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Taoyuan

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T'ao-yuan

(both: tou`ywän`), special municipality (2010 pop. 2,190,342), N Taiwan. It was created in 2014 from Taoyuan co.; Taoyuan city became a district within the new municipality. The county was formerly primarily a rich agricultural area, and the city its market center for local produce as well as high-technology center and a regional distribution center for other goods, but both have seen significant population growth as suburbs of the Taipei metropolitan area.
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He added that after the bill becomes law, for example, there would be no limit on the prosecution of two major cold cases that happened in 1996-the mass murder at former Magistrate of Taoyuan County Liu Pang-yu's residence and the murder of former director of the Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) Women's Affairs Department Peng Wan-ru.
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