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Earthquake death toll rises to 93 a...

Earthquake death toll rises to 93 as rain poses challenge to rescue work

As of Friday morning earthquake death toll increased to 93, with 31 people still missing, who are still believed to be buried under the rubble
Earthquake death toll rises to 93 a...

Earthquake death toll rises to 93 as rain poses challenge to rescue work

As of Friday morning earthquake death toll increased to 93, with 31 people still missing, who are still believed to be buried under the rubble
Shaq, Yao, Iverson look to take nex...

Shaq, Yao, Iverson look to take next step to Hall of Fame

TORONTO (AP) -- Shaquille O'Neal should be a lock. Yao Ming and Allen Iverson could join him.

Two larger-than-life big men and one of basketball's most

Massive gas leak near Los Angeles p...

Massive gas leak near Los Angeles plugged after 16 weeks

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A blowout at a natural gas well that gushed uncontrollably for 16 weeks and drove thousands of residents from their Los

Mylan and Bank of America slide, Tr...

Mylan and Bank of America slide, TripAdvisor and Cisco climb

NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market:

NYSE

Bank of America

Officials in Hawaii create nursery ...

Officials in Hawaii create nursery for fast-growing coral

HONOLULU (AP) -- Most of Hawaii's species of coral is unlike other coral around the world in that it grows very slowly, making restoration projects

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.

 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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DRGs will be postponed: MOHW

DRGs will be postponed: MOHW

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Due to the medical community's objection, the launch of the Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs) system will be postponed, the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW, ???) announced Tuesday.
Government sets up Zika command cen...

Government sets up Zika command center

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - The Centers for Disease Control (CDC, ???) set up a command center Tuesday morning to join in the fight against the spread of the Zika virus, which is transmitted by mosquitos, placing it to the same category of concern as Ebola and MERS.
18.2 hours/month OT in '15 for 50% ...

18.2 hours/month OT in '15 for 50% of workers

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Nearly 50 percent of Taiwanese employees said they worked overtime last year for an average of 18.2 hours a month, according to a survey released by the Ministry of Labor (???) on Tuesday.
BOCA reminds those on working holid...

BOCA reminds those on working holidays of visa-free entry rules

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - The Foreign Ministry on Tuesday reminded Taiwanese working holiday-goers to prepare travel plans and related documents, should they wish to reenter their working holiday destination under a visa-free program after their working holiday visa expires.
Transport tips for Lunar New Year h...

Transport tips for Lunar New Year holidays

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Traffic volumes next Sunday and Tuesday will likely rocket to more than 3 million this Chinese New Year, despite expectations that the longer than usual 9-day holiday would help dilute traffic, according to officials from the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC, ???) on Tuesday.
Premier set to visit, congratulate ...

Premier set to visit, congratulate new legislative speaker on post

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Premier Simon Chang (???) said Tuesday that he will visit new Legislative Yuan Speaker Su Jia-chyuan (???) Wednesday to congratulate him on his election to the top legislative post.

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

Monkeys await visitors at Taipei Zo...

Monkeys await visitors at Taipei Zoo

Presidential Office Building favore...

Presidential Office Building favored by Chinese visitors

Flowers brighten up Lunar New Year ...

Flowers brighten up Lunar New Year holiday

Taipei bridge demolition ends soone...

Taipei bridge demolition ends sooner than planned

Palauans partial to Taiwan for medi...

Palauans partial to Taiwan for medical care: ambassador

Temporary exhibition on North Gate ...

Temporary exhibition on North Gate opens in Taipei

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Taiwan earthquake death toll rises...

Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 59

Tainan - Taiwan's Ministry of Interior says the death toll from a weekend earthquake has risen to 59, with 76 people still missing and presumed trapped under the rubble of a collapsed residential buil
Parole hearing set for Robert Kenn...

Parole hearing set for Robert Kennedy killer Sirhan Sirhan

San Diego - For nearly 50 years, Sirhan Sirhan has been consistent: He says he doesn't remember fatally shooting then senator Robert F Kennedy in a crowded kitchen pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Lo
Taiwan building collapse: Company ...

Taiwan building collapse: Company execs held

Tainan - Three Taiwanese construction company executives were detained on charges of professional negligence resulting in death following the collapse of an apartment building that killed dozens, pros
Taiwan developer held over quake b...

Taiwan developer held over quake building collapse

Tainan - The developer of a Taiwan apartment complex that collapsed during a strong earthquake was arrested on Tuesday, as rescuers reported hearing signs of life in the rubble where about 100 people
Afghan Policeman Opens Fire on Col...

Afghan Policeman Opens Fire on Colleagues, Kills 4

KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN - Four Afghan policemen were killed and another seven wounded when one of their colleagues opened fire on them in the volatile southern province of Kandahar, an official said on
3 Arrested for Roles in Faulty Con...

3 Arrested for Roles in Faulty Construction of Taiwan Apartment Complex

The police have arrested the builder of an apartment building that collapsed in an earthquake last week. He remains in custody in Taiwan while rescue operations continue.

Lin Ming-hui, the former chai

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Earthquake death toll rises to 93 a...

Earthquake death toll rises to 93 as rain poses challenge to rescue work

As of Friday morning earthquake death toll increased to 93, with 31 people still missing, who are still believed to be buried under the rubble
Earthquake death toll rises to 93 a...

Earthquake death toll rises to 93 as rain poses challenge to rescue work

As of Friday morning earthquake death toll increased to 93, with 31 people still missing, who are still believed to be buried under the rubble
Shaq, Yao, Iverson look to take nex...

Shaq, Yao, Iverson look to take next step to Hall of Fame

TORONTO (AP) -- Shaquille O'Neal should be a lock. Yao Ming and Allen Iverson could join him.

Two larger-than-life big men and one of basketball's most

Massive gas leak near Los Angeles p...

Massive gas leak near Los Angeles plugged after 16 weeks

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A blowout at a natural gas well that gushed uncontrollably for 16 weeks and drove thousands of residents from their Los

Mylan and Bank of America slide, Tr...

Mylan and Bank of America slide, TripAdvisor and Cisco climb

NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market:

NYSE

Bank of America

Officials in Hawaii create nursery ...

Officials in Hawaii create nursery for fast-growing coral

HONOLULU (AP) -- Most of Hawaii's species of coral is unlike other coral around the world in that it grows very slowly, making restoration projects

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