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Local news for Taipei, Taiwan continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | The China Post

WTIC cooking event reveals colors of Malaysia

A Malaysian cooking demonstration organized by the Welcome to Taipei International Club was held at the Taipei World Trade Center Club's 33rd floor banquet hall in mid-April, according to a press release of the WTIC.

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7 hrs ago | News24

Philippines deports Taiwanese over internet scam

Samsung has released the latest version of its Galaxy S and News24 had a first look at the pricey smartphone.

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12 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Taipei attractions featured in Dubai newspaper

Titled High on Taipei, the special report in the daily newspaper published in Dubai described Taiwan's capital as a city that never sleeps.

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13 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan CDC confirmed 3rd imported H7N9 influenza case on April 22

In the evening of April 22, 2014, the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control confirmed the third imported case of H7N9 avian influenza in a 44-year-old female from Nanjing, Jiangsu, .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Bird Flu, World News, China, Taiwan, Tamiflu, Oseltamivir (generic)

17 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Talk of the Day -- Government moving to tackle high property prices

Taipei Deputy Mayor Chang Chin-oh and Finance Minister Chang Sheng-ford on Tuesday met to discuss plans to deal with unreasonably high real estate prices in the capital's property market.

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21 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

GlacialLight Introduces Arcturus Series 50W Low Bay Lights - GL-BL50

Artistically Rendered Lighting Fixtures Offers Smooth and Even Illumination April 24, 2014, Taipei, Taiwan - GlacialLight, the lighting division of GlacialTech Inc., is introducing the Arcturus series of GL-BL50 Low Bay Lights.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The China Post

Sugar cones from S. Korea blocked by border inspection

The Food and Drug Administration released its latest border inspection report yesterday, which listed the most recent efforts in confiscating and preventing contaminated foreign goods from entering Taiwan.

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The China Post

Computex set to highlight smart living technologies, applications

Asia's largest computer show will focus this year on smart living technologies and applications, from 3D printers to wearable devices, according to one of the organizers of Computex Taipei.

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The China Post

HTC's mid-ranges martphones to hit local stores in May

Aiming at the mid-range smartphone market in Taiwan, HTC Corp. on Wednesday announced launch dates for two new flagship Desire phones - the 4G-compatible HTC Desire 816 and 610.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan police find, return expensive jewelry to owner

Taipei, April 23 A Taiwanese police officer on Wednesday found a purse containing more than NT$1.3 million worth of jewelry at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and returned it to the owner, a tourist.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Anti-nuclear activists protest outside KMT

Lin began his hunger strike on Tuesday, calling on the government to scrap the building of the fourth nuclear plant, now nearing completion in Gongliao, New Taipei City.

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ABS-CBN News

DTI expects more trade missions from Taiwan

"With its strong economic performance, flourishing business opportunities, and proximity, the Philippines is in a firm position to encourage Taiwan in closely considering our country as their gateway or hub for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations market," Trade Undersecretary Ponciano C. Manalo, Jr. said.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Can former President Chen Shui-bian be pardoned?

Political pundits are making suggestions that former President Chen Shui-bian be pardoned to soften the deepening antagonism of the Democratic Progressive Party against President Ma Ying-jeou's Kuomintang in the aftermath of the devastating Sunflower student movement.

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Reuters

Fitch Assesses Taiwan's First Basel III Tier 1 Instrument

TAIPEI, April 22 Fitch Ratings will generally rate Basel III-compliant Tier 1 instruments issued in Taiwan, such as Taishin International Bank's /Stable) recently launched perpetual non-cumulative subordinated debt, four notches down from the banks' anchor rating.

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The China Post

Gov't to further assist with Haiti rice production

Taiwan and Haiti signed an agreement yesterday that will see Taiwan provide further assistance in increasing rice production in the Caribbean country to address food security issues.

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The China Post

Taipei, Manila may sign patrol pact before July

Taiwan and the Philippines could sign an agreement on marine patrol cooperation in overlapping exclusive economic zones before July, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs official said yesterday.

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The China Post

Straight Taipei-Yilan railway line slated for 2026

The Railway Reconstruction Bureau yesterday announced design plans for the new straight railway line that will connect Taipei and Yilan and is scheduled to open in 2026 at the earliest.

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The China Post

Taiwan int'l percussion festival set for May

Young drummers from a remote indigenous village in eastern Taiwan will open the triennial Taiwan International Percussion Convention in May, bringing their music to an international stage.

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The Financial Mirror

One-Two Punch Propels Taiwan's Medical ...

The Medical Tourism Association , the Ministry of Health & Welfare, Taiwan and the Taiwan External Trade Development Council have joined together on two strategic initiatives designed to showcase Taiwan's top-rated healthcare system and booming medical tourism industry.

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Suria

Taiwan anti-nuclear activist starts...

Former Taiwanese opposition leader and anti-nuclear activist Lin Yi-hsiung Tuesday launched an indefinite hunger strike in protest at a nearly completed nuclear facility, while some of his supporters clashed with police.

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