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Taiwan first lady resumes Japan visit after museum row
Taiwan's first lady will resume a rare visit to Japan which was postponed after a diplomatic row over posters for an exhibition of loaned treasured artefacts, officials said Monday. Chow Mei-ching, wife of President Ma Ying-jeou, was set to attend the opening of an exhibition last month of hundreds of artefacts and artworks the Taipei National Palace Museum on display in Japan for the first time ...(7/27/2014 8:24:04 PM)
Taiwan's nuclear power plants are magnets for protesters – and snorkelers
Construction will halt this month on Taiwan's newest nuclear power plant, in a concession to protesters. While many Taiwanese hold anti-nuclear views, they also enjoy swimming and snorkeling by a nuclear plant outtake pipe.(7/28/2014 5:10:13 PM)
Taiwan plane crash kills 48 and injures 10
At least 48 people were killed and 10 injured when a twin-engine turboprop plane crashed while attempting to land in Penghu Islands, according to Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration.(7/28/2014 3:47:40 PM)
Taiwan Solar Stocks Fall After U.S. Expands Trade Penalties
Taiwanese solar stocks led by Motech Industries Inc. fell after the U.S. proposed expanded penalties on solar-energy imports in a victory for the U.S. unit of SolarWorld AG, which accused China of shifting production to Taiwan after it lost an earlier case.(7/28/2014 12:34:30 AM)
Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad
XIXI, Taiwan (AP) — The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.(7/25/2014 1:05:19 PM)
Taiwan's economy is stable for 5th consecutive month
TAIPEI - The National Development Council's (NDC) economic monitoring indicator flashed a "green" signal in June, representing a stable economy for the fifth month in a row. While leading indicators showed decline in June, coincident indicators showed growth, indicating a "moderate growth" for the domestic economy, according to a report released by the NDC yesterday. The economic monitoring ...(7/28/2014 10:01:34 PM)
Taiwan airline sorry for crash as relatives blast chairman
Taiwan's TransAsia Airways ran an apology on the front pages of five major newspapers Friday, pledging to shoulder the "utmost responsibility" after 48 people died when one of its planes crashed in stormy weather. It came after grieving relatives confronted airline chairman Vincent Lin as he was paying respects to the dead at a funeral home, and as it emerged that a 10-year-old survivor battling ...(7/25/2014 5:30:00 PM)
Taiwan's first lady to resume Japan visit after museum row
Taiwan's first lady will resume a rare visit to Japan which was postponed after a diplomatic row over posters for an exhibition of loaned treasured artefacts, officials said on Monday (July 28).(7/28/2014 10:58:35 AM)
Black boxes from Taiwan air crash investigated
XIXI, Taiwan (AP) — Investigators on Friday were examining wreckage and flight data recorders for clues into a plane crash on a Taiwanese island that killed 48 people.(7/25/2014 2:14:07 AM)
Taiwan should seize on China's rise: Former vice president
TAIPEI - Former Vice President Vincent Siew said Saturday that China's ascent is inevitable and Taiwan should try to take advantage of that rise as a stepping stone for development, rather than closing its doors and opposing anything involving Beijing. In a keynote speech on the first day of the three-day National Conference on Economic and Trade Affairs, Siew said China, as the world's biggest ...(7/26/2014 11:40:17 PM)
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