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  1. New stations 'will not affect' efficiency of high speed railRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The China Post

    Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp. gave the assurance Tuesday that the introduction of three new stations on its transportation route later this year will not slow down the current trains since a completely new service will be added. The trains on that route will take 138 minutes, while the existing express and regular trains will continue to operate, taking 96 and 120 minutes, respectively, between Taipei and Kaohsiung, he said.

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  2. MOFA, Japan talk over celebration complaintRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The China Post

    The government's holding of commemorative events to mark the 70th anniversary of the R.O.C.'s victory over Japan in the Second Sino-Japanese War is meant as a way to learn from history, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs official said yesterday. "Such events are meant to allow both sides to learn from history and to make sure that both Taiwan and Japan will continue to work together to maintain regional peace," Liu said.

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  3. Social inequality spreads to higher educationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The China Post

    TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The results of a statistical survey conducted by a nongovernmental organization released yesterday found increasing trends of social polarity in Taiwan's higher education system. The study, "Growing Social Inequality Reflected also in Education" conducted by the Grassroots Influence Culture and Education Foundation , revealed that students with middle or upper middle class backgrounds were more frequently attending publically funded schools, while 60 percent of students in lower income brackets attended privately funded universities.

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  4. Donated skin needed for water park burn victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The China Post

    With one fatality and 240 patients still in intensive care following the fire that occurred at the Formosa Fun Coast Water Park, authorities are warning that hospitals do not have enough human skin transplant tissue to cope with the massive number of patients, according to Taiwan Organ Registry and Sharing Center Chairman Po-Chang Lee . Around 500 patients are in desperate need of skin substitutes for emergency wound care, and will need further dermal reconstruction in two weeks' time, Lee said, adding that human skin works much better for acute burns than any other skin substitutes.

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  5. 5-in-1 Food Expo attracts 66,911 visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The China Post

    The 2015 Taipei International Food Show came to a successful end on Saturday, June 27. The five-in-one food expo incorporates Food Taipei, Taipei International Food Processing and Pharma. Machinery Show , Taipei International Packaging Industry Show , Taiwan International Hotel, Restaurant and Catering Show and Taiwan International Halal Expo .

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  6. Acer to step up cloud workforce five-foldRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The China Post

    Acer Inc. plans to expand the workforce of its cloud business five-fold in the future as the Taiwanese computer maker transforms itself into a provider of software and services, the company's founder said Tuesday. Stan Shih , who is overseeing Acer's Build Your Own Cloud strategy, said his company has added 200 people to its cloud business operation sites in Taiwan, China and the United States since Acer began a recruiting campaign in June last year.

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  7. E-Commerce Expo Asia 2015 draws int'l attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The China Post

    The E-Commerce Expo Asia 2015, which will be held on Oct. 6 to 9 at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, will mark Taiwan's debut venture into the international B2B2C e-commerce fairs, and has earned wide acclaim from both nationwide and foreign e-commerce enterprises. Globally known e-commerce companies will all make their first appearance at the expo in October, and thus result in an impressive show of business and industry cooperation.

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  8. Randy Jackson celebrates birthday at Taipei awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The China Post

    Randy Jackson, former American Idol judge and the Grammy Award-winning producer, cerebrated his birthday at the Golden Melody Awards in Taipei recently. Sitting down with Zoe Lin - Taiwan Television senior anchor and Golden Melody Awards project leader - Jackson was given a surprise cake at the beginning of the talk for his birthday, since he had to spend it on the flight to Taipei.

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  9. Ekti Sutar Jobanbondi screened at NHK TelevisionRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Kamar Ahmed Saimon's TV documentary "Ekti Sutar Jobanbondi" was screened on Japan's NHK Television on June 29. The film earlier bagged an award at The Asian Pitch for its screenplay for its screenplay. The film is based on the conversation of four characters from Bangladesh's garments industry, and it tells the inside-out story of the apparel industry.

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  10. AIIB 'non-sovereign' clause not applicable to Taiwan: MACRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The China Post

    The Mainland Affairs Council yesterday stated that "self-belittling" had occurred when political commentators weighed in on Taiwan's potential membership of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank . Some media outlets in Taiwan said that the government was willing to "bring disgrace upon itself" by agreeing to Beijing's terms for bank membership by diminishing national sovereignty.

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  11. Alex Haas, resident of New Hampshire, injured badly in New Taipei ExplosionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CNN

    Alex, a US student living and working in Taiwan was at the "Color Play Asia" when the fire broke out. He is currently in hospital in New Taipei with 2nd and 3rd degree burns on 90% of his body.

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  12. ASUSTOR to Exhibit Professional Surveillance Solution at the Axis Solution ConferenceRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Pureoverclock

    ... Kong Kowloon East Time: 10:00 - 16:30 Event Website: Taipei, Taiwan, June 30th, 2015 -ASUSTOR Inc., a leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions, is now entering the professional ...

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  13. Yelp Taipei Elite Event: a a -e' e' ae- a OERead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Yelp Blog

    On the night of June 23, YelpTaipei hosted its first Elite Event at Hangzhou Xiao Long Tang Bao , a restaurant with 30 years of history and gorgeous decor at their new MinSheng branch. Our guests got to try making one of Taiwan's most famous delicacies, classic soup dumplings and a pumpkin dough with taro filling dessert bao.

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  14. N.H. man sustains burns in Taiwan water park explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A New Hampshire man is fighting for his life after being severely burned in an explosion at a water park in Taiwan that killed one person and hurt nearly 500. WMUR-TV reports 26-year-old Alex Haas of Mont Vernon, suffered second- and third-degree burns over 90 percent of his body.

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  15. Taiwan regulates use of cornstarch powder in public after water park disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    This frame grab from video footage provided by Apple Daily from reader Miss Huang on June 28, 2015 shows revelers being engulfed by flames at the Formosa Fun Coast water park in Pali district, in New Taipei City, on June 27, 2015. TAIPEI: The aftermath of the fire at a water park in Taiwan has prompted the National Fire Agency to ban the use of coloured cornstarch powder in public, unless organisers have a permit.

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  16. New footage shows revellers running in horror to escape the flames...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    New footage shows revellers running in horror to escape the flames as fire spreads through the air, leaving hundreds burned and one person dead in Taiwan party pyrotechnics disaster Harrowing video footage has emerged of the moment one person died and more than 500 others were injured when a decorative powder exploded at a pool party in Taiwan. A massive fireball is seen tearing through the Formosa Fun Coast water park, just outside the capital of Taipei, after coloured powder ignited while being sprayed onto the crowd.

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  17. Chunghwa Expands 4G With EricssonRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Light Reading

    Ericsson today announced an LTE expansion contract with Chunghwa Telecom Co. Ltd. , the largest telecom operator in Taiwan.

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  18. Taiwan Water Park Explosion: Cigarette Lit Sprayed Powder?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    The explosion at a Taiwan water park over the weekend that burned 498 people, killing one of them, may have been ignited by a cigarette butt, investigators believe. The explosion at the Formosa Water Park occurred when a colored powder sprayed from the stage caught fire, causing burns to nearly half of the 1,000 people crowding around the stage during a party at the park, according to BBC News .

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  19. High-Capacity Power Banks have anti-slip rubber back cover.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ThomasNet

    ... and enables >500 charge cycles, both devices incorporate various protections and 10-second Power Saving Mode. Taipei, Taiwan - Catering to the increasing demands for fast and safe charging for mobile devices, SP/ Silicon Power, the world's leading ...

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  20. Man sustains severe burns after water park explosionRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A New Hampshire man is fighting for his life after being severely burned in an explosion at a water park in Taiwan that killed one person and hurt nearly 500. WMUR-TV reports 26-year-old Alex Haas of Mont Vernon suffered second- and third-degree burns over 90 percent of his body.

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