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51 min ago | The China Post
A wave of "civil awareness" across Taiwan, Hong Kong and China is inspiring more documentary makers to unearth stories that otherwise would not be told, according to an award-winning Taiwanese director. "In the past two years, there has been this prevailing value," Kevin Lee Hui-jen told AFP.
2 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com
Kuomintang legislator Lo Shu-lei accused him last week of setting up an account at the National Taiwan University Hospital a decade ago which could have facilitated money laundering. The two camps have taken their case to court, but because the issue continued to make headlines, Ko reportedly decided to hold a news conference Thursday at which he will present the details of his and his wife's income from 1995 to 2013.
7 hrs ago | The Straits Times
Opposition lawmakers from the Democratic Progressive Party and Taiwan Solidarity Union display placards demanding Premier Jiang Yih-hua to apologise for the gutter oil scandal before his speech on Sept 12, 2014. Taiwan's government said on Wednesday it plans to increase tenfold the fines for food safety violations and offer whistle-blowers more rewards to tackle a widening "gutter oil" scandal.
A young Japanese man has been traveling three years through Asia distributing "free hugs for peace" in an initiative to bring people together, His videos have registered more than 1.5 million views on Youtube. Koichi Kuwabara, 29, began his adventure just after graduating from university and has since toured South Korea, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan giving hugs to all passers-by who come to claim their "Free Hugs for Peace".
It has been a busy three months since my new position as Vice President, IBM Social Business Transformation was announced. Immediately after starting my new role, I left for Taiwan for a three-week assignment on an .
A Taiwan Air Force US-made F-16 fighter jet takes off from a highway during the annual Han Kuang military exercise in Chiayi County. Photo: Reuters Taiwan displayed how its fighter jets and early warning aircraft could land, refuel and take off on a closed highway on Tuesday, in a scenario simulating a PLA attack that wiped out the island's air force bases.
Taipei, Sept. 16 President Chain Store Corp. is scheduled to open its first 7-Eleven convenience chain store on Orchid Island off Taiwan's southeastern coast Sept.
Taiwanese model and actress Hannah Quinlivan poses during a launch event for Philip`s new coffeemaker in Taipei, Taiwan, 15 September 2014. Taiwanese model and actress Hannah Quinlivan attended a launch event for Philip`s new coffeemaker in Taipei, Taiwan, 15 September 2014.
Taipei, Sept. 15 Taiwan International Ports Corp. and New Taipei City jointly held an event Monday to attract investment for the Port of Taipei, a new international seaport in New Taipei's Bali District.
She said she was extremely depressed late last year and felt cold. She wanted to keep people away from herself.
Taipei, Sept. 15 The Central Taiwan Innovation Campus under the Ministry of Economic Affairs was inaugurated in Nantou County Monday.
The first winners of the biennial Tang Prize have arrived in Taiwan to attend the award ceremony and take part in a week-long series of lectures and other activities to celebrate the international academic award established by Taiwanese entrepreneur Samuel Yin in 2012. The five Tang Prize laureates are Gro Harlem Brundtland, former prime minister of Norway, winner for sustainable development; James P. Allison of the United States and Tasuku Honjo of Japan, who share the prize for biopharmaceutical science; Chinese American historian Yu Ying-shih, who won the prize for sinology; and Albie Sachs, a former justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, who was named the winner of the prize for rule of law.
The embassies of El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua yesterday held a banquet in Taipei to commemorate the 193rd anniversary of Central American independence from the Spanish crown. During her address, Ambassador Marta Chang de Tsien of the Republic of El Salvador to the R.O.C. stated that on Sept.
South Korean actress Park Shin Hye performs at her Story of Angel fan meeting in Taipei, Taiwan, 13 September 2014. Following rumored boyfriend Lee Min Ho, South Korean actress Park Shin Hye started her Story of Angel fan meeting tour in Taipei, Taiwan, 13 September 2014.
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The main suspects involved in the killing of a police officer in downtown Taipei turned themselves in yesterday but claimed the fatal attack was an "accident." Liu told police that she and Tseng had taken the assailants to the nightclub, but claimed the consequent homicide to be the result of a misunderstanding.
Toilets. Necessary when you're discussing politicians. Gotta love Taiwan. Check out the KMT candidate for Miaoli : The Taipei District Court in July last year sentenced Hsu to nine years in prison for illegal profiteering for accepting up to NT$10 million in bribes in the first ruling on the case.
Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman's giant white rabbit, which drew more than two million visitors on show in Taiwan, was partially damaged by a fire when workers were trying to dismantle it, organisers said on Monday . A 25.3-meter in length's giant rabbit, made of plastic and wood and designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, is displayed during an art exhibition in Taoyuan county, Taiwan.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:23 pm
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