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45 min ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

NCKU Set Up Business Entrepreneurship to Benefit Student Startups

National Cheng Kung University , southern Taiwan, announced the official launch of NCKU Comprehensive University Business Entrepreneurship at a press conference in Taipei on July 20. NCKU, with great collaboration efforts across academia and industry, has set up NCKU CUBE, an entrepreneur initiative, to provide necessary support and resources ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | Asia News Network

TAIPEI: More stray animals being adopted in Taiwan this year

Over 25,000 stray dogs and cats were adopted across Taiwan between January and June, boosting the adoption rate higher than the same period last year, the Council of Agriculture was quoted by a local news outlet yesterday.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Merinews

A visit to Bangkok in 1982

After returning from Nara we had just a couple of days in Tokyo during which the only outing was to the outlet of Mikimoto Pearls.

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South China Morning Post

Hong Kong's comics artists find a new perspective

Hong Kong has a great comics heritage but plunging sales have seen mainstream genres give way to more diverse alternatives, writes Christopher DeWolf A combine photo of Tony Wong Yuk-long's Little Rascals and Drunken Master.

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South China Morning Post

London celebrates century of Chinese cinema

Curating a celebration of Chinese films in London meant working with government officials and rights holders on the mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan, writes James Mottram It's a weekend afternoon at London's BFI Southbank.

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The China Post

Best school quality in Taipei: survey

Taipei has the best quality of education of any of Taiwan's 22 cities and counties, according to the results of a biennial survey conducted by a local magazine.

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The China Post

Comics fair to open doors in Taipei in August

The 2014 Comic Exhibition will open Aug. 7 in Taipei, featuring graphic artists, writers and voice actors from Taiwan and Japan.

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The China Post

CN-BLUE from S. Korea rocks thousands in Taipei

South Korean rock band CNBLUE rocked thousands of fans in Taiwan during their Saturday concert at the Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall.

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The Straits Times

Taiwan TransAsia plane crash: Likely impact point discovered, says investigator

Officials search through the wreckage where TransAsia Airways flight GE222 crashed on July 23 in poor weather near the airport at Magong on the Penghu island chain on July 25, 2014.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Macquarie bullish on TPK shares after stock falls

Taipei, July 26 Macquarie Securities has urged investors to to look closely at shares of touch panel supplier TPK Holding Co., calling it a potential bargain after the stock nearly fell below the NT$220 mark.

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IHaveNet.com

'Lucy' Movie Review

Le schlockmeister Luc Besson has no beef with men and guns, or he wouldn't have made the "Transporter" movies with Jason Statham.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Mao Zedong was on KMT payroll, archives show

Communist Chinese leader Mao Zedong was once on the payroll of the Kuomintang, archives from Taiwan's ruling party show.

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ETaiwanNews.com

MOEA to help solar cell producers deal with anti-dumping penalties

Taipei, July 26 The Ministry of Economic Affairs said Saturday it will help the domestic photovoltaic industry respond after the United States decided on Friday to issue preliminary anti-dumping tariffs of 27.59-44.18 percent on solar products from Taiwan.

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The China Post

Wang Dan, fearing brain tumor, seeks return to Taiwan

Wang Dan, a leader of China's 1989 pro-democracy movement, has asked the Taipei government to help him arrange a trip back to Taiwan from the United States for a medical checkup for a suspected brain disease.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Taoyuan County magistrate outlines development blueprint

Taipei, July 26 Taoyuan County Magistrate Wu Chih-yang sees his county emerging as a major transportation hub and growth engine of Taiwan in the coming years because of its strategic location, relatively young population, and strong industrial base.

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The Straits Times

Foreign experts inspect Taiwan plane crash site

Two members of Aviation Safety Council hold the two black boxes from TransAsia Airways flight GE222 that crashed in the Penghu island chain, in Taipei on July 25, 2014.

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Asia News Network

Tokyo releases records to boost claim to islands

Japan has released declassified diplomatic archives indicating that both China and Taiwan started asserting their ownership of the Japanese-administered Senkaku islands only from 1971.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Apple-concept firms expect to see strong sales in third quarter

As Apple reportedly placed a big-ticket order for new iPhone units recently, local companies involved in the supply chain - Apple-concept companies - are expected to see stronger sales in the third quarter.

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NEWS.com.au

Woman crawled out of plane wreck

WHY can't he stop checking out other women in front of me? Why does she have to pack so much stuff? You've probably been involved in one of these holiday tiffs before.

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EETimes

Re: Wearing shorts to work

As David has mentioned, it could be hot in Southern Africa and wearing shorts was perfectly acceptable in many environments along with an open shirt neck .

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