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2 hrs ago | The China Post
A student who did not take the Comprehensive Assessment Program exam was admitted to Cheng Kung Senior High School based only on his "multidimensional learning performance" and "enrollment sequences" through the second round of exam-free admissions, yesterday.
6 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com
Taipei, Aug. 20 The Taiwan High Court upheld Wednesday a district court's verdict that found former President Lee Teng-hui not guilty of corruption and money laundering during his time in office between 1988 and 2000.
10 hrs ago | The China Post
Two scores of protestors marched on the de facto Japanese embassy in Taipei last Thursday to demand an official apology and compensation from Japan for Taiwanese women forced into sexual slavery during World War II.
14 hrs ago | The Advocate
CyberLink Corp., a Taipei, Taiwan-based multimedia software company, said Wednesday it is partnering with Livingston Parish's John Schneider Studios to promote and support independent filmmakers.
Local students may manage to do well in prestigious design competitions like the Red Dot Award, but Taiwan's lack of competitiveness in innovation means those talented people tend to seek opportunities abroad, a design school head said Tuesday.
Scarlett has probably become best known for her role as Black Widow in the Marvel movies but, while Black Widow does not actually a successful film already.
Two days before Hong Kong's annual July 1 pro-democracy march, 23-year-old Chen Wei-ting hopped on a plane from Taipei in the hope of joining the rally -- only to be denied entry and forced to return the same day.
Director Luc Besson yesterday praised the Taiwanese cast and crew members who contributed to his action thriller "Lucy," saying everyone worked together like a cohesive football team when the film was shot in Taipei last year.
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Following Taiwanese actor Ko Chen-tung's arrest in Beijing for using marijuana, Chinese state broadcaster CCTV yesterday aired video footage showing the actor's tearful apology to the public for "setting a negative example."
TAIPEI: One of Taiwan's top negotiators on China policy has been put under investigation after stepping down, over suspicions related to "national security", authorities said Tuesday.
Hopes of improvement in the strained relations between China and the Vatican have risen after Beijing allowed Pope Francis to enter its airspace en route to South Korea last week, making him the first pontiff to do so since 1989.
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The U.S. may not officially recognize him as an ambassador and his office may not technically be an embassy, but Taiwan's new top representative in Washington, Lyushun Shen, still has a big job: persuading Washington to back the island's bid to join a massive Pacific Rim trade deal, despite the problems that could cause in relations with China.
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin yesterday attended the premier of famed French writer-director Luc Besson's "Lucy," a film that was partially shot in Taipei featuring local backdrops and actors.
Director Luc Besson's new action thriller "Lucy" is not the first major Hollywood production to shoot in Taiwan, but it is the first one where Taiwan plays a major part in the storyline.
MUMBAI: The Asian Federation of Advertising Associations announced the launch of their new property DigiAsia a bi-annual event which will be held from 11 to 14 November 2014 in Taipei.
The webinar will show how 3D GIS can be applied to building a smart city and solve spatial issues.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 06:53 pm
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