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1 hr ago | Reuters
An employee of a subsidiary of Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd that was found dead in the Chinese city of Shenzhen committed suicide, according to Chinese media reports.
5 hrs ago | Suria
Taiwanese singer Elva Hsiao poses during an unveiling ceremony for her Elva X Molly doll in Taipei, Taiwan, 26 July 2014.
9 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion
The president of Rotary International, one of the world's largest humanitarian service organizations, will soon recognize the work of the Rotary Club of Waynesboro during a visit to south central Pennsylvania.
11 hrs ago | The China Post
Parents of one of the French victims who died in a TransAsia Airways crash in the outlying island county of Penghu last week have arrived in Taiwan to handle the aftermath of their daughter's death.
11 hrs ago | The China Post
A former member of the Kuomintang announced Tuesday that she will drop out of the mayoral race in Chiayi , head of the Chiayi City Farmers' Association, denied speculation she had been pressured by KMT officials and she decided to quit the race simply because she was not ready for it.
13 hrs ago | The China Post
Dozens of protesters took to the streets in Taipei yesterday to voice opposition to Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip that have reportedly caused over 1,000 deaths, mostly civilian, and urged the United States to stop its military assistance to Israel.
17 hrs ago | National Public Radio
In Taiwan, August is the month ghosts return from the afterlife. Linda Wertheimer talks to author Ed Lin about his mystery Ghost Month, set largely in the night markets and food stalls of Taipei.
21 hrs ago | DigiTimes
President of Acer Taiwan Tony Huang has recently pointed out that the company saw strong demand from large enterprises for replacing their existing PCs in the first half of the year in Taiwan, while Asustek Computer president Kevin Lin noted that the replacement trend triggered by the end of support for Windows XP's will last into the second half ... (more)
The Ministry of National Defense yesterday confirmed that the former head of Taiwan's Defense Mission in the United States had failed to pass a required polygraph test.
An employee looks at the moisture separator reheater in the turbine building during a media tour at the yet-to-be-completed Taipower Fourth Nuclear Power Plant in Gongliao, New Taipei City, May 14, 2013.
As Mayor de Blasio returned to New York, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito headed out of town - landing Monday for a six-day trip to Taiwan with five other Council members.
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Farglory Group Chairman Chao Teng-hsiung yesterday told local media reporters that he was forced and demanded by former Taoyuan Deputy Magistrate Yeh Shih-wen - a senior Farglory executive - to give a bribe to Yeh via intermediary Tsai to secure an affordable public housing project in Bade District of Taoyuan County.
Taiwan's first lady will resume a rare visit to Japan which was postponed after a diplomatic row over posters for an exhibition of loaned treasured artefacts, officials said Monday.
TAIPEI A senior Taiwanese military officer who served at the island's de facto US embassy has been placed under investigation after failing a lie detector test, the defence ministry said Monday.
Takeshi Kaneshiro, who will forever be known for Onimusha , is in the headlines again in Taiwan after a typhoon blew through the island earlier this month.
Taiwan-based ODMs and own-brand makers will ship 21.95 million handsets in the third quarter of 2014, increasing by 4.2% on quarter and by 32.1% on year, and 18.65 million or 85% of the shipments will be smartphones, according to Digitimes Research.
After returning from Nara we had just a couple of days in Tokyo during which the only outing was to the outlet of Mikimoto Pearls.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:57 pm
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