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16 min ago | Mashable

Series of Gas Explosions Kill 15, Injure 228 in Taiwan

At least 15 people are dead and 228 injured following a series of gas explosions on the streets of a southern Taiwanese city late Thursday night.

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16 min ago | Suria

Powerful Taiwan gas explosions kill 20,...

Gas leaks triggered a series of powerful explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, killing at least 20 people and injuring up to 270, officials said Friday, warning that the toll is expected to rise.

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16 min ago | Suria

Powerful Taiwan gas explosions kill 15,...

Gas leaks triggered a series of powerful explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, killing at least 15 people and injuring more than 230, officials said warning that the death toll was expected to rise.

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1 hr ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Gas explosions kill 20, injure 270 in Taiwan

Hundreds of cars submerged below murky water. A landmark basketball court, newly refurbished, showing signs of buckling.

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1 hr ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Gas explosions kill 20, injure 270 in Taiwan

A former CEO testified Thursday that his cozy relationship with Virginia's first family was a poor business decision, not friendship.

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2 hrs ago | Suria

15 confirmed dead in Taiwan gas...

At least 15 people were confirmed dead in a series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, the mayor said Friday.

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2 hrs ago | RTE.ie

15 killed in Taiwan gas explosions

At least 15 people have been confirmed dead in a series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung.

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2 hrs ago | Suria

Taiwan gas pipeline blasts injure around...

Multiple gas pipeline explosions ripped through the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, leaving at least five people feared dead and injuring around 230, officials said Friday.

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3 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Gas explosions kill 15, injure 228 in Taiwan

A series of gas explosions on the streets of a southern Taiwanese city killed 15 people and injured 228 others late Thursday night, authorities said.

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3 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Two killed, 100 injured in gas explosion in Taiwan: Xinhua

An explosion caused by a gas leak in the southern Taiwanese city Kaohsiung has killed 15 people and injured another 243, Taiwanese media reported on Friday.

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3 hrs ago | Sky News

Taiwan: Fifteen Dead As Gas Blasts Hit City

Multiple gas explosions in Taipei are thought to have killed at least 15 people and injured 233, according to reports.

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4 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

Five dead and 200 injured after huge explosion in Taiwan caused by...

'I'm glad my dad's dead, my fantasy came true': Court hears how girl, then 14, showed no remorse after her boyfriend stabbed her father to death Think make-up-free stars are born with perfect skin? From laser resurfacing to dermal fillers, there's more to it than just good genes Police search home of sex offender and say they say they are 'zeroing ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Multiple gas explosions in Taiwan city: Cars overturned, 115 injured

Several blasts have ripped through Kaohsiung, a city in south-western Taiwan, overturning cars and injuring over 100 people, local media reported.

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9 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Naked businessman wearing cardboard box visits police station with...

What started out as a few drinks with friends gradually worsened when he fell into the arms of a young woman who promised him the time of his life for a little money.

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13 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Tropical Storm Nakri could bring gusty wind, rain

Taipei, July 30 Taiwan could see occasional downpours in most parts of the island and heavy seas in coastal areas due to the effects of the outer rim of Tropical Storm Nakri, the Central Weather Bureau said Wednesday.

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17 hrs ago | The China Post

Industry white paper on its way, but will Ma listen?

Rock Hsu, chairman of the Chinese National Federation of Industries, will present his CFNI White Paper for 2014 to President Ma Ying-jeou on Aug. 4. In this year's white paper, released last Friday, Hsu is pressing for transformational change so that Taiwan may effectively compete on the global economic stage.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Pride 2014 parents: Fiona Chen

Chen knew in the first few years that the child she thought was a daughter wasn't like other little girls.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Premier confident Taiwan, U.S. can resolve pork issues

Taipei, July 30 Premier Jiang Yi-huah said Wednesday he is confident that Taiwan and United States can work out their differences on the issue of pork imports containing the drug ractopamine.

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The China Post

Tofu made of green soybeans debuts in Taiwan

It is usually a sign that food has gone bad when it turns green, but researchers in southern Taiwan are proud to have developed a new kind of tofu made from green soybeans, which they say could boost Taiwan's NT$2 billion of annual green soybean exports.

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Suria

Tia Li claims to be single after caught...

Taiwanese girl group Dream Girls` Tia Li touches Fahrenheit`s Aaron Yan`s muscles during a celebration party for their TV drama "Fall in Love With Me" in Taipei, Taiwan, 29 July 2014.

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