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April Week 5 Topics:

This week, our news team discusses….

Taiwan government and aid agencies mobilize to help Nepal after the 7.8-earthquake last weekend

Tainan City Mayor William Lai does not rule out bid for New Taipei City mayoral seat

Kaohsiung gears up for phase 3 water rationing next week

Fallout continues over a fire at Pintung County nuclear plant