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Kinmen,

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, 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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The virtually new plane was carrying 58 passengers and crew from Taipei to nearby Kinmen Island when disaster struck on Wednesday.
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.
At Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Songshan Airport, Kaohsiung Airport, and Shuitou Harbor on Kinmen Island, the E-Gates are installed.
A Motion Artistry") whereby a total of 60 episodes of the "Smart Dodging" and 100 episodes of the "Happy Happy Bang Bang" TV series will be broadcast in Taiwan to fuel the further growth of "Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf" in Taiwan, including Penghu Islands, Kinmen Island and outlying island districts through Momo TV.
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.
TAIPEI - 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.
Chunghwa Telecom and China Telecom are laying the cable that link Xiamen of the mainland and Kinmen Island of Taiwan while a cable that will link Danshui of Taiwan and Fujian of the mainland is being constructed by Tawan's top three telecom carriers and their mainland counterparts.
The exercise lasted more than an hour and was held in about 6 square kilometers of waters near the narrow passage between Taiwan-held Kinmen island and the Chinese city of Xiamen, Fujian Province, Taiwan's Coast Guard Administration said in a statement.
By Janet OngKINMEN, TaiwanAuWu Tseng-dong remembers shivering in a tunnel in 1958 as Mao ZedongAAEs Communist forces rained shells on TaiwanAAEs Kinmen Island.
The Air Force of the Republic of China handed over the Shang Yi Airport on Kinmen island over to the Civil Aeronautics Administration on 3 January.
A statement from China's Taiwan Affairs Office said 31 of those on board were tourists from the southeastern city of Xiamen, near Kinmen island.
Fujian officials are making preparations so that tourists from the province, which is culturally and linguistically similar to much of Taiwan, can travel to Kinmen Island and the Matsu island chain, said State Council Taiwan Affairs Office spokesman Li Weiyi.