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9 min ago | Business Journal
Boeing Co. said Xiamen Airlines of China has taken delivery of its first 787 and becomes the third Chinese airline to fly the 787.
3 hrs ago | The China Post
The Taichung District Prosecutors Office yesterday indicted former Taiwan Water Co.
7 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun
The attacker was identified as Zheng Minsheng, a 41-year-old man with a history of mental illness and who had worked at a community clinic until June, Xinhua news agency quoted the local government in the city of Nanping as saying.
11 hrs ago | Bangkok Post
Taiwan's first low-cost carrier, Tigerair Taiwan, said Monday it will begin flights between Taipei and Singapore by the end of this month, seeking to expand to its presence from the already competitive budget airline business in Southeast Asia to that in Northeast Asia.
11 hrs ago | Suria
Taiwanese singer David Tao held a grand wedding with his 16-year younger girlfriend Penny in Taipei, Taiwan, 31 August 2014.
11 hrs ago | Suria
Taiwanese singer Elva Hsiao attends a press conference for her new album "Shut Up and Kiss Me" in Taipei, Taiwan, 31 August 2014.
Six food banks in Taiwan launched an alliance in Taipei on Thursday to share their resources and logistics more effectively and to push for legislation that encourages donations to food banks.
The 2014 Asia Pacific Franchise Confederation and World Franchise Council meetings in Taipei are the first joint, international high-level meetings to be held jointly by Taipei and New Taipei City, said the Association of Chain and Franchise Promotion, Taiwan in a press release yesterday.
Taipei, Aug. 31 More than one out of every two Taiwanese men do not regularly exercise, according to data released by Taiwan Biobank, a research center, Sunday.
President Ma Ying-jeou said Sunday that policy proposals submitted by the nation's youth were found to be practical and mature, as some 88 percent of the proposals were adopted by government agencies last year.
Taipei, Aug. 31 Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council offered congratulations Sunday to the re-elected chief executive of Macau, even as a small number of protesters gathered outside the venue to demand universal suffrage in the Chinese special administrative region.
Tsai went first to Taichung, where Lin Chia-lung is seeking to wrest the mayor's office from Jason Hu, who has occupied the office of mayor of Taichung City and Taichung Municipality for 13 years.
Not all news is bad news. The following is a look at some of the softer stories in Taiwan over the past week that, for whatever reason, did not quite make it to the press in English.
Independent candidate Ko Wen-je continues to be the frontrunner in the Taipei mayoral race, but his lead over major rival Sean Lien from the ruling Kuomintang has narrowed, a recent survey has shown.
Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang on Saturday elected 32 members to its 19th Central Standing Committee for a new term.
Taiwanese actor Ko Chen-tung will face a criminal investigation when he returns to the island, after serving 14 days in detention in Beijing for drug offences, according to Taiwan prosecutors.
Taipei, Aug. 30 The Centers for Disease Control heightened a health advisory against travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo Saturday from "watch" to "alert" on concern over the continued spread of the Ebola virus.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 05:07 pm
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