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29 min ago | The China Post

Taiwan echoes US call for calm in S. China Sea

Taiwan has reiterated its sovereignty over disputed waters in the South China Sea, but also echoed the U.S. government's latest call on all claimants to exercise self-restraint to reduce tensions in the region.

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29 min ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan renews call for peaceful resolution of South China Sea disputes

Taipei, July 12 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Saturday reaffirmed Taiwan's sovereignty over four island groups in the South Sea, while urging neighboring countries and territories involved in territorial disputes in the area to resolve their differences through dialogue and negotiation.

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3 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

DPP attacks links Control Yuan nominee with president

The day after Control Yuan nominee Hsu Kuo-wen announced his withdrawal from the process, the opposition Democratic Progressive Party kept up its attacks on his links with President The Yilan County physician was one of several people on the list of 29 presidential nominees who had come under fire.

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7 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Chu stays away from Ma-Lien-Hau appearance

Ma, who has had troubled relations with both Lien and his father, former Vice President Lien Chan, in the past, did show up Saturday as expected, but Chu did not.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The China Post

EasyCard adds change top-ups as new feature

The EasyCard Corporation yesterday held a press event at the MRT Zhongxiao Fuxing Station, releasing the new change top-up feature of the EasyCard.

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DigiTimes

Two polarizer makers post mixed results for June

Taiwan-based polarizer maker BenQ Materials saw June consolidated revenues of NT$1.460 billion increase on month by 2.81%, while fellow maker Chi Mei Materials Technology had those of NT$1.311 billion decreasing by 6.53%, according to the companies.

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Switched

Japan Earthquake 2014: Quake Hits Off Eastern Shore

Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau official Lu Pei-ling points to seismograph readings of a 6.7 magnitude earthquake that shook Taiwan, Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006, in Taipei, Taiwan.

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MMAFighting.com

One FC 18 results: Eric Kelly survives busted nose to stun Rob Lisita in bloody affair

Bathed in his own blood and hampered by a badly broken nose, Filipino featherweight contender Eric Kelly nonetheless summoned the strength to overcome Rob Lisita , capping off ONE FC 18's main event with a gutty second-round rear-naked choke finish on Friday night in Taipei, Taiwan.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan's 5,000th 7-Eleven convenience store opens for business

Taipei, July 11 Taiwan's 5,000th 7-Eleven convenience store opened Friday in Kaohsiung in the southern part of the country, a feat that has been achieved in just 35 years.

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The China Post

Hsieh turns down Ma's request to run for Keelung mayor

Kuomintang Legislator Hsieh Kuo-liang yesterday said that as his family opposes the idea of him running for Keelung mayor, he has turned down President Ma Ying-jeou's request, adding that he thinks the most important thing at the moment for his party is to find a well-reputed candidate to run for election at the end of this year.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan records year's ninth Japanese encephalitis case

The most recent case is a 66-year-old woman from southern Taiwan's Pingtung County.

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NEWS.com.au

Blue-faced baby found stuffed inside a bag left on Fujian road

A newborn girl was discovered swaddled inside a zipped bag that was left on a roadside in Xiamen city this week, and was rescued before it choked to death.

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The Age

China's rulers team up with notorious 'White Wolf' of Taiwan

Taipei: The Chinese Communist Party, which came to power promising to break the nexus between politics and crime, has teamed up with a notorious triad figure to help press its claims in Taiwan.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Oncogene

Repression of miR-126 and upregulation of adrenomedullin in the...

Correspondence: Dr T-Y Chu, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tzu Chi General Hospital, 707, Sector 3, Chung-Yang Road, Hualien 970, Taiwan, ROC.

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Indian Television

Woody Allen's comedy to open Cine Fan Summer Film Festival in Hong Kong

NEW DELHI: Cine Fan Summer International Film Festival to be held next month in Hong Kong will open with Woody Allen's Magic in the Moonlight and close with Chang Jung-chi's Partners in Crime .

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The China Post

Prime developer touts commercial property despite uncertainty

Amid increasing market uncertainty, Hung Sheng Construction Co. on Thursday launched a commercial property near Songjiang Nanjing Station and Nanjing Fuxing Station at unit rental price of NT$4,000 per ping.

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MMA Weekly

Koetsu Okazaki Tells Bibiano Fernandes to Hold On to One FC Belt, He's Coming for It

Following back-to-back losses for the first time in his career, former Shooto star Koetsu Okazaki rebounded with a second-round submission over Josh Alvarez in ONE FC last December.

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Avia.Ru

Transaero Airlines started performing direct scheduled flights on route Moscow - Taipei - Moscow

Transaero Airlines performed a direct scheduled flight on route Moscow Taipei - Moscow on July 2nd 3rd 2014, the carrier's press-service reports.

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ABS-CBN News

Cebu Pacific seeks to spur more Taipei traffic

Cebu Pacific Air is trying to boost traffic between Manila and Taipei by using bigger planes and holding a seat sale.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Nine electricity suppliers in Taiwan slapped fine of $200M

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission yesterday said it would slap a fine of NT$6.007 billion on nine private electricity suppliers for refusing to cooperate with the Taiwan Power Company in efforts to lower the price of electricity.

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