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  1. 'Boxer rebellion' comparison shows desperation of KMTRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | The China Post

    Politicians and business leaders generally prefer to downplay their nations' weaknesses and setbacks in international trade. Taiwanese officials and business people, however, have been filling the airwaves with dire scenarios for Taiwan's economy in the wake of a recently sealed FTA between South Korea and mainland China.

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  2. 9-in-1 Elections' campaigns run hot in Taitung and the outlying islandsRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | The China Post

    Although under less media scrutiny than the rest of the country, Taitung County and Taiwan's three surrounding islands, Kinmen, Penghu and Matsu, are still crucial electoral districts that the ruling Kuomintang and opposition Democratic Progressive Party aspire to claim as their own. The rivalry between the two is a reiteration of the Taitung magistrate election five years ago, when Huang and Liu first came head to head.

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  3. Drug trafficker imported cashew nut-shaped heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | The China Post

    Police recently arrested a drug-trafficking suspect who allegedly smuggled heroin from Vietnam by making the illicit drug into the shape of cashew nuts, according to the Criminal Investigation Bureau . Police forces arrested the suspect surnamed Hsieh on Nov. 16 at a hotel in Kaohsiung, a day after he returned from Vietnam to Taiwan with the smuggled narcotics, the CIB said in a released statement.

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  4. Marshall Islands president awarded honorary degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | The China Post

    Visiting Marshall Islands President Christopher Loeak received an honorary doctoral degree from Taipei Medical University Wednesday, in recognition of his efforts to promote bilateral exchanges in public health. "This degree recognizes his contributions in promoting the collaboration and exchange between the Republic of the Marshall Islands and Taiwan in the area of international health care," TMU President Yen Yun said at the ceremony at the Taipei-based university.

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  5. Chinese negotiator to visit agriculture, tourism sectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | The China Post

    Chen Deming , president of China's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits , plans to take a look at Taiwan's agricultural, tourism and other sectors during a visit before the end of this year, a Chinese official said Wednesday. The top cross-strait negotiator from China will lead a delegation to learn first-hand about Taiwan's agricultural products, biotechnology, eco-tourism and non-profit groups to expand cross-strait cooperation in new areas, said Ma Xiaoguang , Ma said.

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  6. Hospitality professor shoots fisherman with arrow, againRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | The China Post

    ... in Paris this March for red wine he produced in Taichung, earning himself the honor of being called the "Pride of Taiwan." Local media reported that students and faculty members expressed their surprise at Chen's shooting arrows at fishermen out of ...

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  7. South rife with blue-green tension as elections nearRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | The China Post

    Campaign staff for Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu , who is seeking re-election, held a press conference yesterday, saying that the ruling Kuomintang spread false rumors concerning the bribery charge that Chen accused then-KMT Kaohsiung mayoral hopeful Huang Jun-ying of in 2006. The staff members, including Chen campaign executive secretary Chen Chi-yu , said that the KMT disregarded the results of court hearings in 2007 and spread falsehoods, stating that Chen Chu had pressed false charges.

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  8. QNAP Qnotes App Allows Users to Take Notes On-The-GoRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Pureoverclock

    QNAP Qnotes App Allows Users to Take Notes On-The-Go Taipei, Taiwan, November 26, 2014*- QNAP *Systems, Inc. today announced the release of the Qnotes mobile app to enable users to take and share notes anywhere and anytime. In addition to synchronizing content with the Notes Station on a Turbo NAS, Qnotes allows offline note-taking as an easy-to-use tool to help users organize things in their work and personal life.

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  9. Senior aide to Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-che interviewed as witness over alleged wiretapRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... the sunlight for review and examination". Meanwhile, in Beijing, Ma Xiaoguang , a spokesman for the State Council's Taiwan Affairs Office, said yesterday that mainland authorities would not comment on Taiwan's local elections or any of the ...

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  10. Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new iWatch during a special event...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    ... Calif. Some models of the watch are expected to use a sapphire display to prevent scratching. Taipei, Nov. 25 (CNA) Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group, a major supplier of Apple Inc.'s iPhones and iPads, has decided to build a new factory in China to ...

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  11. Innolux claims no problems with syndicated loanRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The China Post

    The syndicated loan, totaling NT$60 billion, is the largest of its kind in Taiwan this year. The Bank of Taiwan is reportedly in charge of the loan deal.

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  12. Ting Hsin may be forced to liquidate its assets as financial pressure mountsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... off their assets on the island. The family is weighing whether to liquidate its stakes in Taipei 101, telecom company Taiwan Star Cellular, cable operator China Network Systems and various properties including real estate in Taipei's Sanchong ...

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  13. Taiwan election: Wild, wooly, and partly a referendum on ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Supporters of Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je take part during his campaign rally ahead of the local elections in Taipei November 23, 2014. The local elections take place on November 29. Taiwan 's young democracy puts down deeper roots with every election cycle, and the island holds an important vote this weekend with 20,000 candidates for more than 10,000 offices.

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  14. Taiwan develops purple coneflower-based health supplementsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Nov. 26 Taiwan has succeeded in developing health food supplements made from locally-grown purple coneflowers since it started growing the flowers native to North America over a decade ago, according to a researcher serving at the Cabinet-level Council of Agriculture . The flowering plant, which goes by the scientific name echinacea purpurea, is common in Europe and North America, where it has been used to make health food due to a variety of properties proven to help raise immunity in humans, said Chen Yu-hsin from the Taichung District Agriculture Research and Extension Station.

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  15. Taiwan has over 2.1 million 4G accounts: NCCRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Nov. 26 The number of accounts on Taiwan's 4G mobile networks stood at 2.1 million as of the end of October, just five months since the mobile broadband standard was launched locally in late May, the National Communications Commission said Wednesday. All four major mobile phone operators in the country -- Chunghwa Telcom Co., Taiwan Mobile Co., FarEastone Telecommunications Co., and Taiwan Star Telecom Corp. -- have launched 4G services, the telecommunications and broadcasting services regulator said.

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  16. Taiwan lowers H7N9-related travel alert for BeijingRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Nov. 26 Taiwan has downgraded its travel alert for Beijing in light of the fact that there have been no new cases of H7N9 avian influenza in the Chinese capital for a month. The Centers for Disease Control lowered its travel alert for Beijing on Tuesday, from Level 2 to Level 1, which advises travelers to be vigilant and take health precautions.

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  17. Navios Maritime Midstream Partners LP: The Straight Story On This Mega-YielderRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... with an average of 7.7 years remaining. Navios Maritime Midstream Partners' counterparties on these agreements are Taiwan-based Formosa Petrochemical Corp (Taipei: 6505, OTC: FPTCF) and China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO), a state-owned logistics ...

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  18. Chen Hui-jie runs a political campaign - at age 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

    THE TARGET: Chen Hui-jie points to a map of a city council district in Taichung, Taiwan. The 17-year-old is campaign manager for a candidate there.

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  19. Nominee questions fairness of Taiwan film awardsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 file photo, Chinese actress Gong Li arrives at the 51st Golden Horse Awards in Taipei, Taiwan.

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  20. Anti-KMT impeachment process reaches 2nd phaseRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    ... New Taipei City districts of Tamshui, Pali, Linkou, Sanchih and Shihmen. There had not been an impeachment vote in Taiwan in at least 20 years, organizers said, calling it unprecedented that the process had managed to enter its second phase for ...

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