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Clashes erupt outside Hsia-Zhang me...

Clashes erupt outside Hsia-Zhang meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? Five people were injured and one was detained after clashes erupted in Kinmen Saturday outside the meeting between Mainland Affairs Council
Thousands flock to mass funeral for...

Thousands flock to mass funeral for Saudi attack victims

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Witnesses in eastern Saudi Arabia say tens of thousands of mourners have turned out for a mass funeral for

Real Madrid fires coach Carlo Ancel...

Real Madrid fires coach Carlo Ancelotti

MADRID (AP) -- Real Madrid has fired coach Carlo Ancelotti, one season after he led the club to its 10th European Cup title.

Club president Florentino

Galapagos Island volcano erupts fir...

Galapagos Island volcano erupts first time in 33 years

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- A volcano atop one of the Galapagos Islands has erupted for the first time in 33 years, threatening a fragile ecosystem

Colombian rebels demand return of g...

Colombian rebels demand return of guerrillas' remains

HAVANA (AP) -- Colombian rebel leaders attending peace talks in the Cuban capital are demanding that their government return the bodies of 37 guerrillas killed

Independent candidate rides hated o...

Independent candidate rides hated of politics in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexicans' disgust with corrupt, aloof, high-living politicians has a name, and it's El Bronco. The horseback-riding, boot-clad, tough-talking Jaime Rodriguez lives

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.

Chinapost.com

Police suspected of abetting loan s...

Police suspected of abetting loan shark

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - An investigation team from the New Taipei District Prosecutors Office (NTDPO, ?????) led by Prosecutor Chu Ren-jie (???), summoned four police officers yesterday for allegedly shielding and abetting a loan shark and reportedly forcing borrowers to transfer house and land deeds to the alleged loan shark, according to the Bureau of Investigation (BOI, ???).
Taiwan's Hou takes the best directo...

Taiwan's Hou takes the best director accolade in Cannes

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - and#8239;Renowned Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien (???) on Sunday took home the accolade of Best Director from the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival for his first historical martial arts piece ?The Assassin? (???).
Ma to unveil S. China Sea peace pla...

Ma to unveil S. China Sea peace plan

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - As Beijing wrestles with neighboring countries over maritime territory, President Ma Ying-jeou will propose his South China Sea Peace Initiative today, seeking to become an active player in the promotion of peace and stability in the region.
Heavy rain brings flooding across s...

Heavy rain brings flooding across south of the country

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Heavy rainfall yesterday and over the weekend that was concentrated on the central and southern regions of Taiwan has caused flooding as the government has scrambled to issue warnings across the area.
Manufacturing sector tumbles for th...

Manufacturing sector tumbles for the third consecutive month

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - The manufacturing sector saw another tumble in the last three months according to the April economic forecast report published yesterday, the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER, ???) has announced.
Taipei Mayor Ko defends source of i...

Taipei Mayor Ko defends source of information leak after criticism

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (???) yesterday defended Taipei City Government Clean Government Committee (CGC, ????????????) member Hung Chih-kun (???) after Kuomintang (KMT) .

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 ...

TaipeiTimes

Tang Prize cultivates student inter...

Tang Prize cultivates student interest

Anonymous art collector returns hea...

Anonymous art collector returns head to decapitated Chinese Buddha statue

Incense increases PM2.5

Incense increases PM2.5

Exhibition urges conservation of fr...

Exhibition urges conservation of freshwater turtle

Council to limit land for rice fiel...

Council to limit land for rice fields to raise prices

MOEA promises to crack down on ille...

MOEA promises to crack down on illegal factories

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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

Clashes erupt outside Hsia-Zhang me...

Clashes erupt outside Hsia-Zhang meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? Five people were injured and one was detained after clashes erupted in Kinmen Saturday outside the meeting between Mainland Affairs Council
Thousands flock to mass funeral for...

Thousands flock to mass funeral for Saudi attack victims

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Witnesses in eastern Saudi Arabia say tens of thousands of mourners have turned out for a mass funeral for

Real Madrid fires coach Carlo Ancel...

Real Madrid fires coach Carlo Ancelotti

MADRID (AP) -- Real Madrid has fired coach Carlo Ancelotti, one season after he led the club to its 10th European Cup title.

Club president Florentino

Galapagos Island volcano erupts fir...

Galapagos Island volcano erupts first time in 33 years

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- A volcano atop one of the Galapagos Islands has erupted for the first time in 33 years, threatening a fragile ecosystem

Colombian rebels demand return of g...

Colombian rebels demand return of guerrillas' remains

HAVANA (AP) -- Colombian rebel leaders attending peace talks in the Cuban capital are demanding that their government return the bodies of 37 guerrillas killed

Independent candidate rides hated o...

Independent candidate rides hated of politics in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexicans' disgust with corrupt, aloof, high-living politicians has a name, and it's El Bronco. The horseback-riding, boot-clad, tough-talking Jaime Rodriguez lives

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