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  1. Taiwanese delegation meets Indian studentsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Nerve News

    A 20-member Taiwanese delegation on Monday interacted with Indian students from various universities. The main aim of the youth ambassadors was to develop and deepen the relationship with India and create more exchange programmes.

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  2. Taiwanese delegation meets Indian studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | India.com

    The main aim of the "youth ambassadors" was to develop and deepen the relationship with India and create more exchange programmes. "We are here to promote people-to-people communication and develop the relationship with India," Bruce Fuh, head of the delegation, told IANS.

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  3. Local Gross National Happiness index top in AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The China Post

    Taiwan has received the highest score among Asian countries according to a mechanism it has adopted to measure its people's happiness by taking references from the "Your Better Life Index" compiled by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development . In its report on the 2015 Gross National Happiness index, released Monday, the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics said that the composite index, based on a category of 24 international indicators similar to those adopted by the OECD, was 6.76 points.

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  4. Avian flu strikes Yunlin chicken farm, 17,000 birds culledRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The China Post

    TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Chickens at a Yunlin County poultry farm were found to be infected with the H5N2 avian influenza, according to the local Animal and Plant Disease Control Center , head of Yunlin County's Animal and Plant Disease Control Center, stated that approximately 17,000 chickens out of a total of 23,000 were destroyed at the affected farm located in Yuan Chang Township, after the birds tested positive for H5N2. Initial speculation about the Yunlin outbreak points toward wild birds hiding in the chicken farm during recent downpours, and thus transmitting the virus to farm poultry, Liao stated.

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  5. NTIO to expand collaborations between Netherlands, TaiwanRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The China Post

    The new Netherlands representative at the Netherlands Trade and Investment Office in Taipei, Guy Wittich, yesterday announced the expansion of cooperation between the Netherlands and Taiwan in innovative technologies, industries and public governance policies. "We are in the same boat: The Taiwan and Dutch economies have many similarities, and are both focusing on staying competitive on the global market with innovative products and services.

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  6. Dengue infections lasting longer than before: doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The China Post

    A specialist in Tainan said Monday that over 60 percent of patients who have contracted dengue fever this year had high temperatures that lasted for about a week, which is a longer average period than those recorded in previous dengue fever outbreaks. Hung Yuan-pin, director of Tainan Hospital's Division of Infectious Diseases, said his hospital has recently been receiving 20 to 40 dengue fever inpatients each day.

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  7. Wang Jin-pyng sends working dogs off to world championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The China Post

    Speaker Wang Jin-pyng received some unusual guests Monday at the Legislative Yuan - three dogs that will represent Taiwan at the working dogs world championship in Switzerland. The dogs, two German Shepherds and a Belgian Malinois, were top-ranked in the national qualifiers held by the Kennel Club of Taiwan on March 29. They are headed to Delmont, Switzerland to compete in the IPO championship held from Sept.10 to 13 by the Federation Cynologique Internationale , the world's largest canine organization.

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  8. Descendants of former US presidents visiting TaiwanRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The China Post

    Descendants of former U.S. presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman and Dwight David Eisenhower arrived in Taipei in groups over the past two days to attend commemorative events marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. At the invitation of the government of the Republic of China, David Roosevelt, Clifton Truman Daniel and Mary Jean Eisenhower will be received by Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou.

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  9. TAIPEI: Former Taiwan VP's trip to China starts off with protestsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Former Taiwan Vice President Lien Chan was welcomed by Zhang Zhijun, head of China's Taiwan Affairs Office yesterday upon his arrival at the Beijing Hotel. Lien is scheduled to visit the Diaoyutai State Guest House today to meet with Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.

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  10. Cold Weather May Up Risk of Stroke, Severe Heart Attack for SomeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Health.com

    The onset of cold weather is clearly a bummer for beach lovers, but two new studies suggest that it may actually pose health risks for some. One investigation, out of Taiwan, has identified a link between cold weather and a heightened risk of stroke for patients with atrial fibrillation, a common problem where the heart beats irregularly.

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  11. HTC now planning to lay off 600 employees in Taiwan in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The China Post

    Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan confirmed yesterday that HTC Corp. will lay off 400 people in Taoyuan and that his government will assist HTC workers find new jobs in the high-tech sector. The New Taipei City Government also announced yesterday that it had received a notification from HTC about discharging 200 workers by the end of October at its Xindian facility.

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  12. Mendoza: Gilas in Taiwan to train and not win Jones CupRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    IF only for the record, may I remind everybody again that we are in Taipei not to win the Jones Cup but to hone up Gilas Pilipinas in its preparation for that gigantic bid to snatch the Fiba Asia Cup set to start later this month. A win, of course, would be an automatic feel-good.

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  13. China praises Taiwan war contributionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Participants form the figure "70" and the Chinese characters "The Chinese people shall strive to become stronger" during an event to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two. Beijing/ Taipei - A senior Chinese leader praised the people of Taiwan for their contribution to winning World War Two on Monday, as a former senior Taiwan official arrived for a military parade which has sparked controversy on the self-ruled democratic island.

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  14. Real-Time Power System and Microgrid ModelingRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2015 | PowerPulse

    Power Analytics Corporation has unveiled extensive updates to its Paladin suite of products. These updates add functionality backed by solid patented technology and maintain the highest standard in real time power systems modeling and microgrid design.

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  15. 650V Ultra Junction X2-Class Power MOSFETsRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2015 | PowerPulse

    IXYS Corporation today announced its Ultra Junction Power MOSFET product line: 650V X2-Class Power MOSFETs. With current ratings ranging from 2A to 120A, and on resistance as low as 24 milliohms, they are well-suited for high-efficiency, high-speed power switching applications.

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  16. Brushless Motor Pre-Driver IC for Automotive EPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | PowerPulse

    Toshiba Corporation announced the launch of the TB9081FG, a brushless motor pre-driver IC enhanced to achieve functional safety, for use in electric power steering systems . Sample shipments will start on September 1st, 2015, with mass production scheduled to start in August, 2017.

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  17. Porn star to be featured on Taiwan travel cards to 'cheer commuters up'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Yui Hatano will appear on two limited edition cards that can be used to travel around the capital, Taipei, despite the plans being condemned by the city's mayor.

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  18. Ascletis receives TFDA approval to begin Phase II trial of interferon-free HCV regimenRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Medical News

    Ascletis today announced it received the approval from the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration to start phase II clinical trial for its all-oral interferon -free regimen to treat chronic hepatitis C . The regimen contains Ascletis' two direct-acting antiviral agents , the NS3/4A protease inhibitor ASC08 and the NS5A inhibitor ASC16.

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  19. Gilas bows to South Korea in Jones CupRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    Gilas Pilipinas bowed to its old rival, South Korea, in their second game of the William Jones Cup, 82-70, Monday evening at the Xin Zhuang Gymnasium in Taiwan to drop to 1-1 in the tournament. Barely 24 hours after notching a 77-69 win over host team Chinese-Taipei in their first assignment, Gilas fell short against a South Korean squad that found its range from beyond the arc and controlled the glass.

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  20. Stressed-out Hong Kongers seek better life in TaiwanRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Ah Tong, a Hong Kong emigrate to Taiwan, stands next to a banner showing his award in a Kaohsiung culinary competition, at his restaurant in the Shihlin night market in Taipei on August 21, 2015. Squeezed by soaring rents, cramped living conditions, and unease over their city's political future, a growing number of Hong Kongers are seeking a better life in neighbouring Taiwan.

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