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Prosecutors will not pursue organ c...

Prosecutors will not pursue organ case against Ko

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? Prosecutors were not about to set up a case for an investigation into the allegations that opposition Taipei City mayoral candidate
'Blind Massage,' Chen Jianbin bigge...

'Blind Massage,' Chen Jianbin biggest winners at Golden Horse Awards

Taipei, Nov. 22 (CNA) Chinese director Lou Ye's drama "Blind Massage" and Chinese actor Chen Jianbin emerged as the biggest
'Blind Massage' wins Golden Horse f...

'Blind Massage' wins Golden Horse for best feature film (update)

Taipei, Nov. 22 (CNA) Chinese-French drama "Blind Massage" by director Lou Ye beat a field of strong contenders to grab
Chen Shiang-chyi wins Golden Horse ...

Chen Shiang-chyi wins Golden Horse best lead actress (update)

Taipei, Nov. 22 (CNA) Taiwan's Chen Shiang-chyi kept the Golden Horse for best lead actress at home on Saturday for
Killed fisherman's son arrives in M...

Killed fisherman's son arrives in Manila for court proceedings

Manila , Nov. 22 (CNA) The son of the Taiwanese fisherman apparently shot to death by the Philippine coast guard
Messi hat trick breaks scoring reco...

Messi hat trick breaks scoring record in Spain

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Lionel Messi scored a hat trick to emphatically break the Spanish league's all-time scoring mark in Barcelona's 5-1 win over Sevilla

RFI

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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Chinese star wins big at Golden Hor...

Chinese star wins big at Golden Horse

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Chinese veteran actor Chen Jianbin (???) became the biggest winner at The 51st Golden Horse Awards (???) yesterday, winning in three of the four categories where he was nominated, including best lead actor and best supporting actor.
Ko aide arrested over alleged wiret...

Ko aide arrested over alleged wiretapping of campaign HQ

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - An aide to Ko Wen-je was arrested yesterday by Taipei prosecutors looking into alleged wiretapping of the independent Taipei mayoral hopeful's office, but his lawyer said there was no evidence in support of the arrest.
Taipei election hopefuls all out on...

Taipei election hopefuls all out on 'Super Saturday'

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - The two major candidates in the Taipei mayoral poll drummed up support for their campaigns yesterday by arranging massive public events on the last Saturday in the lead-up to the Nov. 29 vote.
Nanya ranks as No. 4 mobile DRAM su...

Nanya ranks as No. 4 mobile DRAM supplier in Q3

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Nanya Technology Corp., one of Taiwan's leading dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chip makers, has been ranked the world's fourth largest mobile DRAM supplier in the third quarter of this year by DRAMe--change.
3 European firms to invest over NT$...

3 European firms to invest over NT$5 bil. in Taiwan: MOEA

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Three high-tech companies in Europe are planning to invest more than NT$5 billion (US$161 million) in Taiwan following efforts to court foreign investments, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
President, premier tour Kuomintang ...

President, premier tour Kuomintang campaign rallies across the nation

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Tens of thousands of voters headed out to show support for the candidates in next week's all-important local elections on the ?Super Saturday,? the last weekend before the polls.

Taiwansnews.net

Student throws orange at President ...

Student throws orange at President Ma

Ma Ying-jeou , reports said. The president was attending a campaign rally for Hsinchu City Mayor Hsu Ming-tsai at around 6:20 p.m. when student Wei Yang threw the fruit while shouting "He only ...
Lien marches through Taipei with pr...

Lien marches through Taipei with president

election . Lien supporters would march from Taipei City Hall to Ketagalan Boulevard in front of the Presidential Office Building during the afternoon, but before the parade started, Ma, who also ...
Ko takes morning walk with 30000 su...

Ko takes morning walk with 30000 supporters

election . Instead of a traditional rally at one site, Ko chose to invite supporters for a morning walk along a river in the capital's Wenshan District. At least 8,000 people had registered ...
Student arrested after throwing ora...

Student arrested after throwing orange at president

Ma Ying-jeou as a sign of protest Saturday during a campaign rally in the northern city of Hsinchu, but a bodyguard managed to intercept the fruit. Ma was in the high-tech city to stump for the ...
KMTs Lien holds rally as campaignin...

KMTs Lien holds rally as campaigning enters final week

KMT estimated over 100,000 supporters were present, though police put the number at about 70,000. The crowds met with Lien as well as incumbent Mayor Hau Lung-bin and major figures from the central ...
Campaign rallies staged nationwide ...

Campaign rallies staged nationwide on last Saturday before elections

election s on the last weekend before the polls. Sunny and warm weather was a pleasant surprise after days of cold and rain, facilitating the parades and rousing speeches around the country even as ...

Yahoo

As Taiwan prepares to vote, China p...

As Taiwan prepares to vote, China peers closely over its shoulder

When Taiwan became a democracy more than two decades ago, a disapproving China had few ways of making its voice heard.
China-Taiwan relations hit low poin...

China-Taiwan relations hit low point. 'Same bed, different dreams'?

Taiwan and China have hit a rough patch, marking the lowest point since the two shifted from openly hostile to cordial relations six years ago.
Taiwan's ability to sign FTAs i...

Taiwan's ability to sign FTAs in doubt, says US

Taiwan's efforts to establish free trade agreements (FTA) with other countries have stalled, with the international community beginning to doubt Taiwan's ability to ratify negotiated agreements following the public's strong opposition to the cross-strait service trade pact, according to a US-China Economic and Security Review Commission statement in a recent report to the US Congress
China-Taiwan relations hit low poin...

China-Taiwan relations hit low point. 'Same bed, different dreams'? (+video)

After spending lavishly on Taiwan incentives, China is worried the island isn't moving swiftly enough towards unification. Democratic Taiwan didn't like China's attitude toward Hong Kong student protests for universal suffrage. 
Sunflower power stalls Taiwan trade...

Sunflower power stalls Taiwan trade deal

Taiwan, the world's biggest maker of iPhones and iPads, has unexpectedly found its economy held hostage by protests by a young generation of digital natives, spawned ? ironically ? by its high-tech success.
Taiwan's ability to sign FTAs i...

Taiwan's ability to sign FTAs in doubt: US

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taiwan's efforts to establish free trade agreements (FTA) with other countries have stalled, with the international community beginning to doubt Taiwan's ability to ratify negotiated agreements following the public's strong opposition to the cross-strait service trade pact, according to a U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission statement in a recent report to the U.S ...

TaipeiTimes

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Deactivation of generators causes c...

Deactivation of generators causes concern for supply

Male black bear carcass found in Ta...

Male black bear carcass found in Taitung County

Ministry launches higher-education ...

Ministry launches higher-education fair in LA

Tourists allow boy to urinate in bu...

Tourists allow boy to urinate in busy eatery

Volunteers needed at schools

Volunteers needed at schools

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