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3 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Taiwan's nuclear power plants are magnets for protesters - and snorkelers

An employee looks at the moisture separator reheater in the turbine building during a media tour at the yet-to-be-completed Taipower Fourth Nuclear Power Plant in Gongliao, New Taipei City, May 14, 2013.

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6 hrs ago | The China Post

Farglory chairman defends against bribery charges

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Farglory Group Chairman Chao Teng-hsiung yesterday told local media reporters that he was forced and demanded by former Taoyuan Deputy Magistrate Yeh Shih-wen - a senior Farglory executive - to give a bribe to Yeh via intermediary Tsai to secure an affordable public housing project in Bade District of Taoyuan County.

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6 hrs ago | The China Post

Protest staged in Taipei against US, Israel over Gaza conflict

Dozens of protesters took to the streets in Taipei yesterday to voice opposition to Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip that have reportedly caused over 1,000 deaths, mostly civilian, and urged the United States to stop its military assistance to Israel.

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6 hrs ago | The China Post

TRA catenary severed, delaying over 10,000 passengers

A catenary wire on the Taiwan Railways Administration east to west main line was reported severed yesterday, causing a mass delay to over 10,000 passengers who complained angrily to the TRA.

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8 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council members travel to Taiwan

As Mayor de Blasio returned to New York, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito headed out of town - landing Monday for a six-day trip to Taiwan with five other Council members.

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12 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Taiwan first lady resumes Japan visit after museum row

Taiwan's first lady will resume a rare visit to Japan which was postponed after a diplomatic row over posters for an exhibition of loaned treasured artefacts, officials said Monday.

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13 hrs ago | Daily Times

Ex-military attache at Taiwan US mission under scrutiny : July 28, 2014,

TAIPEI A senior Taiwanese military officer who served at the island's de facto US embassy has been placed under investigation after failing a lie detector test, the defence ministry said Monday.

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14 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

NCKU Set Up Business Entrepreneurship to Benefit Student Startups

National Cheng Kung University , southern Taiwan, announced the official launch of NCKU Comprehensive University Business Entrepreneurship at a press conference in Taipei on July 20. NCKU, with great collaboration efforts across academia and industry, has set up NCKU CUBE, an entrepreneur initiative, to provide necessary support and resources ... (more)

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18 hrs ago | Asia News Network

TAIPEI: More stray animals being adopted in Taiwan this year

Over 25,000 stray dogs and cats were adopted across Taiwan between January and June, boosting the adoption rate higher than the same period last year, the Council of Agriculture was quoted by a local news outlet yesterday.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Merinews

A visit to Bangkok in 1982

After returning from Nara we had just a couple of days in Tokyo during which the only outing was to the outlet of Mikimoto Pearls.

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South China Morning Post

Hong Kong's comics artists find a new perspective

Hong Kong has a great comics heritage but plunging sales have seen mainstream genres give way to more diverse alternatives, writes Christopher DeWolf A combine photo of Tony Wong Yuk-long's Little Rascals and Drunken Master.

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South China Morning Post

London celebrates century of Chinese cinema

Curating a celebration of Chinese films in London meant working with government officials and rights holders on the mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan, writes James Mottram It's a weekend afternoon at London's BFI Southbank.

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The China Post

Best school quality in Taipei: survey

Taipei has the best quality of education of any of Taiwan's 22 cities and counties, according to the results of a biennial survey conducted by a local magazine.

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The China Post

Comics fair to open doors in Taipei in August

The 2014 Comic Exhibition will open Aug. 7 in Taipei, featuring graphic artists, writers and voice actors from Taiwan and Japan.

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The China Post

CN-BLUE from S. Korea rocks thousands in Taipei

South Korean rock band CNBLUE rocked thousands of fans in Taiwan during their Saturday concert at the Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall.

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The Straits Times

Taiwan TransAsia plane crash: Likely impact point discovered, says investigator

Officials search through the wreckage where TransAsia Airways flight GE222 crashed on July 23 in poor weather near the airport at Magong on the Penghu island chain on July 25, 2014.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Macquarie bullish on TPK shares after stock falls

Taipei, July 26 Macquarie Securities has urged investors to to look closely at shares of touch panel supplier TPK Holding Co., calling it a potential bargain after the stock nearly fell below the NT$220 mark.

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IHaveNet.com

'Lucy' Movie Review

Le schlockmeister Luc Besson has no beef with men and guns, or he wouldn't have made the "Transporter" movies with Jason Statham.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Mao Zedong was on KMT payroll, archives show

Communist Chinese leader Mao Zedong was once on the payroll of the Kuomintang, archives from Taiwan's ruling party show.

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ETaiwanNews.com

MOEA to help solar cell producers deal with anti-dumping penalties

Taipei, July 26 The Ministry of Economic Affairs said Saturday it will help the domestic photovoltaic industry respond after the United States decided on Friday to issue preliminary anti-dumping tariffs of 27.59-44.18 percent on solar products from Taiwan.

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