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  1. Taipei mayor to attend China forum after row fizzlesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | The Star Online

    A forum between the mayors of the Taiwan capital of Taipei and the Chinese city of Shanghai will take place after all, Taipei said on Wednesday, suggesting a dispute over the Taipei mayor's refusal to endorse Beijing's "one China" policy has fizzled out. Taiwan has been holding the annual "Two Cities" forum with China's financial capital since 2010 but this year's meeting in Shanghai was in doubt because Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je has repeatedly refused to recognise Beijing's view of "one China".

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  2. Thirteen St Kitts-Nevis students to be awarded Taiwan scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Caribbean News Now!

    By Donya L. Francis BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- After months of waiting in anticipation 13 students from St Kitts and Nevis will be awarded scholarships to pursue studies in various fields in Taiwan. An award ceremony, which is being organized by Taiwan's embassy in Basseterre, will be held on Thursday to present the lucky recipients of the 2015 Taiwan scholarships with their "tickets" to the Asian country.

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  3. Typhoon Soudelor to Threaten China, Taiwan With Damaging Winds and FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AccuWeather.com

    Soudelor rapidly intensified on Monday, becoming a super typhoon and reaching the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane in the Atlantic or Eastern Pacific basins. Soudelor reached peak intensity late Monday with winds near 290 kph making it the strongest tropical cyclone anywhere on the planet this year.

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  4. US dollar closes higher on Taipei forex to NT$31.726Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The China Post

    The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Tuesday, gaining NT$0.021 to close at NT$31.726 after Taiwan's central bank jumped into the market to prop up the greenback, helping the currency recoup its early losses, dealers said. The central bank's intervention aimed to send the New Taiwan dollar lower to boost Taiwan's exports at a time when other regional currencies, in particular the South Korean won, were still depreciating against the U.S. dollar, they said.

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  5. In Taiwan, protests over history textbooks are about the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    High-school student-led protests about a revision to history textbooks that serves China's policies are really about youthful unease over closer ties to the mainland - and the rule of the KMT. Protesters watch the live broadcast of the meeting between Taiwan's Education Minister Wu Se-hwa and student representatives during a protest in front of the Ministry of Education in Taipei, Taiwan, August 3, 2015.

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  6. Watch as Super Typhoon Soudelor - Earth's Most Powerful Cyclone of...Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Bad Astronomy Blog

    ... in northern Taiwan as a Category 3 or 4 storm on Friday or Saturday local time. That would pose a risk to Taipei, Taiwan's largest city. Also, the rugged terrain of the island's interior could wring copious amounts of water from the storm and cause ...

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  7. Striking views of Super Typhoon Soudelor as it tracks toward Taiwan, ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Mashable

    ... Ryukyu Islands (some of which are disputed by China) on Aug. 7, followed by another potential landfall near Taipei, Taiwan as a strong Category 2 or 3 storm on Aug. 8. From there, the storm is likely to move into coastal China as a Category 1 or 2 ...

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  8. China business leaders urge Taiwan to join OBORRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The China Post

    Chinese business leaders yesterday urged Taiwan to participate in the so-called One Belt, One Road initiative, stressing that Taiwan stands to gain from the project. The Beijing-driven "One Belt, One Road" is an infrastructure plan that includes highways, railways, oil and gas pipelines, Internet networks, power grids and other links from China and throughout Asia to Europe and Africa.

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  9. In Taiwan, protests over history texbooks are about the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Youth-led protests about a revision to history textbooks that adds more China-friendly language is ultimately about youthful unease over closer ties to the mainland - and the rule of the KMT. Protesters watch the live broadcast of the meeting between Taiwan's Education Minister Wu Se-hwa and student representatives during a protest in front of the Ministry of Education in Taipei, Taiwan, August 3, 2015.

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  10. An athlete's 'no pole' plight shines light on Internet powerRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The China Post

    The World Youth Athletics Championships held in Cali, Colombia ended two weeks ago, yet Taiwan's news media and netizens held onto it for most of last week. It is not because they were in celebration of a Taiwanese athlete taking away medals or breaking some world record, but rather expressing dismay and general outrage over the Sports Administration and Chinese Taipei Track and Field Association's inability to ship a pole into 17-year-old pole vault contender Yeh Yao-wen's hands, which led to the young athlete's disqualification.

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  11. Ko 'respects' China's '1992 Consensus' stanceRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The China Post

    TAIPEI, Taiwan -- In an interview with Chinese media, Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je said he respects and understands mainland China's stance on the "1992 Consensus." Ko yesterday accepted interviews from three media outlets including China's state-run Xinhua News Agency .

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  12. Three new shopping centers to open within a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The China Post

    Riding off the growing popularity of outlet stores in Taiwan, developers are planning to open three more shopping centers in the next year, which analysts say will enhance local living and convenience. The first new development set to open its doors is Gloria Outlet in Taoyuan.

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  13. AIT events will promote investment in USRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The China Post

    The American Institute in Taiwan will hold events in Taipei and Kaohsiung later this week in an effort to promote investment in the United States. From Wednesday to Thursday, the AIT will lead a SelectUSA Investment Road Show to Taipei and Kaohsiung, showcasing investment opportunities in the U.S., according to a statement issued by the AIT, which represents U.S. interests in Taiwan in the absence of bilateral diplomatic ties.

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  14. Families of former US presidents will fete win over JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The China Post

    The government has invited descendants of former United States presidents, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower to join the commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the R.O.C.'s victory over Japan in the Second Sino-Japanese War, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced yesterday. The grandson of Roosevelt, David Roosevelt; grandson of Truman, Clifton Truman Daniel; and granddaughter of Eisenhower, Mary Jean Eisenhower, are among the invited guests that will be visiting Taiwan soon to participate in commemorating the R.O.C.'s efforts in countering the Japanese invasion from 1937 to 1945, MOFA spokeswoman Eleanor Wang said yesterday.

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  15. Tainan mayor continues boycott of council meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The China Post

    Tainan City Mayor William Lai blasted the Control Yuan over its decision to impeach him yesterday and vowed to continue avoiding city council sessions. As of today, Lai has gone 210 days without entering the council chamber.

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  16. Taiwan student protest highlights youths' concerns over ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Activists scuffles with police officers during a protest in front of Ministry of Education in Taipei, Taiwan, July 24, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer/Files TAIPEI: The latest student protest against amendments to the high school curriculum has highlighted the growing concern among Taiwanese youths towards the mainland.

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  17. Ice Energy Launching new Research and Development CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | PowerPulse

    Ice Energy announced it will launch a new research and development center located in Riverside, California this summer. Among other projects Ice Energy will pursue a line of smaller residential solutions and continue to extend the range of applications supported by their award winning Ice Bear solution.

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  18. 50W LED Driver has RFID Wireless ProgrammingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | PowerPulse

    ROAL Electronics SpA announces the release of its newest programmable LED driver series, MESO 50, featuring the wireless programmability. This new RFID technology offers measurable benefits by enabling simultaneous feature set programming of multiple devices without the need to turn on the unit, or to remove the product from its packaging.

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  19. PowerAmerica and Lockheed Partner on Wide Bandgap DevicesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | PowerPulse

    PowerAmerica , the Next Generation Power Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute , and Lockheed Martin are partnering to develop a new generation of power-efficient microelectronic devices that will reduce energy loss across the power grid and enhance the performance of future aerospace systems. Led by NC State University, PowerAmerica is one of five institutes established to date under the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation , a nationwide network aimed at revolutionizing American manufacturing.

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  20. Taiwan searches for 4 Vietnamese who escaped from detention centerRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    Taiwanese authorities are searching for four Vietnamese who escaped from a detention center after being detained for illegal stays, Taiwanese media reported. The four inmates, whose identities were not revealed, escaped from the Yilan detention center in northeastern Taiwan on Sunday .

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