Taiwan

Type: Country
Name: Taiwan
population: 22,794,800
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 19 mins ago - 3 reports

Taipei deputy mayor appointed new labor minister

Taipei Deputy Mayor Chen Hsiung-wen was named new labor minister Wednesday, filling the position vacated by Pan Shih-wei, who left in late July over allegations of an affair with his secretary. Taipei City Mayor Hau Lung-bin welcomed this decision, saying ... [Published Taiwan News Online - 19 mins ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 50 mins ago - 5 reports

TAO declines to comment on sacking of Chang Hsien-yao

Chang Hsien-yao during a round of cross-strait talks in Changsha. (Photo/CNS)China's Taiwan Affairs Office has declined to comment on the sacking of the deputy minister of Taiwan's current Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), writes our sister paper China ... [Published Want China Times - 50 mins ago]
First reported 5 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 - 1 hour ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Taiwanese actor gives tearful apology over marijuana use

Taipei, Aug. 19 (CNA) Taiwanese actor Kai Ko (Ko Chen-tung) has apologized to fans for "setting a bad example" following his arrest in China for using marijuana.Chinese state broadcaster CCTV on Tuesday aired video footage of Ko tearing up in front of ... [Published Taiwan News Online - 8 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 5 reports

MOEA: Financial industry can unhook from CSSTA if China says yes

Since the Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement (CSSTA) is stuck in the Legislature, the delay has discouraged Taiwanese financial business expansion in China . In response to industry leaders’ call to unhook financial business items from CSSTA, newly-appointed ... [Published Taiwan News Online - 4 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 6 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 - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 6 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 - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 4 reports

Severe dengue claims first victim

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) yesterday confirmed that dengue hemorrhagic fever has claimed its first victim in the nation this year: a 76-year-old woman from Greater Kaohsiung’s Lingya District (苓雅) who died only eight days after contracting ... [Published Taipei Times Online - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 3 reports

Taiwan growth outlook brightens as factories gear up for smartphone demand

After the government raised Taiwan's GDP outlook for 2014 last week, export orders on Wednesday will provide more evidence that prospects have improved for the trade-reliant economy. A manufacturing survey in July showed new export orders grew at their ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 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 - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 12 reports

Taiwan slams arrest of actor in Beijing

Ko Chen Tung was arrested at the house of Hong Kong-born Jaycee Chan, son of martial arts film star Jackie Chan.INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Taiwan complained Monday that the arrest of a Taiwanese actor in Beijing was not communicated to Taipei within 24 hours ... [Published Knysna-Plett Herald - Aug 19 2014]
Entities: Jaycee Chan, Taiwan, Beijing
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 5 reports

Swimmers begin a 72-hour race across the Taiwan Strait

The China Post news staffSwimmers yesterday embarked on a 72-hour relay race across the Taiwan Strait from Hsinchu to Pingtang County (平潭縣) in mainland China.The race was originally scheduled to begin on Saturday, Aug. 16, but it was postponed until yesterday ... [Published China Post - Aug 18 2014]
Entities: Taiwan, Hsinchu, China

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"Survey activities being carried out by Chinese survey ships are appropriate, legal and beyond reproach" the ministry said
"I have not prayed for my love life and I don't think my mother would do it too. For me, it's more important to get along well [with my boyfriend] rather than praying for it to go well" she said

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CyberLink’s Fast-Growing Selfie App YouCam Perf... [Published EON Retail - 2 hours ago]
TAIPEI, Taiwan--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW) is proud to announce that YouCam Perfect, the selfie beautification app, has hit over 5 million downloads in the five months since it launched in March 2014. ...
Chinese Pokemon Fans Petition Nintendo for Lang... [Published WSJ.com: China Real Time Report - 2 hours ago]
Pokemon fans in China have started an online petition to have the popular video game include Chinese-language support, telling its owner, Nintendo Co., that now is an ideal time to spread the game throughout the "greater China" region, which includes ...
Chinese Pokemon Fans Petition Nintendo for Lang... [Published WSJ.com: Japan Real Time - 3 hours ago]
Pokemon fans in China have started an online petition to have the popular video game include Chinese-language support, telling its owner, Nintendo Co., that now is an ideal time to spread the game throughout the "greater China" region, which includes ...
According to New Research Reports of Flue Gas D... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 3 hours ago]
San Francisco, CA, August 20, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The global market for flue gas desulfurization is expected to reach USD 23.69 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Flue gas desulfurization market demand is expected ...
China Government Invites Analytica Bio-Energy C... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - 6 hours ago]
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Reynolds to get SAG award, Aguilera has baby girl [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - Aug 18 2014]
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