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3 hrs ago | The China Post

Police to question student over 'assassination' threat

The Criminal Investigation Division of the Taipei City Police Department said yesterday it is scheduled to summon student activist Hung Chung-yen today for questioning over the demonstration outside of the Zhongzheng First Police Precinct on April 11. Hung, a student at National Taiwan University, allegedly threatened Zhongzheng First Precinct ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | The China Post

Taiwan's competitiveness falls: trade association

Taiwan's overall export competitiveness ranking dropped from No. 8 in 2013 to No.

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10 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Protesters besiege EPA to save Miaoli leopard cat

The Environmental Protection Administration asked for more details about the threat posed to the survival of the leopard cat by a road project in Miaoli County after Magistrate Liu Cheng-hung came under verbal attack from protesters Wednesday.

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14 hrs ago | Circulation

Sex Differences in Trends of Incidence and Mortality of First-Ever...

From the Departments of Epidemiology and Neuro-Immunology , Tianjin Neurological Institute, Tianjin, China; Departments of Neurology and Cardiovascular Disease , Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin, China; Department of Neurology, Tianjin Dagang Oilfield General Hospital, Tianjin, China ; and Department of Internal Medicine and ... (more)

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18 hrs ago | CSIS

A Role for Taiwan in Promoting Peace in the South China Sea

In its East China Sea diplomacy, Taiwan has been creative and constructive. In August 2012, President Ma Ying-jeou proposed the East China Sea Peace Initiative to manage rising tensions over the disputed islands known as the Diaoyutai Islands in Taiwan, the Senkaku Islands in Japan, and the Diaoyu Islands in Mainland China.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Five movie trailers you need to see right now

As summer creeps closer in the States, New Zealand cinemas start to enter blockbuster territory.

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Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Ma Ying-jeou to push for major reforms within Kuomintang

Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou - who doubles as chairman of the ruling Kuomintang - announced his determination to implement major reforms within the party yesterday, a declaration that was interpreted as a challenge to opposition party leader-to-be Tsai Ing-wen.

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The Campbell Reporter

Lady Gaga wastes a lot of water during video shoot

But there are conflicting stories as to whether Gaga, making her video for "G.U.Y.", at Hearst Castle, ended up wasting 356,000 gallons of water during California's worst drought of the past 119 years, which was reported by Radar Online.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwanese TV producer accuses Chinese scriptwriter of plagiarism

Taipei, April 15 Chiung Yao, a popular romance novelist and TV drama producer based in Taiwan, accused Monday the scriptwriter of a drama series being aired on HuNan TV of plagiarising her work "Plum Blossom Scar."

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ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan to export experience under U.S.-backed environmental drive

Taipei, April 14 A Taiwan-launched environmental initiative, with the United States as a founding partner, will enable Taiwan to export its environmental protection experiences and technology to the world and learn from other countries, Taiwanese officials said Monday.

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The View from Taiwan

Mayor Hau And Taipei City Government blow emergency funds on pro-annexation propaganda

In case you thought that display of 1600 pandas in front of the CKS Memorial/Democracy Square wasn't about politics, it was all about annexation propaganda.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

CNN

Art Revolution Taipei (A.R.T.) a Taiwan based, yet Global Platform...

Great artists always look for innovative media to bring their creativity to life.

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The China Post

Tigerair Taiwan to begin service in Oct.: CEO

Tigerair Taiwan, a new budget carrier that will fly initially between Taiwan and other Asian destinations, is hoping to begin services in October at the earliest, its newly appointed chief executive officer said yesterday.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

'You have to create your own American dream'

Local business leader Paul Hsu was at a parade in San Diego with his family about five years ago when he saw a group of people holding a sign that said the American dream was dead.

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The China Post

Early-morning bakery fire kills family of five in central Taiwan

Five members of a family lost their lives yesterday in a deadly fire that broke out in the early hours of the morning at their bakery in Changhua County, central Taiwan.

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Forbes.com

From Taiwan, A Long Hoped-For Breakthrough In The Fight Against Alzheimer's

Six Taiwan-based scientists have announced what may be a long hoped-for breakthrough in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Depression risks increase for young dads

Becoming a dad can be emotionally tough for any guy, but especially for young, first-time fathers.

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ETaiwanNews.com

DPP Chairman Su Tseng-chang will not run for re-election

Taipei, April 14 Taiwan's main opposition party leader Su Tseng-chang said Monday that he will not seek re- ), Tsai Ing-wen and Frank Hsieh, have announced their bid for the job.

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South China Morning Post

Taiwan banks put clamps on loans to mainland China firms

Taiwanese banks are shutting off lending to mainland firms. Offshore loans to mainland firms in the first quarter was just 15 per cent of the sums lent in the previous quarter, according to Thomson Reuters Loan Pricing Corp. The banks' sudden departure from the market is pushing up mainland firms' offshore borrowing costs, by about 50 basis points ... (more)

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Anti-establishment rhetoric against democratic values

A group of around 1,000 demonstrators gathered in front of the Zhongzheng First Precinct of the Taipei City Police Department on Friday night, protesting the department chief's decision to drive the remaining protesters out of the Legislative Yuan compound earlier that day.

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