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  1. 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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  2. Taiwan named by Singapore travellers as top New Year destination: SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Taipei is where most Singaporeans looking to travel during New Year's Eve will flock to, while London emerged tops among global travellers polled, according to TripAdvisor. SINGAPORE: Taiwan emerged as the most popular destination for Singaporeans to travel to during the New Year period, while London came up tops among global travellers, according to a TripAdvisor survey released on Thursday .

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  3. Frieze New York 2015: Details announcedRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Art Daily

    Frieze New York will return to RandallA's Island Park, Manhattan from May 14 to 17, 2015. The fourth edition of the New York art fair will bring together over 190 of the worldA's leading contemporary galleries, with 62 participants from the fairA's host city.

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  4. Blog Post: 10 Countries and Thousands of Students across Asia Pacific Participate in the Hour of CodeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | TechNet Blogs

    The global Hour of Code 2014 effort, which saw more than 20 million students in 76,000 classrooms around the world learn to code, took place recently during Computer Science Education Week, 8-14 December. To celebrate, Microsoft hosted coding events across Asia Pacific in 10 different countries, empowering young people through computer science education helping them to be creators of technology, not only users.

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  5. 12 charged over Taiwan blastsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Star Online

    TAIPEI: Prosecutors said the deadly gas explosions in Taiwan were caused by "multiple human errors" as they charged 12 people over the blasts, including the head of a chemical company and government officials. The disaster killed 32 people and wounded more than 300 in southern Kaohsiung city in July as explosions in underground pipelines sparked massive fires and left trenches running down the middle of some streets, with vehicles thrown onto the roofs of buildings.

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  6. The Diplomatic Life: It's Not All Striped Trousers and Sips of TeaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    "The students, I don't know how many there were, several thousand, surrounded the cars and began to pelt them with eggs and rocks and to jump up on top of the cars and stamp on the roofs." When Warren Christopher had to deliver bad news in Taiwan.

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  7. UCSB Political Scientist Analyzes State Power Through Lens of Recent Developments in East AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    In his new book, Power in a Changing World Economy: Lessons from East Asia , UC Santa Barbara's Benjamin Cohen seeks to bring clarity to the issue. Co-edited with Eric M.P. Chiu of National Chung Hsing University in Taipei, Taiwan, the book features nine essays that analyze state power from the perspective of recent economic developments in East Asia.

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  8. Watch a Tortoise Rescue Another in Distress-Was It Trying to Help?Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | National Geographic

    A YouTube video of a tortoise helping another get back on its feet has warmed the hearts of the Internet, garnering nearly two million views. "We were all very lucky to see such kind of scene-one tortoise saves the other one's life!" wrote AuDi Yu , who uploaded the video in late November.

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  9. Tortoises of Taiwan making headlines on ABC News in the USRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The China Post

    The story of a tortoise at Taipei Zoo that helped another one flip over made headlines on ABC News in the United States. A video of the stranded tortoise on its back, being tipped over by another one, attracted 1.51 million hits on YouTube and drew the attention of ABC News after it was posted by Audi Yu on Nov. 25. Posted under the title, See a Hero Tortoise Help a Friend Get Back on Its Feet, the video shows a tortoise using its head to nudge the other one until it flips onto its feet, to huge applause from a crowd of spectators.

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  10. Taipei luxury hotel criticized for serving rabbit meatRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The China Post

    The Sherwood Taipei , one of the city's most famous five-star luxury hotels, suffered major online criticism from netizens over reports that the hotel's restaurant served rabbit meat as part of its seasonal winter menu. Online critics and rabbit owners posted their opinions on their Facebook pages and started a special event condemning the consumption of rabbit meat as cruel.

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  11. Power in a Changing World EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Edhat

    In his new book, "Power in a Changing World Economy: Lessons from East Asia" , UC Santa Barbara's Benjamin Cohen seeks to bring clarity to the issue. Co-edited with Eric M.P. Chiu of National Chung Hsing University in Taipei, Taiwan, the book features nine essays that analyze state power from the perspective of recent economic developments in East Asia.

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  12. Agile Conference Taiwan, Taipei City, Taiwan, March 27 2015Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Vanderburg.org

    Original Post: Agile Conference Taiwan, Taipei City, Taiwan, March 27 2015 Feed Title: Scrum Expert Feed URL: http://feeds.feedburner.com/ScrumExpert Feed Description: Resources, News and Tools for the ScrumMasters, Product Owners and Agile Developers The Agile Conference Taiwan is a one-day event organized by the association Scrum Taiwan User Group p that discusses all aspects of Agile software development and project management with Scrum. The goals of the Agile Conference Taiwan is to increase understanding and usage of Agile methodology, exchange experiences in Agile transformation and practices, develop and grow the Taiwan Agile community.

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  13. Hello Kitty Plane Will Head To Houston In June 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Switched

    We thought we couldn't handle one more ounce of excitement after learning of Hello Kitty's flights within Asia and to Los Angeles and Paris . But now Hello Kitty is headed for Houston , and we feel like we just swallowed a whole sprig of catnip... without chewing.

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  14. US dollar closes at day's high of NT$31.450 on Taipei forexRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The China Post

    The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Thursday, gaining NT$0.093 to close at the day's high of NT$31.450 on hopes that the U.S. Federal Reserve will stay on track to kick off an interest rate hike cycle in mid-2015, dealers said. The losses incurred by other regional currencies, in particular the South Korean won, added downward pressure on the Taiwan dollar and gave another boost to the U.S. dollar in the local foreign exchange market, they said.

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  15. Taiwan election delivers a blow to Beijing's ambitionsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Nation

    The rout of the Nationalist Party, or Kuomintang , in Taiwan by the opposition Democratic Progressive Party in local elections on November 29 changed Taiwan's political landscape overnight, making the DPP candidate for president in 2016 the odds-on favourite and possibly marking a change in cross-strait relations. While each of the 9-in-1 elections was a local race, cumulatively, they constituted a referendum on the performance of the Ma Ying-jeou presidency.

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  16. Tortoise Turns Over A FriendRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | 92.5 KGB-FM

    This video was shot at the Taipei Zoo in Taiwan. The dad who filmed this was at the zoo with his daughter on a school trip to learn about helping others. Very cool experience here!

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  17. Former culture official takes over as PEN Taipei Center headRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Dec. 18 Huang Pi-twan, former minister of cultural affairs and deputy minister of education, took over as president of Taipei Chinese Center of the International PEN on Wednesday. Following a hand-over ceremony presided over by the center's auditor Hu Yao-heng, Huang said she will continue the tradition upheld by her predecessor Perng Ching-hsi and others to promote literary exhanges between Taiwan and other countries.

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  18. Intellectuals protest against culture nomineeRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Disaffected writers and other intellectual figures took their protest against Taipei City's expected nominee for cultural affairs chief to the office of Mayor-elect The official choice for cultural commissioner and other top appointments were not expected to be made public until Friday, but after top music business personality Ni Chung-hua was identified as the most likely candidate, several members of the capital's cultural sphere voiced their disapproval. The protesters, some of who resigned as Ko's policy advisers, lambasted the selection process.

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  19. U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forexRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Dec. 18 The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Thursday, gaining NT$0.093 to close at the day's high of NT$31.450 on hopes that the U.S. Federal Reserve will stay on track to kick off an interest rate hike cycle in mid-2015, dealers said. The losses incurred by other regional currencies, in particular the n won, added downward pressure on the Taiwan dollar and gave another boost to the U.S. dollar in the local foreign exchange market, they said.

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  20. Houston: EVA Air to Fly Brand New Hello Kitty 777 Nonstop Between Houston and TaipeiRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jaunted

    OMG OMG OMG. We have good news and great news, both related to Hello Kitty and a certain airline fond of covering their planes in the illustrated character.

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