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Taiwan Quick Take: Building changes set for July

The Construction and Planning Agency announced yesterday that a new regulation on the mandatory use of environmental-friendly materials in construction projects and interior decorating will take effect on July 1. A spokesman said a minimum of 5 percent of the material used to decorate the indoor surfaces of public and private buildings will have to be environmental-friendly. The new regulation is aimed at conserving resources and ensuring a healthy living environment, the spokesman said.

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