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20 min ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Taiwan says spying allegations won't hurt China ties

Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou said on Thursday ties with Beijing will not be affected by his government's probe into a former top negotiator on China policy accused of leaking state secrets.

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4 hrs ago | TechEBlog

A Fascinating Look at the 5 Tallest Buildings in the World

The Petronas Towers are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat 's official definition and ranking, they were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004 and remain the tallest twin towers in the world, topping out at 452m .

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Bride's Magazine

A Classic Wedding at Maryland's Strathmore Mansion

For Andrea, 30 and Ted, 40, one wedding ceremony just wasn't enough. The couple wanted the groom's cousin to officiate, so they had a civil ceremony to make it official, then invited 100 guests to the Strathmore Mansion in North Bethesda, Maryland , for their March 30, 2013 wedding.

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The China Post

NPM exhibit welcomes its 300,000 visitor with warmth

An exhibition of treasures from Taiwan's National Palace Museum in Tokyo on Wednesday welcomed its 300,000th visitor - 12-year-old Japanese girl Rikako Kishi.

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The Georgia Straight

Taiwan's Fire EX is proudly rebellious

You think you're a real thrill-seeker? The members of Fire EX get their jollies hanging around on live volcanoes.

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ETaiwanNews.com

VP rebuts allegation of role in Kaohsiung gas blasts

Taipei, Aug. 27 Vice President Wu Den-yih's office on Wednesday sought to refute accusations that he was responsible for last month's deadly gas blasts in from 1990 to 1998, approved a plan by state-run oil company CPC Corp., Taiwan to replace dozens of old pipelines running underneath the very residential areas where a propylene leak caused ... (more)

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The Straits Times

Taiwan honours 56,000 WWII soldiers killed in Myanmar

A honor guard holds a soldiers' tablet during a ceremony to honor the dead soldiers of Taiwan killed in Myanmar during World War II, at the Martyr's Shrine in Taipei on Aug 27, 2014.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Taiwan tycoon's murder suspect believed to be hiding in Thailand

In a case that has shocked Taiwan, police are hunting for a man believed to be behind the kidnap, failed extortion and grisly murder of a high-profile gambling millionaire.

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

China Daily

Taiwan, Shanghai seek FTZ cooperation

Taiwan and Shanghai should forge a win-win cooperation through sharing experience on free trade zones, participants at a cross-Straits forum in Taipei said Tuesday.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Workers in Taiwan seen getting two days off

Taiwan's newly appointed Labour Minister Chen Hsiung-wen said labour groups and the business sector had reached a consensus to allow workers at least two days off per week.

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Hispanic Business

AUO's High Resolution a-Si TFT-LCDs for Mobile Device Make First Appearance at Touch Taiwan 2014

The aforementioned products and technologies will all be present from and Optical Film Exhibition 2014), held in Taipei Nangang Exhibition Hall.

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Forbes.com

China Investment Billionaire Guo Guangchang's Fosun Says 1st-Half Net Profit Rose 8%

I'm a senior editor and the Shanghai bureau chief of Forbes magazine. Now in my 13th year at Forbes, I compile the Forbes China Rich List, Hong Kong Rich List and Taiwan Rich List.

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The Standard

Sorry, Too Late

Hong Kong and mainland jet-setters trying to cash in on Cathay Pacific's celebratory fanfares to several destinations crashed the airline's website yesterday morning.

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The China Post

Growing number of Taiwan nationals busted in Australia for drugs: MOFA

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday called on Taiwanese nationals to follow local laws when traveling in Australia as more and more Taiwan nationals are being arrested in the country over drug-smuggling charges.

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Dominion Post

Kiwi accused of biting officer arrested at airport

A New Zealander has been detained in Taiwan, accused of biting a policeman and then trying to flee the country in disguise using an Australian passport.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Alleged spying could stall China-Taiwan ties

Taiwan's ousted deputy head of China affairs Chang Hsien Yao, accused of leaking classified information to Beijing, said he would cooperate with an ongoing investigation.

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Mental Help Net

No Link Found Between Diverticular Disease, Cancer

Colonic diverticular disease does not appear to be linked to an increased risk of subsequent colorectal cancer , according to research published in the August issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology .

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Canberra Times

Qantas signs codeshare deal with China Airlines

Qantas customers will now be able to earn frequent flyer points on direct services from Sydney and Brisbane to Taipei.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Largest floating book fair makes port call in Taiwan

Taipei, Aug. 12 The MV Logos Hope, the ship that carries the largest floating book fair in the world, has docked in Taiwan for the first time, bringing 5,000 different books and hundreds of volunteers to the country.

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The China Post

Taipei temple defends new green policy banning incense and food

A temple in Taipei visited by millions of worshippers each year defended on Monday its new policy to ban incense and food offerings amid protests that the new approach will hurt vendors who make a living by selling those items to visitors.

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