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Influenza A(H5N2) Virus Antibodies in Humans after Contact with Infected Poultry, Taiwan, 2012

Centers for Disease Control, Taipei, Taiwan Six persons in Taiwan who had contact with poultry infected with influenza A showed seroconversion for the virus by hemagglutinin inhibition or microneutralization testing.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World News, Taiwan, Vaccinations, Bird Flu

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Resolution of differences still a far-off goal in Taiwan politics

There have been cynical assessments that business will go on as usual in Taiwanese politics post-Sunflower Movement.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News, Democratic Progressive Party

Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Ma Ying-jeou urges Japan apology over comfort women

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday urged the Japanese government to properly handle the issue of comfort women - thousands of Taiwanese nationals were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military during World War II.

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Related Topix: Ma Ying-jeou, World News, Taiwan, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Gov. Matt Mead meets with Taiwanese officials

Gov. Matt Mead has met with Taiwanese officials in Cheyenne and says he looks forward to building greater trade and cooperation with the island nation that has a powerful hunger for Wyoming coal.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Matt Mead, Taiwan, World News

The China Post

Art Revolution puts 2,000 works on display in Taipei

The 4th Art Revolution Taipei opened yesterday, bringing 2,000 pieces of art from around the world together in the capital.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News, Pop/Rock

The China Post

Asustek apologizes for ZenFone pricing dispute

Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. apologized yesterday for pricing its low-cost ZenFone smartphone models higher in Taiwan than in China, which has created negative controversy for the PC vendor over the past week.

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Related Topix: Computers, Taiwan, World News

ETaiwanNews.com

Yunlin police crack human trafficking ring

Taipei, April 16 Police in the central county of Yunlin arrested a former village chief and four others Tuesday in a crackdown on a human trafficking operation that they said brought Chinese women to Taiwan to work as prostitutes under the pretense of marriage.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News, Southeast Asia, Wedding

PR-inside.com

Transcend Information, Inc. (2451) - Financial and Strategic SWOT...

The company offers over 2,000 kinds of products such as memory, digital memory cards, USB pen drive, portable hard drive products, multimedia products and other peripheral products.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News

The China Post

Public land occupants prevent gov't construction

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The New Taipei City Government said yesterday that it was prevented from conducting land grading for the planned indigenous cultural area in Sanxia - build their own housing units, said Chiu Ching-pin , acting head of New Taipei City's Urban and Rural Development Department.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

U.S. car maker unveils convertible with Taiwan artist's paintings

Taipei, April 16 U.S. luxury car maker DiMora Motorcar on Wednesday unveiled one of a series of its convertibles featuring paintings by Taiwanese artist Lee Sun-don on the exterior.

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The China Post

Police to question student over 'assassination' threat

The Criminal Investigation Division of the Taipei City Police Department said yesterday it is scheduled to summon student activist Hung Chung-yen today for questioning over the demonstration outside of the Zhongzheng First Police Precinct on April 11. Hung, a student at National Taiwan University, allegedly threatened Zhongzheng First Precinct ... (more)

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News, Activism

The China Post

Taiwan's competitiveness falls: trade association

Taiwan's overall export competitiveness ranking dropped from No. 8 in 2013 to No.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Protesters besiege EPA to save Miaoli leopard cat

The Environmental Protection Administration asked for more details about the threat posed to the survival of the leopard cat by a road project in Miaoli County after Magistrate Liu Cheng-hung came under verbal attack from protesters Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, Kuomintang, World News

Circulation

Sex Differences in Trends of Incidence and Mortality of First-Ever...

From the Departments of Epidemiology and Neuro-Immunology , Tianjin Neurological Institute, Tianjin, China; Departments of Neurology and Cardiovascular Disease , Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin, China; Department of Neurology, Tianjin Dagang Oilfield General Hospital, Tianjin, China ; and Department of Internal Medicine and ... (more)

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CSIS

A Role for Taiwan in Promoting Peace in the South China Sea

In its East China Sea diplomacy, Taiwan has been creative and constructive. In August 2012, President Ma Ying-jeou proposed the East China Sea Peace Initiative to manage rising tensions over the disputed islands known as the Diaoyutai Islands in Taiwan, the Senkaku Islands in Japan, and the Diaoyu Islands in Mainland China.

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Related Topix: Ma Ying-jeou, Taiwan, World News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Five movie trailers you need to see right now

As summer creeps closer in the States, New Zealand cinemas start to enter blockbuster territory.

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Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Ma Ying-jeou to push for major reforms within Kuomintang

Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou - who doubles as chairman of the ruling Kuomintang - announced his determination to implement major reforms within the party yesterday, a declaration that was interpreted as a challenge to opposition party leader-to-be Tsai Ing-wen.

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The Campbell Reporter

Lady Gaga wastes a lot of water during video shoot

But there are conflicting stories as to whether Gaga, making her video for "G.U.Y.", at Hearst Castle, ended up wasting 356,000 gallons of water during California's worst drought of the past 119 years, which was reported by Radar Online.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, World News, Taiwan, San Simeon, CA, Entertainment

ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwanese TV producer accuses Chinese scriptwriter of plagiarism

Taipei, April 15 Chiung Yao, a popular romance novelist and TV drama producer based in Taiwan, accused Monday the scriptwriter of a drama series being aired on HuNan TV of plagiarising her work "Plum Blossom Scar."

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

ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan to export experience under U.S.-backed environmental drive

Taipei, April 14 A Taiwan-launched environmental initiative, with the United States as a founding partner, will enable Taiwan to export its environmental protection experiences and technology to the world and learn from other countries, Taiwanese officials said Monday.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Ma Ying-jeou

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