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

3 hrs ago | Asia News Network

Petaling Jaya: Taiwan moving further towards a more open economy

In Taiwan's southern Pingtung county, Taiwan Fu Shrimp Enterprise president Frank Liao believes that being part of the Free Economic Pilot Zones would help his company breed newer and more expensive species of ornamental shrimp, boost volume and reach more markets.

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6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Third Chinese airline now flying Boeing's 787

Boeing Co. said Xiamen Airlines of China has taken delivery of its first 787 and becomes the third Chinese airline to fly the 787.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, World News, China, Asia,

10 hrs ago | The China Post

Taichung prosecutors indict ex-TWC chair for bribery

The Taichung District Prosecutors Office yesterday indicted former Taiwan Water Co.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News

14 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Man kills three Chinese elementary students before jumping to his death

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.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., World News

17 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Tigerair sets Taiwan-Singapore flights

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.

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Related Topix: World News

17 hrs ago | Suria

Jay Chou and Leehom Wang attend David...

Taiwanese singer David Tao held a grand wedding with his 16-year younger girlfriend Penny in Taipei, Taiwan, 31 August 2014.

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Related Topix: Leehom Wang, Pop/Rock, David Tao, Wedding, World News, Entertainment

17 hrs ago | Suria

Kai Ko texts thanks back to Elva Hsiao`s...

Taiwanese singer Elva Hsiao attends a press conference for her new album "Shut Up and Kiss Me" in Taipei, Taiwan, 31 August 2014.

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21 hrs ago | Bjp.rcpsych.org

Cancer incidence in people with affective disorder: nationwide cohort ...

Yen-Ni Hung , PhD, School of Gerontology Health Management and Master Program in Long-Term Care, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, Department of Nursing, School of Nursing, National Yang-Ming University and Department of Education and Research, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei; Shu-Yu Yang , PhD, Taipei City Psychiatric Center, Taipei City ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Long Term Care, Health, Medicine, Nursing, Southeast Asia

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The China Post

Local food banks launch alliance to share resources, push for new laws

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.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News,

The China Post

Taipei, New Taipei to hold 2 int'l summits

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.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Biobank unveils worrying trends: half of men don't exercise regularly

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.

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The China Post

Majority of youth's policy proposals adopted by government: president

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.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan congratulates Macau chief executive's re-election

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.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Tsai Ing-wen heads south to campaign for DPP candidates

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.

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Asia News Network

TAIPEI: False election reform won't satisfy Hong Kongers

Beijing is expected to soon decide how Hong Kong is going to elect its next leader amid growing calls from activists for a truly democratic election process.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, World News,

Sat Aug 30, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

On the lighter side: The tortoise and the scare

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.

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The China Post

Lien closing in on Ko in Taipei race: KMT

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.

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Xinhuanet

Taiwan's KMT elects new central standing committee members

Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang on Saturday elected 32 members to its 19th Central Standing Committee for a new term.

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South China Morning Post

Shamed actor Ko Chen-tung faces criminal probe when he returns to Taiwan

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.

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News, Jaycee Chan

ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan raises travel alert for DR Congo on Ebola concerns

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

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