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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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ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwanese delegation to attend Swaziland king's birthday celebration

Taipei, April 22 Taiwan has sent a delegation to attend the birthday celebration of Swaziland's King Mswati III later this week and will also visit Burkina Faso, another of Taiwan's African allies, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

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The View from Taiwan

Paper on Parade: Tourism as a territorial strategy: the case of China and Taiwan

A roadside vendor in Miaoli looks to capture some tourist dollars. Time for another installment of this blog's regularly irregular Paper on Parade.

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Suria

Taiwan anti-nuclear activist starts...

Former Taiwanese opposition leader and anti-nuclear activist Lin Yi-hsiung Tuesday launched an indefinite hunger strike in protest at a nearly completed nuclear facility, while some of his supporters clashed with police.

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Business Wire

One-Two Punch Propels Taiwana s Medical Tourism Sector

The first is the World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress Taiwan 2014 , which will take place June 26 & 27th at the Taipei International Convention Center.

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PR-inside.com

Tax Efficient Business Setup in Taiwan

International business, with the expert help of Singapore-based Healy Consultants, can take full advantage of these benefits, now without the burden of personal travel.

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Plastics News

Taiwan's TSRC expands in Nantong

Taiwan's TSRC Corp. said April 21 it has opened a 25,000-metric-ton capacity styrene-isoprene-styrene block copolymer manufacturing facility in Nantong, China, and plans to add a further 30,000-ton SIS plant in Taiwan in 2016.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The China Post

Standard Chartered maintains forecast for local GDP growth

Standard Chartered Bank maintained its forecast yesterday for Taiwan's gross domestic product growth in 2014 amid an improving global economy.

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The China Post

Taiwan Tower will help pay gov't debt with shopping, tourism: Hu

Currently under construction, the Taiwan Tower may bring Taichung tens of billions of New Taiwan dollars after its completion, said Taichung Mayor Jason Hu yesterday.

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The China Post

Su, Jiang fail to reach agreement on Nuke 4

Following a visit to the mayor of Taipei on Sunday, Democratic Progressive Party Chairman Su Tseng-chang yesterday visited Premier Jiang Yi-huah at the Executive Yuan and discussed controversial the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant issue.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Anti-nukes poised to act April 26 against nuclear power, waste

Several non-governmental organizations which have launched a nationwide mobile platform in opposition to the nuclear waste produced by Taiwan's existing nuclear power plants called on the government Monday to halt the current project, and to scrap the first, second and third nuclear plants as soon as possible.

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Services pact not directly linked to Taiwan's TPP bid: U.S. official

Taipei, April 21 The United States does not think that Taiwan's handling of its trade-in-services agreement with ), an Asia-Pacific trade bloc, a visiting U.S. official said Monday.

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Taiwan to step up ferry safety measures after South Korea sinking

Taipei, April 21 Taiwanese ferries will be subject to more inspections and rescue drills starting within a month, the Maritime and Port Bureau said last week, addressing safety concerns in the wake of the deadly disaster on the The operators of domestic ferries, including Taima, Hofu, Taihua, Rera and Tai Min Star, are required to launch rescue ... (more)

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The Straits Times

Night of songs, friendly rivalry and cleavage at benefit show led by A-mei, Tanya Chua

It was a star-studded show by women and for women, but also a showcase of cleavage versus cleavage and other forms of friendly feminine rivalry.

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Haitian president arrives in Taiwan on state visit

Taipei, April 21 Haiti's President Michel Joseph Martelly arrived in Taiwan Monday for a four-day state visit, during which the two countries are set to sign a joint communique and a new agreement, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that day.

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Toxicological Sciences

Andrographolide Sensitizes the Cytotoxicity of Human Colorectal...

To whom correspondence should be addressed at School of Nutrition, Chung Shan Medical University, No.

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