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Annette Lu on the power pinch: Taiwan wastes too much electricity

Currently in New York to promote a new book and meet overseas friends and supporters, former Vice President Annette Lu touched on the hunger strike being carried out by former chairman Lin Yi-hsiung to protest construction of the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-LME says up to quarter of its electronic trade comes from Asia

Up to a quarter of electronic trading volume on the London Metal Exchange comes from Asia-based participants, the bourse's head said on Thursday.

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The China Post

Computex set to highlight smart living technologies, applications

Asia's largest computer show will focus this year on smart living technologies and applications, from 3D printers to wearable devices, according to one of the organizers of Computex Taipei.

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The China Post

Tsay released by police with residence limitation

Referendum Alliance leader Tsay Ting-kuei yesterday was released by the police with limitation on his residence after being questioned for attempting to push the barricades away in front of the Legislative Yuan on Tuesday night.

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The China Post

HTC's mid-ranges martphones to hit local stores in May

Aiming at the mid-range smartphone market in Taiwan, HTC Corp. on Wednesday announced launch dates for two new flagship Desire phones - the 4G-compatible HTC Desire 816 and 610.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan police find, return expensive jewelry to owner

Taipei, April 23 A Taiwanese police officer on Wednesday found a purse containing more than NT$1.3 million worth of jewelry at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and returned it to the owner, a tourist.

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Design And Reuse

Alchip and Credo Provide 28Gbps SerDes ASICs for Enterprise Data Communication

Taipei, Taiwan/Hong Kong/ San Jose, USA – April 23, 2014 - Credo Semiconductor, a global innovation leader in SerDes technology, and Alchip Technologies, Ltd. , a world leading fabless ASIC company, announced a strategic partnership for providing 28Gb/s SerDes IP for ASIC solutions targeting the Data Center and Enterprise Communications ... (more)

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ETaiwanNews.com

Anti-nuclear activists protest outside KMT

Lin began his hunger strike on Tuesday, calling on the government to scrap the building of the fourth nuclear plant, now nearing completion in Gongliao, New Taipei City.

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ABS-CBN News

DTI expects more trade missions from Taiwan

"With its strong economic performance, flourishing business opportunities, and proximity, the Philippines is in a firm position to encourage Taiwan in closely considering our country as their gateway or hub for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations market," Trade Undersecretary Ponciano C. Manalo, Jr. said.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Reuters

Fitch Assesses Taiwan's First Basel III Tier 1 Instrument

TAIPEI, April 22 Fitch Ratings will generally rate Basel III-compliant Tier 1 instruments issued in Taiwan, such as Taishin International Bank's /Stable) recently launched perpetual non-cumulative subordinated debt, four notches down from the banks' anchor rating.

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The China Post

Gov't to further assist with Haiti rice production

Taiwan and Haiti signed an agreement yesterday that will see Taiwan provide further assistance in increasing rice production in the Caribbean country to address food security issues.

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South China Morning Post

What Tsai Ing-wen must do for shot at Taiwan's presidency

The likely new head of the opposition DPP needs a credible policy towards mainland if she is to contest next poll for island's top leader It seems clear that Dr Tsai Ing-wen will be the next leader of Taiwan's main opposition party.

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The China Post

Taiwan int'l percussion festival set for May

Young drummers from a remote indigenous village in eastern Taiwan will open the triennial Taiwan International Percussion Convention in May, bringing their music to an international stage.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwanese delegation to attend Swaziland king's birthday celebration

Taipei, April 22 Taiwan has sent a delegation to attend the birthday celebration of Swaziland's King Mswati III later this week and will also visit Burkina Faso, another of Taiwan's African allies, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

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The View from Taiwan

Paper on Parade: Tourism as a territorial strategy: the case of China and Taiwan

A roadside vendor in Miaoli looks to capture some tourist dollars. Time for another installment of this blog's regularly irregular Paper on Parade.

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Taiwan anti-nuclear activist starts...

Former Taiwanese opposition leader and anti-nuclear activist Lin Yi-hsiung Tuesday launched an indefinite hunger strike in protest at a nearly completed nuclear facility, while some of his supporters clashed with police.

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Business Wire

One-Two Punch Propels Taiwana s Medical Tourism Sector

The first is the World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress Taiwan 2014 , which will take place June 26 & 27th at the Taipei International Convention Center.

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PR-inside.com

Tax Efficient Business Setup in Taiwan

International business, with the expert help of Singapore-based Healy Consultants, can take full advantage of these benefits, now without the burden of personal travel.

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Plastics News

Taiwan's TSRC expands in Nantong

Taiwan's TSRC Corp. said April 21 it has opened a 25,000-metric-ton capacity styrene-isoprene-styrene block copolymer manufacturing facility in Nantong, China, and plans to add a further 30,000-ton SIS plant in Taiwan in 2016.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The China Post

Standard Chartered maintains forecast for local GDP growth

Standard Chartered Bank maintained its forecast yesterday for Taiwan's gross domestic product growth in 2014 amid an improving global economy.

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