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Two Taiwanese fishing ships safe, o...

Two Taiwanese fishing ships safe, out of Indonesian waters

Taipei, Dec. 20 (CNA) Taiwan's Fisheries Agency said Saturday that two of three Taiwanese ships suspected of operating illegally in

Air Force admits nuke flaws, but wi...

Air Force admits nuke flaws, but will fixes work?

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's one of the biggest challenges facing the Air Force in years: How to fix a troubled nuclear missile corps?

The Air Force

Craig Ferguson says good night as '...

Craig Ferguson says good night as 'Late Late Show' host

NEW YORK (AP) -- Scottish-born comedian Craig Ferguson has enjoyed his last hoorah after a decade as host of "The Late Late Show" on CBS.

And

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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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US responds to petition on Taiwanes...

US responds to petition on Taiwanese fisherman

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - The U.S. White House has finally made an official response toward a petition raised regarding an incident that occurred between Taiwan and the Philippines on overlapping waters in 2013 that strained bilateral relations for months.
Taiwan fishing boats reportedly det...

Taiwan fishing boats reportedly detained now safe: officials

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Taiwanese fishing boats that were reportedly detained by the Indonesian Coast Guard on Friday are safe, Taiwan's fishery authorities said yesterday.
Fire spurs crackdown on illegal bui...

Fire spurs crackdown on illegal buildings

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Hsinchu's mayor-elect has vowed to clamp down on the city's illegal structures after two girls were killed in a fire that swept through their illegally built home.
Taipei listed as 'unexpected, affor...

Taipei listed as 'unexpected, affordable' destination for '15

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, has ranked as one of the totally ?unexpected and affordable? destinations travelers want to visit in 2015, according to the U.S.-based online business news service Main Street.
Sea of flowers greeting visitors to...

Sea of flowers greeting visitors to yearly festival in Hualien, Taitung

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - The annual ?sea of flowers? festival has kicked off in eastern Taiwan, with vast fields of flowers in 12 townships in Taitung and Hualien counties providing tourists unique panoramas.
Blood moon, meteor shower to light ...

Blood moon, meteor shower to light up '15 sky

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - The most exciting celestial event in Taiwan next year will be two meteor showers and a total lunar eclipse, part of which can be seen on the island, the Taipei Astronomical Museum said Saturday.

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 ...

Yahoo

Taiwan ready to buy US missile frig...

Taiwan ready to buy US missile frigates amid South China Sea spats

US President Barack Obama?s approval to sell guided-missile frigates to Taiwan will not alter China's major military advantage over the island it has long called a "renegade" province. But a sale represents the first significant self-defense purchase by Taiwan in three years, and brought an expected rebuke by China.
China lodges protest after Obama ap...

China lodges protest after Obama approves Taiwan frigate sale

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Friday it had lodged a protest with the United States after President Barack Obama signed into law legislation authorizing the sale of up to four Perry-class guided missile frigates to Taiwan. Foreign ministry spokesman Qin Gang said the Taiwan issue was one of China's core interests and remained the most important and most sensitive issue in Sino-U.S. ties ...
Uber Declared Illegal in Taiwan Aft...

Uber Declared Illegal in Taiwan After 63 Fines Issued

Uber Technologies Inc. is violating Taiwan?s laws and will continue to attract penalties after more than 60 fines were issued against the company and its drivers, the minister of transportation and communications said.
Taiwan grateful to Obama for approv...

Taiwan grateful to Obama for approving frigates sale

TAIPEI - Taiwan yesterday expressed gratitude to the United States government after US President Barack Obama on Thursday signed a piece of legislation that authorizes the sale of four Perry-class frigates to meet Taiwan's defensive needs. Ministry of National Defence (MND) spokesman Luo Shao-ho thanked for US strong support to Taiwan. The move "demonstrates the US commitment to our security in ...
Taiwan's ailing economy major c...

Taiwan's ailing economy major challenge for leadership hopefuls

As baker Lin Hsiao-an sits hoping for more customers to save her beloved but shrinking business she rails against Taiwan's leaders for the slowing economy that has turned many angry voters against the government ahead of presidential elections. In the past people didn't hesitate to order a cake that cost Tw$2,000 ($64) or more, but now most people order a cake under Tw$1,000 and they want ...
U.S. moves closer to sale of frigat...

U.S. moves closer to sale of frigates to Taiwan; Beijing protests

President Obama has signed a measure allowing the U.S. government to sell four used frigates to Taiwan, the Defense Ministry in Taipei said Friday. The news prompted an angry response from China, which considers Taiwan part of its territory and resents foreign efforts to boost the self-ruled...

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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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