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  1. National Review: Time for US to recognize ROC againRead the original story

    46 min ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    With American media going ape over President Barack Obama's decision to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba, Josh Gelernter says in the US magazine National Review this week that there is "another island" that is even more worthy of having its ties with the US restored - Taiwan. Gelernter, who writes a weekly column for the NR, notes that when the US broke diplomatic relations with Taipei in 1979 it was a 'defensible decision'.

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  2. Life as Mrs Jay ChouRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    The fairy-tale wedding at Selby Abbey, in Selby, North Yorkshire, northern England, has ended. The fondant-covered cake and frosted cookies - some decorated with Jay Chou and his bride Hannah Quinlivan's silhouettes and others with the couple's initials - have been munched on by guests at an English afternoon tea.

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  3. On Fourth Nuclear Power Plant, Ko calls for cutting lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The China Post

    Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je yesterday called for cutting financial losses on the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant in Gongliao. At a forum organized by the Taiwan Environmental Protection Union , an audience member asked Ko if he advocates an end to the facility's construction.

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  4. KMT revamping local chapter leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The China Post

    The ruling Kuomintang is reportedly reshaping its organization to tighten ties between its elected officials and leaders of its local chapters. The KMT is looking to revamp the leadership structure at its local chapters, picking their heads from among the party's deputies to parliamentary bodies of different levels, the United Evening News reported yesterday.

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  5. Updated Worldwide Survey on the Methods, Efficacy, and Safety of...Read the original story

    Feb 1, 2010 | Circulation

    From the Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology Center , IRCCS, Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine , Baltimore, Md; Veterans General Hospital , Taipei, Taiwan; St Mary's Hospital , London, United Kingdom; the Cardiovascular Center , Tsuchiura Kyodo Hospital, Tsuchiura Ibaraki, Japan; Royal Melbourne Hospital , Parkville, Victoria, Australia; the Cardiology Department , Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea; the Department of Cardiology , University Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada; Texas Arrhythmia Institute , St David's Medical Center, Austin, Tex; the Division of Cardiology , Mayo Foundation-St Mary Hospital, Rochester, Minn; Institute of Medical Statistics and Biometry "G.A. Maccacaro" , UniversitA degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy.

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  6. Government should alter its mentality in Internet age: premierRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The China Post

    Mao made the call at the start of a workshop arranged for Cabinet members to better understand the development of the Internet, as well as the workings of social media and its users. "We need not only change our brains , we really need to change our mentality," Mao told the attending members of the Cabinet, which was reshuffled last month shortly after the ruling Kuomintang suffered a humiliating defeat in local elections.

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  7. Taichung residents call for bus rapid transit system to be retainedRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Jan. 24 The majority of Taichung residents who attended a local government forum on Saturday said the city should keep its controversial bus rapid transit system, which was introduced last July. More than 100 residents attended the forum, which was organized by the city's Transportation Bureau to hear the public's opinions as the local government seeks to make a decision on the fate of the BRT.

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  8. Cabinet hosts Internet workshop for officialsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Jan. 24 The Cabinet held a workshop Saturday on Internet development trends, drawing the participation of more than 100 officials. The lecturers included Chien Lee-feng , general manager of Google Taiwan; Ben Jai , founder and CEO of Hope Bay Technologies Inc.; and Tai Chi-chuan , chairman of Richi Inc. According to Vice Premier Chang San-cheng ,the workshop was very well received among the participants, many of whom said they were deeply impressed.

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  9. Southern Taiwan rattled by temblorRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Jan 24 An earthquake of magnitude of 4.5 on the Richter Scale shook southern Taiwan Saturday afternoon, but no casualties or damage were reported, according to the Central Weather Bureau. The quake occurred at 3.15 p.m., with its epicenter 16.1 km below the surface in Guantien, Tainan City.

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  10. Commercial sales in Taiwan hit new high in 2014Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Jan. 24 Sales posted by the local commercial sector in Taiwan, which comprises the retail, wholesale and dining services segments, hit a record high in 2014 on the back of an economic recovery, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs . The MOEA said the revenue recorded by the local commercial sector totaled NT$14.54 trillion in 2014, up 2.7 percent from a year earlier.

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  11. Another chicken farm in Taoyuan hit by bird fluRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Jan. 24 Another chicken farm in Taoyuan has been confirmed as infected with the H5 avian influenza, the city's quarantine authorities said Saturday. More than 1,000 chickens on the farm have died, and the remaining 22,000 will be culled Sunday, according to Taoyuan's Office of Animal Care and Control.

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  12. Taoyuan Airport records over 11% growth in travelers in 2014Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Jan. 24 Passenger volume at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport grew by more than 11 percent in 2014 from the previous year, mainly because of the launch of new air routes last year, according to the management company. The number of travelers passing through the airport last year increased by an annual 11.15 percent to about 35.80 million, reaching a new record, Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Co.

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  13. Lowest temperature this winter recorded in TaoyuanRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Jan. 24 The lowest temperature so far this winter -- 7.1 degrees Celsius -- was recorded in suburban Taoyuan City Saturday morning, the Central Weather Bureau said. Due to a radiative cooling effect under clear skies overnight, temperatures around Taiwan early Saturday remained low even though a cold front covering Taiwan in the past two days was beginning to weaken, the bureau said.

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  14. Taipei remains Asia's seventh most livable city: UK surveyRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Jan. 24 Taipei has retained its seventh place ranking on the list of Asia's most livable cities in 2015, according to an annual survey released by a British human resources consulting company. Of the 54 Asian cities assessed, , the ECA International said in the survey on Jan. 22. The eighth to 10th places were held by Busan, Macau and Seoul, respectively.

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  15. Josh Gelernter: Cuba and TaiwanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Review Online

    Never mind that the Cuban people have no say in the government up to which Mr. Obama is but if the president is in a friendly mood, there's a different island nation that could really use American diplomatic ties. One whose government derives its power from the consent of the governed.

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  16. Taiwan DiaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Outlook

    Taiwan, despite being the world's second most densely populated country, has managed to inculcate the habit "no littering" in its population. On my trip to Taiwan, as part of a group of international journalists here to study their efforts to cut down carbon emissions, recycle waste and promote green energy, we sat through numerous presentations and wondered where the catch lay.

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  17. OEO Design Expands U.S. FootprintRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR.com

    Flint, MI, January 24, 2015 -- -- OEO Design of Taipei Taiwan, is once again expanding its Mid-Michigan operations with the introduction of its home audio line of products, and has plans of adding additional product categories in 2015. OEO Design entered the U.S. market in Q4 of 2014 and has distribution of its bluetooth connected products on Amazon: and Rakuten: http://oeodesign.shop.rakuten.com/ but with the latest addition of its AIRbeats HD Wireless Streaming line, they have added their first home audio offering.

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  18. Shameless Tory MP takes FIVE free foreign trips in five months as he's 'winding down'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mirror.co.uk

    James Arbuthnot skipped Commons sessions to enjoy the all-expenses-paid jaunts that cost A 11,000 between July and November After announcing he wanted to "wind down a bit" before he quits Parliament, a shameless Tory MP jetted off on five freebie overseas trips in as many months. The visits between July and November were to Canada, Turkey, Taiwan, Israel and Spain.

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  19. Surrey named one of the top seven intelligent communities in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Georgia Straight

    I've found a link between people who post the same pic on multiple social media sites, and those who own selfie-sticks and Go-Pro's on stick I cannot thank you enough for that beautiful smile early in the morning. It was around 7:00 am and we were waiting at the red light.

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  20. Greenback declines to NT$31.432 on Taipei forex after ECB newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The China Post

    The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, shedding NT$0.078 to close at NT$31.432, as foreign investors moved funds into the local stock market and boosted demand for the local currency, dealers said. Foreign fund inflows intensified Friday after the European Central Bank announced overnight that it would launch a massive bond-buying program starting in March, they said.

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