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KAOHSIUNG #1! CITY NOW HAS FIRST ELECTRIC FERRY IN ASIA

Red Brick Daily Visiting Kaohisung’s Cijin (旗津) can be a pleasurable experience, but the smell of diesel fuel from the ferries that transport people and scooters back and forth is extremely unpleasant. (Cijin, the second smallest district in Kaohsiung-Wiki) The good news? Fumes could soon be a thing of the past after the city put Asia’s first TOTALLY electric ferry into service. (It may not be long before this diesel-powered ferry goes into retirement – Wiki) A while back, one of the ferries was refitted to run on a hybrid engine, but this “e-ferry” is a brand new beast. Completely...

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THAT’S A LOT OF KETAMINE!

CNA reports that the exact amount of ketamine seized by officers was 1,289.6 kg, which is estimated to have an approximate value of NT$3 billion or US$102 million.

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KAOHSIUNG GETS SCREWED!

There’s a reason you’re supposed to secure your load before driving your truck … hint: IT’S SO STUFF DOESN’T FALL OFF!!

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