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1 hr ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Elderly Taiwanese cyclists return from 2,000-km Canada-US trip

Taipei, April 24 A group of senior cyclists that includes a 90-year-old man returned to Taiwan Thursday after wrapping up an 18-day, 2,000-kilometer ride from Vancouver to San Francisco that ended Saturday.

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1 hr ago | The China Post

Official says stalling of cross-strait pact will affect Taiwan's TPP bid

A Ministry of Economic Affairs official yesterday insisted that delaying the Cross-Strait Trade in Services Agreement will affect Taiwan's bid to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership .

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5 hrs ago | News24

Philippines deports Taiwanese over internet scam

Samsung has released the latest version of its Galaxy S and News24 had a first look at the pricey smartphone.

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7 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan blocks California poultry after bird flu found on quail farm

Taipei, April 24 Taiwan has temporarily banned all imports of poultry from California as of April 19, the day after low-pathogenic avian influenza was detected on a quail farm in the state, according to the Council of Agriculture Thursday.

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7 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Taiwan minister quits over extramarital affair claim

A Taiwanese minister resigned on Thursday after his alleged extramarital affair surfaced in the media, the latest blow to a government battling mounting anger over its policies on China and nuclear energy.

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10 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan CDC confirmed 3rd imported H7N9 influenza case on April 22

In the evening of April 22, 2014, the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control confirmed the third imported case of H7N9 avian influenza in a 44-year-old female from Nanjing, Jiangsu, .

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12 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

GlacialLight Introduces Arcturus Series 50W Low Bay Lights - GL-BL50

Artistically Rendered Lighting Fixtures Offers Smooth and Even Illumination April 24, 2014, Taipei, Taiwan - GlacialLight, the lighting division of GlacialTech Inc., is introducing the Arcturus series of GL-BL50 Low Bay Lights.

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16 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Annette Lu on the power pinch: Taiwan wastes too much electricity

Currently in New York to promote a new book and meet overseas friends and supporters, former Vice President Annette Lu touched on the hunger strike being carried out by former chairman Lin Yi-hsiung to protest construction of the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-LME says up to quarter of its electronic trade comes from Asia

Up to a quarter of electronic trading volume on the London Metal Exchange comes from Asia-based participants, the bourse's head said on Thursday.

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The China Post

Computex set to highlight smart living technologies, applications

Asia's largest computer show will focus this year on smart living technologies and applications, from 3D printers to wearable devices, according to one of the organizers of Computex Taipei.

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The China Post

Tsay released by police with residence limitation

Referendum Alliance leader Tsay Ting-kuei yesterday was released by the police with limitation on his residence after being questioned for attempting to push the barricades away in front of the Legislative Yuan on Tuesday night.

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The China Post

HTC's mid-ranges martphones to hit local stores in May

Aiming at the mid-range smartphone market in Taiwan, HTC Corp. on Wednesday announced launch dates for two new flagship Desire phones - the 4G-compatible HTC Desire 816 and 610.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan police find, return expensive jewelry to owner

Taipei, April 23 A Taiwanese police officer on Wednesday found a purse containing more than NT$1.3 million worth of jewelry at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and returned it to the owner, a tourist.

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Design And Reuse

Alchip and Credo Provide 28Gbps SerDes ASICs for Enterprise Data Communication

Taipei, Taiwan/Hong Kong/ San Jose, USA – April 23, 2014 - Credo Semiconductor, a global innovation leader in SerDes technology, and Alchip Technologies, Ltd. , a world leading fabless ASIC company, announced a strategic partnership for providing 28Gb/s SerDes IP for ASIC solutions targeting the Data Center and Enterprise Communications ... (more)

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ETaiwanNews.com

Anti-nuclear activists protest outside KMT

Lin began his hunger strike on Tuesday, calling on the government to scrap the building of the fourth nuclear plant, now nearing completion in Gongliao, New Taipei City.

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ABS-CBN News

DTI expects more trade missions from Taiwan

"With its strong economic performance, flourishing business opportunities, and proximity, the Philippines is in a firm position to encourage Taiwan in closely considering our country as their gateway or hub for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations market," Trade Undersecretary Ponciano C. Manalo, Jr. said.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Reuters

Fitch Assesses Taiwan's First Basel III Tier 1 Instrument

TAIPEI, April 22 Fitch Ratings will generally rate Basel III-compliant Tier 1 instruments issued in Taiwan, such as Taishin International Bank's /Stable) recently launched perpetual non-cumulative subordinated debt, four notches down from the banks' anchor rating.

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The China Post

Gov't to further assist with Haiti rice production

Taiwan and Haiti signed an agreement yesterday that will see Taiwan provide further assistance in increasing rice production in the Caribbean country to address food security issues.

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South China Morning Post

What Tsai Ing-wen must do for shot at Taiwan's presidency

The likely new head of the opposition DPP needs a credible policy towards mainland if she is to contest next poll for island's top leader It seems clear that Dr Tsai Ing-wen will be the next leader of Taiwan's main opposition party.

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The China Post

Taiwan int'l percussion festival set for May

Young drummers from a remote indigenous village in eastern Taiwan will open the triennial Taiwan International Percussion Convention in May, bringing their music to an international stage.

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