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With major projects, Ethiopia shedding famine stereotype Taipei Times. ‧Business · Home · Front Page · Taiwan News · Business · Editorials · Sports · World News · Features · Bilingual Pages · Home / Business. Sun, Apr 05, 2015 – Page 14. Print; Mail; Facebook · Twitter · plurk · funp. With major projects…

Russia, Red Cross request 'pause' in fighting in Yemen Russia and the Red Cross on Saturday appealed for a military pause in Yemen to allow urgent humanitarian aid deliveries and evacuation of civilians, after 10 days of Saudi-led airstrikes and fighting in which hundreds of people have died. Russia … Read more on Taipei Times

Asian stocks see advance before US employment report Malaysia's benchmark equity gauge was little changed and heading toward a third weekly gain. Thai shares rose in Bangkok and Vietnam's major gauge climbed 0.1 percent. In other markets on Friday, Taipei, Mumbai, Wellington and Manila were closed for … Read more on Taipei Times

'Next' report alleges Ma rigged Taipei Dome bidding President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) was accused of having rigged the bidding process for the Taipei Dome project to favor Farglory Construction Co as media reports yesterday disclosed information about the bid decision meetings held when Ma was Taipei … Read more on Taipei Times

US dollar dips to NT.303 on Taipei forex due to rate hike fear TAIPEI–The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Thursday, shedding NT$ 0.059 to close at NT$ 31.303 as fears over an interest rate hike by the U.S Federal Reserve faded to some extent after the latest disappointing economic data released in…

Mainland appreciates Taipei mayor's comments on cross-Strait ties BEIJING, March 31 (Xinhua) — A representative of the Chinese mainland on Tuesday expressed appreciation to comments by Taipei mayor Ko Wen-je on cross-Strait ties. The mayor's latest remarks are expected to promote exchanges between Taipei and the … Read more on Xinhua