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  1. Tomorrow's Transportation Ecosystem: From Autonomous Vehicles to Public TransitRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | [email protected]

    ... may not involve four wheels at all. A startup called Gogoro has sold 15,000 of its electric scooters in Taipei, Taiwan, and keeps them on the road with hundreds of battery swap stations. Founder Horace Luke said he plans to expand to other Asian ...

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  2. President vows to spur work on smart citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The China Post

    President Tsai Ing-wen pledged Tuesday that the government will make every effort to boost the development of smart cities in Taiwan and will work closely with local governments to improve the quality of life for the people, at the opening of the 2017 Smart City Summit and Expo. There are all kinds of possibilities in the development of smart cities, she said, adding that through the framework of the internet of things that will help collect big data in various areas, the government will be able to better address transportation, public security, public health and pollution issues.

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  3. Volcanic magma chamber? Don't sweat it: weather bureauRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The China Post

    The magma chamber recently confirmed to exist in the Datun Volcano Group in Northern Taiwan is not evidence that the volcano group has become active, the head of Central Weather Bureau said Tuesday, rebutting a newspaper report. The local newspaper Apple Daily reported Tuesday that the Datun Volcano Group, which has long been seen as a group of dormant volcanoes, has been confirmed to be active after a study concluded at the end of 2016 that a magma chamber exists 20 kilometers beneath the Jinshan and Wanli districts in New Taipei.

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  4. US linguist gets 'Plum Blossom' permanent residencyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The China Post

    TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The National Immigration Agency has awarded a coveted "Plum Blossom" permanent-residency card to U.S. linguist David Wible, to recognize his creation of the interactive language learning system "IWill." The IWill system supports online learning of English as a second language, helping students improve their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

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  5. Water restrictions to begin in Hsinchu, Taoyuan, New TaipeiRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... areas will be reduced during off-peak hours, according to the WRA. Due to lower than average rainfall in most of Taiwan over the past few months, the water supply in New Taipei's Linkou, Banqiao and Xinzhuang districts, Taoyuan, Hsinchu County and ...

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  6. Stilll smoggyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The China Post

    The Port of Kaohsiung is shrouded in smog, Tuesday, Feb. 21. Persistent pollution has engulfed Central and Southern Taiwan.

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  7. Ma denies he asked prosecutor-general to release tapesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The China Post

    Former President Ma Ying-jeou said he had "committed no crime," as he appeared in court Tuesday, accused of illegally obtaining information during a 2013 wiretapping scandal. The court is set to provide a verdict on March 20, with Ma potentially facing three years in prison as well as the prospect of further charges.

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  8. Stationing Marines at AIT isn't all that it seemsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The China Post

    Dr. Stephen M. Young, a former director of the Taipei office of the American Institute in Taiwan , said last Wednesday the United States would station a Marine Guard at the new AIT office compound in Taipei scheduled to open later this year. He revealed the posting of leathernecks in a speech at a conference of the Global Taiwan Institute, a think tank in Washington, where President Donald Trump's Taiwan policy was discussed.

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  9. Film contest seeks to bridge two sides of the straitRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The China Post

    Filmmakers are encouraged to experiment with different genres and to not limit themselves by interpreting "love" as a clichd romance. At the contest's opening ceremony yesterday, Hualien Chairman George Hsieh said that films like "Our Times " had done very well in the mainland Chinese market, which demonstrated great interest in the filmmaking culture of Taiwan.

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  10. Veterans begin monthlong pension protestRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... e ae- ) last June announced it would form a national pension reform committee under the Presidential Office to reform Taiwan's nearly bankrupt retirement pension system. The proposed reforms have faced strong opposition from retired public servants ...

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  11. Perisson Announces Closing of CDN$4 million Secured Debenture FinancingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Market Wire

    ... at Buffalo and holds a bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from the Tatung Institute of Technology in Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. Perisson Petroleum Corporation trades on the TSX-V under the symbol "POG". The Corporation has ownership in certain ...

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  12. Intrinsyc Signs Five New Product Development Services Agreements worth in excess of US$840,000Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | World News Report

    ... products to market utilizing our engineering centers in Vancouver, British Columba, Boulder, Colorado, and Taipei, Taiwan." Intrinsyc Technologies Corporation is a product development company that provides comprehensive and tailored solutions that ...

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  13. Who's that 39 year old paying HK$1.4 billion for three office floors?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... and research advocating China's territorial claims, and the China Institute of Culture, that pledges its support for Taiwan's reunification with mainland China. Add to this a Czech news report that Ye was a deputy secretary general with close ...

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  14. Jewish Community, President Tsai Mark International Holocaust Remembrance DayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... were killed by the Nazi regime, along with millions of Roma, disabled, and homosexuals. This year's commemoration in Taiwan was delayed due to the Lunar New Year holiday. In 2016, former President Ma Ying-jeou became the first leader of Taiwan to ...

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  15. Trump's latest phone call leaves Taiwan in "perilous place": reportRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The China Post

    U.S. President Donald Trump's recent phone call with Chinese leader Xi Jinping may have disadvantaged Taiwan, a report published in the Atlantic on Monday suggested. The article written by Jon Emont said that Trump's decision to honor the "one-China" policy put Taiwan in a "perilous place" that may result in the renegotiation of the cross-strait status quo, or a reversion to relations before President Tsai Ing-wen placed a congratulatory call to Trump late last year.

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  16. Cross-strait ties 'not ideal enough': premierRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The China Post

    The Tsai Ing-wen administration has hoped for positive interactions between Taiwan and China since it took office on May 20 last year, but the situation has not been "ideal enough," Premier Lin Chuan said Tuesday. The government will continue its efforts in this area with the hope of engaging in interactions with China under the principles of equality and dignity, while building mutual trust and generating good will through contacts between the two sides.

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  17. Game developer Yao Shuen-ting shows scenes from his horror game "Detention". Photo: AFPRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    As the 70th anniversary of a bloody political purge in Taiwan looms, a new horror video game set during the island's "White Terror" is winning rave reviews. "Detention" was created by Taiwanese developers and takes place during the crackdown on opponents by the ruling nationalist Kuomintang, when the now democratic island was still under martial law.

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  18. Cyberon and Andes Collaborate on Voice Interface Solutions for IoT DevicesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Design And Reuse

    ... of intelligent electronics." About Cyberon Corporation Cyberon Corporation, with its headquarter in Taipei, Taiwan, is a leading embedded speech solution provider and supported by experts experienced in Speech Recognition and Text-to-Speech ...

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  19. Weekend to be rainy and coldRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The China Post

    Large variations in weather conditions can be expected starting Thursday with temperatures dropping to 14 degrees in northern Taiwan, according to forecasts by veteran meteorologist Wu Te-rong. Coastal areas in middle and northern Taiwan will see the mercury drop to 12 degrees.

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  20. Southern Taiwan plagued by more unhealthy airRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The China Post

    Unhealthy air quality is affecting much of southern Taiwan this morning, according to Air Quality Index readings of the Environmental Protection Agency. Air rated unhealthy for sensitive groups is also prevalent in central regions of the island.

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