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1 hr ago | China Daily

Taiwan, Shanghai seek FTZ cooperation

Taiwan and Shanghai should forge a win-win cooperation through sharing experience on free trade zones, participants at a cross-Straits forum in Taipei said Tuesday.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Workers in Taiwan seen getting two days off

Taiwan's newly appointed Labour Minister Chen Hsiung-wen said labour groups and the business sector had reached a consensus to allow workers at least two days off per week.

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Hispanic Business

AUO's High Resolution a-Si TFT-LCDs for Mobile Device Make First Appearance at Touch Taiwan 2014

The aforementioned products and technologies will all be present from and Optical Film Exhibition 2014), held in Taipei Nangang Exhibition Hall.

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Forbes.com

China Investment Billionaire Guo Guangchang's Fosun Says 1st-Half Net Profit Rose 8%

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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The Standard

Sorry, Too Late

Hong Kong and mainland jet-setters trying to cash in on Cathay Pacific's celebratory fanfares to several destinations crashed the airline's website yesterday morning.

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The China Post

Growing number of Taiwan nationals busted in Australia for drugs: MOFA

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday called on Taiwanese nationals to follow local laws when traveling in Australia as more and more Taiwan nationals are being arrested in the country over drug-smuggling charges.

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Dominion Post

Kiwi accused of biting officer arrested at airport

A New Zealander has been detained in Taiwan, accused of biting a policeman and then trying to flee the country in disguise using an Australian passport.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Alleged spying could stall China-Taiwan ties

Taiwan's ousted deputy head of China affairs Chang Hsien Yao, accused of leaking classified information to Beijing, said he would cooperate with an ongoing investigation.

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Mental Help Net

No Link Found Between Diverticular Disease, Cancer

Colonic diverticular disease does not appear to be linked to an increased risk of subsequent colorectal cancer , according to research published in the August issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology .

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Canberra Times

Qantas signs codeshare deal with China Airlines

Qantas customers will now be able to earn frequent flyer points on direct services from Sydney and Brisbane to Taipei.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Largest floating book fair makes port call in Taiwan

Taipei, Aug. 12 The MV Logos Hope, the ship that carries the largest floating book fair in the world, has docked in Taiwan for the first time, bringing 5,000 different books and hundreds of volunteers to the country.

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The China Post

Taipei temple defends new green policy banning incense and food

A temple in Taipei visited by millions of worshippers each year defended on Monday its new policy to ban incense and food offerings amid protests that the new approach will hurt vendors who make a living by selling those items to visitors.

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The China Post

Farglory chair claims he is a victim of alleged bribery

Farglory Group Chairman Chao Teng-hsiung , during his first court session at the Taipei District Court yesterday, said that he is a victim, not a beneficiary, of the alleged bribery over a public housing development project in Taoyuan.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Rubber Duck creator to woo Taiwan again, this time with rabbit

Taipei, Aug. 25 Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, whose giant floating Rubber Duck made a big splash across Taiwan last year, has been commissioned by Taoyuan County to produce a giant white rabbit next month.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Taiwan gambling millionaire murdered after kidnap

A Taiwan businessman who reportedly accumulated a fortune worth tens of millions of US dollars through illegal gambling has been murdered by kidnappers including his chauffeur in a case that rocked the island, police said on Monday .

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Manila Bulletin

Philanthropist-entrepreneur vies for Mrs. Universe 2014 title

The competition will culminate on Aug. 28 at the Sunway Resort in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Disapproval over draft to reduce Taiwan's maths requirements

A proposal to reduce the number of required mathematics credits in Taiwan's education programme has been criticised by leading business leaders and academics.

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The Straits Times

Taiwan's TransAsia Airways offers record compensation of $621k to victims of plane crash

Relatives of passengers on board the crashed Transasia Airways plane prepare for a Daoist ceremony on the Taiwan's offshore island Penghu, on July 24, 2014.

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Suria

Kai Ko to make a public apology for...

Taiwanese actor Kai Ko is set to apologise in public over drug use after his arrest two weeks ago .

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

AndhraNews

Edwards' Vacuum Pumps Provide Coating Manufacturers with a Clear Edge

The new ES range of single stage oil sealed rotary vane pumps is being introduced to the Taiwan market for the first time at Touch Panel and Optical Film Exhibition in Taipei, Taiwan.

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