung, Taiwan *


year 1997 page 3 isbn 0-8179-3802-8 url http: books.google.com ?id tIiAd4MABAIC quote Although this party the KMT had initiated a democratic breakthrough and guided the democratic transition, it had also upheld martial law for thirty-six years and severely repressed political dissent and any efforts to establish an opposition party. ... How was it possible that this party, so hated by opposition politicians and long regarded by Western critics as a dictatorial, Leninist-type party, still

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-01-14 Motto Top Sports - High Spirits Host city Kaohsiung, Nations participating 105 The '''World Games of 2009''' took place in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, from July 16, 2009 to July 26, 2009. The games featured sports that are not contested in the Olympic Games. Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu said the city has shown "soft" power in staging the World Games

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religious population

MediumVioletRed label5 Tiandism value5 2.2 color5 DeepPink label6 Miledadao (Maitreya Great Tao) value6 1.1 color6 HotPink label7 Zailiism value7 0.8 color7 Pink label8 Other or undeclared value8 2.4 color8 Gray label9 Non-religious (Irreligion) value9 18.7 color9 DarkGray The religious population of Kaohsiung is mainly divided into five main religious groups, Buddhist, Taoist, Muslim and Christian ( Catholicism

written version

respectively on 25 December 1945. The official romanization of the name came to be "Kaohsiung", based on the Wade–Giles romanization of the Mandarin (Mandarin Chinese) reading of the kanji name. What's in changing a name? Taiwan Journal Vol. XXVI No. 19 May 15, 2009 "...while name Kaohsiung is technically the Mandarin pronunciation of the Japanese written version of a Holo Taiwanese rendition of an old aboriginal name..." Kaohsiung eventually surpassed Tainan to become the second largest city of Taiwan in the late 1970s and Kaohsiung City was upgraded from a provincial city to special municipality (Special municipality of Taiwan) on July 1, 1979, by the Executive Yuan, which approved this proposal on November 19, 1979. The Kaohsiung Incident, where the government suppressed a commemoration of International Human Rights Day, occurred on December 10, 1979. Since then Kaohsiung gradually grew into a political center of the Pan-Green (DPP (Democratic Progressive Party)) population of Taiwan, in opposition to Taipei where the majority population are Kuomintang supporters. On December 25, 2010, Kaohsiung City merged with Kaohsiung County to form a larger special municipality (Special municipality (Taiwan)) with Lingya District and Fongshan District becoming the capital city, ending the administration of Kaohsiung County. 2014 gas explosions Commons:Category:Kaohsiung Wikipedia:Kaohsiung Dmoz:Regional Asia Taiwan Localities Kaohsiung City

running quot

February 15, 2012 *'''Taiwan''' **Kaohsiung – Kaohsiung International Airport ''Secondary hub'' **Taichung – Taichung Airport * thumb 240px left The intensity of Charity Running. After a series warm-up matches at w:Hualien Hualien (Image:2007INGTaipeiMarathon TaipeiCharityRunning Runners-2.jpg), Kaohsiung (w:Kaohsiung), and Taichung (w:Taichung), the special "Charity and Kids Running" event

events history

these are not widely spoken in the city. The name also remains popular locally in the naming of businesses, associations, and events. History thumb lright Port of Ta-kau (1893) (File:Harbor Takao.jpg) The written history of Kaohsiung can be traced back to the early 17th century, through archeological studies have found signs of human activity in the region from as long as 7000 years ago. Prior to the 17th century, the region

games featured

-01-14 Motto Top Sports - High Spirits Host city Kaohsiung, Commons:Category:Kaohsiung Wikipedia:Kaohsiung Dmoz:Regional Asia Taiwan Localities Kaohsiung City


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'''Kaohsiung City''' (

The Kaohsiung International Airport serving the city is the third largest airport in Taiwan. The Port of Kaohsiung is the largest harbor in Taiwan, but not officially part of Kaohsiung City. The southern terminal of the Freeway 1 (Freeway 1 (Taiwan)) is in Kaohsiung. For north-south travel on railway, the city is served by the Taiwan Railways Administration stations of TRA Western Line and Pingtung Line. The Taiwan High Speed Rail also provides fast and frequent railway connection to Taipei. The Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit, the city's subway system, launched in early 2008. Kaohsiung was the host city of the World Games 2009, a multi-sport event primarily composed of sports not featured in the Olympic Games. The city is also home to the Republic of China Navy fleet headquarters and academy (Republic of China Naval Academy).

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