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  1. No gambling for mainland tourists in TaiwanRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Xinhuanet

    Chinese mainland authorities welcome the healthy expansion of tourism cooperation and exchanges across the Taiwan Strait, but will not allow its citizens to gamble in Taiwan, a spokesperson said Wednesday. Speaking at a regular press conference in Beijing, Fan Liqing, spokesperson with the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office, said mainland regulations and cross-Strait agreements between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan are consistent in that they prohibit mainland tourists from engaging in gambling activities on the island.

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  2. Chinese Star Trek fan build office in shape of the USS EnterpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    A Chinese millionaire and self-confessed Star Trek fan has boldly gone where no man has gone - and built his office in the shape of the USS Enterprise. The office block in the eastern city of Fuzhou has the emblematic circular contours and tubular features of the show's spaceship, according to images on the website of the People's Daily newspaper.

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  3. Peeping Tom in China disguised as a woman is caught lurking in toiletsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Downsizing their way out of debt: Couple with two children sell their large family house for a 'tiny dream home' that is just 400sq ft - and will save themselves $100,000 in just three years ISIS burn woman alive for refusing to take part in 'extreme sex act', reveals UN official, as the Islamist fighters' sadism becomes even more depraved 'I hope for you to come back soon, daddy': The heartbreaking scene at one Marine's grave on Memorial Day during visit by son, four, who was a baby when he died Clothing store Pac Sun pulls rapper A$AP Rocky's upside-down flag shirt from shelves after it causes Memorial Day outrage Deep grief of John Nash's family: Distraught son of Beautiful Mind mathematician who also suffers from schizophrenia spotted at family home Beautiful Mind mathematician John Nash only called novice cab driver for fatal taxi ride when he and wife arrived at airport too early ... (more)

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  4. Trekky dream: Chinese millionaire erects $160 mn starship Enterprise HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Russia Taday

    This photo taken on May 16, 2015 shows the NetDragon Websoft headquarters building with the iconic circular contours and tubular features of the USS Enterprise, from the US television and film series Star Trek, in Fuzhou, in eastern China's Fujian province An eccentric Chinese millionaire and apparently one of the biggest fans of the legendary Star Trek franchise has built his company HQs in the shape of the starship Enterprise, where the series' characters explored new worlds in death-defying journeys. The 'Starship Enterprise' is located in the city of Fuzhou, Fujian province, south-eastern China.

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  5. This guy reckons he can inflate a tyre using his earsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Metro UK News

    We're not sure we can describe Tain Pan's ability to 'inflate a tyre by blowing air through his ears' as a talent. In the clip he's seen standing on Xiamen beach, in China's Fujian Province, wearing a stethoscope-like device, which is attached to a 150 metre tube.

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  6. Chinese 'Star Trek' fan builds Enterprise spaceship for his officeRead the original story

    Monday | Newkerala.com

    Chinese businessman Liu Dejian, founder of online gaming company NetDragon Websoft and a "Star Trek" fan, has modelled his company's new headquarters on the Starship Enterprise spacecraft, the main setting for several productions in the Star Trek franchise. The 'Enterprise' is located in Fuzhou in the south-eastern Chinese province of Fujian, and was built with permission from the American broadcasting network CBS, which owns the Star Trek brand, Efe news agency reported.

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  7. Chinese Star Trek fan treads new frontiers with his - spaceship' office buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | South China Morning Post

    Liu Dejian's company headquarters in China's Fujian province is built to resemble the Starship Enterprise in the US sci-fi series Star Trek. Photo: SCMP Pictures A Chinese entrepreneur who is a big Star Trek fan is treading new frontiers by building a company headquarters modelled after a spacecraft featured in the American science fiction series.

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  8. Island visit keeps up momentum for mainland China's ties with TaiwanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | South China Morning Post

    Zhang Zhijun , director of the Taiwan Affairs Office, visits a store on Sunday on Quemoy specialising in knives made from the remains of artillery shells fired from the mainland. Photo: Kyodo Zhang Zhijun, head of the mainland State Council's Taiwan Affairs Office, wrapped up his two-day trip to Quemoy by visiting local establishments and meeting local leaders on Sunday.

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  9. KMT legislator calls for establishment of direct Kinmen-Xiamen flightRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | ETaiwanNews.com

    Legislator Yang Ying-hsiung expressed his hope that would allow fruits and seafood items from Taiwan clear through customs faster in Zhang in response said the direct flight would mark an important milestone on cross-strait relations since both sides used to be in the spotlight of military conflicts, adding that the link would only bring benefits to the people. Zhang has been in Taiwan since Saturday for a two-day meeting with his Taiwanese counterpart, Minister of Mainland Council Andrew Hsia, to discuss issues of mutual concern, including establishing Taiwan as a transfer hub for Chinese travelers.

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  10. Cross-Strait affairs chiefs meet in KinmenRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Xinhuanet

    The mainland's Taiwan affairs chief Zhang Zhijun on Saturday called for efforts to avoid U-turns and self-inflicted setbacks to ties across the Taiwan Strait. "Both sides should be determined to protect cross-Strait relations from U-turns and setbacks, which are also the common aspirations of compatriots across the Strait," Zhang said when meeting with Taiwan's mainland affairs chief Andrew Hsia in Kinmen County, Taiwan.

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  11. AIIB issue raised in Taiwan-China talksRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Bangkok Post

    China last month dashed the island's hopes of becoming a founding member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank , though a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said at the time it could join under an "appropriate name". The issue was raised as Zhang, director of China's Taiwan affairs office, met Andrew Hsia, chairman of Taiwan's top China policy decision-making body, the Mainland Affairs Council, in Kinmen -- a Taiwan-administered island off China's Xiamen city.

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  12. Beijing's top official on Taiwan greeted with protests and brawls on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | South China Morning Post

    Meeting of top cross-strait officials on island controlled by Taipei marred by clashes by supporters of opposing political camps Zhang Zhijun, Beijing's top official on Taiwan, shakes hands with his Taiwanese counterpart, Andrew Hsia Li-yan, head of Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council. Photo: CNA Officials from Taiwan and the mainland have met for talks on a range of issues in an attempt to maintain momentum for the forging of closer ties in the face of a sceptical Taiwanese public.

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  13. Locally grown pineapples passing pesticide tests at high rate: COARead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The China Post

    Taiwan's pineapples have passed pesticide tests at rates of at least 95 percent over the past two years, the Council of Agriculture council asserted amid slumping prices for pineapples due to pesticide concerns. The council was trying to assure the public that Taiwan's pineapples were safe after pineapple growers in Hsingang in Chiayi County appealed to the government on Friday to help stabilize pineapple prices.

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  14. MAC's Hsia, mainland counterpart evoke the past at Taiwan-China meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The China Post

    Both Mainland Affairs Council chief Hsia Li-yan and his Chinese counterpart Zhang Zhijun have had long diplomatic careers, and they touched on that experience in their meeting in Kinmen on Saturday. Hsia, who entered the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1982, said that because of his past experience, he felt emotional shaking hands with Zhang on the outlying island that is just kilometers away from China's coast and was the front line in hostilities between the two countries in the 1950s.

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  15. TAIPEI: Cross-strait talks marred by brawlRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Asia News Network

    Violent scuffles between protesters of various splinter parties broke out yesterday on the offshore island of Kinmen as China and Taiwan continued official government-to-government negotiations on a variety of issues including the proposal that Taiwan serve as a transportation hub for Chinese travellers. In the aftermath of the scuffles, five were sent to the hospital and one man was apprehended by the Kinmen police.

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  16. Hsia, Zhang evoke the past at Taiwan-China meetingRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, May 23 Both Mainland Affairs Council chief Hsia Li-yan and his Chinese counterpart Zhang Zhijun have had long diplomatic careers, and they touched on that experience in their meeting in Kinmen on Saturday. Hsia, who entered the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1982, said that because of his past experience, he felt emotional shaking hands with Zhang on the outlying island that is just kilometers away from 's coast and was the front line in hostilities between the two countries in the 1950s.

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  17. Taiwan pineapples passing pesticide tests at high rate: COARead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, May 23 Taiwan's pineapples have passed pesticide tests at rates of at least 95 percent over the past two years, the Council of Agriculture council asserted amid slumping prices for pineapples due to pesticide concerns. The council was trying to assure the public that Taiwan's pineapples were safe after pineapple growers in Hsingang in Chiayi County appealed to the government on Friday to help stabilize pineapple prices.

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  18. Hsia, Zhang reaffirm '1992 Consensus'Read the original story

    Saturday May 23 | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, May 23 Mainland Affairs Council head Hsia Li-yan and his Chinese counterpart Zhang Zhijun reaffirmed "the 1992 Consensus" during their meeting on the outlying island Kinmen on Saturday. Hsia said during his public comments to open the meeting that the 1992 consensus has been the basis of bilateral communications between the two sides, and he hoped to handle cross-strait issues appropriately under that basis.

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  19. Cross-Strait affairs chiefs meet in Kinmen, stressing no setbacks in tiesRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Xinhuanet

    The mainland's Taiwan affairs chief Zhang Zhijun on Saturday called for efforts to avoid U-turns and self-inflicted setbacks to ties across the Taiwan Strait. "Both sides should be determined to protect cross-Strait relations from U-turns and setbacks, which are also the common aspirations of compatriots across the Strait," Zhang said when meeting with Taiwan's mainland affairs chief Andrew Hsia in Kinmen County, Taiwan.

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  20. In pics: Qishan Mountain shrouded with cloudRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Xinhuanet

    The Qishan Mountain is shrouded with cloud after days of rainfall in Fuzhou, capital of southeast China's Fujian Province, May 22, 2015. (Xinhua/Jiang Kehong)

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