Taipei, Taiwan Newswire (Page 6)

Taipei, Taiwan Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Taipei, Taiwan. (Page 6)

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  1. Hundreds of Pokemon Go fans hit the streets of TaipeiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Reuters

    Hundreds of Pokemon Go enthusiasts caused a stampede in Taipei on Sunday in a rush to 'catch' rare Pokemons. The streets in Beitou were packed with people playing the location-based game and hunting for the virtual monsters through their smartphones.

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  2. Hong Kong-owned travel agency closes in Taiwan amid slump in arrivals from across the straitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | NEWS.com.au

    A Hong Kong-owned travel agency in Taiwan that caters to visitors from across the strait has closed, the island's tourism bureau said on Wednesday. It is the first travel agency affected by the drop in mainland visitors amid cooling cross-strait ties since the independence-leaning Democratic Progressive Party came to power in May. A Plus International Travel Service, a Taipei-based agency owned by Hongkonger Yau Wah-kiu and which only handles mainland visitors, said on Tuesday it was shutting down, Central News Agency reported.

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  3. Taiwan's vice-president to visit Vatican amid signs Beijing and Holy See drawing closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | South China Morning Post

    Chen Chien-jen will visit the island's sole European ally next week, although foreign office insists ties are stable Taiwan will send its first envoy in three years to visit the Vatican - it's sole ally in Europe - in a bid to cement ties as signs grow that Beijing and the Holy See are working towards resuming relations. Taiwanese Vice-President Chen Chien-jen, a Catholic who has long had ties with the Vatican, would leave next week for the canonisation of Mother Teresa and meet senior officials, attend a mass and visit Assisi, birthplace of St Francis, during a six-day visit, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday.

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  4. How are medals made for the Olympic Games?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | NewsOK.com

    Olympic athletes shed blood, sweat and tears for the chance to go for gold and bring their country pride once every four years. While many developed countries expect their athletes to compete purely for the glory of victory, smaller nations shower their sportspeople with cash and other incentives in the hopes of spurring the march to medals.

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  5. Taiwan vice president to visit Vatican as it eyes better China tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Star Online

    Taiwan's vice president will next month visit the Vatican, its sole diplomatic ally in Europe, on a trip that could anger China as the Holy See looks for rapprochement with the world's most populous country. Chen Chien-jen will be the special envoy for Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, who the Vatican invited for a Sept.

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  6. Lanner Adds NCA-1210 into its Expanding Compact Network Appliance LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | PR Log

    ... er has a large and dynamic manpower of over 800 well-experienced employees worldwide with the headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan and subsidiaries in the US, Canada, and China.

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  7. St Vincent Opposition Party Says It Will Switch Ties From Taiwan To ChinaRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Malaysian National News Agency

    S. Vincent and the Grenadines main opposition New Democratic Party has announced a major foreign policy shift, saying it would switch diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China if it is elected to office. The announcement by NDP president and Leader of the Opposition, Arnhim Eustace on Tuesday, represents a change in one of the last common policies that the NDP shared with the ruling Unity Labour Party.

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  8. Taiwanese tea entrepreneurs brew up new twist on traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | South China Morning Post

    Forget cheap bubble tea: a new wave of entrepreneurs are hoping to create a high-end, modern tea-shop culture to entice younger and foreign drinkers Cheap instant "bubble tea" is one of Taiwan's best-known culinary exports; now a new wave of entrepreneurs hope a high-end modern take on traditional brews will also be sipped worldwide. Taiwan has been producing tea for more than 200 years and a cup of the island's famous oolong is obligatory for many visitors, but exports have been knocked by rising labour costs and bubble tea has eclipsed the old-style carefully crafted cuppa.

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  9. Video Shows Crazy Pokemon Go Stampede in Taiwan When Players Discover SnorlaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | TechEBlog

    Pokemon Go may be cooling off here stateside, but players overseas are still going crazy trying to catch them all, especially Snorlax which appeared in Taipei near Beitou Park. News sources say that the Xinbeitou area is now a hot spot for "thousands" of players looking to get their hands on a variety of rare Pokemon that pop-up from time to time.

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  10. Taiwan police grapple for control of Pokemon swarmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Bangkok Post

    Police are struggling to control crowds at a hot springs park in Taiwan that has become a hub for Pokemon Go players after gaining a reputation as a spot to catch rare creatures. The normally quiet park in Beitou, just outside the capital Taipei, has been thronged in recent days by enthusiasts of the wildly popular mobile gaming app.

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  11. RPT-Taiwan stocks almost flat, Mega Financial leads financials downRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Reuters

    Aug 24 Taiwan stocks were almost flat on Wednesday morning as losses in financial shares, led by Mega Financial, eroded early gains. Shares in the Taiwanese financial holding company, the focus of a probe by local prosecutors following a rare fine for anti-money laundering violations in the U.S., were sliding for the fourth session running.

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  12. fyber forma Looks to Outer Space for Its Modern DesignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Hypebeast.com

    fyber forma is a budding personal wear and accessory brand from Taipei, Taiwan that draws inspiration from outer space to create a medley of premium, athleisure garments. To create its "wearable works of space aesthetics," the unisex label ...

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  13. Fitch Rates Xinyuan's Proposed USD Notes 'B(EXP)'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Reuters

    EBITDA margin falling below 15% on a sustained basis Future developments that may, individually or collectively, lead to positive rating action include: - Significant increase in scale, as reflected by contracted sales exceeding CNY15bn - Net debt/adjusted inventory sustained below 40% - Contracted sales/total debt improving to above 1.0x on a sustained basis - EBITDA margin improving to above 20% on a sustained basis Contact: Primary Analyst Fiona Zhang Associate Director +852 2263 9909 Fitch Limited 19/F Man Yee Building 60-68 Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong Secondary Analyst Jenny Wenjun Huang Associate Director +852 2263 9922 Committee Chairperson Su Aik Lim Senior Director +852 2263 9914 Date of Relevant Rating Committee: 18 May 2016 Media Relations: Wai-Lun Wan, Hong Kong, Tel: +852 2263 9935, Email: [email protected]

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  14. Vietnam's Jan-Aug actual FDI rises 9 pct y/y to $9.8 bln - govtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Reuters

    Aug 24 Actual foreign direct investment inflows into Vietnam reached an estimated $9.8 billion in the first eight months of this year, up 8.9 percent from a year ago, the Planning and Investment Ministry said. New FDI pledges in the January-August period rose 7.7 percent from a year ago to $14.4 billion, with most of the funds going to manufacturing, processing and real estate projects, the ministry said in a report posted on its website on Tuesday.

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  15. At least six people believed killed by Italian earthquake -RAIRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Reuters

    Aug 24 At least six people are believed to have died following a strong earthquake in central Italy, officials told state broadcaster RAI on Wednesday. The mayor of the central Italian town of Accumoli said a number of buildings had been badly damaged by the 6.2 magnitude quake.

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  16. Australia shares flat amid mixed financial resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Reuters

    Aug 24Australian shares struggled to advance on Wednesday as mixed earnings reports offset a boost from firmer mining and bank stocks. Ardent Leisure Group surged as much as 19 percent after unveiling a 32 percent rise in annual profit.

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  17. China's yuan back to fifth most-used world payment currency - SWIFTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Reuters

    Aug 24 China's yuan bounced back to be the fifth most-active currency for global payments in July, thanks to a big fall in payments in other currencies, global transaction service provider SWIFT said on Wednesday. The yuan's market share increased to 1.9 percent in July from 1.72 percent in June.

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  18. Chailease Plans Solar-Backed Bonds on Taiwan Clean Power PushRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Bloomberg

    A Taiwanese solar-farm operator is planning to sell the market's first solar asset-backed securities as new government policies encourage the development of clean energy industries. The planned bonds from Chailease Finance Co., primarily a leasing company providing machinery, vehicle and aircraft financing, will be backed by solar-power purchase agreements with state-owned Taiwan Power Co., according to an official at CTBC Bank Co., an underwriter of the deal, who asked not to be identified because he isn't authorized to speak publicly.

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  19. What this graph tells us about Pokemon GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | NEWS.com.au

    ... high," he concludes. A huge crowd of Pokemon Go players were filmed in a wild chase through the streets of Taipei, Taiwan, for a rare Pokemon on Saturday. Local media reported that the Pokemon trainers were rushing to catch a Snorlax that had ...

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  20. Continuing decrease in Hep B years after infant vaccination programRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | GastroHep.com

    The most recent issue of Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology reports a continuing decrease in Hepatitis B virus infection 30 years after initiation of infant vaccination program in Taiwan. The seroprevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen decreased from 10% before the vaccination program to less than 1% by 25 years afterward.

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