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Taiwanese News Quick Take

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■EDUCATION

NTU’s Lee back on the job

National Taiwan University president Lee Si-chen (李嗣涔) returned to work yesterday after suffering a minor stroke. Lee was welcomed by teachers and students of the university as he walked into his office. He was rushed to the National Taiwan University Hospital on July 13. Lee, who was scheduled to discuss academic exchanges with Zhou Qifeng (周其鳳), president of Beijing University, was diagnosed as having suffered a minor stroke. Lee said his busy schedule could have caused the stroke and urged teachers to pay attention to their health.

■SOCIETY

IWAT holds coffee matinee

The International Women’s Association in Taichung (IWAT) welcomes members and non-members to join its monthly coffee morning on Aug. 26 from 10am to12pm. All those who are interested are asked to bring a dish to share. Established in 1984, IWAT is a non-profit, volunteer organization that meets on a regular basis to assist local charities, provide community services and share information about Taichung with its members. To RSVP and for directions, call Lesley at 0955-418-046.

■EVENTS

Food festival announced

The British Trade & Cultural Office will hold its “2009 British Food Festival” with City Super supermarket from Aug. 22 through Sept. 4 to introduce new British food and drinks products to Taiwanese customers. More than 100 new products imported from the UK, including drinks, sauce, tea, biscuits and chocolate with selective flavor, will be offered, the office said. The food festival will be presented in three locations of City Super supermarket, SOGO BR4, the Mall and Tianmu Sogo Department Store.

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