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  1. Kenny G distances self from Hong Kong protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Tribune

    In this May 14, 2010 file photo, Kenny G, smooth jazz saxophonist, performs during a media event announcing his concert, in Taipei, Taiwan. Kenny G stopped in at Hong Konga TMs pro-democracy protests on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, but his visit was out of tune with Chinese authorities, who have warned about meddling by foreign forces.

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  2. Kenny G Assures China That He Has No Opinion on the Hong Kong ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | TIME.com

    In this May 14, 2010 file photo, Kenny G, smooth jazz saxophonist, performs during a media event announcing his concert, in Taipei, Taiwan. The American titan of soft jazz, whose elevator-friendly tunes are wildly popular in China, on Thursday clarified that he " loves China " and that his recent visit to the protests in Hong Kong was in no way a gesture of support for the demonstrators.

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  3. Photo: Kenny G, smooth jazz saxophonist, performs duringRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    Kenny G, smooth jazz saxophonist, performs during a media event announcing his concert, in Taipei, Taiwan, May 14, 2010.

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  4. TAIPEI: Are domestically built submarines necessary?Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    For Taiwan, the question whether to build conventional submarines or not is still a problem, though both the Kuomintang and the Democratic Progressive Party are in agreement that they will have to be built in a local shipyard to replace its aging fleet of four. The problem is that Taiwan needs help from overseas to make its own diesel-electric submarines.

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  5. Giddens Ko admits to cheating on girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Giddens Ko, who wrote and directed the hit film You Are the Apple of My Eye, admitted on Wednesday that he had cheated on his girlfriend of nine years. TAIPEI: Writer-director Giddens Ko, who wrote and directed the hit film You Are the Apple of My Eye, admitted that he had cheated on his girlfriend of nine years during a media conference on Wednesday , reported Taiwanese media.

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  6. Netizens snapping up Palace souvenirsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | China Daily

    ... in the court were listening to songs instead of discussing serious issues." The National Palace Museum in Taipei, Taiwan also released a series of souvenirs that made a splash on the Internet. One of the most popular items is adhesive tape that ...

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  7. Taiwan donates 100,000 euros to Vatican for Iraqi, Syrian refugeesRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Oct. 22 Taiwan donated 100,000 euros to the Holy See as part of bilateral efforts to help Syrian and Iraqi refugees displaced by Islamic State militants, Foreign Minister David Lin said Wednesday after returning to Taiwan from a beatification ceremony for Pope Paul VI. Lin was designated by President as his envoy to the Vatican for the Sunday ceremony.

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  8. US dollar down, closes at NT$30.393 on Taipei forexRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The China Post

    The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.008 to close at NT$30.393 as a strong rebound by the local market boosted demand for the local currency, dealers said. Reports that the European Central Bank is considering buying corporate bonds on the market led traders here to think that high liquidity will drive up the New Taiwan dollar further, dealers said.

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  9. CAL to double Taipei-Busan routesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The China Post

    China Airlines plans to double the number of weekly flights from Taipei to Busan to 14, respectively, in late October, according to an Economic Daily News report. Economic Daily News recently reported that China Airlines is mulling expanding its passenger flights for the Taipei-Busan route given that demand for the route may see significant growth this year.

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  10. Taiwan should carefully handle Chinese trade ties: envoy to USRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The China Post

    China remains Taiwan's biggest market but also its biggest threat and Taiwan has to tread carefully in maximizing the opportunity while minimizing the threat, Taiwan's de facto ambassador to the United States said in an interview on Tuesday. Speaking in an interview with Taipei-based International Community Radio Taipei that aired Tuesday, Shen Lyu-hsun touched on the challenges Taiwan faces at a time of regional integration, including how to deal with China.

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  11. Foreign Minister Lin strengthens ties with Vatican following visitRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The China Post

    Foreign Minister David Lin yesterday strengthened the R.O.C.'s diplomatic ties with the Holy See after concluding a visit to the Vatican to attend the beatification ceremony of Pope Paul VI. Speaking to the media during a press event in Taipei, Lin, who had just concluded the five-day-trip and returned to Taipei yesterday, said the R.O.C. and the Vatican have enjoyed 72 years of official ties and the two sides share the common values of peace, social justice and benevolence.

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  12. Kiribati expresses regret over missing fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The China Post

    The Kiribati ambassador to Taiwan yesterday expressed regret over missing funds that were donated by Taiwan to her country earlier this year. The money was given to build a landing craft to use as a sea transportation vehicle in the allied Pacific nation.

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  13. Hong Kong recalls Taiwanese food products over most recent oil scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The China Post

    The Hong Kong Centre for Food Safety called for consumers to stop eating four brands of Taiwanese pork floss yesterday, as the products are made with Cheng-I's tainted cooking oil. According to local reports, it has been confirmed that T-Ham Co.

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  14. 85 C Bakery Cafe to open in Pasadena FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News

    ... chain's 13th location in the United States. The first 85°C Bakery Cafe was founded in 2004 in Taipei, Taiwan. The first 500 customers to arrive on Friday will receive surprise gifts. Over the weekend, promotions include free mugs with a $20 ...

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  15. Philippines wants to boost ties with Taiwan despite challenges: leaderRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    President Benigno Aquino III said at a press conference that under the " policy, it is very difficult to handle his country's relations with Taiwan. However, he said his government would deploy people who are well versed in Taiwan's culture and political system to improve ties with Taiwan in the interest of the Philippine people.

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  16. Progress made on Taiwan-Hungary working holiday pact: envoyRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Oct. 22 There has been some progress on a working holiday agreement between Taiwan and Hungary, as the Hungarian parliament has ratified the agreement, the country's top envoy to Taiwan said Wednesday. "Yesterday, the Hungarian parliament has ratified the working holiday agreement," Levente Szekely said during a reception in Taipei to celebrate Hungary's national day, which falls on Oct. 23. The two countries will now need to carry out an exchanges of notes, which will probably take one or two months, he said at the reception that was organized by the Hungarian Trade Office in Taipei to mark the 58th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956.

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  17. KMT pursues case against WangRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    The ruling Kuomintang has decided to continue its case against Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng by filing an appeal with the Supreme Court, reports said Wednesday evening. On September 26, the Taiwan High Court confirmed a lower court verdict from last March ruling that Wang was still a member of the The appeal was not directed against the speaker personally, but was designed to prevent the party disciplinary system from breaking down, spokesman George Chen said Wednesday.

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  18. A Forbidden City revealed at the Vancouver Art GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

    Among the glittering works of centuries-old Chinese imperial culture at the Vancouver Art Gallery are Portrait of Emperor Qianlong's Concubine. Art, money, and power-rarely have the three been so conspicuously linked at the Vancouver Art Gallery as at the unveiling of The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China's Emperors .

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  19. Pork Politics Threaten the Taiwan StraitRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Relations between the U.S. and Taiwan grow only more important as China's power increases and the U.S. "pivots" to Asia. It's troubling, therefore, that Washington and Taipei remain locked in a trade dispute-over pork and a feed additive called ractopamine-that threatens to stymie bilateral cooperation.

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  20. China Could Also Lose TaiwanRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

    The events of the past three weeks in Hong Kong have underlined two major points. First, Beijing's policy has not changed.

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