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59 min ago | Forbes.com

OSI Says Six Employees Arrested In Reported Shanghai Meat Safety Scandal

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59 min ago | IcNetwork

Taking a Welsh stage drama about a Mexican artist to Taiwan

Wales-based playwright Kaite O'Reilly talks about her play which is inspired by Frida Kahlo and will premiere at the Taipei Arts Festival next week A: The Taipei Arts Festival has been trying to get director Phillip Zarrilli over from Wales to Taiwan to train and direct a production with a Taiwanese company for some years.

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4 hrs ago | The China Post

Bureau launches project to save eroding Queen's Head

The Tourism Bureau began preparations Thursday for repairs on the iconic Queen's Head rock formation at Yehliu Geopark in New Taipei, in a bid to protect the popular tourist attraction from further erosion.

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9 hrs ago | Forbes.com

What Anti-China Riots? Investment in Vietnam Surges Ahead

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The China Post

IETO honors 69th Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia

The Indonesian Economic and Trade Office to Taipei yesterday celebrated the 69th Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia at Grand Hyatt Taipei, with invited guests including the Minister of Foreign Affairs David Y. L. Lin .

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CNN

Revelation purr-turbs Hello Kitty fans

This Hello Kitty fruit-flavored beer from Taiwan is just one of many recent branding appearances for Sanrio's iconic cat.

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The China Post

'Taipei Factory II' to have world premiere at Venice

"Taipei Factory II," a three-part film co-produced by Taiwan and Italy, will have its world premiere at the 71st Venice Film Festival Aug. 31. Co-produced by the Taipei Film Commission and Italy's Rai Cinema, the film will be screened in the Out of Competition section of the festival, which takes place Aug. 27-Sept.

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The China Post

Kai Ko released from custody after drug bust

Ko was arrested in mainland China for using cannabis on Aug. 14 and was held in custody for two weeks.

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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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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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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%

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