Taipei

Type: City
Name: Taipei
Country: Taiwan
Latitude: 25.02
Longitude: 121.449997
population: 2,514,794
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Taiwan's July export order growth slows, delays possible

(Adds details, comments from ministry) * July export orders up 5.7 pct y/y vs 7.3 pct in Reuters poll * Orders from China jumps 9.2 pct y/y, U.S. rise 1.5 pct * Govt warns of uncertainty from some product launches By J.R. Wu and Faith Hung TAIPEI, Aug ... [Published Sharenet - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

Prosecutors begin probe of Taiwan actor Kai Ko's drug use case

Taipei, Aug. 20 (CNA) A chief prosecutor at the Taipei District Prosecutors Office said Wednesday that his office has begun an investigation into the alleged marijuana use by Taiwanese actor Kai Ko (Ko Chen-tung) in China . Ko's case was forwarded ... [Published Taiwan News Online - 9 hours ago]
Entities: Taiwan, Taipei, Drugs
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 4 reports

Chen Hsiung-wen appointed new labor minister

The Executive Yuan announced today that Chen Hsiung-wen, deputy mayor of Taipei City, has been appointed the nation's new labor minister, taking over the post vacated by Pan Shih-wei, who resigned in July.Chen has a bachelor's degree in civil engineering ... [Published Noodls - 4 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Merchandise trade deal with China unlikely this year: minister

Taipei, Aug. 20 (CNA) Chances are low that Taiwan's negotiations with China on a merchandise trade agreement will be concluded before the signing of a China-South Korea free trade pact, expected by the end of this year, Economics Minister Duh Tyzz-jiun ... [Published Focus Taiwan - 14 hours ago]
Entities: Taiwan, China, South Korea
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Cebu Pacific eyes more seats for Hong Kong, Taiwan flights

MANILA, Philippines – Gokongwei-led Cebu Pacific is seeking more seat entitlements for its flights to Hong Kong and Taiwan.The budget airline has filed an application before the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) seeking the reallocation of additional entitlements ... [Published ABS-CBN News - 6 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Taiwan court upholds acquittal of ex-president Lee

TAIPEI: Taiwan’s high court on Wednesday upheld the acquittal of former leader Lee Teng-hui on charges of embezzling state funds during his presidency between 1988 and 2000, citing a lack of evidence.The court rejected an appeal filed by prosecutors, ... [Published The Gulf Today - 13 hours ago]
Entities: Taiwan, Acquittal, graft
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

Lucy sequel unlikely, says Luc Besson

Scarlett Johansson stars in Lucy. (Courtesy of Universal Pictures)Director Luc Besson said Tuesday in Taipei that he is unlikely to make a sequel to his new action thriller Lucy unless some good ideas come up.Even though many people have asked him if ... [Published Want China Times - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 3 reports

Luc Besson departs Taiwan for South Korea

Luc Besson and his wife Virginie Silla wave at a press conference in Taipei, Aug. 19. (Photo/CNA)Director Luc Besson and his producer wife Virginie Silla left Taiwan for South Korea Tuesday to continue their promotion of Besson's action thriller Lucy ... [Published Want China Times - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 4 reports

Challenge raises funds, icy response

Taiwanese celebrities and public figures braced themselves to have buckets of ice water dumped on their heads yesterday as they joined an Internet sensation to raise awareness about a paralyzing disease.Business tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘) took the Ice Bucket ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

It shouldn't be too difficult for Japan to apologize

The China Post new staffTwo scores of protestors marched on the de facto Japanese embassy in Taipei last Thursday to demand an official apology and compensation from Japan for Taiwanese women forced into sexual slavery during World War II.Kang Shu-hua, ... [Published China Post - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 4 reports

Luc Besson’s “Lucy” Makes Taipei Debut

The long-awaited debut of the sci-fi thriller Lucy made its debut in Taipei on August 18. Mayor Hau Lung-bin attended the event and congratulated Luc Besson for his latest box office hit.Hau recalled that during his first meeting with Besson, the French ... [Published Noodls - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Group officially unveils 'safety app' for women in distress

Taipei, Aug. 19 (CNA) A Taipei-based women's rights group and a local mobile developer unveiled Tuesday an upgrade to "HelpMee," an app for iOS and Android that aims to ensure women can stay safe both in public and at home.The Taipei Women's Rescue Foundation ... [Published Focus Taiwan - Aug 19 2014]

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"Reference is made to FIGS. 12A and 12B, which illustrate prediction of future movement by the pointer in accordance with various embodiments of the present disclosure."
From the background information supplied by the inventors, news correspondents obtained the following quote: "Generally, most mobile telephones and other similar electronic devices include a GPS receiver that receives global positioning system signals in order to determine the geographic location of the telephone. A GPS receiver typically provides very accurate latitude and longitude information allowing the mobile telephone to calculate where it is located and to possibly display this information to a user or transmit that information to other users."

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CyberLink Partners with John Schneider Studios ... [Published EON Retail - 8 hours ago]
TAIPEI, Taiwan--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW) today announces a partnership with John Schneider Studios, to promote and support independent filmmakers. ...
CyberLink Partners with John Schneider Studios ... [Published EON Communications - 8 hours ago]
TAIPEI, Taiwan--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW) today announces a partnership with John Schneider Studios, to promote and support independent filmmakers. ...
CyberLink Partners with John Schneider Studios ... [Published Business Wire Retail News - 8 hours ago]
TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW) today announces a partnership with John Schneider Studios, to promote and support independent filmmakers. ...
CyberLink Partners with John Schneider Studios ... [Published Business Wire Technology News - 8 hours ago]
TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW) today announces a partnership with John Schneider Studios, to promote and support independent filmmakers. ...
CyberLink Partners with John Schneider Studios ... [Published Business Wire Communications News - 8 hours ago]
TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW) today announces a partnership with John Schneider Studios, to promote and support independent filmmakers. ...
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