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Kinmen,

island group, Taiwan: see QuemoyQuemoy
, Chin. Chinmen, Kinmen, or Jinmen, Taiwanese island group (1990 pop. 81,479), Taiwan Strait, just off Fujian prov., China, and c.150 mi (240 km) W of Taiwan.
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Zhang Zhijun, a Chinese official forced to cut short his trip to Taiwan last year after he was pelted with paint by anti-China protesters, will delay a trip to Kinmen planned for Saturday because of the crash, the Taiwan government said.
An official at the Chungshan Institute of Science and Technology,Jen Kuo-kang, held a meeting with Kinmen Deputy Magistrate Lin De-gong and Fu Yu-dong, the county's environmental protection bureau chief.
Water from the Chinese mainland has long been proposed as a solution to chronic shortages in Kinmen, which is located some 10 kilometers off the city of Xiamen in Fujian Province, but it was not until President Ma Ying-jeou came to power in Taiwan in 2008 that the proposal really began to take shape.
The Kinmen Islands, located in the northern part of Taiwan, could be opened to the public.
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a private financial holding company in Taiwan, recently opened a bank branch in Kinmen, an offshore island of Taiwan, and a leasing branch in Xiamen, Fujian Province, China.
China: China s chief Taiwan negotiator will travel this month to a former Cold War battleground, Taipei-held Kinmen island off the mainland, a Taiwanese official said Wednesday, in a sign of improving ties.
A commemoration ceremony was held Tuesday at Taiwan's military outpost of Kinmen Island to remember the soldiers who died in an artillery shelling by the Chinese 53 years ago.
They are expected to spend ten days touring the Taiwan island and the war-time frontier islet of Kinmen, said Huang Lihua, the manager of Tibet's local travel agency that sponsored the trip.
By Janet OngKINMEN, TaiwanAuWu Tseng-dong remembers shivering in a tunnel in 1958 as Mao ZedongAAEs Communist forces rained shells on TaiwanAAEs Kinmen Island.
Kinmen (also known as Quemoy), a small archipelago of several islands, is administered by the Kinmen County Government, a local government of Taiwan (ROC).
The agency quoted Wang Yuci, deputy head of the State Post Bureau of China, as saying that Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Fuzhou, Xiamen, Xi'an, Nanjing and Chengdu in the Chinese mainland, and Taipei, Kaohsiung, Keelung, Kinmen and Matsu of Taiwan were selected as regional distribution centers for the service.