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News on Taiwan continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | The China Post

Lien closing in on Ko in Taipei race: KMT

Independent candidate Ko Wen-je continues to be the frontrunner in the Taipei mayoral race, but his lead over major rival Sean Lien from the ruling Kuomintang has narrowed, a recent survey has shown.

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Related Topix: World News, Kuomintang

6 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

Taiwan's KMT elects new central standing committee members

Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang on Saturday elected 32 members to its 19th Central Standing Committee for a new term.

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10 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Shamed actor Ko Chen-tung faces criminal probe when he returns to Taiwan

Taiwanese actor Ko Chen-tung will face a criminal investigation when he returns to the island, after serving 14 days in detention in Beijing for drug offences, according to Taiwan prosecutors.

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News, Jaycee Chan

13 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan raises travel alert for DR Congo on Ebola concerns

Taipei, Aug. 30 The Centers for Disease Control heightened a health advisory against travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo Saturday from "watch" to "alert" on concern over the continued spread of the Ebola virus.

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

17 hrs ago | The China Post

KMT's Lo questions Ko's ethics

According to the Chinese-language United Evening News, Kuomintang Legislator Lo Shu-lei yesterday accused independent Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je of treating his patients as experimental subjects while Ko led the Surgical Intensive Care Unit Team at National Taiwan University Hospital .

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Related Topix: World News, Kuomintang, Travel, Asia Travel, Taiwan Travel, Taipei, Taiwan Travel

21 hrs ago | Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Abenomics in trouble, what can Taiwan learn?

Abenomics is having trouble. The popular economic policies implemented since 2012 by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have begun to lose their attraction to investors and the general public.

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Related Topix: World News, Ma Ying-jeou

Fri Aug 29, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan to spend US$2.5 billion on indigenous weapon systems

Taipei, Aug. 29 The military plans to spend NT$74.8 billion to purchase locally-made surface-to-air missile systems, a lawmaker at the Legislative Yuan's National Defense Committee revealed Friday.

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TEFL.com

Taiwan: Immediate Teaching postions throughout Taiwan.

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Related Topix: Travel, Southeast Asia, Asia Travel, Taiwan Travel, World News, The General, Country, Czech Republic, Europe, Europe Travel, Czech Republic Travel,

IcNetwork

Taking a Welsh stage drama about a Mexican artist to Taiwan

Wales-based playwright Kaite O'Reilly talks about her play which is inspired by Frida Kahlo and will premiere at the Taipei Arts Festival next week A: The Taipei Arts Festival has been trying to get director Phillip Zarrilli over from Wales to Taiwan to train and direct a production with a Taiwanese company for some years.

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Forbes.com

OSI Says Six Employees Arrested In Reported Shanghai Meat Safety Scandal

I'm a senior editor and the Shanghai bureau chief of Forbes magazine. Now in my 13th year at Forbes, I compile the Forbes China Rich List, Hong Kong Rich List and Taiwan Rich List.

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Related Topix: World News, University of Vermont, University of Wisconsin Madison, Illinois, Public Relations, Business News

Forbes.com

What Anti-China Riots? Investment in Vietnam Surges Ahead

I have covered some of everything over the past 26 years of news reporting, from my alma mater U.C. Berkeley to the Great Hall of the People in Beijing where I followed Communist officials for the Japanese news agency Kyodo.

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Related Topix: UC Berkeley, World News, Vietnam, Malaysia

Thu Aug 28, 2014

TechEBlog

A Fascinating Look at the 5 Tallest Buildings in the World

The Petronas Towers are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat 's official definition and ranking, they were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004 and remain the tallest twin towers in the world, topping out at 452m .

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Travel, Asia Travel, Malaysia Travel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Travel, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Travel, United Arab Emirates Travel, Middle East Travel

The China Post

Taiwanese skipper returns after 5 years in Tanzania

A Taiwanese skipper imprisoned in Tanzania for about five years on charges of poaching has finally returned home, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News

Contract

OMA's Taiwan Theatre Reaches Construction Milestone

The Taipei Performing Arts Center, designed by OMA Architecture, has topped out this week in the Taiwanese capital.a a First revealed by the firm in 2009, the design is comprised of the 1,500-seat Grand Theater, an 800-seat Multiform Theater, and an 800-seat Proscenium Playhouse.

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Related Topix: World News

The China Post

Kai Ko released from custody after drug bust

Ko was arrested in mainland China for using cannabis on Aug. 14 and was held in custody for two weeks.

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CNN

Revelation purr-turbs Hello Kitty fans

This Hello Kitty fruit-flavored beer from Taiwan is just one of many recent branding appearances for Sanrio's iconic cat.

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Related Topix: Life, Hello Kitty, Hobbies, World News, Las Vegas, NV

Asia News Network

Hong Kong: Taiwanese official under probe for spying for China

Taiwan's No. 2 official in charge of cross-strait relations is being investigated for allegedly leaking state secrets to China - the most senior official ever thus accused.

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Related Topix: World News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Bride's Magazine

A Classic Wedding at Maryland's Strathmore Mansion

For Andrea, 30 and Ted, 40, one wedding ceremony just wasn't enough. The couple wanted the groom's cousin to officiate, so they had a civil ceremony to make it official, then invited 100 guests to the Strathmore Mansion in North Bethesda, Maryland , for their March 30, 2013 wedding.

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Related Topix: Prince William, Royal Wedding, Wedding, Bethesda, MD, North Bethesda, MD, World News

The China Post

NPM exhibit welcomes its 300,000 visitor with warmth

An exhibition of treasures from Taiwan's National Palace Museum in Tokyo on Wednesday welcomed its 300,000th visitor - 12-year-old Japanese girl Rikako Kishi.

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Related Topix: Life, Hello Kitty, World News

The Georgia Straight

Taiwan's Fire EX is proudly rebellious

You think you're a real thrill-seeker? The members of Fire EX get their jollies hanging around on live volcanoes.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News,

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