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35 min ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan plans to help Mongolia in capital market

Taipei, Aug. 27 Taiwan plans to help Mongolia set up trading on an emerging stock board and a deposit insurance system, Financial Supervisory Commission Chairman Tseng Ming-chung said Wednesday.

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4 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Taiwan honours 56,000 WWII soldiers killed in Myanmar

A honor guard holds a soldiers' tablet during a ceremony to honor the dead soldiers of Taiwan killed in Myanmar during World War II, at the Martyr's Shrine in Taipei on Aug 27, 2014.

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8 hrs ago | China Daily

Taiwan, Shanghai seek FTZ cooperation

Taiwan and Shanghai should forge a win-win cooperation through sharing experience on free trade zones, participants at a cross-Straits forum in Taipei said Tuesday.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Taiwan's CIB seeks Thai police help in finding murder suspect

Taiwan's Criminal Investigation Bureau yesterday said it had asked its Thai counterpart for assistance in tracking the whereabouts of Hsieh Yuan-hsin - the main suspect in the murder of Taiwanese billionaire Shih Chia-chin.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Incentives for doing business in Taiwan: Taichung City

This article is part of an ongoing series detailing incentives offered by cities, counties, and the central government to companies operating in Taiwan.

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Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Workers in Taiwan seen getting two days off

Taiwan's newly appointed Labour Minister Chen Hsiung-wen said labour groups and the business sector had reached a consensus to allow workers at least two days off per week.

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Forbes.com

Shimao Property Says 1st-Half Profit Rose 20%, China Market Poised To Recover

I'm a senior editor and the Shanghai bureau chief of Forbes magazine. Now in my 13th year at Forbes, I compile the Forbes China Rich List, Hong Kong Rich List and Taiwan Rich List.

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The Standard

Sorry, Too Late

Hong Kong and mainland jet-setters trying to cash in on Cathay Pacific's celebratory fanfares to several destinations crashed the airline's website yesterday morning.

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The China Post

Growing number of Taiwan nationals busted in Australia for drugs: MOFA

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday called on Taiwanese nationals to follow local laws when traveling in Australia as more and more Taiwan nationals are being arrested in the country over drug-smuggling charges.

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The China Post

Japanese man thanks Taiwanese donor for help

A Taiwanese entrepreneur was being sought by a Japanese man who was moved by Taiwanese generosity in July to help fund a medical bill for sending an ill Japanese person home for further care.

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Dominion Post

Kiwi accused of biting officer arrested at airport

A New Zealander has been detained in Taiwan, accused of biting a policeman and then trying to flee the country in disguise using an Australian passport.

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Hispanic Business

AUO's High Resolution a-Si TFT-LCDs for Mobile Device Make First Appearance at Touch Taiwan 2014

The aforementioned products and technologies will all be present from and Optical Film Exhibition 2014), held in Taipei Nangang Exhibition Hall.

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The China Post

Career's fate relies on 'citizen's choice': Chen

Kaohsiung citizens will decide whether Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu is fit to serve in the same position within the next 100 days, Chen herself said yesterday in response to criticism over her handling of the Kaohsiung explosions.

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South China Morning Post

Taiwan scrambles fighter jets after 'PLA spy planes repeatedly breach airspace'

Two RF-5 jets take off from an airbase in Taiwan's eastern Hualien city. Taiwan officials said they scrambled Mirage jets after several mainland Y-8 planes flew over their ADIZ in the South China Sea.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Canberra Times

Qantas signs codeshare deal with China Airlines

Qantas customers will now be able to earn frequent flyer points on direct services from Sydney and Brisbane to Taipei.

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Suria

Kai Ko to make a public apology for...

Taiwanese actor Kai Ko is set to apologise in public over drug use after his arrest two weeks ago .

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The China Post

Farglory chair claims he is a victim of alleged bribery

Farglory Group Chairman Chao Teng-hsiung , during his first court session at the Taipei District Court yesterday, said that he is a victim, not a beneficiary, of the alleged bribery over a public housing development project in Taoyuan.

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The China Post

Unification or integration for Taiwan and China?

Tsai Eng-meng, chairman of Want Want Holdings, broached a new idea to bring peace and prosperity to both sides of the Taiwan Strait earlier this month.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Largest floating book fair makes port call in Taiwan

Taipei, Aug. 12 The MV Logos Hope, the ship that carries the largest floating book fair in the world, has docked in Taiwan for the first time, bringing 5,000 different books and hundreds of volunteers to the country.

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Manila Bulletin

Philanthropist-entrepreneur vies for Mrs. Universe 2014 title

The competition will culminate on Aug. 28 at the Sunway Resort in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.

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