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  1. Wagner College Theatre Presents the Dance Project 2017Read the original story

    5 min ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... for numerous theaters around the country, Norwegian Cruise Lines, and Aida Cruise Lines. Carissa performed in Taipei, Taiwan in 2013 and spent the last fourteen months living in Hamburg, Germany where she taught; in Berlin she choreographed ...

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  2. WOIO Ch. 19 anchor Chris Tanaka moved from Hawaii to Cleveland to rediscover his rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | The Plain Dealer

    ... not only at Cleveland 19, but also to reconnect with family." Tanaka, who is half Japanese, was born in Taipei, Taiwan and lived in Amman, Jordan until he was seven. His father, though, was born and raised in Lakewood. "It's a profound move back to ...

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  3. Taiwanese independence and unification factions clash as island commemorates 1947 massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NEWS.com.au

    Supporters of Taiwan independence and cross-strait unification clashed on Tuesday at a Taipei hall built in memory of the nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek, as the island commemorated the 1947 massacre in which the Chiang was blamed for killing thousands of Taiwanese 70 years ago. Claiming the late Chiang should be held responsible for the massacre, a few hundred pro-independence activists marched to the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in an attempt to tear down the bronze statue of Chiang.

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  4. Jackman and Stewart talk 'Logan' in TaipeiRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The China Post

    When Hugh Jackman arrived in Taiwan a few days ago to promote the new X-Men installment "Logan," he brought along Patrick Stewart, fulfilling an 11-year-old promise to get his co-star to visit the country. Back in 2006, Jackman visited Taiwan for the premiere of "X-Men: The Last Stand" and, before leaving, promised to bring the actor behind the beloved Professor X to Taiwan the next time he was in the country.

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  5. Taiwan marks crackdown anniversary amid China tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

    Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said Tuesday the island's democracy is mature enough to handle a thorough investigation into a bloody crackdown on anti-government protesters 70 years ago, an event seen as a rallying point by those who reject China's claim to the self-governing island. Tsai, speaking at a gathering in Taipei, pledged to take a "rigorous and precise attitude" in the assigning of responsibility for the violent suppression of the protests that began on Feb. 28, 1947.

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  6. Protests in Taiwan as island marks 70 years since massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Hundreds of protesters rallied in Taiwan on Tuesday to mark the 70th anniversary of a massacre by nationalist Chinese troops, calling for justice as the island's leader vowed to investigate the killings. A pro-unification activist hits a pro-independent activist during the 70th anniversary of the 228 incident at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei on Feb 28, 2017.

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  7. Taiwan urges reconciliation as China butts in on memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Taiwan's president urged truthful reconciliation on Tuesday on the 70th anniversary of an uprising against Nationalist troops that has galvanised independence supporters, an event China is seeking to co-opt to oppose independence. The "228 Incident", as it is known in Taiwan, has in recent years become a rallying point for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party , which favours formal independence for the democratic, self-ruled island China claims at its own.

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  8. 'Wolverine' braves Taiwan's stinky tofuRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    Actor Hugh Jackman has not turned his nose up at the chance to sample Taiwan's famous snack "stinky tofu" as he tours Taipei to promote his last film in the superhero "Wolverine" franchise. Jackman and Patrick Stewart arrived in the Taiwanese capital over the weekend for the local premier of "Logan," which sees Wolverine reunited with his ailing father figure Professor X and introduced to Laura, the mutant daughter created in a Mexican lab.

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  9. When art gets a dose of generosityRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | China Daily

    The exhibition Sincere Heart and Flying Dreams features Fu Juanfu's paintings and his collection of works by such established modern artists as Feng Zikai and Zheng Yuebo. [Photo provided to China Daily] Shortly after the opening of the Hangzhou-based Zhejiang Art Museum in 2009, the staff was contacted by the families of Fu Juanfu in the United States.

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  10. Taiwan hopes to share expertise in smart cities, clean energy with IndiaRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Taipei, Feb 28 - Under its new foreign policy adopted last year, Taiwan hopes to share its expertise with India in areas like smart cities and clean energy, a senior official has said. We have our Asian Silicon Valley development project which is the Internet of Things, Connie Hui-Chan Chang, Director General of Taiwan's Department of Overall Planning in the National Development Council, said in response to a question by IANS during an interaction with a group of visiting journalists here.

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  11. When diplomacy hits the shooting rangeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    In a bid to not ruffle feathers of China, India has asked Taiwan shooters not to engage in any political activity during the World Cup, currently underway at the Karni Singh Shooting Range. The National Rifle Association of India , under the orders of the Ministry of External Affairs, has issued guidelines to the Chinese Taipei contingent, listing down a series of do's and don'ts during the week-long tournament being held in India after 14 years.

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  12. 70 years on: the political echoes of Taiwan's crushed uprisingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    It may be seven decades since the massacre of thousands of Taiwanese by China's then Kuomintang government but the event is still causing political waves. Taiwan and the mainland are both holding a series of high-profile activities to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the "228 Incident" in which KMT leader Chiang Kai-shek sent in troops to suppress the an uprising on the island on February 28, ushering in the "White Terror" period.

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  13. Hugh Jackman recovers from skin cancer surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Healing Hugh: Jackman, 48, continues to sport bandage on his nose at Logan premiere as he recovers from sixth treatment for skin cancer surgery The star posed for selfies with scores of fans at the premiere of his new film Logan in Taipei on Monday, still sporting the nose bandage he's been wearing since having his sixth basal cell carcinoma removed.

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  14. We Can't Stop Marveling at These Exquisite Soap CarvingsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Martha Stewart

    At first glance, these small-to-scale statues of glamorous birds, elegant floral arrangements, and swimming goldfish look like they are carved from stone. But take a closer look and you'll see that these carvings by Daniele Barresi are not stone at all - it's soap! For Barresi, carving has been a lifelong passion as he started at the age of seven.

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  15. U.S. Need Not Change Taiwan/China PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Regarding the recent opinions of John Bolton "Revisit the 'One-China Policy'" and Thomas Metzger : Contrary to Mr. Metzger's claims, the current framework between Beijing and Taipei is far from successful. The Taiwanese wake up every morning to the estimated 1,000 or more missiles aimed at them, knowing that Beijing has been clear that, absent Taiwanese capitulation, it is planning an eventual invasion.

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  16. Bolton: Trump Needs to Renegotiate One-China PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | News Max

    John Bolton believes President Donald Trump should renegotiate the "inherently ambiguous" One-China Policy, the former ambassador to the U.N. told The Washington Free Beacon. Bolton told the Free Beacon that China's claim to Taiwan is "ahistorical" and it's time to restore sovereignty to the Taiwanese.

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  17. Gov't unyielding in face of drivers' protestRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The China Post

    The Ministry of Transportation and Communications has said it will not grant regulatory concessions to shuttered ride-hailing service Uber, accusing the firm of "evading responsibility" and "confusing the public" in a statement Sunday. "First of all, Uber is considered illegal in most nations across the globe.

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  18. Japan's Ichiran Ramen to open in TaipeiRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The China Post

    Ichiran Ramen, one of the leading noodle restaurant chains in Japan, is scheduled to open its first eatery in Taiwan in June, according its Facebook page. "Friends in Taiwan have been waiting for a long time," the post read."

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  19. Calls for guards at Chiang's mausoleum to stand downRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The China Post

    Democratic Progressive Party legislators backed by scholars called on Monday for the withdrawal of military guards from former President Chiang Kai-shek's Cihu Mausoleum as part of the government's push for transitional justice. The mausoleum is currently managed by the Taoyuan division of the Ministry of National Defense's Armed Forces Reserve Command, meaning the ministry must set aside an annual budget for the upkeep of the grounds, DPP lawmaker Liu Shih-fang from the National Taipei University of Education, who argued that the Defense Ministry should not only cut the budget for the mausoleum but also remove military guards from the grounds.

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  20. Group calls for 'concrete truth' on incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The China Post

    A group representing relatives of victims of the 228 Incident have called on the government to unveil "concrete truths" about the 1947 massacre of anti-government protesters. Chang Chiu-wu, secretary general of the 228 Peace Promotion Association, told the press Monday that the ruling Democratic Progressive Party had d one a "good job" in "neutralizing" Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall to promote transitional justice, but that this was "not enough."

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