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  1. Surrey Conservative is top globetrotter among Canada's MPsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Now Newspaper

    ... other entities. Among the most active sponsors are organizations lobbying for international support for Israel and Taiwan. Hiebert, the Surrey MP who was criticized in 2010 for high Canadian taxpayer-funded travel expenses, said his frequent flyer ...

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  2. The Gargoyle: Mixing it up over the military and missing ministersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Canada.com

    ... dime. In 2014, according to a report released this week by Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson, 17 MPs made the trip to Taiwan: New Democrats Guy Caron, Tarik Brahmi, Tyrone Benskin; Liberals Mark Eyking and wife Pamela, Sean Casey and wife Kathleen, ...

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  3. More could be done to foster water conservation, educationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... make the situation worse unless reforms ensure more efficiency and less pollution. Time is already running out in Taiwan where authorities have announced tough water rationing from April 1. Starting on Wednesday, water supply from the Shihmen ...

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    2 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... dime. In 2014, according to a report released this week by Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson, 17 MPs made the trip to Taiwan: New Democrats Guy Caron, Tarik Brahmi, Tyrone Benskin; Liberals Mark Eyking and wife Pamela, Sean Casey and wife Kathleen, ...

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  5. Philippines seeking more investment from local firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The China Post

    A senior investment official from the Philippines pitched the investment opportunities in the Southeast Asian country to Taiwan at a seminar in Taipei Friday, pointing out several incentives in having a presence in the country's economic zones. Lilia de Lima, director-general of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority and also an undersecretary of the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry , urged Taiwanese businesspeople to visit her country and experience the environment at first hand.

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  6. EPA calls for hike of 'unreasonably low' water priceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The China Post

    The Environmental Protection Administration called for a hike to Taiwan's water fee, which is "unreasonably low" at one-fifth of the global average. Chou Kuo-ting , head of the EPA's Bureau of Comprehensive Planning , said adjusting the price of water is a political issue.

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  7. KMT chair outlines Constitution amendment goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The China Post

    Kuomintang Chairman Eric Chu said Friday that the objective of any revisions to the Constitution his party proposes will be to establish a system that balances power and responsibility, expands civil participation and allows absentee voting. The KMT and its legislators are currently discussing possible constitutional amendments, and the consensus reached by KMT lawmakers on the issue will represent the party's stance, he said during a KMT legislative caucus meeting.

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  8. Greenback tumbles down to NT$31.375 on Taipei forexRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The China Post

    The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, shedding NT$0.030 to close at NT$31.375 as traders here were encouraged by gains posted by the South Korean won to raise their holdings in the local currency, which tends to closely track the South Korean unit, dealers said. The selling in the U.S. dollar also reflected rising seasonal fund demand from Taiwanese exporters, who rushed to sell the currency in exchange for the New Taiwan dollar as the quarter approaches its end, they said.

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  9. Taiwan should take an active part in AIIB: MaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The China Post

    Taiwan "should actively take part instead of staying on the sidelines" of the ongoing initiative to set up the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank , an international financial institution proposed by China, President Ma Ying-jeou said in an interview published Friday. Ma said he has asked former Vice President Vincent Siew to discuss the possibility of Taiwan's AIIB participation with Chinese President Xi Jinping when they meet at the Boao Forum for Asia this week.

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  10. Taiwan Star chair resigns; former CAL chief fills spotRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The China Post

    The chairman of the embattled Ting Hsin International Group stepped down Friday from his chairmanship of Taiwan Star Telecom Corp. , the conglomerate's telecoms venture. Chao currently serves as a board member of the Taipei Financial Center Corp., which operates the landmark Taipei 101 skyscraper.

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  11. Yahoo Kimo and China TV gear up for cut jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... China's market and the mass layoff of around 300 people last week, news about Yahoo Kimo's dismissal of hundreds in Taiwan have been circulating on social media. Yahoo Kimo (Taiwan) did not make comment about the mass layoff rumors. Yet, an unnamed ...

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  12. Taiwan to express wish to join AIIB in Siew-Xi meetingRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Boao, March 27 Former Vice President Vincent Siew said Friday he will tell Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Boao Forum for Asia on Saturday that Taiwan should join the -led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank . Siew, who is heading Taiwan's delegation to the forum, arrived in Boao in Hainan Province for the annual conference on Thursday.

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  13. One in every five people in Taiwan has insomnia: surveyRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, March 27 One in every five people in Taiwan has insomnia and the older one gets, the more likely one is to have problems sleeping, according to a survey done by the Taiwan Society of Sleep Medicine . Society president Lin Chia-mo said in presenting the survey's results on Friday that 20.2 percent of survey respondents had sleep disorders, including having trouble falling asleep, suffering from poor quality sleep, or waking up too early.

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  14. Taiwan, South Carolina sign MOU on driver's license reciprocityRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, March 27 Taiwan and the U.S. state of South Carolina have signed a memorandum of understanding on driver's license reciprocity that allows license-holders from each side to obtain a local license without having to take local tests, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Friday. The MOU was signed earlier Friday and took immediate effect, the ministry said in a statement.

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  15. Key economic indicator shows steady growth in FebruaryRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, March 27 Taiwan's economy continued to enjoy positive momentum in February, with a government indicator of business activity flashing a green light for the second consecutive month, signaling steady growth, the country's economic planning body said Friday. The score of the nine indicators that comprise the composite index increased one point to 24 for February, thanks to strong domestic demand and rising private investment, according to a regular report on the domestic economy released by the National Development Council that day.

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  16. Taiwan won't accept any degrading arrangement in AIIB: ministerRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, March 27 Foreign Affairs Minister David Lin said Friday that although Taiwan is willing to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank , an international financial institution proposed by The matters of how Taiwan joins the organization, what treatment it will have and what will it be called in the proposed institution, will all be handled "through negotiations," Lin said while answering questions from reporters on the issue at the Legislative Yuan. In addition to Lin, Finance Minister Chang Sheng-ford and Central Bank Governor Perng Fei-nan have also voiced their support for Taiwan joining the AIIB.

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  17. Taiwan consumer confidence hits new highRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, March 27 Taiwan's consumer confidence index rose to its highest level ever in February as the country's economic climate continued to show signs of improvement. National Central University, which conducts the monthly consumer confidence survey, said the CCI rose 1.69 points from a month earlier to 91.13, the highest the index has ever been since the university started the survey in January 2004.

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  18. Taiwanese protesters scuffle with police over mainland's controversial M503 air routeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... they were removed. On Thursday, protesters and police scuffled at the headquarters of the Mainland Affairs Council, Taiwan's top mainland policymaking body. M503 is one of four routes that would take planes over the Taiwan Strait from Zhejiang ...

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  19. Yani Tseng comes second in LPGA Kia Classic, behind LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... of two LPGA titles last year who had a one-stroke lead over former world number one Yani Tseng (ae>3 4e>...a ) of Taiwan. Tseng, chasing her first LPGA victory since a 2012 win in nearby La Costa, capped her 66 with a four-foot birdie at 18. She ...

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  20. Walking tall: Woman born with rare foot deformity walks for the...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... media covered her story, enough money was raises to pay for medical treatment to be carried out by specialists in Taiwan. Chen's mother said before her daughter's treatment, she had grown used to the disability but was still upset by the comments ...

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