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3 hrs ago | The China Post

Leak of Cheng's official indictment sparks concern from TSU lawmaker

Taiwan Solidarity Union lawmaker Chou Ni-An said yesterday that the official written statement charging Cheng Chieh with homicide has been leaked to the media, causing a serious invasion of the victims' and their families' privacy.

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7 hrs ago | The China Post

Economics minister to ensure Nuke 1 output stability

Economics Minister Chang Chia-juch yesterday said he will ensure that the First Nuclear Power Plant will provide a stable flow of electricity, adding that the power plant will not suspend operations.

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11 hrs ago | The China Post

Woman unable to file for divorce after over 20 years of separation

Taiwan Woman's Link yesterday urged the Taiwan High Court to amend divorce laws after a 90-year-old woman surnamed Yu was unable to divorce her husband after being separated for 20 years.

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15 hrs ago | InvestorIdeas.com

Biotech Media Advisory: GenSpera's (OTCQB:GNSZ) G-202 HCC Clinical...

July 22, 2014 GenSpera, Inc. , a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, announces the Asia-Pacific Primary Liver Cancer Expert Meeting presentation of the G-202 hepatocellular carcinoma clinical trial data is now available for download for media and investors.

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19 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Taiwan gears up for Typhoon Matmo

Thousands of tourists have evacuated the outlying islands of Taiwan as the territory prepares for its first major tropical storm of the year.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, Weather

21 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Clinical trial for breast cancer drug completes patient collection

Taipei, July 21 Taiwan-based OBI Pharma announced Monday that its phase 2/3 stage clinical trial for a therapy for metastatic breast cancer, designated OBI-822, has met the goal of collecting 342 patients.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The China Post

Fewer employers plan to give raises this year: poll

Fewer companies in Taiwan plan to give their employees a raise than a year ago despite the improving economy, according to the results of a survey released Monday.

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The New Zealand Herald

China Airlines ups Auckland summer flights

China Airlines is swapping out its Airbus A330-300 for a Boeing 747-400 for extra flights between Auckland, Brisbane and Taipei this summer.

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The China Post

NIA director spreads the love among cyclists

The Good Shepherd Social Welfare Service's cycling program "Force of Love" for immigrants ended recently in Taipei, after a total of 12 days cycling around Taiwan to raise funds for disadvantaged children.

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The China Post

The 2015 Taipei Book Fair is to be free for under 18s

The Taipei Book Fair Foundation said yesterday that youths under 18 years old could attend the 2015 Taipei International Book Exhibition for free, with various New Zealand authors and award-winning animation effects teams having been invited.

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The China Post

Hiwin, Advantech to set up joint venture to manufacture robots

Hiwin Technology and Advantech Co. on Monday announced that a joint venture will be established to produce robots while facilitating Taiwan's supply chain in robot production.

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Suria

Stars shine at 16th Taipei Film Awards...

The 16th Taipei Film Awards ceremony kicked off with a star-studded red carpet event in Taipei, Taiwan, 19 July 2014.

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Wall Street Journal

Your Next Retreat Destination: A Foxconn Resort?

And now Gou is hoping to bring that to Foxconn, a major assembler of electronic gadgets including Apple's iPhones and iPads.

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Asia News Network

On the trail of xiao long bao

Having got Thai lips smacking three years ago with the tasty steamed pork dumplings called xiao long bao at the first outlet at Bangkok's CentralWorld, Taiwan-based restaurant chain Din Tai Fung is now offerings "seconds" at Central Embassy.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam officials scrap shrine construction at site of deadly riot

A view of the administrative building of Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation, a unit of Formosa Plastics Group, in Vung Ang Economic Zone in the north-central province of Ha Tinh.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Taiwan student facing firing squad over subway massacre

Taiwanese prosecutors on Monday said they were seeking the death penalty for a man accused of killing four people and wounding nearly two dozen others in a stabbing spree on the Taipei subway that shocked the island.

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The Standard

Taiwan prosecutors seek death penalty on subway killer (China) (16...

Taiwanese prosecutors on Monday said they were seeking the death penalty for a man accused of killing four people and wounding nearly two dozen others in a stabbing spree on the Taipei subway that shocked the island.

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Canada.com

Your Kontinent film fest starts Monday in Richmond

The event is a community celebration of arts, culture and global interconnectedness of the sort that most residents of Vancouver and the Lower Mainland are very familiar with.

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EETimes

Wearing shorts to work

My wife operates like Pease did. She knows where every piece of paper is. Me? I can't even keep track of the bills.

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NEWS.com.au

Taiwan's DPP delays decision over freezing independence stance

Taiwan's main opposition Democratic Progressive Party has put off a decision on a controversial proposal to "freeze" its long-held call for nationhood.

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