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Court keeps Ting Hsin's Wei Ying-ch...

Court keeps Ting Hsin's Wei Ying-chung in custody

The Changhua District Court decided to keep Wei Ying-chung, the ex-chairman of Ting Hsin Oil and Fat Industrial Co., in custody early Friday. Also being detained
Politician sentenced to 10 years in...

Politician sentenced to 10 years in Twin Towers scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? Ex-Kuomintang Taipei City Councilor Lai Su-ru was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday for accepting bribes in the Twin Towers
Ma cancels walk with Lien

Ma cancels walk with Lien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? President Ma Ying-jeou will no longer walk along the streets with Kuomintang Taipei City mayoral candidate Sean Lien after negative public
Wei Ying-chung stays in custody

Wei Ying-chung stays in custody

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? Ting Hsin International key owner Wei Ying-chung will remain in custody for the time being, the Changhua District Court decided early
Pingtung County mistakenly handed T...

Pingtung County mistakenly handed Ting Hsin secret message

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? The Pingtung County Government?s Public Health Bureau admitted Friday it had erroneously passed on confidential Ministry of Health and Welfare documents
KMT sues over Ting Hsin allegations

KMT sues over Ting Hsin allegations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? The ruling Kuomintang on Friday sued a publicist over allegations that the controversial Ting Hsin International group made political donations to

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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Pingtung gov't leaks info to Wei-Ch...

Pingtung gov't leaks info to Wei-Chuan

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - It was discovered yesterday that the Pingtung Public Health Bureau was responsible for giving Wei-Chuan Food Co. (??) a government document containing classified information revealing that the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) was already aware that the oil Wei-Chuan imported from Vietnam was tainted; the document also said the government would carry out investigations before taking any action against the company.
GDP up 3.78% year-on-year over thir...

GDP up 3.78% year-on-year over third quarter

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Taiwan's gross domestic product (GDP) rose 3.78 percent from a year earlier in the third quarter, beating an earlier government estimate of a 3.62 percent annual increase made in August, the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) said Friday.
Unlabeled processed steak widesprea...

Unlabeled processed steak widespread: FDA

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Local health departments are now reintroducing inspections on processed meat in night markets and steakhouses to see if their products are labeled correctly, according to Chiang Yu-mei (???), acting director for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday.
Emerging countries to make up 60% o...

Emerging countries to make up 60% of world's economy in '26

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - If the current economic growth pattern continues, emerging countries are set to comprise about 60 percent of the world economy in 2026, while the rest will be represented by the developed economies, a noted Canadian economist said in a speech in Taipei.
Third-quarter car rental sales help...

Third-quarter car rental sales helped by more foreign visitors

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - The sales generated by Taiwan's car rental business got a boost in the third quarter from an increase in foreign visitors, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said in a report.
New storm not likely to threaten th...

New storm not likely to threaten the nation: CWB

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Tropical Storm Nuri, which formed Friday, is unlikely to pose a threat to Taiwan, as it is expected to deviate from its current path and move toward Japan over the weekend, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).

Taiwansnews.net

Inbee Park takes three-shot lead in...

Inbee Park takes three-shot lead in LPGA Taiwan

Inbee Park shot a 10-under 62 on Friday at Miramar to take a three-stroke lead in the LPGA Taiwan Championship, her first event since regaining the No. 1 spot in the world Monday. <br> ...
Taiwan leaders ex-confidante gets 1...

Taiwan leaders ex-confidante gets 10 years for graft

<br>A?Taiwanese politician with close ties with the president was sentenced to 10 years in prison on corruption charges, a court said on Friday (Oct 31) in yet another blow to President Ma ...
Taiwanese slices off girlfriends no...

Taiwanese slices off girlfriends nose ears lip

? <br>TAIPEI -A jealous 79-year-old Taiwanese man decided to give his girlfriend a "makeover" - by cutting off her nose, ears and upper lip, and flushing them down the toilet - after ...
Taiwan shipbuilder Lockheed Martin ...

Taiwan shipbuilder Lockheed Martin to build minesweepers for navy

TAIPEI, Oct 31 (Reuters) - A consortium of Taiwan's largest private shipbuilder Ching Fu Shipbuilding Co Ltd, U.S. defence firm Lockheed Martin Corp and Italian firm Intermarine SpA have won a ...
Taiwan to turn Suhua Highway into w...

Taiwan to turn Suhua Highway into world-class tourist attraction

<br>TAIPEI, Taiwan - The Directorate General of Highways (DGH) said Thursday it has been working with tourism authorities to turn the Suhua Highway that runs along Taiwan's picturesque ...
Fitch Rates Taiwan-based Chaileases...

Fitch Rates Taiwan-based Chaileases Bond A

Diverging Growth/Valuation Complicate U.S. Investor Outlook <br>The latest Fitch Ratings/Fixed Income Forum survey of professional money managers finds investors grappling with complex and ...

Yahoo

Taiwan shipbuilder, Lockheed Martin...

Taiwan shipbuilder, Lockheed Martin to build minesweepers for navy

The contract is part of a procurement process by the Ministry of National Defense, said an official at Ching Fu Shipbuilding, who declined to be named as he was not authorised to speak to the media. An official at Taiwan's navy also declined to disclose details of the deal. In a statement, Lockheed Martin said the first of the ships will be built in Italy, with the other five built in Taiwan.
Taiwan's Ching Fu says wins bid...

Taiwan's Ching Fu says wins bid to build minesweepers for navy

Taiwan's largest private shipbuilder, Ching Fu Shipbuilding Co Ltd, said on Thursday it had won a contract to build six mine countermeasure vessels for Taiwan's military for an undisclosed amount. The bid was part of a procurement process by the Ministry of National Defense, said an official at Ching Fu Shipbuilding, who declined to be named as he was not authorised to speak to the media. Local ...
Inbee Park, Shanshan Feng share Tai...

Inbee Park, Shanshan Feng share Taiwan lead

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) ? Top-ranked Inbee Park birdied five of the last seven holes Thursday for an 8-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead in the LPGA Taiwan Championship.
Taiwan officials in China study ban

Taiwan officials in China study ban

Taiwan bans its senior government officials from higher studies in mainland China, citing "national security" reasons.
Inbee Park takes 3-shot lead in LPG...

Inbee Park takes 3-shot lead in LPGA Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) ? Inbee Park shot a 10-under 62 on Friday to open a three-stroke lead in the LPGA Taiwan Championship, her first event since regaining the No. 1 ranking on Monday.
Inbee Park take 3-shot lead in LPGA...

Inbee Park take 3-shot lead in LPGA Taiwan

Inbee Park shot a 10-under 62 on Friday at Miramar to take a three-stroke lead in the LPGA Taiwan Championship, her first event since regaining the No. 1 spot in the world Monday. ''Everything was working really good out there today,'' Park said. At 18-under 126, she matched the lowest 36-hole score in relation to par in LPGA history. ''I'm doing really well on the greens this week and obviously ...

TaipeiTimes

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Taiwan News Quick Take

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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