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19 hrs ago | The China Post

Tour guides demonstrate for working rights

About 600 local tour guides and supporters demonstrated in front of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications yesterday, saying that their working rights have been compromised by the opening of the tourism market to mainland Chinese individual travelers.

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21 hrs ago | The China Post

Bureau launches project to save eroding Queen's Head

The Tourism Bureau began preparations Thursday for repairs on the iconic Queen's Head rock formation at Yehliu Geopark in New Taipei, in a bid to protect the popular tourist attraction from further erosion.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Georgia Straight

At Taiwanfest, Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation volunteers give back

The founder of the Canadian arm of the Tzu Chi Foundation, Gary Ho, is passing the leadership baton to his successor.

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Related Topix: World News, Taiwan, Travel, Asia Travel, Family, Kids

The Georgia Straight

Taiwanfest chefs take the stage for a rice versus noodles battle

Visiting Taiwanese chefs Ching-Tien Huang and Chi-Wen Chen will face off at Taiwanfest during cooking demonstrations of their rice and noodle dishes.

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Related Topix: Asia Travel, Travel, Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, NY, Gordon Ramsay, Life, Food, Chefs, Chinese Cuisine, Taiwan, World News

The China Post

Bureau to set new fee rule for Chinese tour groups

The Tourism Bureau yesterday said Beijing and Taipei have reached a consensus on requesting designated Chinese travel agencies to pay Taiwanese travel agencies the full portion of fees before allowing visitors to enter Taiwan.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel

Hays Daily News

Extension agent discovers rural life

Trying to learn more about American 4-H customs is one of the primary reasons for Cindy Yen's three-month visit to the United States this summer.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Taiwan, Ellis County, KS, Ellis, KS, Kansas

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Forbes.com

Entrepreneur Scott Milne Triumphs In Race To Take On Top U.S. Democratic Governor

I'm a senior editor and the Shanghai bureau chief of Forbes magazine. Now in my 13th year at Forbes, I compile the Forbes China Rich List, Hong Kong Rich List and Taiwan Rich List.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, World News, Taiwan, University of Vermont, University of Wisconsin Madison

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Canberra Times

Qantas signs codeshare deal with China Airlines

Qantas customers will now be able to earn frequent flyer points on direct services from Sydney and Brisbane to Taipei.

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Related Topix: World News, Taiwan, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Asia Travel

The Economist

explains: Why China and Taiwan are divided

THIS YEAR senior officials from Taiwan and China have held two meetings in each other's territory.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, Ma Ying-jeou, Xi Jinping, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, Taiwan, Kuomintang

The China Post

Taiwan Star launches new and competitively priced 4G service

Taiwan Star Cellular Co. yesterday launched the company's 4G mobile broadband network while unveiling competitively priced subscription contract terms in vying for the crowded local telecoms market.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Largest floating book fair makes port call in Taiwan

Taipei, Aug. 12 The MV Logos Hope, the ship that carries the largest floating book fair in the world, has docked in Taiwan for the first time, bringing 5,000 different books and hundreds of volunteers to the country.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

DPP shifting into high gear up for year-end elections

The first stop Sunday in Hsinchu focused on the theme of "Setting Out - Local Governments and Change in Taiwan."

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The China Post

Ma asks Japan to review tourist imbalance

President Ma Ying-jeou on Friday told a Japanese envoy that the Asian country should review the imbalance of tourist flow between the two nations.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

4 Hoteliers

Taiwan wins our hearts among all Asia-Pacific countries.

Taipei continues to be on top as Hong Kong's favourite overseas travel destination in the first half of 2014.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Taiwan, Taipei, Taiwan Travel, Southeast Asia, Seoul, South Korea Travel, South Korea Travel, Japan Travel

Business Wire

Taipei, Taiwan-Based Artist TSAI Shih-Hung Presents New Paintings in...

Presented in conjunction with a three-month residency supported by the Ministry of Culture Taiwan and Taiwan Academy Los Angeles, the artist will exhibit an installation of recent paintings completed while in residence.

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PR-inside.com

WINAICO leads the world on reliability by securing IEC 61215, the most stringent hail impact test

WINAICO is one of the first PV module manufacturers in the world to pass the new hail impact test, with TAoeV certifying WINAICO PV modules' ability to function reliably in even the most hazardous environments in the world.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan to send doctors to Nigeria to help fight Ebola

Taipei, Aug. 22 Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control said Friday it will send a team of doctors to Nigeria, one of the African countries where the Ebola virus has caused deaths, to help fight the contagious disease.

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The Financial Mirror

TMBA: Taiwan is the Third Largest Machin ...

Taiwan machine tool industry builds a machine tool cluster with a unique supply chain system.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

Int'l Press plugs in Taiwan's global place in water

Exhibition Center. To date, more than 134 exhibitors have signed for 214 booths to showcase their products and services at the event.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The China Post

Tsai aiming to replace an 'incompetent' gov't

Democratic Progressive Party Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen yesterday called for the nation's "careless and incompetent" government to be replaced by government with vision and qualified policies, while announcing that the DPP is going to make final push for the November general election.

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