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4 hrs ago | International Business Times
She said she was extremely depressed late last year and felt cold. She wanted to keep people away from herself.
5 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com
Taipei, Sept. 15 The Central Taiwan Innovation Campus under the Ministry of Economic Affairs was inaugurated in Nantou County Monday.
9 hrs ago | The China Post
The first winners of the biennial Tang Prize have arrived in Taiwan to attend the award ceremony and take part in a week-long series of lectures and other activities to celebrate the international academic award established by Taiwanese entrepreneur Samuel Yin in 2012. The five Tang Prize laureates are Gro Harlem Brundtland, former prime minister of Norway, winner for sustainable development; James P. Allison of the United States and Tasuku Honjo of Japan, who share the prize for biopharmaceutical science; Chinese American historian Yu Ying-shih, who won the prize for sinology; and Albie Sachs, a former justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, who was named the winner of the prize for rule of law.
9 hrs ago | The China Post
The embassies of El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua yesterday held a banquet in Taipei to commemorate the 193rd anniversary of Central American independence from the Spanish crown. During her address, Ambassador Marta Chang de Tsien of the Republic of El Salvador to the R.O.C. stated that on Sept.
11 hrs ago | Suria
South Korean actress Park Shin Hye performs at her Story of Angel fan meeting in Taipei, Taiwan, 13 September 2014. Following rumored boyfriend Lee Min Ho, South Korean actress Park Shin Hye started her Story of Angel fan meeting tour in Taipei, Taiwan, 13 September 2014.
13 hrs ago | The China Post
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The main suspects involved in the killing of a police officer in downtown Taipei turned themselves in yesterday but claimed the fatal attack was an "accident." Liu told police that she and Tseng had taken the assailants to the nightclub, but claimed the consequent homicide to be the result of a misunderstanding.
14 hrs ago | The View from Taiwan
Toilets. Necessary when you're discussing politicians. Gotta love Taiwan. Check out the KMT candidate for Miaoli : The Taipei District Court in July last year sentenced Hsu to nine years in prison for illegal profiteering for accepting up to NT$10 million in bribes in the first ruling on the case.
18 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com
Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman's giant white rabbit, which drew more than two million visitors on show in Taiwan, was partially damaged by a fire when workers were trying to dismantle it, organisers said on Monday . A 25.3-meter in length's giant rabbit, made of plastic and wood and designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, is displayed during an art exhibition in Taoyuan county, Taiwan.
Taipei, Sept. 14 Taiwan has voiced its support for the international community's condemnation of the brutal acts committed by the militant group Islamic State, which has seized wide swaths of territory in Iraq and Syria.
Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang party confirmed the appointments of four new vice chairmen at its annual plenary congress on Sunday. The KMT confirmed the designations of the island's deputy leader Wu Den-yih, New Taipei City mayor Eric Chu, Taichung Mayor Jason Hu, and Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin as the party's vice chairmen.
Taipei, Sept. 14 A 60-year-old farmer in Pingtung County was hailed as a hero on Sunday after it was revealed that he was a key figure behind the exposure of the recent scandal in Taiwan.
The Taiwan International Media and Education Association and local media company Portico Media will organize the first Taiwan International Queer Film Festival in late September and early October. Taiwan is one of the most liberal Asian countries regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.
Taipei, Sept. 14 Taiwan has downgraded its travel alert for Israel to yellow, the second-lowest level on the travel advisory system, as the situation in the Middle Eastern country has stabilized following its ceasefire agreement with the militant group Hamas.
The boss of a company whose tainted oils have triggered one of the biggest food product recalls ever in Taiwan was detained yesterday, with the Pingtung District Court ordering Yeh Wen-hsiang, chairman of Chang Guann Co., be detained to prevent him from possibly colluding with witnesses and other suspects, destroying evidence and fleeing the country, prosecutors said. Meanwhile, Premier Jiang Yi-huah revealed that Health Minister Chiu Wen-ta had offered to resign over the oil scandal on Wednesday, but that he would not make any personnel adjustments at present.
One of the biggest food product recalls in the nation's history continued yesterday as health authorities identified more vendors who used tainted oils. The health department of New Taipei City announced a list of 78 food manufacturers and eateries in eight cities and counties that had purchased from the "Fang Fu" company an oil product that was made using tainted lard from Chang Guann Co., which is at the centre of the scandal.
Sea on Saturday after a former U.S. diplomat urged Taiwan to stop using a demarcation line it has long adhered to in laying claim to the disputed waters. The Spratly Islands, Paracel Islands, Macclesfield Bank and Pratas Islands as well as their surrounding waters are inherent parts of the Republic of 's territory "from the perspective of history, geography and international law," ministry spokeswoman Anna Kao said.
Paris, Sept. 12 Taiwan and France will work together to develop the Internet of Things in a bid to explore business opportunities in growing applications within the potentially massive industry, a ranking Taiwanese economics official said Friday.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:06 pm
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