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1 hr ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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23 hrs ago | 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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The China Post

Taipei festival kicks off two weeks of 500 shows

The 7th Taipei Fringe Festival kicked off Saturday, marking the beginning to over 500 different performances taking place around the city through mid-September.

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The China Post

Taipei, New Taipei to hold 2 int'l summits

The 2014 Asia Pacific Franchise Confederation and World Franchise Council meetings in Taipei are the first joint, international high-level meetings to be held jointly by Taipei and New Taipei City, said the Association of Chain and Franchise Promotion, Taiwan in a press release yesterday.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan congratulates Macau chief executive's re-election

Taipei, Aug. 31 Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council offered congratulations Sunday to the re-elected chief executive of Macau, even as a small number of protesters gathered outside the venue to demand universal suffrage in the Chinese special administrative region.

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Forbes.com

Profit Drops By 48% At Chinese Billionaire's Equipment Flagship Sany Heavy

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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Asia News Network

TAIPEI: False election reform won't satisfy Hong Kongers

Beijing is expected to soon decide how Hong Kong is going to elect its next leader amid growing calls from activists for a truly democratic election process.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

On the lighter side: The tortoise and the scare

Not all news is bad news. The following is a look at some of the softer stories in Taiwan over the past week that, for whatever reason, did not quite make it to the press in English.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan raises travel alert for DR Congo on Ebola concerns

Taipei, Aug. 30 The Centers for Disease Control heightened a health advisory against travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo Saturday from "watch" to "alert" on concern over the continued spread of the Ebola virus.

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South China Morning Post

Shamed actor Ko Chen-tung faces criminal probe when he returns to Taiwan

Taiwanese actor Ko Chen-tung will face a criminal investigation when he returns to the island, after serving 14 days in detention in Beijing for drug offences, according to Taiwan prosecutors.

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The China Post

Lien closing in on Ko in Taipei race: KMT

Independent candidate Ko Wen-je continues to be the frontrunner in the Taipei mayoral race, but his lead over major rival Sean Lien from the ruling Kuomintang has narrowed, a recent survey has shown.

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