Taipei

Type: City
Name: Taipei
Country: Taiwan
Latitude: 25.02
Longitude: 121.449997
population: 2,514,794
First reported 13 mins ago - Updated 13 mins ago - 2 reports

Tribute to late president

People pay respect to the late President Park Chung-hee in front of his tomb to mark the 35th anniversary of his death at the Seoul National Cemetery, Sunday. Park, father of President Park Geun-hye, was assassinated by his own spy chief in 1979./ Yo ... [Published Korea Times - 13 mins ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 9 reports

Thousands march for gay rights in Taiwan

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Taipei yesterday for Asia’s largest gay rights parade, with many urging parliament to push through a controversial bill recognising same-sex marriage. Supporters from Taiwan and abroad waved placards ... [Published DailyTribune - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

New Zealand wrap up Davis Cup tie over Chinese Taipei (Fuseworks)

New Zealand wrapped up their Asia/Oceania Davis Cup tie against Chinese Taipei 4-1 after splitting the ‘dead’ reverse singles in the final days play at Wilding Park.The home team had already sealed the result thanks to a couple of straight set wins on ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - 6 hours ago]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

Airport MRT on schedule: Yeh

The new line connecting Taipei’s MRT metropolitan railway system to Taoyuan International Airport is to be operational by the end of next year, Minister of Transportation and Communications Yeh Kuang-shih (葉匡時) said yesterday.“We will absolutely keep ... [Published Taipei Times Online - 10 hours ago]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Maria Carey arrives in Taipei, due to sing today

US singer Mariah Carey smiled broadly and blew kisses early yesterday on her arrival from Singapore in a personal jet to play a concert in Taipei.Wearing a fitted black gown, a black leather jacket and large sunglasses, the artist said: “Thank you,” and ... [Published Taipei Times Online - 10 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Stop smear campaigns: Lee Teng-hui

Former president Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) yesterday accused Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien (連勝文) of spending too much effort on muddling, and too little energy on explaining how he would make Taipei a better city.“I wouldn’t ... [Published Taipei Times Online - 10 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Vote-buying probe of Sean Lien allies launched in Taipei

Prosecutors have began investigating vote-buying claims against the Chinese Production Party (CPP), which has been vocal in rallying support for Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien (連勝文) of the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT).The Taipei District Prosecutors’ ... [Published Taipei Times Online - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 4 reports

Religious groups oppose 'sexual liberation' on gay parade pride day

Taipei, Oct. 25 (CNA) A collection of religious groups voiced opposition Saturday to what they called the "sexual liberation" advocated by gay rights activists as the annual Taiwan LGBT Pride Parade rolled through the streets of Taipei to call for society ... [Published Focus Taiwan - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 3 reports

Asteroid named ‘Taipei’ to honor city’s contribution

Taipei has been memorialized in the heavens after a newly discovered asteroid was named after the city yesterday.“The asteroid 171381 discovered on July 22, 2006, is to be named ‘Taipei’ to honor the city for its contribution to astronomical research ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 3 reports

Pxmart ex-employee says expired meat sale routine

In the wake of the recent spate of food safety scandals, a former employee of the nation’s largest supermarket chain, Pxmart (全聯福利中心), yesterday accused the corporation of tampering with the expiry labels on its expired meat products, before reshelving ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Oct 24 2014]
Entities: HSI, Food Safety, Taipei
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 4 reports

Philippine officials promote investment

High-level trade Philippine officials yesterday pitched investment opportunities to Taiwanese businesspeople at a seminar in Taipei, saying rapid economic growth was one of their nation’s attractive factors.In a speech at the seminar, Philippine Department ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 5 reports

Friendlier foreign policy needed: expert

Taiwan needs to adopt friendlier policies and regulations to make it cheaper and easier for foreign companies to conduct business, US professor Michael Porter, a leading authority on corporate strategy, said in Taipei yesterday.Over the past decade, Taiwan ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Oct 24 2014]

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"The effect is that quiute a number of my journamilsm students who initially aspired to join in the industry have been scared away, preferring to go into other trades than the media" Liu said
"The Chinese tourists, they like the knives a lot," Wu, 56, said. "It shows that the two sides have gone from war to peaceful cooperation."
A key area for trade is IT. "In the past, we emphasised too much on hardware. So we are good at hardware manufacturing. But we are short on the service part. We need to improve on this. But you (India) are very strong on software" Hong said
Tony Tyler, IATA's director general and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) said that "Air cargo remains as vital to the global economic system as ever. This year, more than USD 6.8 trillion worth of goods, equivalent to 35% of total world trade by value, will be transported around the world by air. So it is welcome to see a forecast for a return to growth for the air cargo sector after several years in the doldrums.”"

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Tribute to late president [Published Korea Times - 13 mins ago]
Declaring alphabets' equality [Published Korea Times - 13 mins ago]
3 countries allow Taiwan inspectors to check oi... [Published Focus Taiwan - 54 mins ago]
Taiwan reporters not 'brain dead,' just overwor... [Published Focus Taiwan - 55 mins ago]
Magnitude 5 earthquake hits northeastern Taiwan [Published Focus Taiwan - 55 mins ago]
FDA pulls pastries as precaution on bad oil con... [Published Taiwan News Online - 1 hour ago]
Island once Taiwan’s first line of defense [Published North West Arkansas Times - 1 hour ago]
Milestones and recognitions [Published Business Mirror - 1 hour ago]
Taiwan eyeing six percent trade growth with Ind... [Published Rediff Realtime News - 1 hour ago]
EVA Air to offer upscale cakes on Paris, New Yo... [Published Want China Times - 1 hour ago]
Landing visas mulled for Chinese visitors to Ta... [Published Focus Taiwan - 1 hour ago]
Pxmart offers award for exposing wrongdoing at ... [Published Taiwan News Online - 2 hours ago]
Taiwan eyeing six percent trade growth with Ind... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 2 hours ago]
Thousands march for gay rights in Taiwan [Published DailyTribune - 2 hours ago]
Innodisk Achieves ISO/TS 16949 Automotive Certi... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 2 hours ago]
M 4.3 - Asia Taiwan [Taipei] Taipei [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 3 hours ago]
UAE to have world third largest air freight mar... [Published Trans Reporter - 3 hours ago]
M 4.3 - Asia Taiwan [Taipei] Taipei [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 4 hours ago]
Red-hot Serena earns shot at title, revenge [Published The Freepress Journal - 4 hours ago]
Integrity, fair price, are the keys [Published Key Largo & Islamorada Free Press - 5 hours ago]
New Zealand wrap up Davis Cup tie over Chinese ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - 6 hours ago]
New Zealand wrap up Davis Cup tie over Chinese ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - 6 hours ago]
NZ complete 4-1 Davis Cup win [Published NZCity - 6 hours ago]
Chang – Smith [Published Observer-Reporter - 7 hours ago]
EVA Air to offer upscale cakes on Paris, New Yo... [Published Focus Taiwan - 7 hours ago]
Chen retrospective to show abstract genius [Published Shanghai Daily - 8 hours ago]
Airport MRT on schedule: Yeh [Published Taipei Times Online - 10 hours ago]
Stop smear campaigns: Lee Teng-hui [Published Taipei Times Online - 10 hours ago]
Student leaders get invitations to Europe meetings [Published Taipei Times Online - 10 hours ago]
US experts warn against building submarines [Published Taipei Times Online - 10 hours ago]
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Innodisk Achieves ISO/TS 16949 Automotive Certi... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 2 hours ago]
Taipei, Taiwan, October 26, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Innodisk, the service-driven provider of industrial and enterprise storage solutions, announces it has received ISO/TS 16949 certification from SGS, the internationally renowned inspection, verification, ...
M 4.3 - Asia Taiwan [Taipei] Taipei [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 3 hours ago]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 26.10.2014 04:47:01 UTC Magnitude: M 4.3 Mercalli Scale: 3 Depth: 92km Coordinate: 24° 45.000, 122° 11.400 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 11:47 in the ...
M 4.3 - Asia Taiwan [Taipei] Taipei [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - 4 hours ago]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 26.10.2014 05:47:01 UTC Magnitude: M 4.3 Mercalli Scale: 3 Depth: 90.43 km Coordinate: 24° 41.166, 122° 9.348 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 12:47 in ...
Tens of thousands in Taiwan join Asia’s largest... [Published The Japan Times - News & Business - 19 hours ago]
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Taipei on Saturday for Asia’s largest gay rights parade, with many urging parliament to push through a controversial bill recognizing same-sex...Read more ... ...
The Daily Agenda for Saturday, October 25 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Oct 25 2014]
TODAY’S AGENDA: Pride Celebrations This Weekend: Gainesville, FL ; Johannesburg, South Africa ; New Smyrna Beach, FL ; Taipei, Taiwan . Other Events This Weekend: Halloween , New Orleans, LA; AIDS Walk , Phoenix, AZ. TODAY’S AGENDA is ...
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