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1 hr ago | Forbes.com

Taiwan Billionaire Clan Goes Global -- And Not In Tech

Steven Pan has built the Formosa International Hotels of Taipei into a one-of-kind success in a Taiwan economy famous for electronics manufacturing.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Taiwan Travel, World News, Bernard Arnault

2 hrs ago | KFVS12

Relatives fly to Taiwan plane crash site, 48 dead

A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground.

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5 hrs ago | Reuters

Fitch: Taiwanese Banks' China Exposure to Double by 2016

Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: Taiwanese BanksA a a Exposure to China here TAIPEI, July 23 Fitch Ratings in a report released today forecasts Taiwanese banks' aggregate gross China exposure to almost double to 13% of system assets by 2016, driven by short-term trade finance and openings of banks' subsidiaries in China.

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7 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

Arizona cleared to proceed with execution; 47 killed in Taiwan plane...

A relative of a passenger on the Taiwan domestic TransAsia Airways flight GE222 that crashed on the Taiwan island of Penghu, reacts at the flight's departure airport in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, late Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Air Accidents, Death Penalty, State Prisons, Prison, Associated Press

10 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Plane crashes while landing in Taiwan, killing 47

Low-income Oregon residents were supposed to be big winners after the state expanded Medicaid under the federal health care overhaul and created a new system to improve the care they received.

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11 hrs ago | The China Post

Macau Orchestra to play in Taiwan for the 1st time

The Macau Orchestra will perform in Taiwan for the first time during a concert tour that opens Thursday, bringing with it works by Rachmaninoff and other masters.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Symphony, Arts

13 hrs ago | WBAY-TV Green Bay

Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 trapped, feared dead

Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

14 hrs ago | News Times

Failed emergency landing kills dozens in Taiwan

The Director of Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration Sheng Ching speaks to media at the Sungshan airport in Taipei on July 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Air Accidents, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

15 hrs ago | The Independent

TransAsia Airways plane crash kills 51 in Taiwan

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15 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

REPORT: Dozens Feared Dead In Passenger Plane Crash In Taiwan

More than 40 people are thought to have died in a passenger plane crash in Taiwan, according to Agence France Presse.

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16 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

45 feared killed as Taiwan passenger plane crashes in Penghu

As many as 45 people are feared dead and nine people are injured after a passenger plane operated by TransAsia Airways crashed on the outlying island county of Penghu on Wednesday, Focus Taiwan news channel said.

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16 hrs ago | The Salinas Californian

Reports: TransAsia Airways crashes in Taiwan, 51 dead

A TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed Wednesday into residential buildings in an emergency landing, killing 51 people, the Taiwan news agency reports.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Air Accidents, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, ATR 72, ATR Aircraft

17 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Mainland China braces for Typhoon Matmo after storm batters Taiwan with 155km/h winds

Typhoon with sustained winds of 140 km/h, churning northwest toward the heavily populated coast of Fujian province after dumping heavy rains on Taiwan overnight China was bracing on Wednesday for the arrival of a second typhoon in less than a week, as communities along the country's southern coast cleared away debris in the wake of the earlier ... (more)

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18 hrs ago | Nerve News

Typhoon-hit Taifong Open golf reduced to 54 holes

The $160,000 Taifong Open golf tournament has been reduced to 54 holes with the first round starting Friday following inclement weather caused by Typhoon Matmo, which hit Chinese Taipei Wednesday.

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22 hrs ago | The China Post

Economics minister to ensure Nuke 1 output stability

Economics Minister Chang Chia-juch yesterday said he will ensure that the First Nuclear Power Plant will provide a stable flow of electricity, adding that the power plant will not suspend operations.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Taiwan Prepares To Close Schools, Offices As Typhoon Matmo Nears

Offices and schools in cities and counties across Taiwan will close on Wednesday in anticipation of heavy rain brought by Typhoon Matmo, Xinhua news agency reported.

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The China Post

Woman unable to file for divorce after over 20 years of separation

Taiwan Woman's Link yesterday urged the Taiwan High Court to amend divorce laws after a 90-year-old woman surnamed Yu was unable to divorce her husband after being separated for 20 years.

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The China Post

Unemployment drops to 3.92%, lowest in 14 years

Taiwan's unemployment rate dropped to 3.92 percent in June, the lowest rate it has been in the same period in the past 14 years, according to a report released by the Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics yesterday.

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The China Post

Bank of Taiwan may issue New Taipei treasury bonds

The Bank of Taiwan yesterday announced that it was granted the right to issue city treasury bonds on behalf of the New Taipei City Government.

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The China Post

Price of vegetables goes up with Matmo approaching

The approaching Typhoon Matmo has caused vegetable prices to increase ahead of its arrival, prompting the main opposition party to slam the government for allowing "outrageous" hikes without taking into account people's economic hardships.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Democratic Progressive Party, World News, Ma Ying-jeou

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