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5 min ago | Forbes.com

Russia's Business With China Poised To Grow As Politics Strains Ties With The West

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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4 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan's initiative included in APEC energy ministers' declaration

Taipei, Sept. 2 A proposal by Minister of Economic Affairs Duh Tyzz-Jiun on trading of liquefied natural gas among Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum member countries has been included in a declaration on energy issues issued Tuesday during the APEC Energy Ministerial Meeting in Beijing, a Ministry of Economic Affairs official said Tuesday.

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8 hrs ago | Archinect School Blog

Mecanoo, OMA, HAO, and Earth Roofs in the Sahel are among this week's many winners

At the beginning of the week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on Bustler from the previous week that we think are worth checking out.

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12 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Supreme Court upholds death sentence against killer arsonist

Taipei, Sept. 2 The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence against a man who was convicted of killing five people more than two years ago when he set a house on fire.

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12 hrs ago | Business Times

Taiwan leader says he backs democracy for Hong Kong

Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou, who initiated detente with China, on Tuesday threw his support behind Hong Kong's push for democracy - calling it a core value shared by Taiwanese people.

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12 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Asia-Pacific city heads to be treated to bike tour of Taipei

Taipei, Sept. 2 Taipei will host the fifth United Cities and Local Governments Asia-Pacific Congress from Wednesday and will arrange for the chiefs of major cities in Taiwan and abroad to cycle around the city using the Youbike public bike rental system, according to a city government official.

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16 hrs ago | Suria

Selina to host Golden Bell Awards

Looks like things are going Selina Jen's way. The S.H.E member, who has bravely returned to showbiz after recovering from a burn accident in 2010, recently announced that a solo album and solo concert are in the works.

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16 hrs ago | Suria

Kai Ko likely to enlist in the army

Taiwanese actor Kai Ko has remained under the constant scrutiny of the media ever since news of his marijuana-linked arrest broke.

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19 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Taiwanese playboy Justin Lee handed 80-year prison term for rape

Justin Lee is escorted to a court in Taipei for his verdict last year. He has been found guilty of rape by previous courts.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

AndhraNews

Flexible Marvel of the Modern Age Gets a Fresh Twist at Taipei Plas 2014

In just a few days from Sept. 26th to 30th, the top tech, brains and materials are tossed about to be shaped and formed at demonstrations, ripped apart and analyzed at seminars and signed for production.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Cross-strait exchanges unaffected by alleged information leak: premier

Taipei, Sept. 1 Premier Jiang Yi-huah said Monday that the removal of Chang Hsien-yao, one of Taiwan's chief negotiators with , over an alleged leak of information to Beijing was an isolated case and would not affect the mutual trust in cross-strait exchanges.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Residents seek compensation from state oil firm after spill

Taipei, Sept. 1 Residents of an area affected by a chemical spill were seeking compensation from CPC Corp., Taiwan, Monday whose facility had been suspected of causing the spill that sent more than 1,000 people to hospital in An executive of a CPC-owned company promised to convey to the state-run oil company the compensation demands made by Cijin ... (more)

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ETaiwanNews.com

Military denies Tien Kung missiles to be deployed on destroyers

Taipei, Sept. 1 Taiwan's military on Monday denied a local media report earlier in the day that the locally developed Tien Kung III surface-to-air missile system will be deployed on the country's Kidd-class destroyers.

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Bangkok Post

Tigerair sets Taiwan-Singapore flights

Taiwan's first low-cost carrier, Tigerair Taiwan, said Monday it will begin flights between Taipei and Singapore by the end of this month, seeking to expand to its presence from the already competitive budget airline business in Southeast Asia to that in Northeast Asia.

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Suria

Jay Chou and Leehom Wang attend David...

Taiwanese singer David Tao held a grand wedding with his 16-year younger girlfriend Penny in Taipei, Taiwan, 31 August 2014.

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Suria

Kai Ko texts thanks back to Elva Hsiao`s...

Taiwanese singer Elva Hsiao attends a press conference for her new album "Shut Up and Kiss Me" in Taipei, Taiwan, 31 August 2014.

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Bjp.rcpsych.org

Cancer incidence in people with affective disorder: nationwide cohort ...

Yen-Ni Hung , PhD, School of Gerontology Health Management and Master Program in Long-Term Care, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, Department of Nursing, School of Nursing, National Yang-Ming University and Department of Education and Research, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei; Shu-Yu Yang , PhD, Taipei City Psychiatric Center, Taipei City ... (more)

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

Biobank unveils worrying trends: half of men don't exercise regularly

Taipei, Aug. 31 More than one out of every two Taiwanese men do not regularly exercise, according to data released by Taiwan Biobank, a research center, Sunday.

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The China Post

Local food banks launch alliance to share resources, push for new laws

Six food banks in Taiwan launched an alliance in Taipei on Thursday to share their resources and logistics more effectively and to push for legislation that encourages donations to food banks.

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The China Post

Majority of youth's policy proposals adopted by government: president

President Ma Ying-jeou said Sunday that policy proposals submitted by the nation's youth were found to be practical and mature, as some 88 percent of the proposals were adopted by government agencies last year.

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