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  1. Taiwan swipe card with porn star image sells out in 4 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Bellingham Herald

    In this photo taken on Aug. 26, 2015, by the Central News Agency, two special edition swipe cards for Taiwan's mass transit are seen on display featuring the clothed image of 27-year-old, Japanese porn star Yui Hatano, in Taipei, Taiwan. Despite strong opposition, the 15,000 limited-edition cards sold out within hours overnight via a telephone hotline.

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  2. TAIPEI: HTC plans to lay off 600 employees in TaiwanRead the original story

    10 min ago | Asia News Network

    ... by 35 per cent. There are market rumours that the layoff will centre on the R&D department and production lines in Taiwan, amounting to more than 1,300 and about half of the planned labour reduction. HTC declined to comment on the report. HTC ...

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  3. Petaling Jaya: a region evolves with ChinaRead the original story

    11 min ago | Asia News Network

    ... again. What is now regarded as Greater China the People's Republic of China on the mainland, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan are unlikely to be fused into one singularly cohesive whole anytime soon. Yet they are moving together towards a unitary ...

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  4. Hot seller: porn star's special-edition metro EasyCards sell out in Taiwan despite oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | NEWS.com.au

    Available only via phone hotline, some callers complained being placed on hold and not being able to help charities scheme soon enough A special edition swipe card for Taiwan's mass transit featuring the clothed image of a Japanese porn star sold out within hours overnight via a telephone hotline, despite a storm of opposition. Taiwan's EasyCard Corp. said on its website that it sold its full run of 15,000 card sets - racy but without nudity - by 4.18am local time today after phone orders started at midnight.

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  5. Xi Jinping meets Taiwanese leaderRead the original story

    30 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday met Lien Chan, former chairman of the Kuomintang , Taiwan's ruling party, a media report said.

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  6. Taiwan politician Lien meets Xi, defying TaipeiRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | The Daily Star

    China's President Xi Jinping prepares to shake hands with Vanuatu's Prime Minister Sato Kilman (L) before their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, September 1, 2015. REUTERS/Parker Song/Pool

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  7. Sharp Said to Consider Forming LCD Venture Rather Than SaleRead the original story

    41 min ago | The Washington Post

    ... two of the people. There could be antitrust concerns in combining two operations. Sharp had sought an investment from Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group's Hon Hai in 2012, but talks foundered over disagreements on price and the Taipei-based ...

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  8. Taiwan: Transit cards featuring Japanese porn star sell out in hoursRead the original story

    51 min ago | Asian Correspondent

    Two special edition swipe cards for Taiwan's mass transit are seen on display featuring the clothed image of 27-year-old, Japanese porn star Yui Hatano, in Taipei, Taiwan. Pic: AP.

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  9. Xi meets with former KMT chairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | China Daily

    Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Tuesday called on people of the mainland and Taiwan to remember history, unite to safeguard peace, and promote cross-Strait relations and national rejuvenation. Xi made the remarks while meeting with Lien Chan, former chairman of the Kuomintang , Taiwan's ruling party, and other island officials.

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  10. Formosa Boulevard director finds Taiwan film friendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

    "The great thing about Taiwan is that there are a lot of people from all over the world who are landing there for all sorts of reasons," he tells the Straight in a call from Toronto. "I found so many great artists, writers, musicians, painters, photographers-they're all doing stuff there.

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  11. THE (NEW) TRIAL Begins Tonight at TNC's Dream Up FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... this eclectic ensemble, comprised of actors from across the globe, including Germany, Israel, Spain, Argentina, and Taiwan, is brought together by the belief in the power of avant-garde political theatre. Throughout the production the artists will ...

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  12. Carlos Cheung, 28, a Hong Kong emigrate to Taiwan, places a sign in...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Carlos Cheung, 28, a Hong Kong emigrate to Taiwan, places a sign in front of his food stall in central Taichung. Photo: AFP Squeezed by soaring rents, cramped living conditions, and unease over their city's political future, increasing numbers of Hong Kongers are leaving to seek a better life in neighbouring Taiwan.

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

    5 hrs ago | HON

    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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  14. Untold stories of Chinese Nationalists' fight against Japan in second ...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... at a museum in Hong Kong. "Today we are dealing with more and more people who want to twist Chinese history," said Taiwan-based architect Soong Shu-kong. The 53-year-old collector explained his philosophy as he told stories relating to his ...

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  15. Taiwanese delegation meets Indian studentsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Nerve News

    ... delegation, told IANS. The head of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in India said more than 600 students go to Taiwan every year to pursue graduate and post-graduate courses. There are many exchange programmes but we need to enhance the basic ...

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  16. City Officials in Taiwan to Clear Aboriginal Settlement for Construction's SakeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CNN

    The residents of Ljavek, an informal urban Aboriginal community in Kaohsiung , Taiwan, received notice from City Hall last week that their settlement would be destroyed and evacuated on September 10 to make way for re-development. Ljavek was founded in 1953 by Aboriginal migrant workers of chiefly Paiwan ethnicity.

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  17. Androgen Receptor Promotes Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Development via...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Circulation

    From the George Whipple Laboratory for Cancer Research, Departments of Pathology, Urology, Radiation Oncology, and The Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester ; Sex Hormone Research Center, China Medical University/Hospital, Taichung City, Taiwan ; Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY ; and Department of Medicine, Case Cardiovascular Institute Research Institute, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH . Correspondence to Chawnshang Chang, George Whipple Laboratory for Cancer Research, Departments of Pathology, Urology, Radiation Oncology, and The Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642.

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

    11 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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  19. AIT offices set to close on Sept. 7 for US Labor DayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The China Post

    All offices of the American Institute in Taiwan will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7 in observance of Labor Day in the United States, according to an AIT press release.

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  20. CWB forecasts heavy rain for west, offshore countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The China Post

    The Central Weather Bureau issued a heavy rain warning yesterday, cautioning against sudden downpours in western parts of Taiwan and the offshore counties due to an approaching weather front with moisture-bearing southwestern winds. Residents of the offshore Penghu County in particular should be on the alert as rainfall of 130 mm or more, accompanied by strong winds and lightning, is expected into the morning, forecasters said.

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