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  1. Trexel charges patent infringement against Taiwan companyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Plastics News

    Trexel Inc., the supplier of the MuCell microcellular foaming technology, is accusing a Taiwanese company, Chuan Lih Fa Machinery Works, of violating its patents in what a Trexel executive calls "just a blatant knockoff of our technology." Trexel President and CEO Steve Braig and the head of the Asian business visited Chuan Lih Fa's exhibit at the Taipei Plas show, held in Taiwan Sept.

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  2. Beggars Disable Camel For CashRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Austrian Times

    Chinese animal rights activists have warned people against giving money to beggars in a sick new trend towards mutilating animals in order to get cash. These horrific pictures claim to show the camel that was deliberately mutilated in order to get people to feel sympathetic and donate more money for the animal, and apparently it works.

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  3. External forces have helped to fashion modern ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Howard Winn has been with the South China Morning Post for two and half years after previous stints as business editor and deputy editor of The Standard, and business editor of Asia Times. His writing has also been published in the Far Eastern Economic Review, the Wall Street Journal, and the International Herald Tribune.

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  4. Luo wins 100m swimming gold at Asian Para GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The China Post

    Taiwan's Luo Hsiao-hung won a gold medal in women's 100m breaststroke event by clocking 2:10.51 at the Asian Para Games in Incheon, South Korea Sunday. Luo outperformed Japan's Noriko Kajiwara and Singaporean Theresa Rui Si Goh to snatch the first gold for the Chinese Taipei delegation.

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  5. Export orders in September hit record highRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Oct. 20 Taiwan set a new single-month record for export orders in September because of strong demand for electronic and communications devices, according to Ministry of Economic Affairs figures released Monday. Taiwan-based companies received export orders worth US$43.31 billion in September, up 12.7 percent from the same period last year and up 13.4 percent from the previous month, ministry figures showed.

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  6. Artwork vandalized at picture book-themed parkRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Oct. 20 A picture book-themed park in Yilan City has become a popular attraction since it was opened last year, but with the attention also comes problems such as frequent damage to the works on display. In the latest incident on Monday, swirls were found drawn on the faces of sculptures of a little girl and boy installed at the park, which brings to life characters and images from picture books by Jimmy Liao, one of Taiwan's most famous illustrators.

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  7. 13-m high sculpture of Guan Yu becomes new landmark in Taoyuan parkRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Oct. 20 A new landmark featuring Guan Yu, one of the best known Chinese historical figures and a popular deity today, has been erected in a park near downtown Taoyuan as a symbol of protection for local residents. The 13-meter high, NT$10 million sculpture is the tallest statue of Guan Yu, who lived during 's Three Kingdoms period and died in 220, in Taiwan.

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  8. Nosocomial Neonatal Legionellosis Associated with Water in Infant Formula, TaiwanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Sung-Hsi Wei 1 , Pesus Chou 1 , Lei-Ron Tseng 1 , Hung-Chih Lin 1 , Jen-Hsien Wang, Ji-Nan Sheu, Ming-Tsan Liu, Fang-Ching Liu, Hoa-Hsin Wu, Min-Cheng Lin, Ching-Fen Ko, Hsiang-Yu Lin, Pei-Hsiu Kao, Kao-Pin Hwang, Yu-Lung Hsu, Tsung-Lin Kuo, and Chuen-Sheue Chiang Centers for Disease Control, Taipei, Taiwan Community Medicine Research Center and Institute of Public Health, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan School of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University and Hospital, Taichung ; Jen-Ai Hospital, Taichung We report 2 cases of neonatal Legionella infection associated with aspiration of contaminated water used in hospitals to make infant formula.

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  9. Xiaolongbao favorite with international students: pollRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The China Post

    International students in Taiwan named xialongbao their favorite food and the scenic Sun Moon Lake in Nantou County their favorite scenic spot in the country, according to the results of a government poll released Monday. The "Study-in-Taiwan" poll, conducted by the Foundation for International Cooperation in Higher Education of Taiwan on foreign nationals studying in Taiwan, found that beef noodles and scallion pancakes were also popular.

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  10. NPM fights against copyright infringementRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The China Post

    In a legislative session yesterday afternoon, the National Palace Museum attacked a subsidiary company of China's Taiwan Affairs Office's for copyright infringement. The company is alleged to have published books and mobile applications without the museum's permission.

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  11. Air Force denies chopper misuse claimRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The China Post

    An Air Force major general did not misuse public property during a recent mountain-climbing event on Taiwan's tallest peak, Yushan, last month, the R.O.C. Air Force said yesterday. Air Force one-star general Wang Chung-win did not request that an Air Force S-70C rescue helicopter take his personal belongings to the Yushan Weather Station prior to the event as reported by a local media, the Air Force said in a released statement.

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  12. Ex-AIT head to serve as interim senior VP at Tsing Hua UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The China Post

    William A. Stanton, former director of the Taipei office of the American Institute in Taiwan, has been named interim senior vice president for Global Affairs at National Tsing Hua University , widely regarded as one of Taiwan's top schools. "Stanton has the qualifications and experience necessary to help the university further its internationalization efforts," NTHU President Hocheng Hong said Monday.

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  13. VAC urged to prevent China pension fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... Tsai, the average age of R.O.C veterans who receive government pensions and currently live on the other side of the Taiwan Strait stands around 88. Tsai further noted that there are 400 R.O.C. veterans who live in China that are older than 90, ...

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  14. Outrage over light verdict in ASE court caseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The China Post

    Taiwan Kaohsiung District Court yesterday issued sentences to Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's management staff for intentionally leaking industrial waste into the Hou-chin River. The light nature of the sentences provoked protest from both environmental groups and government officials.

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  15. Daily LinksRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The View from Taiwan

    Links... plus an event! Too busy to blog tonight.... Don't miss: Tairadical's rip of the Lien Family Ben's analysis of Taipei City District 2 AmCham has piece on making Taiwan into a Silicon Valley in Asia . Nope, won't happen.

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  16. Taiwan prepared to donate equipment to help fight against EbolaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Oct. 20 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Monday that Taiwan has prepared 100,000 sets of personal protective equipment to donate to foreign countries in fighting a global , the ministry said it will provide the gear on humanitarian grounds to countries in western Africa -- the area most seriously hit by -- to help their disease control efforts. In addition, Taiwan has been in close contact with the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control of the United States to better prepare itself to fight the virus.

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  17. High-End Google Tablet: Power Surge for Smartphone Developer HTC?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    ... too soon for HTC's overall financial performance and world market share," says Joen Yang, industry analyst with the Taiwan government-backed Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute . But contracting "does more good than harm for HTC in the long ...

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  18. New Market Research Report: Bank of Taiwan : Company Profile and SWOT AnalysisRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    World Market Intelligence strictly follows a standardized research methodology to ensure high levels of data quality and these characteristics guarantee a unique report. Report Highlights Bank of Taiwan is a government-owned bank, based in Taiwan.

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  19. BIOSTAR's iDEQ-T1 Minicomputer Ready To Subvert the Desktop PCRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Pureoverclock

    BIOSTAR's iDEQ-T1 Minicomputer Ready To Subvert the Desktop PC *October 20th, 2014, Taipei, Taiwan - BIOSTAR has announced the iDEQ-T1 series mini PC, a micro-mini computer specifically designed to subvert the conventional desktop PC by being smaller, lighter and more mobile but with similar features and capabilities. At just two thirds the surface area of an A4 sized piece of paper and with a weight of only 0.8Kg, the iDEQ-T1, in conjunction with the HTPC platform, is a great solution for a variety of environments needing a small, yet fully-featured, PC.

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  20. iPhone demand boosts Taiwan export ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Booming shipments of the iPhone 6 helped Taiwan's export orders jump 12.7 percent in September year-on-year to a record $43.3 billion , the government said Monday. It marked an eighth straight month of growth in export orders for tech-rich Taiwan, the economic ministry said in a statement.

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