Taipei, Taiwan Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. TAIPEI: Show hailed as new light of Taiwan shines, as does firework that is Katy PerryRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Asia News Network

    What kind of a world do we live in when a show that was supposed to promote your country sells out to your competitor, if not nemesis, by adopting the flag of the said communist opposition, while someone with an international reputation fearlessly dons on your democratic flag knowing that she will probably suffer more losses than gains? Is anyone currently a viewer of the show I am talking about? Ok, I speak of Fresh Off the Boat, the American television show, which relates the life story of Taiwanese-American celebrity chef, food personality and writer Eddie Huang and his struggles to find his identity as a person from a minority group in America.

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  2. Taipei: Nepal Quake: 2 Taiwanese unaccounted forRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Asia News Network

    Two Taiwan nationals remain unaccounted for following a devastating earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday. The two Taiwanese are individual travelers rather than tour group visitors.

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  3. TAIPEI: Japan should apologise, pay comfort women, says TaiwanRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Asia News Network

    Taiwan has continued to urge the Japanese government to apologise and compensate Taiwanese nationals who were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military during World War II, a government official said yesterday. Lo Koon-tsan, secretary-general of the Association of East Asian Relations, said yesterday during a regular Foreign Ministry news briefing that it has been the Taiwan government's long-standing position that Japan should assume responsibility over the comfort women issue.

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  4. Katy Perry Sparks Controversy With Sunflower DressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    Katy Perry has sparked controversy in Taipei by wearing a dress adorned with sunflowers, which were the symbol of Taiwan's anti-China protest last year. The Roar hitmaker brought her Prismatic World Tour to the capital city on Tuesday night, and appeared to show her support for Taiwan's independence campaigners through her fashion choices.

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  5. Pop Star Katy Perry's Concert Outfit Causes Outrage In ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | International Business Times

    American pop singer Katy Perry got into trouble during her concert in Taipei, Taiwan on April 28. Whether it was intentional or not, it is not known but her fashion faux pas took political colours when she came to perform on stage wearing the Taiwan flag as a cape and China was outraged. Her fashion slip has been dubbed as a political slip throwing her in the midst of a controversy, according to E Online .

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  6. Culinary new wave puts Taiwan on foodie mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Nation

    TAIPEI : Pungent slices of fermented tofu, piping hot pork buns and crisp green guava slices are some of Taiwan's classic street eats, with the best stalls attracting queues of locals and visitors. Now these no-frills favourites are being joined by a new wave of restaurants tapping in to the island's abundant fresh produce and vibrant cuisine.

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  7. Katy risks China Firework as she dons Taiwan flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Nation

    The intricacies of cross-strait diplomacy may not have been uppermost on her mind but Katy Perry caused a stir in both Taiwan and China with her politically tinged attire at a Taipei concert this week. Singer-songwriter Perry moved fans to tears Tuesday, according to local media, after she appeared on stage draped in a Taiwanese flag at Taipei Arena, while donning a glittering gold dress adorned with sunflowers - the symbol of anti-China student protests in Taiwan last year.

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  8. Here's Why Katy Perry's Sunflower Dress Is More Controversial Than You ThinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    Katy Perry's over-the-top costumes are something her fans have come to expect. They've been integral to her most unforgettable moments: Working that cupcake bra in the "California Gurls" video, performing as a human voting ballot at a 2012 Obama rally, and dancing alongside Super Bowl breakout star Left Shark earlier this year.

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  9. This Katy Perry Dress Has Sparked A Major Political Controversy In ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | MTV

    ... causing quite the stir in China because some have viewed it as a pro-Taiwanese statement. During a concert in Taipei, Taiwan on Tuesday (try saying that three times fast), Katy took the stage to belt out "Unconditionally" while draped in a Taiwanese ...

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  10. Why are people upset about Katy Perry's dress?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | NEWS.com.au

    KATY Perry has sparked controversy in Taiwan by wearing a dress adorned with sunflowers, the symbol of Taiwan's anti-China protest last year. JO THORNELY is ready.

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  11. RCA Taiwan Workers' Victory: Too Little, Too LateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | DesignLines

    The Taipei District Court on April 17 decided to penalize the Radio Corporation of America , once one of the world's biggest electronics companies, in favor of former assembly line workers who claim they are suffering from various types of cancer caused by exposure to hazardous chemicals while working at an RCA factory in Taoyuan, Taiwan more than 40 years ago. The case, Taiwan's first class-action suit, which may be appealed two more times, would set an important precedent, allowing groups of people to file claims against companies that have caused injury resulting from pollution and substandard working conditions.

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  12. TIMTOS Turns 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Modern Machine Shop

    This You-Ji VTL spotted at TIMTOS combines a vertical ram with a horizontal ram that can reach past wide diameters to turn difficult-to-access surfaces. TIMTOS , Taiwan's Taipei International Machine Tool Show, held its 25th edition in March.

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  13. Katy Perry's sunflower dress blooms political controversy with ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2011 | State Press

    Katy Perry's performance costume has people in mainland China and Taiwan questioning her political stance. The frenzy began Tuesday after Perry's concert in Taipei, Taiwan, where she wore a long, sparkling-green gown accessorized with bright yellow sunflowers.

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  14. Katy Perry Sunflower Dress Sparks Controversy in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | RollingStone

    Katy Perry sparked controversy in China after a recent concert in Taipei, Taiwan, where she donned both a Taiwanese flag and a sunflower dress, which many viewed as a pro-Taiwanese statement and expression of solidarity with the 2014 Sunflower Student Movement, E! reports. Just over a year ago, a group of students occupied Taiwan's parliament for 23 days, protesting the Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement with mainland China.

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  15. Police crack Taipei-based fraud ring; 6 apprehendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The China Post

    An ad hoc investigation panel headed by the Criminal Investigation Bureau busted a Taipei-based telecom fraud ring on April 23, nabbing 6 suspects involved in a number of fraud schemes. In a released statement, the CIB said that the investigation panel arrested the suspects at six different locations in Taipei.

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  16. Firefly season to peak as breeding season heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The China Post

    Many places in Taiwan are set to see the peak of firefly activity in May, when the insects breed, local governments said Thursday. In Northern Taiwan's New Taipei City, the firefly season could continue through early June, according to city government's Agricultural Department, which has listed 48 hot spots for firefly watching.

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  17. Cook who murdered own sister to serve life sentence: top courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The China Post

    A cook who had murdered his own sister for insurance claims was sentenced to life imprisonment Thursday, after the Supreme Court maintained an earlier ruling and rejected an appeal against it out of concerns for the murderer's mother. The court rejected the appeal by Chiayi prosecutors, who requested the death penalty, out of concerns for Chen Chia-fu's mother, saying the request would deprive her of another one of her children.

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  18. Japan should apologize, pay comfort women: gov'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The China Post

    Taiwan has continued to urge the Japanese government to apologize and compensate Taiwanese nationals who were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military during World War II, a government official said yesterday. Lo Koon-tsan , secretary-general of the Association of East Asian Relations, said yesterday during a regular Foreign Ministry news briefing that it has been the R.O.C. government's long-standing position that Japan should assume responsibility over the comfort women issue.

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  19. Local groups to extend hand to quake-hit NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The China Post

    Two more teams organized by Taiwanese charity groups are set to provide relief assistance to survivors in Nepal in the wake of a magnitude-7.8 earthquake that devastated large areas of the Himalayan country and killed thousands. One of the teams is a 60-member group from the New Taipei-based Taiwan Root Medical Peace Corps, said Ray Mou, director-general of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Department of NGO International Affairs, at a news briefing.

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  20. Katy Perry's sunflower dress sparks anti-China speculationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | New York Daily News

    Singer Katy Perry wore her sunflower dress on April 18 in the Guangdong province of China, and later sparked controversy when she added a Taiwanese flag during a stop in Taipei. The pop superstar tweaked the world superpower when she performed in Taipei wearing Taiwan's flag draped like a cape over her sunflower dress - seen by some as support for an anti-China student movement, according to reports.

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