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Lu calls for new ministry

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Vice President Annette Lu suggested yesterday that the government should establish a ministry of ocean affairs to integrate related resources and technologies. Lu made the proposal when visiting an exhibition of equipment at the College of Marine Science at National Sun Yat-sen University in Kaohsiung. The vice president said the phrase, "Taiwan is an oceanic nation," should not serve as just a slogan, but a guideline for making the concept a reality.

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