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DPP member urges party to drop independence goal

DPP member urges party to drop independence goal Former Straits Exchange Foundation chairman Hung Chi-chang (洪奇昌) is hoping the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), of which he is a member, will drop its pursuit of de jure independence if it returns to power next year. In an interview for a new … Read more on Taipei […]

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NT$2m headgear worn to party

NTm headgear worn to party Listing from 2015-03-29 to 2015-04-05. Most read; Most e-mailed. 1. BlackBerry sales are bottoming out in turnaround: CEO. 2. Thousands told to move out of storm's path in Philippines. 3. Taipei Watcher: Taiwan's 'heavenly dishes'. 4. Asustek, Acer … Read more on Taipei Times

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Oil prices slide on hopes of Iranian nuclear deal

Oil prices slide on hopes of Iranian nuclear deal World oil prices sank this week as traders eyed a possible Iran nuclear energy deal that could ease sanctions on the crude producer and potentially add to global oversupply. In late Thursday afternoon deals, Brent crude tumbled more than US$ 2, as … Read more on […]

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Concerns expressed over Chinese spouses' voting

Concerns expressed over Chinese spouses' voting With an estimated 219,000 Chinese spouses in Taiwan expected to obtain the right to vote, some academics have expressed concerns over China's influence on Taiwan's combined presidential and legislative elections next year. Lawmakers in 2009 … Read more on Taipei Times

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Ancient and modern in fascinating Taipei Taipei was established by Chinese immigrants in the early 1700s during the Qing Dynasty but did not flourish for another 100 years. In the 1800s, Taiwan exploited its strategic location within Asia to take advantage of booming global mercantile trade. Read more on The West Australian

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With major projects, Ethiopia shedding famine stereotype

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 […]

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Russia, Red Cross request 'pause' in fighting in Yemen

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

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Asian stocks see advance before US employment report

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

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Olyroos move a step closer to Rio 2016 with Chinese Taipei win The Chinese Taipei goalkeeper made a number of good saves early in the second half but there was little he could do stop a stunning long-range strike from Jaushua Sotirio just before the hour that extended the Olyroos' lead. On 78 minutes Australia […]

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'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

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