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Lu against Tsai picking running mat...

Lu against Tsai picking running mate from outside the DPP

Former vice president Annette Lu said she would express her objection should Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson Tsai Ing-wen decides to pick a running mate
First serious blaze victim leaves h...

First serious blaze victim leaves hospital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? For the first time, a serious burns victim from the June 27 water park blaze was allowed to leave hospital, reports
Court targets assets of water park ...

Court targets assets of water park chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? The Shilin District Court on Tuesday approved a request by the New Taipei City Government for provisional attachments on the assets
Water park death toll could reach 3...

Water park death toll could reach 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? The number of fatal victims of the June 27 Formosa Fun Coast water park could rise from the present three to
Suspect arrested in city hall arson

Suspect arrested in city hall arson

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? A man claiming to be dissatisfied with the present situation of society was detained by police Tuesday as a suspect in
No fear of domino effect: MOFA

No fear of domino effect: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? Foreign Minister David Lin on Tuesday discounted fears voiced by former Vice President Annette Lu that several of Taiwan?s allies would

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ASIA-PACIFIC: Japan's disaster a re...

ASIA-PACIFIC: Japan's disaster a regional concern

Japan Self Defence Force members prepare to transfer to hospital workers who were exposed to radiation
Reuters

Japan's earthquake and tsunami dominate regional headlines as concerns grow over the humanitarian situation, and workers continue the struggle to control radiation leaks at the damaged fukushima plant.

 

ASIA-PACIFIC: Horror in Japan, US-P...

ASIA-PACIFIC: Horror in Japan, US-Pakistan relations

A man outside an identification center near a mortuary in Miyagi, northern Japan, 19 March 2011
Reuters/Yuriko Nakao

This week, a Japanese horror story, and Pakistan-US relations move one step forward, several steps back.

ASIA-PACIFIC: Tragedy in Japan, Pak...

ASIA-PACIFIC: Tragedy in Japan, Pakistan, Bangladesh

A man is saved from the wreckage caused by Japan's earthquake
Reuters/Kyodo

Japan is struck by earth and sea quake; Pakistan's internal strife and confusing poverty alleviation, politics and justice in Bangladesh with the case of Grameen bank founder Muhammad Yunus.

ASIA-PACIFIC: Grameen sacking, Indi...

ASIA-PACIFIC: Grameen sacking, India, Pakistan,

Grameen Bank's Mohammad Yunus in Milan in 2011
Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images

A hazy outlook for the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, allegations of corruption directed at an anti-corruption boss in India, heavy sentences in 2002 Gujarat train-fire case and killing religious understanding in Pakistan.

ASIA-PACIFIC: New Zealand quake, Fr...

ASIA-PACIFIC: New Zealand quake, Franco-Malaysian business

A family watches as their earquake-damaged home in Christchurch is demolished, 26 February 2011
Reuters/Tim Wimborne

The effects of the big eartquake in New Zealand this week; asking why rebels in Afghanistan choose Kunduz province; and looking at what makes Franco-Malaysian business turnouver.

ASIA-PACIFIC: Musharraf arrest warr...

ASIA-PACIFIC: Musharraf arrest warrant, Philippines peace talks, and China, the pouncing tiger

A man holding a portrait of Benazir Bhutto at a makeshift memorial in Liaquat Bagh in Rawalpindi on 31 March
Reuters

Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf says he will not comply with a warrant for his arrest over alleged links to the murder of Benezir Bhutto; the Philippino government resumes peace talks with communist-led rebels after six years, while China becomes the world's second largest economy, overtaking its Asian neighbour Japan.

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CWB set to issue land warning for T...

CWB set to issue land warning for Tropical Storm Linfa

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - The Central Weather Bureau said Monday it plans to issue a land warning for Tropical Storm Linfa overnight because the storm's outer rim is expected to affect Southwestern Taiwan based on its current path.
Security council meets over dust ex...

Security council meets over dust explosion

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - President Ma Ying-jeou convened a meeting of the National Security Council yesterday to address the government response in the aftermath of the June 27 disaster as a third victim died of his wounds nine days after the color dust explosion at the Formosa Fun Park in Bali, New Taipei City. Out of 432 still receiving treatment in hospitals throughout Taiwan, 235 remain in critical condition.
Wowprime Chairman Day retires; rumo...

Wowprime Chairman Day retires; rumors of ousting

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Speculation surrounds Wowprime after Steve Day (???) announced his sudden retirement yesterday morning with immediate effect, with co-founder and chairman of the company's operations in China Chen Cheng-hui (???) named as acting chairman.
Gov't workers given paid leave to t...

Gov't workers given paid leave to take care of injured relatives

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Government employees whose spouses or immediate relatives were injured in a recent fiery blast at a water park in New Taipei will be granted an extra 15 days of paid leave, in addition to five days of paid family-care leave, the Directorate-General of Personnel Administration (DGPA) said Monday.
Japan Red Cross donates 21 sq. mete...

Japan Red Cross donates 21 sq. meters of skin

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - The Japanese Red Cross Society has donated a shipment of 2,730 pieces of artificial skin measuring over 21 square meters and worth NT$23.06 million (US$746,520) to Taiwan to help treat hundreds of victims of the colored powder blast at a New Taipei City water park on June 27.
Tourism bureau makes precautionary ...

Tourism bureau makes precautionary inspections of Leofoo

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - In preparation for large attendance during the summer months to major attractions around the island, the Tourism Bureau inspected Leofoo Village Theme Park (???) in Hsinchu City yesterday in order to prevent the tragedy of the dust explosion at Formosa Fun Coast from happening again.

Taiwansnews.net

Taiwan Elections to Test Improved R...

Taiwan Elections to Test Improved Relations with China

TAIPEI - Taiwan voters will pick city and county leaders in elections this Saturday. If the ruling Nationalist Party (KMT) loses seats, that outcome would signal that voters want change, including ...
Taiwan shares close up 0.47

Taiwan shares close up 0.47

Taipei, Nov. 27 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed up 42.92 points, or 0.47 percent, at 9,165.31 Thursday on turnover of NT$82.71 billion (US$2.69 billion). (By Frances ...
Formosa Group chairman Wang Yung-ts...

Formosa Group chairman Wang Yung-tsai dies aged 93

Taipei, Nov. 27 (CNA) Wang Yung-tsai, head of Formosa Plastics Group, died "of old age" Thursday, the company said. He was 93. Wang, also known as Y.T. Wang, took over as head of one of ...
Over 60 of OTC-listed firms profita...

Over 60 of OTC-listed firms profitable in Q3

Taipei, Nov. 27 (CNA) More than 60 percent of the companies listed on the local over-the-counter (OTC) market were profitable in the third quarter of this year, the GreTai Securities Market (GTSM), ...
2 South Korean hospitals offer chea...

2 South Korean hospitals offer cheaper services for Taiwanese

South Korea n hospitals have signed contracts with Taiwan's representative office in Seoul to make medical services there more affordable for Taiwanese travelers ...
MediaTek shares boosted by foreign ...

MediaTek shares boosted by foreign brokerage optimism

Taipei, Nov. 27 (CNA) Shares of MediaTek Inc., one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit (IC) designers, got a boost Thursday morning from upbeat assessments by foreign brokerages toward its ...

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Taiwan rejected as founding member ...

Taiwan rejected as founding member of AIIB: Beijing

Taiwan's bid to become a founding member of China's new regional development bank has been rejected, Beijing said Monday, dashing the island's hopes of having a platform in the institution from the start. Ma Xiaoguang, spokesman for the Beijing-based State Council Taiwan Affairs Office, said in a statement that a Hong Kong report the island had failed to become a founding member of the Asian ...
Taiwan rejected as founding member ...

Taiwan rejected as founding member of Beijing-led multilateral bank

BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan expressed regret on Monday after China rejected its bid to become a founding member of the Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), though China said Taiwan is welcome to join as an ordinary member in the future. In a statement carried by the official Xinhua news agency, China's Taiwan Affairs Office said it confirmed what it said was a Hong Kong ...
China says no to Taiwan on AIIB: Wh...

China says no to Taiwan on AIIB: What it means

The Beijing-led Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) may be more China-focused than initially thought, analysts say, after Taiwan's bid to become a founding member was denied.
Taiwan rejected from Asia bank

Taiwan rejected from Asia bank

China says Taiwan will not be a member of a new regional bank, but would be welcome in the future under a different name.
China says Taiwan won't be amon...

China says Taiwan won't be among charter members of new bank

BEIJING (AP) ? Cross-strait frictions remerged Monday as China said Taiwan won't be among the charter members of the Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, apparently because of a dispute over what name the island should use in the institution.
Taiwan to further curb Japan foods

Taiwan to further curb Japan foods

TAIPEI - Taiwan authorities Monday announced a new restriction beginning in mid-May on the import of Japanese foods, requiring exporters to attach certification of the origins of the products by prefecture. They also will likely require radiation checks on some Japanese foods, including those for babies and young children. Taiwan prohibited the import of foods from Fukushima, Ibaraki, Chiba ...

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Taiwan News Quick Take

Charity sets sights on helping stud...

Charity sets sights on helping students with notebook sale

Pair intend to take craft unique to...

Pair intend to take craft unique to Taiwan global

Aboriginal shaman passes rite to yo...

Aboriginal shaman passes rite to younger generation

Water Park Inferno: Japan donates 2...

Water Park Inferno: Japan donates 2,730 pieces of artificial skin; ministry says it still needs more

Water Park Inferno: One hundred law...

Water Park Inferno: One hundred lawyers volunteer services

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BigNewsNetwork

Taiwan Elections to Test Improved R...

Taiwan Elections to Test Improved Relations with China

TAIPEI - Taiwan voters will pick city and county leaders in elections this Saturday. If the ruling Nationalist Party (KMT) loses seats, that outcome would signal that voters want change, including ...
Taiwan shares close up 0.47

Taiwan shares close up 0.47

Taipei, Nov. 27 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed up 42.92 points, or 0.47 percent, at 9,165.31 Thursday on turnover of NT$82.71 billion (US$2.69 billion). (By Frances ...
Formosa Group chairman Wang Yung-ts...

Formosa Group chairman Wang Yung-tsai dies aged 93

Taipei, Nov. 27 (CNA) Wang Yung-tsai, head of Formosa Plastics Group, died "of old age" Thursday, the company said. He was 93. Wang, also known as Y.T. Wang, took over as head of one of ...
2 South Korean hospitals offer chea...

2 South Korean hospitals offer cheaper services for Taiwanese

South Korea n hospitals have signed contracts with Taiwan's representative office in Seoul to make medical services there more affordable for Taiwanese travelers ...
Over 60 of OTC-listed firms profita...

Over 60 of OTC-listed firms profitable in Q3

Taipei, Nov. 27 (CNA) More than 60 percent of the companies listed on the local over-the-counter (OTC) market were profitable in the third quarter of this year, the GreTai Securities Market (GTSM), ...
MediaTek shares boosted by foreign ...

MediaTek shares boosted by foreign brokerage optimism

Taipei, Nov. 27 (CNA) Shares of MediaTek Inc., one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit (IC) designers, got a boost Thursday morning from upbeat assessments by foreign brokerages toward its ...

Etaiwannews

Lu against Tsai picking running mat...

Lu against Tsai picking running mate from outside the DPP

Former vice president Annette Lu said she would express her objection should Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson Tsai Ing-wen decides to pick a running mate
First serious blaze victim leaves h...

First serious blaze victim leaves hospital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? For the first time, a serious burns victim from the June 27 water park blaze was allowed to leave hospital, reports
Court targets assets of water park ...

Court targets assets of water park chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? The Shilin District Court on Tuesday approved a request by the New Taipei City Government for provisional attachments on the assets
Blaze victims in critical condition...

Blaze victims in critical condition down to 229

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? The number of victims of the June 27 Formosa Fun Coast water park still in critical condition dropped to 229 Tuesday,
Suspect arrested in city hall arson

Suspect arrested in city hall arson

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? A man claiming to be dissatisfied with the present situation of society was detained by police Tuesday as a suspect in
No fear of domino effect: MOFA

No fear of domino effect: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? Foreign Minister David Lin on Tuesday discounted fears voiced by former Vice President Annette Lu that several of Taiwan?s allies would
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