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1 hr ago | Cincinnati.com

TransAsia Airways crashes in Taiwan, at least 40 dead

Over 40 people are feared dead after a TransAsia Airways plane crashed Wednesday while making an emergency landing in bad weather in the Penghu Islands off the coast of Taiwan.

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1 hr ago | Switched

Taiwan Plane Crash: At Least 51 Reportedly Dead As TransAsia Plane...

A plane making a second landing attempt in stormy weather crashed at an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 51 people and injuring seven, fire officials said.

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1 hr ago | The Independent

TransAsia Airways plane crash kills 51 in Taiwan

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5 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Typhoon Matmo leaves 6 injured in Taiwan

Matmo moved out into the Taiwan Straits early Wednesday morning, leaving 13 injured but no deaths according to official tallies, while 200,000 households were stuck without electricity.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

CBC News

China braces for 2nd typhoon in as many weeks

A couple hold their umbrella while walking against strong winds as Typhoon Matmo hits Taiwan, in Taipei on Wednesday.

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The China Post

Leak of Cheng's official indictment sparks concern from TSU lawmaker

Taiwan Solidarity Union lawmaker Chou Ni-An said yesterday that the official written statement charging Cheng Chieh with homicide has been leaked to the media, causing a serious invasion of the victims' and their families' privacy.

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The China Post

Economics minister to ensure Nuke 1 output stability

Economics Minister Chang Chia-juch yesterday said he will ensure that the First Nuclear Power Plant will provide a stable flow of electricity, adding that the power plant will not suspend operations.

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The China Post

Woman unable to file for divorce after over 20 years of separation

Taiwan Woman's Link yesterday urged the Taiwan High Court to amend divorce laws after a 90-year-old woman surnamed Yu was unable to divorce her husband after being separated for 20 years.

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InvestorIdeas.com

Biotech Media Advisory: GenSpera's (OTCQB:GNSZ) G-202 HCC Clinical...

July 22, 2014 GenSpera, Inc. , a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, announces the Asia-Pacific Primary Liver Cancer Expert Meeting presentation of the G-202 hepatocellular carcinoma clinical trial data is now available for download for media and investors.

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Related Topix: Liver Cancer, Health, World News, Taiwan, Prostate Cancer, Oncology, Medicine

Channelnewsasia.com

Taiwan gears up for Typhoon Matmo

Thousands of tourists have evacuated the outlying islands of Taiwan as the territory prepares for its first major tropical storm of the year.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Clinical trial for breast cancer drug completes patient collection

Taipei, July 21 Taiwan-based OBI Pharma announced Monday that its phase 2/3 stage clinical trial for a therapy for metastatic breast cancer, designated OBI-822, has met the goal of collecting 342 patients.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The China Post

Fewer employers plan to give raises this year: poll

Fewer companies in Taiwan plan to give their employees a raise than a year ago despite the improving economy, according to the results of a survey released Monday.

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The New Zealand Herald

China Airlines ups Auckland summer flights

China Airlines is swapping out its Airbus A330-300 for a Boeing 747-400 for extra flights between Auckland, Brisbane and Taipei this summer.

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The China Post

NIA director spreads the love among cyclists

The Good Shepherd Social Welfare Service's cycling program "Force of Love" for immigrants ended recently in Taipei, after a total of 12 days cycling around Taiwan to raise funds for disadvantaged children.

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The China Post

The 2015 Taipei Book Fair is to be free for under 18s

The Taipei Book Fair Foundation said yesterday that youths under 18 years old could attend the 2015 Taipei International Book Exhibition for free, with various New Zealand authors and award-winning animation effects teams having been invited.

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The China Post

Hiwin, Advantech to set up joint venture to manufacture robots

Hiwin Technology and Advantech Co. on Monday announced that a joint venture will be established to produce robots while facilitating Taiwan's supply chain in robot production.

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Stars shine at 16th Taipei Film Awards...

The 16th Taipei Film Awards ceremony kicked off with a star-studded red carpet event in Taipei, Taiwan, 19 July 2014.

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Wall Street Journal

Your Next Retreat Destination: A Foxconn Resort?

And now Gou is hoping to bring that to Foxconn, a major assembler of electronic gadgets including Apple's iPhones and iPads.

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Asia News Network

On the trail of xiao long bao

Having got Thai lips smacking three years ago with the tasty steamed pork dumplings called xiao long bao at the first outlet at Bangkok's CentralWorld, Taiwan-based restaurant chain Din Tai Fung is now offerings "seconds" at Central Embassy.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam officials scrap shrine construction at site of deadly riot

A view of the administrative building of Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation, a unit of Formosa Plastics Group, in Vung Ang Economic Zone in the north-central province of Ha Tinh.

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