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10 min ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Rotary International president Gary Huang to visit Waynesboro

The president of Rotary International, one of the world's largest humanitarian service organizations, will soon recognize the work of the Rotary Club of Waynesboro during a visit to south central Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Waynesboro, PA, Greencastle, PA, Eastern Michigan University, World News, Opinion

2 hrs ago | The China Post

Parents of French victim in Penghu crash landing touch down in Taiwan

Parents of one of the French victims who died in a TransAsia Airways crash in the outlying island county of Penghu last week have arrived in Taiwan to handle the aftermath of their daughter's death.

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2 hrs ago | The China Post

Independent candidate quits Chiayi mayoral election

A former member of the Kuomintang announced Tuesday that she will drop out of the mayoral race in Chiayi , head of the Chiayi City Farmers' Association, denied speculation she had been pressured by KMT officials and she decided to quit the race simply because she was not ready for it.

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4 hrs ago | The China Post

Protest staged in Taipei against US, Israel over Gaza conflict

Dozens of protesters took to the streets in Taipei yesterday to voice opposition to Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip that have reportedly caused over 1,000 deaths, mostly civilian, and urged the United States to stop its military assistance to Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

8 hrs ago | National Public Radio

In 'Ghost Month,' A Murder-Mystery Tour Of Taipei

In Taiwan, August is the month ghosts return from the afterlife. Linda Wertheimer talks to author Ed Lin about his mystery Ghost Month, set largely in the night markets and food stalls of Taipei.

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12 hrs ago | DigiTimes

Taiwan market: Acer, Asustek see opportunities from enterprise PC replacement trend

President of Acer Taiwan Tony Huang has recently pointed out that the company saw strong demand from large enterprises for replacing their existing PCs in the first half of the year in Taiwan, while Asustek Computer president Kevin Lin noted that the replacement trend triggered by the end of support for Windows XP's will last into the second half ... (more)

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, World News

14 hrs ago | Nerve News

Taiwan plane crash: Black box data deciphered

Taiwan has finished decoding the data from the two black boxes of its ill-fated plane that crashed last week, the island's aviation council said Monday.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Air Accidents

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The China Post

Ex-head of Taiwan's Defense Mission in Washington fails polygraph test: MND

The Ministry of National Defense yesterday confirmed that the former head of Taiwan's Defense Mission in the United States had failed to pass a required polygraph test.

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Christian Science Monitor

Taiwan's nuclear power plants are magnets for protesters - and snorkelers

An employee looks at the moisture separator reheater in the turbine building during a media tour at the yet-to-be-completed Taipower Fourth Nuclear Power Plant in Gongliao, New Taipei City, May 14, 2013.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Southeast Asia, World News, Ma Ying-jeou, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

New York Daily News

Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council members travel to Taiwan

As Mayor de Blasio returned to New York, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito headed out of town - landing Monday for a six-day trip to Taiwan with five other Council members.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Taiwan Travel, us Travel, North America Travel, New York City Travel, World News, US News, Conservative Political News

The China Post

Farglory chairman defends against bribery charges

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Farglory Group Chairman Chao Teng-hsiung yesterday told local media reporters that he was forced and demanded by former Taoyuan Deputy Magistrate Yeh Shih-wen - a senior Farglory executive - to give a bribe to Yeh via intermediary Tsai to secure an affordable public housing project in Bade District of Taoyuan County.

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Related Topix: World News

Suria

Taiwan first lady resumes Japan visit...

Taiwan's first lady will resume a rare visit to Japan which was postponed after a diplomatic row over posters for an exhibition of loaned treasured artefacts, officials said Monday.

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Related Topix: World News, Ma Ying-jeou

Daily Times

Ex-military attache at Taiwan US mission under scrutiny : July 28, 2014,

TAIPEI A senior Taiwanese military officer who served at the island's de facto US embassy has been placed under investigation after failing a lie detector test, the defence ministry said Monday.

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Kotaku

Onimusha and His Tree Subject Of New Taiwan Meme

Takeshi Kaneshiro, who will forever be known for Onimusha , is in the headlines again in Taiwan after a typhoon blew through the island earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Takeshi Kaneshiro

DigiTimes

Research: Taiwan makers to ship 21.95 million handsets in 3Q14

Taiwan-based ODMs and own-brand makers will ship 21.95 million handsets in the third quarter of 2014, increasing by 4.2% on quarter and by 32.1% on year, and 18.65 million or 85% of the shipments will be smartphones, according to Digitimes Research.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News

Asia News Network

TAIPEI: More stray animals being adopted in Taiwan this year

Over 25,000 stray dogs and cats were adopted across Taiwan between January and June, boosting the adoption rate higher than the same period last year, the Council of Agriculture was quoted by a local news outlet yesterday.

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Related Topix: World News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Merinews

A visit to Bangkok in 1982

After returning from Nara we had just a couple of days in Tokyo during which the only outing was to the outlet of Mikimoto Pearls.

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Related Topix: World News, Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Home Gardening, Home

Examiner.com

Lucy may not be science, but it is still fun to watch

Luc Besson directs Scarlett Johansson in 'Lucy', an action-thriller that tracks a woman accidentally caught in a dark deal who turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, World News

The China Post

Best school quality in Taipei: survey

Taipei has the best quality of education of any of Taiwan's 22 cities and counties, according to the results of a biennial survey conducted by a local magazine.

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Related Topix: World News, Southeast Asia

The Straits Times

Taiwan TransAsia plane crash: Likely impact point discovered, says investigator

Officials search through the wreckage where TransAsia Airways flight GE222 crashed on July 23 in poor weather near the airport at Magong on the Penghu island chain on July 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Air Accidents,

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