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1 hr ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Century-old township showcases culture, art at festival

Taipei, July 11 A month-long festival of culture and the arts opens Saturday in Daxi Township, Taoyuan County in northern Taiwan to showcase traditional religious and cultural practices and arts and crafts.

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5 hrs ago | The China Post

Lien Hui-hsin's prosecution deferred for one year

The Taipei District Prosecutors Office yesterday deferred prosecution of Kuomintang Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien's sister Lien Hui-hsin for one year, and ordered her to pay NT$6 million to the national treasury over alleged violations of the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The China Post

EasyCard adds change top-ups as new feature

The EasyCard Corporation yesterday held a press event at the MRT Zhongxiao Fuxing Station, releasing the new change top-up feature of the EasyCard.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan's 5,000th 7-Eleven convenience store opens for business

Taipei, July 11 Taiwan's 5,000th 7-Eleven convenience store opened Friday in Kaohsiung in the southern part of the country, a feat that has been achieved in just 35 years.

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Switched

Japan Earthquake 2014: Quake Hits Off Eastern Shore

Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau official Lu Pei-ling points to seismograph readings of a 6.7 magnitude earthquake that shook Taiwan, Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006, in Taipei, Taiwan.

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MMAFighting.com

One FC 18 results: Eric Kelly survives busted nose to stun Rob Lisita in bloody affair

Bathed in his own blood and hampered by a badly broken nose, Filipino featherweight contender Eric Kelly nonetheless summoned the strength to overcome Rob Lisita , capping off ONE FC 18's main event with a gutty second-round rear-naked choke finish on Friday night in Taipei, Taiwan.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Anti-nuclear activists move toward referendum

Anti-nuclear activists handed 122,000 signatures in Friday in the first stage of moving toward a national referendum about the fourth nuclear plant.

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The Age

China's rulers team up with notorious 'White Wolf' of Taiwan

Taipei: The Chinese Communist Party, which came to power promising to break the nexus between politics and crime, has teamed up with a notorious triad figure to help press its claims in Taiwan.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Overclockers Club

PAPAGO! Dashcam P2PRO 1080p Review

PAPAGO! might not ring a familiar tone in your mind if you haven't looked into or owned a dashcam for your vehicle, but it is indeed a company specifically designated to providing drivers with the most comfortable journeys while driving on the road.

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The China Post

Asia Pacific Telecom announces 4G LTE-ready phones

Taiwan's Asia Pacific Telecom Co. on Thursday launched the country's first two 4G Long Term Evolution -ready smartphones enabling the widely used EasyCard payment system in the hope of attracting more consumers to its upcoming 4G service.

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The China Post

Prime developer touts commercial property despite uncertainty

Amid increasing market uncertainty, Hung Sheng Construction Co. on Thursday launched a commercial property near Songjiang Nanjing Station and Nanjing Fuxing Station at unit rental price of NT$4,000 per ping.

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MMA Weekly

Koetsu Okazaki Tells Bibiano Fernandes to Hold On to One FC Belt, He's Coming for It

Following back-to-back losses for the first time in his career, former Shooto star Koetsu Okazaki rebounded with a second-round submission over Josh Alvarez in ONE FC last December.

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Indian Television

Woody Allen's comedy to open Cine Fan Summer Film Festival in Hong Kong

NEW DELHI: Cine Fan Summer International Film Festival to be held next month in Hong Kong will open with Woody Allen's Magic in the Moonlight and close with Chang Jung-chi's Partners in Crime .

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Avia.Ru

Transaero Airlines started performing direct scheduled flights on route Moscow - Taipei - Moscow

Transaero Airlines performed a direct scheduled flight on route Moscow Taipei - Moscow on July 2nd 3rd 2014, the carrier's press-service reports.

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ABS-CBN News

Cebu Pacific seeks to spur more Taipei traffic

Cebu Pacific Air is trying to boost traffic between Manila and Taipei by using bigger planes and holding a seat sale.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Nine electricity suppliers in Taiwan slapped fine of $200M

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission yesterday said it would slap a fine of NT$6.007 billion on nine private electricity suppliers for refusing to cooperate with the Taiwan Power Company in efforts to lower the price of electricity.

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Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Taipei eyes new rules on foreign institutional investors

To prevent foreign institutional investors from disclosing false information to manipulate stock prices, Taiwan's Financial Supervisory Commission will introduce new rules this month to curb inappropriate practices.

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MMA Weekly

Koji Ando Looking to Make a Splash in His One FC Debut on Friday

After spending the last three years in the now-defunct Legend FC, where he captured the promotion's lightweight title, "Commander" Koji Ando is ready to take the next step in his career.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Students raise money to help typhoon-ravaged village

Taipei, July 9 Some of the residents of an indigenous village in Taiwan who lost their homes to typhoons over a decade ago will soon fulfill their long-awaited dreams of moving into permanent new homes, thanks to a group of university students.

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The Jackson Sun

Taiwan diplomat fears China-Japan maritime 'explosion'

China's territorial dispute with Japan over a chain of uninhabited islands in the East China sea could lead to an "explosive" confrontation, Taiwan's top diplomat in the United States warned Wednesday.

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