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  1. After 16 years, Mariah Carey reunites with local fans amid smiles and kissesRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | The China Post

    Sixteen years after her last visit to Taiwan, American singing sensation Mariah Carey was all smiles and kisses when she arrived in the country from Singapore on a personal jet early Saturday for her upcoming Taipei concert. Sporting a fitted black gown, black leather jacket and large sunglasses, the "Hero" singer said "thank you" and smiled at the press upon her arrival at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport with her three-year-old twins.

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  2. Golden Bell best actress goes to Chung Hsin-lingRead the original story

    1 hr ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Oct. 25 Taiwanese actress Chung Hsin-ling edged out her rivals to take home the 49th Golden Bell Awards Saturday for best lead actress in a television series. Chung nabbed the award for her role as a middle-aged woman in the period drama "Sun After The Rain" , in which she plays the wife of one of two brothers competing against each other in the shoe business.

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  3. Lessons from Taiwan-based British cook: stay hungry, stay foolishRead the original story

    1 hr ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    By Lee Hsin-Yin, CNA staff reporter When some 50 enthusiastic readers showed up for Amy Rattigan's cook book launch event, they were greeted with the feeling of sitting down at someone's dining table: great food, laughing children, and people talking about their lives and dreams. "I saw her book and found her lovely," Bonnie Wang, a fan in her 40s, said of the first book by the British cook who calls Taiwan her home.

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  4. British cook wants to show U.K. cuisine more than just fish & chipsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    By Lee Hsin-Yin, CNA staff reporter At the age of 7, Amy Rattigan was already making Sunday dinners for her family; 21 years later, she brought that baked potato right from her kitchen table to Taiwan to share her love for British food. "Give English food a chance," said Rattigan, who just published her first cook book, "Not Only Fish & Chips," in Taiwan earlier this month.

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  5. TSMC chair says top income tax rate too highRead the original story

    1 hr ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Oct. 25 Morris Chang, chairman of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. and a highly respected businessman, said Saturday he feels the nation's highest income tax bracket of 40 percent is too high.

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  6. Religious groups oppose 'sexual liberation' on gay parade pride dayRead the original story

    1 hr ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Oct. 25 A collection of religious groups voiced opposition Saturday to what they called the "sexual liberation" advocated by gay rights activists as the annual Taiwan LGBT Pride Parade rolled through the streets of Taipei to call for society to embrace sexual minorities. The Taiwan Religious Groups Alliance for the Family held a news conference to call for police monitoring of the festive rally in the interests of "protecting children," saying that participants have previously made obscene gestures and showed exposed breasts and producing photos of previous rallies to back up their arguments.

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  7. Uni-President refunding consumers for problematic noodles, odenRead the original story

    1 hr ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Oct. 25 Uni-President Enterprises Corp. announced Saturday it is offering refunds to people who have bought any of 17 beef-flavored instant noodles and self-serve oden sold at 7-Eleven convenience stores after the products were found to contain problematic intended for use in animal feed from Vietnam and used them in many products that eventually made their way to consumers' plates. Tu Chung-cheng, the acting spokesperson for Uni-President, which runs 7-Eleven in Taiwan, said consumers can get refunds from any of the chain's stores by returning instant noodles with expiry dates between Dec. 1, 2014 and Jan. 26, 2015 or showing sales receipts dated June 16, 2014 to Oct. 24, 2014.

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  8. Investors urged to be cautious on share prices in Q4Read the original story

    1 hr ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Oct. 25 Investors should hold a cautious attitude toward the movement of the local bourse in the fourth quarter as market sentiment has been hit hard by heavy losses in recent sessions amid volatility in the global markets, market analysts advised Saturday. Even if the local bourse stages a technical rebound, the room for the gains could be limited as the local equity market has turned technically fragile at a time when the market has feared that foreign investors will move more funds out of the region to chase U.S. dollar assets, they said.

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  9. Polls n StuffRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The View from Taiwan

    Taxi driver told me joke from Mao-era China: Mao announces that there's good news and bad news. What's the good news? There's only shit to eat.

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  10. Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan: Cross Cultural Effectiveness EventRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The View from Taiwan

    My friend John Groot sent this around : Here are the official listings and announcement for my Cross Cultural Effectiveness event, to be held Thursday Nov 6, from 12 - 2pm. Whether you are a relative newcomer or an old hand, I think you would have something to both offer and gain from this workshop.

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  11. ABC's 'Manhattan Love Story' Axed After Just Four EpisodesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    ... Szohr) and her boyfriend (Scott Mescudi), she begins online... Lucy was just a regular girl living in Taipei, Taiwan before she was brutally kidnapped by a gang while out partying. She wakes up after... Actress Analeigh Tipton known for her roles in ...

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  12. Thousands March For Gay Rights in TaiwanRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Outlook

    Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Taipei today for Asia's largest gay rights parade, with many urging parliament to push through a controversial bill recognising same-sex marriage. Supporters from Taiwan and abroad waved placards reading "equal marriage rights" and "support gay marriage" as they marched through the capital for the 12th annual "Walk in Queers' Shoes" parade.

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  13. Crowds beginning to gather for LGBT pride parade in TaipeiRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Oct. 25 Crowds are beginning to gather Saturday in Taipei to join the annual Taiwan LGBT Pride Parade, which calls for equal rights for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community and embracing sexual minorities. As of 1 p.m., crowds can be seen assembling at the Ketagalan Boulevard in front of the Presidential Office.

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  14. Taiwan to join submarine raceRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

    Thirteen years after the Bush Administration promised Taiwan eight diesel-electric submarines, and 11 years after the Taiwanese walked away from an opportunity to obtain used but top-notch Italian boats, cautious optimism is emerging that the island's navy will in the coming decade command a submarine fleet that can deter both Chinese aggression and Vietnam from coming too close for comfort in the Taiwan-controlled parts of the South China Sea. Military officials here recently said Taiwan will build its four of its own 1,500-tonne displacement diesel-electric attack submarines by 2025, with a budget of about NT$150 billion .

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  15. Iran loses lawsuit in Taiwan over arms scam: report : October 25, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Times

    TAIPEI Taiwan's Supreme Court has reportedly rejected a bid by Iran to make a Taiwanese bank refund $15 million intended for an arms deal that disappeared three decades ago, after it was apparently claimed by three mysterious con artists. Iran's Ministry of Defence had sued Taiwan's Chang Hwa Bank over the deal to purchase arms from the island in 1981.

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  16. Greater China Billionaires To Speak At Forbes Conference In Singapore Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    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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  17. A fresh face: Camano church gets its first full-time vicarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    ... ideas,' she said. 'He's just a breath of fresh air.' Foisie, 37, grew up in Kent. He spent a year in Taipei, Taiwan, as a missionary before moving back to the U.S., where he did ministry on the East Coast. He worked as an assistant rector in a ...

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  18. Taiwan mayoral challengers take fight for votes to KMT strongholdsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Ruling party confronts tough mayoral contests in Taipei and Taichung in local elections seen as a warm-up to the presidential poll in 2016 Clockwise from top left, Sean Lien Sheng-wen faces Ko Wen-je, and Jason Hu Chih-chiang is challenged by Lin Chia-lung. Photos: AFP, SCMP Pictures The Kuomintang is fighting a tough campaign for local elections in Taiwan next month in a vote seen as the prelude to the 2016 presidential poll.

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  19. Washburn violin instructor Chen to soloRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    Yu-Fang Chen, Washburn University's new violin instructor, will solo with the Washburn String Orchestra at a concert at 3 p.m. Sunday in White Concert Hall, where Chen will be featured on Johann Sebastian Bach's Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041. Valeriya Kanaeva, a Russian pianist from Dushabe, Tajikistan, who graduated in 2012 from Washburn University with a bachelor's degree in piano performance and violin, will solo on Johann Sebastian Bach's Piano Concerto No.

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  20. Ford Motor launches four new models onto Taiwanese marketRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The China Post

    Ford Motor Co. on Friday launched four new models featuring a new generation of green technologies at the annual Go Further Brand Summit 2014 held at A13 parking lot in Taipei's Xinyi District.

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