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  1. Food Safety: How fuel policy impacts food safetyRead the original story

    45 min ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taiwan this year has had to cope with food violations from Chang Guann Co., one of the country's largest culinary recycled from kitchen and industrial waste. Many have blamed the lack of regulation on lax government management.

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  2. Terry James visited their partner school, Er Chong Junior High School in New Taipei City last month.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Watford Observer

    ... think they are working hard, but they aren't really." Another interesting comparison the head teacher made in Taiwan was the emphasis they placed on speaking another language, especially English and Japanese. He said: "I think this is symptomatic of ...

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  3. Lee Yuan-tse counsels against misguided development projectsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Former Academia Sinica President Lee Yuan-tse warned environmentalists and the government Sunday that the international community will begin promoting wider use of carbon taxes to reduce levels of carbon emissions globally next year. This could lead to a reduction in the overall flight capacity of Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, he said, and rash development of the planned Taoyuan Aerotropolis might simply create a "ghost town" that is little more than a bonanza for land speculators.

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  4. KMT, Clara Chou squaring off over donation allegationsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    ... the facts." Fan Chiang noted that Chou's accusations have been picked up and repeated by a number of media outlets in Taiwan, and Chou continues to refuse to retract or clarify her comments and the coverage they have received in the media. He ...

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  5. Words of Wisdom for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The View from Taiwan

    ... of top-down authoritarian control isn't going to happen. ___________________ Daily Links : The Gripen Solution for Taiwan's fighter problems: Strategic Views Another call from the pro-KMT papers for scrapping the capital gains tax on big trading ...

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  6. UPDATE 1-Taiwan Nov export orders slow but on track for a record in 2014Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    Taiwan's export orders grew slower than expected in November, amid global uncertainties, and the island's economics ministry slightly trimmed its forecast for this year's total, which still should set a record. Export orders in November rose 6 percent from a year earlier, below the 8.8 percent forecast in the Reuters poll as well as the ministry's expectations for around a 10 percent gain.

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  7. Unemployment falls to 7-year low for NovemberRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Dec. 22 Taiwan's unemployment fell slightly in November to 3.89 percent, the lowest for the month in 7 years, the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics said Monday. The figure represents a monthly fall of 0.06 percentage points as the labor participation rate recorded an increase of 0.02 points, or 17,000 people, to 58.66 percent, DGBAS figures showed.

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  8. China government to end financial aids to LED makersRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | DigiTimes

    China's State Council has ordered its subordinate agencies and local governments to stop offering subsidies and tax incentives for China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip makers because such offering has disrupted market mechanisms and may violate WTO rules, leading to international trade disputes, according to LED industry sources in Taiwan. Government subsidies and tax incentives have led to China-based LED wafer and chip makers' large-scale expansion of production capacities, resulting in overcapacity and consequently aggravating price-cut competition, the sources said.

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  9. Taiwan's Resurgent Assertiveness: A New Worry for WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Cato Institute

    The impressive strength of Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party in recent local elections has caused a surge of speculation in both East Asia and the United States about whether the Taiwan issue might become the latest source of tension in China-U.S. relations. There is no question that the election results signaled a dramatic repudiation of President Ma Ying-jeou and the governing Kuomintang Party .

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  10. 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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  11. For the Holidays visit the VMFA's exclusive exhibition 'Forbidden City'.Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... "Many times I've visited the Forbidden City (Palace Museum) in Beijing, China and the Palace Museum in Taipei, Taiwan, but this blew me away. The VMFA's exhibit is better, because the Palace Museums are too vast. Whereas, the VMFA exhibit displays ...

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  12. Taiwan Infrastructure Report Q4 2014 - New Study ReleasedRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    2014-12-21 21:36:22 - Recently published research from Business Monitor International, "Taiwan Infrastructure Report Q4 2014", is now available at Fast Market Research Taiwan's construction and infrastructure recovery is accelerating at the modest ...

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  13. Ko Wen-je, constituents about to realize the reality of politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... individual who previously walked the same road as himself, President Ma. Like Ko, Ma was hailed as the new hope for Taiwan following the corruption of former President Chen Shui-bian, and just like Ko, Ma began to ignore the voices of his own ...

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  14. NIA eases travel rules for service-age menRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The China Post

    TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Starting on Dec. 18, males who were born in 1996 may submit applications to the National Immigration Agency if they wish to travel abroad during the New Year holidays.a There are four New Year holidays at the beginning of 2015 . Some may want to take this opportunity to travel abroad.a However, according to the Act of Military Service System, a man reaches military service age on Jan. 1 if he turned 18 in the previous year and cannot be discharged until Dec. 31 of the year he turns 36. Following the rule, men born in 1996 will reach service age on Jan. 1, 2015 and will have to obtain National Immigration Agency approval before leaving the country.

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  15. Bad landing damages Daily Air planeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The China Post

    The Dornier Do 228 aircraft was carrying two pilots when the accident occurred at Taitung Airport in southeastern Taiwan on Sunday afternoon. Both pilots are reported to be safe.

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  16. Atayal group marks Christmas holiday in WulaiRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... Wulai, who was out at the event with his wife and three children. After the passing of his mother, Coolidge came to Taiwan to explore his roots and was captivated by the deep culture and history of the area. Coolidge, who has now lived in Tainan for ...

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  17. Locals eye Hualien mount, Arctic dream destinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... for its sea of blooming daylilies in August and September, finished at the top of the list of favorite attractions in Taiwan by garnering 1,159 out of the nearly 2,000 votes cast. The No. 1 place people in Taiwan wanted to visit abroad was the ...

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  18. Chu proposes referendum on Constitution in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The China Post

    New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu reiterated a proposal on Sunday that would put a possible constitutional amendment on improving government accountability to a referendum in 2016 in tandem with a national election. Chu, who is likely to be the next chairman of the Kuomintang , said many people would like to amend the Constitution as soon as possible, but the earliest reasonable time would be in conjunction with the presidential or legislative elections in 2016.

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  19. Ko team gearing up for 1st week in officeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... opposition," said Ko. "I hope all of you can take on frustration with passion. This election has been a miracle in Taiwan's history, if we fail, then we become a joke ..." said Ko, who also said that his team may need basic training in coping with ...

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  20. Taiwan faces Chinese threat in LED marketRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Dec. 21 Taiwanese light-emitting diode makers are fast losing their market shares to Chinese vendors, with a Chinese company recently overtaking a Taiwanese producer as the second largest LED company in Greater 's MLS Co. posted revenues of NT$12.9 billion in the first three quarters of this year, according to the Taiwan-based Photonics Industry and Technology Development Association .

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