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    Monday Feb 8 | Iobserve

    Pope Francis sent condolences to Taiwan following an earthquake that left at least 37 people dead as the island prepared to celebrate Chinese New Year, reported ucanews.com. "The Holy Father was saddened to learn of the suffering caused by the deadly earthquake which struck Tainan, leaving many people dead or seriously injured," read a message sent by Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, on behalf of the pope.

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  2. Taiwan President Honors Evergreen Founder Dr. Chang Yung-FaRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | The Journal of Commerce Online

    Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou honored Evergreen Group founder Dr. Chang Yung-Fa with a posthumous commendation in recognition of his contributions to international transportation and social welfare during the memorial service today. The company's North America headquarters are in Jersey City, NJ.

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  3. Video Shows Survivor Pulled from Debris of Taiwan Earthquake CollapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | KWLM-AM Willmar

    A woman was still alive Monday after being buried under debris of one of the collapsed buildings from the earthquake that shook Taiwan two days ago. Taiwan's Eastern Broadcasting Corp. was able to get footage of the rescuers' pulling victims out of the rubble.

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  4. Happy Chinese New Year 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Earth & Sky

    ... 21 and February 21. Chinese New Year red envelopes, used for giving money to children, at Dihua Market, Taipei, Taiwan. Image via BCody80 via Wikimedia Commons. Each year of the Chinese lunar calendar is represented by one of 12 animal symbols of ...

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  5. Taiwan earthquake: Tin cans found in the construction of toppled high-riseRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | GantDaily.com

    This is the street in Tainan, Taiwan, where the Weiguan Jinlong high-rise building collapsed in a magnitude-6.4 earthquake that rocked the region on Saturday. At least 24 people were killed in the building collapse, and efforts continue to find another 120 people who are missing, according to the latest government figures.

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  6. China needs more teachers -- but they have to be menRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Fox News

    Amid fears that a shortage of male teachers has produced a generation of timid and effeminate boys, Chinese educators are trying to reinforce gender roles in the classroom, The New York Times reports. Among China's 15 million teachers - who instruct 270 million students in kindergarten through 12th grade - women occupy four out of every five positions in urban areas, according to a 2012 study by Beijing Normal University, and officials want to even up the ratio.

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  7. 'Hidden fish' genus described for 2 new weakly electric mormyrid species from GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | EurekAlert!

    ... of Cornell University , Ithaca, New York, and Sebastien Lavoue of the Institute of Oceanography at the National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan, is published in the open-access journal ZooKeys . "It's odd we have only three specimens, given how ...

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  8. Long-term antihypertensive effects of far-infrared ray irradiated...Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | BioMed Central

    ... WKYs were obtained from the National Laboratory Animal Breeding and Research Center of the National Science Council, Taiwan. All rats were maintained five per cage at a constant temperature (24a n a <=a BP was measured indirectly and non-invasively ...

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  9. Balik kampung to Putian, FujianRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Star Online

    My dad Tan Book Lin was born in Putian, Fujian, China, in 1925 and travelled to Malaya in 1947 to seek his fortune. Thereafter, visiting his home village with my mum became his favourite vacation.

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  10. WAH Center debuts Exhibit by International Artist Poren HuangRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... to RSVP for the Opening Reception on November 7 from 4-6pm at the WAH Center. The reception is presented by Taiwan's Powen Gallery and organized by EVENTLAND and Spector Communications. About Poren Huang Taiwanese sculptor Poren Huang was born in ...

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  11. Updated Worldwide Survey on the Methods, Efficacy, and Safety of...Read the original story

    Feb 1, 2010 | Circulation

    From the Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology Center , IRCCS, Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine , Baltimore, Md; Veterans General Hospital , Taipei, Taiwan; St Mary's Hospital , London, United Kingdom; the Cardiovascular Center , Tsuchiura Kyodo Hospital, Tsuchiura Ibaraki, Japan; Royal Melbourne Hospital , Parkville, Victoria, Australia; the Cardiology Department , Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea; the Department of Cardiology , University Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada; Texas Arrhythmia Institute , St David's Medical Center, Austin, Tex; the Division of Cardiology , Mayo Foundation-St Mary Hospital, Rochester, Minn; Institute of Medical Statistics and Biometry "G.A. Maccacaro" , UniversitA degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy.

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  12. Video Shows Survivor Pulled From Earthquake Debris 2 Days LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | ABC News

    A woman was still alive today after being buried under debris of one of the collapsed buildings from the earthquake that shook Taiwan two days ago. Rescuers were able to pull her out to safety, as video footage shows.

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  13. President-elect Tsai Ing-wen visits quake-struck TainanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The China Post

    ... not give up hope. Vice President-elect Chen Chien-jen said when attending mass in Taipei, meanwhile, that people in Taiwan should unite to pray for earthquake victims in Tainan. Chen also thanked President Ma Ying-jeou and his administration for the ...

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  14. 'We are all Tainanese': Ma and TsaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The China Post

    TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Search and rescue efforts continued in earnest Monday in Tainan on the third day after the Kaohsiung Meinong earthquake struck Southern Taiwan, with President Ma Ying-jeou building on a burgeoning spirit of national unity by proclaiming: "Today we are all Tainanese." The president made the remark in the heavily hit southern city, where he visited residents saved from the rubble at hospitals in the area.

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  15. Green Island: A Book ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Art of the Grand Gesture

    ... of those rare works of fiction that is so grounded in reality that you can't help but keep turning the pages. Set in Taiwan, the novel delves into the life of ordinary people living under what was a dictatorship, even though the world saw the island ...

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  16. Photos Of Cans Inside Taiwan Building's Pillars Help Spur Call For Safety ReviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Taiwan's president-elect Tsai Ing-wen is promising extensive safety checks of old buildings, two days after an earthquake killed at least 38 people. New questions emerged after stacks of cans were found in the walls of a 16-story building that was the scene of all but two of those deaths.

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  17. Young girl rescued two days after Taiwan quake; toll could exceed 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | NEWS.com.au

    An eight-year-old girl pulled out alive from the rubble of a Taiwan apartment block on Monday more than 60 hours after it was toppled by an earthquake Rescuers pulled out an eight-year-old girl alive from the rubble of a Taiwan apartment block on Monday more than 60 hours after it was toppled by an earthquake, as the mayor of the southern city of Tainan warned the death toll could exceed 100. The girl, named as Lin Su-Chin, was conscious and had been taken to hospital, Taiwan television stations said, adding there were possibly two other people still alive in the wrecked building.

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  18. Taiwan earthquake: Tin cans found in the construction of toppled highriseRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | GantDaily.com

    The Taiwanese government has ordered an investigation into the collapse of a highrise building, as images emerged showing tin cans built into the walls of the toppled complex. Emergency workers came across the tin cans during the rescue operation, Taiwan's state news agency Central News Agency reported.

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  19. Death Toll Rises from Taiwan Earthquake; Chip-Making Plants to Re-Open QuicklyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Insurance Journal West

    The number of confirmed deaths in a weekend earthquake in Taiwan edged up to 37, with the final toll estimated to be much higher as more than a hundred people were still reported missing. Efforts to dig through collapsed buildings in the southern city of Tainan, home to chip-making suppliers to companies like Apple Inc., were hampered on Monday with authorities suspending the use of heavy machinery due to safety concerns.

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  20. Man rescued 56 hours after Taiwan quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | India.com

    Beijing, Feb 8: A second survivor was rescued on Monday from under the debris of a collapsed residential building some 56 hours after a 6.7 magnitude quake struck Taiwan. The man, identified as Li Tsung-tian, was conscious and talking to rescuers as he descended from the toppled building, in Yongkang district of Tainan city, via a crane, Xinhua reported.

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