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

1 hr ago | Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Apple-concept firms expect to see strong sales in third quarter

As Apple reportedly placed a big-ticket order for new iPhone units recently, local companies involved in the supply chain - Apple-concept companies - are expected to see stronger sales in the third quarter.

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5 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Woman crawled out of plane wreck

WHY can't he stop checking out other women in front of me? Why does she have to pack so much stuff? You've probably been involved in one of these holiday tiffs before.

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10 hrs ago | EETimes

Re: Wearing shorts to work

As David has mentioned, it could be hot in Southern Africa and wearing shorts was perfectly acceptable in many environments along with an open shirt neck .

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10 hrs ago | The China Post

Free admission to the public at TICA

The 2014 Taipei Computer Applications Show will take place in the Taipei World Trade Center's Exhibition Hall 1 from July 31 to Aug. 4 and will feature complimentary admission for the public, event organizers announced yesterday.

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14 hrs ago | The Wave

'Lucy' is limitless

A gory, flashy sci-fi fantasia about a woman using 100 percent of her brain, and an actor, Scarlett Johansson, releasing 100 percent of her talent in the most unlikely circumstances.

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15 hrs ago | EETimes

William Albano The pollution is, I am sure, much better now in...

The pollution is, I am sure, much better now in Taipei/Taiwan. I lived in Beijing in 1996/97, which was pretty bad.

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19 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Former Taoyuan County deputy chief and tycoon indicted

Former Taoyuan County Vice Magistrate Ye Shi-wen and Farglory Group Chairman Chao Teng-hsiung were indicted Friday for alleged corruption involving low-cost housing projects.

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23 hrs ago | The China Post

Kinmen magistrate questioned over KKL scandal

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Kuomintang Kinmen Magistrate Lee Wo-shih and his wife Su Feng-ying yesterday morning were summoned by the Kinmen District Prosecutors Office over their alleged involvement in a scandal involving Kinmen Kaoliang Liquor Inc. , Firich Enterprises Co.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The China Post

Two French nationals killed in airline tragedy

France's representative office in Taiwan yesterday confirmed that two French nationals were killed in a TransAsia Airways plane crash that occurred on the offshore island of Penghu Wednesday evening.

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Big News Network.com

Dozens killed as Taiwan plane crash lands

TAIPEI, Taiwan Majority of 54 passengers and four crew members travelling in a TransAsia turboprop plane were killed when it crash landed in a Taiwanese Island county Wednesday, officials said.

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South China Morning Post

Taiwan banks to double exposure to mainland over next few years

Taiwan lenders' risk on the mainland is concentrated at the biggest banks such as Taipei Fubon Bank, among others.

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The China Post

Investigators retrieve black boxes

Investigators from the Aviation Safety Council yesterday recovered the two black boxes of crashed TransAsia Airways passenger plane GE222.

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AccuWeather.com

Matmo Brings Flooding Rainfall, Damaging Winds to China, Taiwan

Matmo made landfall along the east coast of Taiwan Tuesday night, local time, with winds over 160 kph .

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Slate Magazine

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The first living thing we see in Luc Besson's Lucy is the original Lucy, the female Australopithecus afarensis whose skeleton constitutes one of the oldest and most complete specimens of humanity's first ancestors.

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Suria

Shu Qi, Lin Chi-ling attend Vivian Hsu`s...

Taiwanese actress Vivian Hsu and her husband Sean Lee, CEO of Marco Polo Marine, pose at their wedding banquet in Taipei, Taiwan, 23 July 2014.

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KRCR

World's coolest bookstores

Someday there may be a generation of kids who think bookstores are fictional creations found only in novels that come in the mail.

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Nikkei Net Interactive

Newcomers mount 4G challenge in Taiwan

Taiwan's three largest mobile operators are poised to maintain their dominance as the island belatedly moves to fourth generation phone services, but there could still be surprises as they face off against competition from new entrants with strong track records in other industries.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Japan Times

Tokyo sought Taipei's silence on Senkakus in return for U.N. seat

Japan in 1971 asked Taiwan to refrain from pressing its claim to the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea in return for backing Taipei's efforts to maintain its seat at the United Nations, according to Japanese diplomatic records declassified on Thursday.

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Forbes.com

Taiwan Billionaire Clan Goes Global -- And Not In Tech

Steven Pan has built the Formosa International Hotels of Taipei into a one-of-kind success in a Taiwan economy famous for electronics manufacturing.

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WFIE-TV Evansville

Plane crashes while landing in Taiwan, killing 48

The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.

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