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News on Taiwan continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

4 hrs ago | The China Post

Jiang to kick off forums with young people

Premier Jiang Yi-huah is scheduled to meet with a group of young people in Taipei today in the first of a series of forums aimed at shoring up dwindling support for the government and ruling Kuomintang from the younger generations.

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8 hrs ago | The China Post

Taiwan's machine tools exports expected to rise in '14 on better economy

Taiwan's machine tool exports will increase in 2014 amid an improving global economy, returning to similar levels as in 2012, a local industry group said Saturday.

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8 hrs ago | The China Post

Asia Fashion Collection meets Eifini

Thousands of visitors flocked to Taipei IN Style on the third day of its grand opening.

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10 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Former Taiwan vice-president's son secures nomination to run for Taipei mayor

Mr Sean Lien, the son of Taiwan's former vice-president Lien Chan, on Saturday won the ruling Kuomintang party's nomination to run for mayor of Taipei.

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12 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Tuck Into Taiwan: An Ultimate Food Tour

A little gem of an island, Taiwan is the ultimate food destination for Asian cuisine.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Taiwan Travel, Life, Food, Vegetarian, World News, Taipei, Taiwan Travel

14 hrs ago | The China Post

Wang backed removal of protesters: premier

Premier Jiang Yi-huah said yesterday that Legislative Yuan Speaker Wang Jin-pyng agreed to have police enter the Legislature's main chamber in response to the March 18 student activist occupation.

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18 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Haiti President Martelly to visit Taiwan next week

Taipei, April 19 President of Haiti Michel Joseph Martelly is scheduled to arrive in Taiwan April 21 on a four-day state visit, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Saturday.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Asia News Network

XIAMEN: Businessmen hope for progress on mainland, Taiwan FTZ talks

Businesspeople from both Chinese mainland and Taiwan expect improved cross-Straits cooperation in developing free trade zones, according to executives at an industry exposition in Xiamen.

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Suria

Single Hebe Tien celebrates birthday...

Hebe Tien of Taiwanese girl group S.H.E poses during a press conference for Japanese blended tea brand "Sokenbicha" in Taipei, Taiwan, 17 April 2014.

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The China Post

CGA unveils 3,000-ton patrol ship in Kaohsiung

A launching ceremony for a new 3,000-ton patrol vessel that will be joining Taiwan's Coast Guard Administration later this year was held in the southern city of Kaohsiung yesterday.

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The China Post

Technology + Design = Fashion

Taipei IN Style also provides participants with in-depth knowledge of the textile and fashion industry.

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CNN

The letter for Vatican people

Pope prayed for Angelus on April 6: "si terrA domani in Ruanda la commemorazione del XX anniversario dell'inizio del genocidio perpetrato contro i Tutsi nel 1994.

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DigiTimes

Taiwan makers showcase new technologies at Finetech 2014

The expo features makers such as Chi Mei Visual Technology and JTouch displaying products including flat panel display materials, LCD materials, glass substrates, and optical films.

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Clarksville Online

American Heart Association says Insomnia may significantly increase Stroke Risk

The risk of stroke may be much higher in people with insomnia compared to those who don't have trouble sleeping, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.

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Related Topix: Insomnia, Medicine, Health, Southeast Asia, World News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

South China Morning Post

Coach follows Forrest Gump's lead and starts running - all the way around coast of Taiwan

Stephen Poon says journey on foot over 27 consecutive days taught him life lessons - about letting go of his disappointments, but also embracing successes from training other runners in Hong Kong Hong Kong coach Stephen Poon ran all the way round the coastline of Taiwan in 27 days - just because he felt like running.

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Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Ma Ying-jeou urges Japan apology over comfort women

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday urged the Japanese government to properly handle the issue of comfort women - thousands of Taiwanese nationals were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military during World War II.

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KOTA-TV Rapid City

Gov. Matt Mead meets with Taiwanese officials

Gov. Matt Mead has met with Taiwanese officials in Cheyenne and says he looks forward to building greater trade and cooperation with the island nation that has a powerful hunger for Wyoming coal.

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The China Post

Asustek apologizes for ZenFone pricing dispute

Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. apologized yesterday for pricing its low-cost ZenFone smartphone models higher in Taiwan than in China, which has created negative controversy for the PC vendor over the past week.

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The China Post

MND urged to shorten relocation time for arsenal in South Taiwan

Lawmakers yesterday urged the military to shorten the time needed to relocate an arsenal located in downtown Kaohsiung City in order to make way for new projects to boost the city's future development.

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The China Post

Nuke 3 to stop supplying electricity for 10 days

Taiwan Power Co. said yesterday that following the Third Nuclear Power Plant Unit 2's annual examination began in March, the power plant's Unit 1 will undergo a 10-day construction today to strengthen its earthquake resistance structures, meaning that the power plant will stop supplying electricity for 10 days.

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