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1 hr ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Disgraced scholar issues apology statement

Taipei, July 13 A Taiwanese scholar implicated in a peer review and citation ring issued a statement Sunday offering his apology to Taiwan's education minister and others involved in the alleged academic scandal.

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6 hrs ago | The China Post

Sean Lien puts on 'war shirt' at campaign rally

The Kuomintang's Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien yesterday made a great show of putting on the campaign vest he wore when he was shot four years ago, declaring his determination to run for the much-coveted position.

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8 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Asian Pacific Parliamentarians' Union meeting to take place in Taipei

Taipei, July 13 The annual meeting of the Asian Pacific Parliamentarians' Union is scheduled to take place in Taipei on Aug. 4-6 to discuss decreasing regional cooperation and how to minimize natural disasters, according to the Secretariat of Taiwan's Legislative Yuan.

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12 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan to make first-ever relocation of representative office in U.S.

Taipei, July 13 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will relocate the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Kansas City to Denver, Colorado, marking the first relocation of Taiwan's representative office in the United States.

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16 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Taiwan using drones to spy on China

Taiwan has started using unmanned surveillance aircraft to spy on China to reduce the risk to its pilots from an increased deployment of Chinese missiles, media reported Sunday.

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18 hrs ago | The China Post

PChome seeking to cash in on buying during 'Ghost Month'

PChome Store Inc. launched a large-scale promotional campaign in Taipei's bustling Xinyi District on Saturday, in a bid to capitalize on the expected increase in consumer buying during the upcoming Ghost Festival.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan crowned International Biology Olympiad champion

Taipei, July 12 Taiwan took four gold medals Saturday at the 2014 International Biology Olympiad in Bali, Indonesia, regaining the championship for the first time in 13 years, the Ministry of Education said.

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Swen's Weblog

Lucy

Just saw the the trailer for Luc Besson's upcoming movie Lucy . Reminded me of Ted Chiang's novellete Understand.

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The China Post

Immigrants who contribute to Taiwan are Taiwanese: Ma

President Ma Ying-jeou said Saturday that all immigrants to Taiwan can be viewed as Taiwanese, regardless of when they arrived, once they are willing to contribute to the country.

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The China Post

Taiwan echoes US call for calm in S. China Sea

Taiwan has reiterated its sovereignty over disputed waters in the South China Sea, but also echoed the U.S. government's latest call on all claimants to exercise self-restraint to reduce tensions in the region.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Century-old township showcases culture, art at festival

Taipei, July 11 A month-long festival of culture and the arts opens Saturday in Daxi Township, Taoyuan County in northern Taiwan to showcase traditional religious and cultural practices and arts and crafts.

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The China Post

Lien Hui-hsin's prosecution deferred for one year

The Taipei District Prosecutors Office yesterday deferred prosecution of Kuomintang Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien's sister Lien Hui-hsin for one year, and ordered her to pay NT$6 million to the national treasury over alleged violations of the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The China Post

EasyCard adds change top-ups as new feature

The EasyCard Corporation yesterday held a press event at the MRT Zhongxiao Fuxing Station, releasing the new change top-up feature of the EasyCard.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan's 5,000th 7-Eleven convenience store opens for business

Taipei, July 11 Taiwan's 5,000th 7-Eleven convenience store opened Friday in Kaohsiung in the southern part of the country, a feat that has been achieved in just 35 years.

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Switched

Japan Earthquake 2014: Quake Hits Off Eastern Shore

Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau official Lu Pei-ling points to seismograph readings of a 6.7 magnitude earthquake that shook Taiwan, Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006, in Taipei, Taiwan.

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MMAFighting.com

One FC 18 results: Eric Kelly survives busted nose to stun Rob Lisita in bloody affair

Bathed in his own blood and hampered by a badly broken nose, Filipino featherweight contender Eric Kelly nonetheless summoned the strength to overcome Rob Lisita , capping off ONE FC 18's main event with a gutty second-round rear-naked choke finish on Friday night in Taipei, Taiwan.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Anti-nuclear activists move toward referendum

Anti-nuclear activists handed 122,000 signatures in Friday in the first stage of moving toward a national referendum about the fourth nuclear plant.

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The Age

China's rulers team up with notorious 'White Wolf' of Taiwan

Taipei: The Chinese Communist Party, which came to power promising to break the nexus between politics and crime, has teamed up with a notorious triad figure to help press its claims in Taiwan.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Overclockers Club

PAPAGO! Dashcam P2PRO 1080p Review

PAPAGO! might not ring a familiar tone in your mind if you haven't looked into or owned a dashcam for your vehicle, but it is indeed a company specifically designated to providing drivers with the most comfortable journeys while driving on the road.

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The China Post

Asia Pacific Telecom announces 4G LTE-ready phones

Taiwan's Asia Pacific Telecom Co. on Thursday launched the country's first two 4G Long Term Evolution -ready smartphones enabling the widely used EasyCard payment system in the hope of attracting more consumers to its upcoming 4G service.

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