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Jailhouse shock – Taiwan prison aims to jump-start island's solar power dream

PINGTUNG, Taiwan: On Pingtung jail’s sunlit roof, prisoner no. 24 has a view of a brighter future. Ex-cop Chen, serving time for bribery, is learning how to install solar panels in a program that’s part of Taiwan’s shimmering vision of a future without nuclear power. The 48-year-old is working on a project that has seen… Read More »